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BoSox swap Middlebrooks for Hanigan

The Baltimore Sun The Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres have made a deal.
  • New: 6 hr 54 min ago

Sy Berger dies at 91; father of the modern-day baseball card

The Baltimore Sun (Steve Chawkins) — On a garbage scow off New Jersey, an executive for a powerful organization was getting rid of a costly problem. He watched in silence as a lever was pulled and box after box plunged into the dark...
  • New: 7 hr 31 min ago

Scott Coolbaugh named Orioles hitting coach

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles have hired Scott Coolbaugh to be their hitting coach, the team announced Friday night.
  • 12 hr 43 min ago
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Wesley Wright signing official (and more Padres outfield talk)

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles made their Wesley Wright signing official Friday, inking the 29-year-old left-handed reliever to a one-year, $1.7 million deal.
  • 18 hr 39 min ago
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Bud Selig to earn $6M a year in retirement

The Baltimore Sun (Sports Xchange) — Commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, ESPN.com reported Friday.
  • 19 hr 28 min ago

Padres acquire Braves' Justin Upton

The Baltimore Sun (Sports Xchange) — The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
  • 20 hr 39 min ago

Some Orioles musings on Padres outfielders, Ichiro and hitting coach options

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles have had talks with the San Diego Padres regarding their outfield depth and are expected to continue to touch base with them, according to industry sources.
  • 23 hr 42 min ago

Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

The Baltimore Sun (Dylan Hernandez) — The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal.
  • 1 day 5 hr ago
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Padres acquire Norris from A's

The Baltimore Sun The San Diego Padres' busy offseason continued on Thursday when the club acquired power-hitting catcher Derek Norris from Oakland.
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Orioles to interview Scott Coolbaugh for hitting coach job

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles' search for a new hitting coach appears to be coming to a close, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter is expected to talk to one more candidate before a decision is made.
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Orioles' Henry Urrutia on U.S.-Cuba diplomacy: 'I am very happy'

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — I had a chance to communicate with Orioles outfielder Henry Urrutia on Wednesday after President Barack Obama announced that full diplomatic relations would be restored with Cuba.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

How will Cuba decision affect baseball?

The Baltimore Sun (Jared S. Hopkins) — Over the last 50 years, at least five dozen Cuban baseball players have reached the major leagues, with scores more playing in the minors.
  • 2 days ago

Braves OF Markakis undergoes surgery

The Baltimore Sun Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis underwent successful surgery on Wednesday to mend a bulging disk in his neck.
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Restoring relations with Cuba good for baseball, but time will tell how much

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The consensus within baseball circles is that President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba only can be a good thing for the sport — although it's too early to tell...
  • 2 days ago

Orioles' Steve Pearce has some job security, but he's 'still working just as hard'

The Baltimore Sun (Eduardo A. Encina) — Manager Buck Showalter has often talked about how the Orioles might not be able to offer the largest or longest contracts, but they can counteract that by offering opportunity.
  • 2 days ago

Orioles agree to one-year deal with LHP Wesley Wright, pending physical, source says

The Baltimore Sun (Eduardo A. Encina) — The Orioles have agreed to terms with left-handed reliever Wesley Wright on a one-year deal, pending a physical, according to an industry source.
  • 3 days ago

In wake of Chris Davis exemption, MLBs Adderall policy needs to be modified

The Baltimore Sun (Peter Schmuck) — Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are right to carefully supervise the use of prescription drugs as part of baseball's Joint Drug Policy, but the process that...
  • 3 days ago

Orioles slugger Chris Davis receives Adderall exemption for 2015

The Baltimore Sun (Peter Schmuck) — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis still has to sit out Opening Day next season for unauthorized use of Adderall, but he will be allowed to use the ADHD medication legally next season.
  • 3 days ago

Nick Markakis missed as Orioles host annual holiday party

The Baltimore Sun (Eduardo A. Encina) — The Orioles held their annual holiday party for kids Wednesday at Dave and Buster's at Arundel Mills Mall. 
  • 3 days ago

Marlins hook Broward County product Morse on two-year deal

The Baltimore Sun (Juan C. Rodriguez) — The Marlins before departing last week’s Winter Meetings promised offensive help was on the way. Tuesday, they delivered.
  • 3 days ago
Blog Articles

Scott Coolbaugh named Orioles hitting coach

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles have hired Scott Coolbaugh to be their hitting coach, the team announced Friday night.
  • 12 hr 43 min ago

Wesley Wright signing official (and more Padres outfield talk)

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles made their Wesley Wright signing official Friday, inking the 29-year-old left-handed reliever to a one-year, $1.7 million deal.
  • 18 hr 39 min ago

Some Orioles musings on Padres outfielders, Ichiro and hitting coach options

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles have had talks with the San Diego Padres regarding their outfield depth and are expected to continue to touch base with them, according to industry sources.
  • 23 hr 42 min ago

Baltimore Orioles: How important are medical results?

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — First off for clarity’s sake, Matt Kemp‘s situation has nothing to do with the Baltimore Orioles. I just wanted to get that out of the way for the record. However after hearing...
  • 1 day ago

Bouncing back in 2015

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — The Baltimore Orioles are looking forward to their three-time All-Star catcher, Matt Wieters, returning in 2015. They hope Wieters will bounce back from the season-ending injury he suffered in...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Baltimore Orioles: Can Zach Britton be as great in 2015?

Birds Watcher (Jacob Adams) — Zach Britton replaced Tommy Hunter in the middle of May of last season as the Orioles’ full time closer. He provided stability to a position which had lacked that almost since opening day. The...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

Orioles to interview Scott Coolbaugh for hitting coach job

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles' search for a new hitting coach appears to be coming to a close, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter is expected to talk to one more candidate before a decision is made.
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Orioles' Henry Urrutia on U.S.-Cuba diplomacy: 'I am very happy'

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — I had a chance to communicate with Orioles outfielder Henry Urrutia on Wednesday after President Barack Obama announced that full diplomatic relations would be restored with Cuba.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Wesley Wright to the Baltimore Orioles

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — Many fans are increasingly complaining about the off season that the O’s have had thus far. Perhaps some of that criticism is justified given the names that have flown the coup, however I...
  • 2 days ago

More responsibility put on Tommy Hunter in 2015

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — In the second half of the 2014 season, Andrew Miller was arguably the greatest set-up man in the MLB. However, free agency and a better deal will make you find Miller playing for the a different...
  • 2 days ago

Orioles' Steve Pearce has some job security, but he's 'still working just as hard'

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Eduardo A. Encina) — Manager Buck Showalter has often talked about how the Orioles might not be able to offer the largest or longest contracts, but they can counteract that by offering opportunity.
  • 2 days ago
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Chris Davis good to go for the Baltimore Orioles in 2014

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter told 105.7 “the fan” in Baltimore yesterday that Chris Davis has an exemption for adderall. Davis of course you’ll remember has one game...
  • 3 days ago
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Orioles agree to one-year deal with LHP Wesley Wright, pending physical, source says

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Eduardo A. Encina) — The Orioles have agreed to terms with left-handed reliever Wesley Wright on a one-year deal, pending a physical, according to an industry source.
  • 3 days ago
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In wake of Chris Davis exemption, MLBs Adderall policy needs to be modified

The Baltimore Sun: The Schmuck Stops Here (Peter Schmuck) — Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are right to carefully supervise the use of prescription drugs as part of baseball's Joint Drug Policy, but the process that...
  • 3 days ago
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Orioles slugger Chris Davis receives Adderall exemption for 2015

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Peter Schmuck) — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis still has to sit out Opening Day next season for unauthorized use of Adderall, but he will be allowed to use the ADHD medication legally next season.
  • 3 days ago
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Nick Markakis missed as Orioles host annual holiday party

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Eduardo A. Encina) — The Orioles held their annual holiday party for kids Wednesday at Dave and Buster's at Arundel Mills Mall. 
  • 3 days ago
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Baltimore Orioles: Are the ChiSox the team to beat?

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — If you look across the league, you’d have no choice but to admit that the two Chicago teams are winning the off season thus far. Interestingly, the Baltimore Orioles struggled against the AL...
  • 3 days ago
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Ex-Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis on his relationship with Peter Angelos and more

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — I had a chance to talk at length with former Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis on Monday, shortly after he packed up the remaining items that were in his locker at Camden Yards.
  • 3 days ago
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Baltimore Orioles possibly saving money for Machado

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — Many have been wondering why Dan Duquette did not sign any one of the 2014 Orioles who entered free agency this off-season, especially Nelson Cruz, Nick Markakis, and Andrew Miller. Many justified...
  • 4 days ago
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Orioles need an outfielder with a future not a past

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — When it comes to talking about the Baltimore Orioles this time of year, it seems as though conversations tend to repeat themselves. One of which is the conversation about the Orioles and their...
  • 4 days ago
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