Trade Central: Orioles Ship Closer Jim Johnson To Athletics
The Deal With closer Jim Johnson set to make $10 million or more in his final year of arbitration, the Orioles decided to deal him rather than pay him a [...]
Rule 5 Sneak Peek: Deadline Looms For Clubs To Make 40-Man Additions
Teams have a lot of decisions to make over the next few hours. That’s because midnight tonight is the deadline to set 40-man rosters in preparation for next month’s Rule [...]
Ask BA: Does AFL Success Carry Over To The Big Leagues?
The news that the Braves will be leaving Turner Field after the 2016 season hit home with me, mainly because it’s another reminder of how quickly time passes. It seems [...]
Henry Urrutia Earns Plaudits Among Orioles Evaluators
BEST PLAYER: Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia was worth the wait for the Orioles. Once he finally obtained his work visa and was allowed to leave Haiti in March, Urrutia worked [...]
Orioles Add Michael Morse To Majors’ Most Powerful Lineup
The Deal Powered by the likes of Chris Davis, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters, the Orioles lead the majors in home runs (177) and isolated power (.175). Baltimore [...]
Surveying The Landscape After The 2013 Trade Deadline
Now that dust has settled on the 2013 trade deadline, let’s take stock of the altered landscape and view the in-season maneuvering as a complete narrative rather than a few [...]
Astros Agree To Orioles’ Players-Plus-Pick Offer For Bud Norris
The Deal The Orioles acquired righthander Bud Norris and international spending money from the Astros in exchange for outfielder L.J. Hoes, lefthander Josh Hader and a supplemental first-round pick in [...]
Orioles Midseason Update: Josh Hader Adds Serious Heat
BEST PLAYER: The Orioles have discovered that 26-year-old Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia was worth the wait. They reached an agreement on a contract last summer, but couldn’t assign him to [...]
Kevin Gausman Moves Quickly Through Orioles System
BALTIMORE—Not long after insisting that they weren’t going to promote prized righthander Kevin Gausman to the majors, the Orioles handed him the ball in Toronto for his first major league [...]
Jones Could Be Bullpen Option For Orioles
In trading Luis Ayala, the Orioles acquired lefty Chris Jones, who could be a bullpen option in Baltimore down the road.
Jairo Asencio Adds Depth For Orioles
The Orioles added to their minor league pitching depth by trading for Jairo Asencio from the Brewers.