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Cubs make room for Maddon by firing Renteria

The Baltimore Sun (Mark Gonzales) — The Chicago Cubs paved the way for Joe Maddon by announcing Friday they have fired manager Rick Renteria after only one season.
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Orioles claim left-handed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from Tigers

The Baltimore Sun (Eduardo A. Encina) — The Orioles claimed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, adding left-handed bullpen depth to a relief corps that could be without Andrew Miller.
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What Koji Uehara's deal means for the Orioles and free-agent reliever Andrew Miller

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara.
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Orioles exercise contract options for 2015 on pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles exercised their contract options for 2015 on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-handed sidearmer Darren O’Day on Thursday in expected moves that guarantee two of the club’s best...
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Red Sox bring Uehara back on 2-year deal

The Baltimore Sun The Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday that reliever Koji Uehara will return to the club thanks to a two-year contract.
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Nats exercise option on Span

The Baltimore Sun The Washington Nationals exercised their club option on the contract of outfielder Denard Span for the 2015 season on Thursday.
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The list of baseball's 121 unrestricted free agents

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — The Major League Baseball Players Association has announced the 121 players who are XX B free agents, meaning they can sign with any team starting at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday morning. (I had always been...
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World Series Game 7 ratings fall short of 2011 clincher

The Baltimore Sun The San Francisco Giants’ World Series-clinching Game 7 win over the Kansas City Royals drew a 15.2 major-market rating on Fox, less than Major League Baseball’s last championship-clinching Game 7...
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Giants' Madison Bumgarner rises to challenge

The Baltimore Sun (Paul Sullivan) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Waiting on ''Bum'' was the general theme of Game 7 of the World Series.
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Giants beat Royals 3-2 in Game 7 to win World Series

The Baltimore Sun (Bill Shaikin) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- They made a mockery out of the home-field advantage. They finished six games out of first place. Their best player was missing in action during the World Series.
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Cubs' hiring of Joe Maddon appears to be imminent

The Baltimore Sun (Mark Gonzales) — The offseason free-agent period begins Thursday, and the Cubs appear on the verge of finalizing the first of what they hope are several impact acquisitions.
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For Leon Day's widow, 'baseball is mental therapy'

The Baltimore Sun (Mike Klingaman) — On Thursday, which would have been Leon Day's 98th birthday, the widow of the baseball Hall of Famer plans to pay homage to her man. She'll drive to Arbutus Memorial Park, kneel by his graveside...
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Orioles outright right-hander Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk

The Baltimore Sun (Dean Jones Jr.) — The Orioles announced Wednesday that they have outrighted right-handed relief pitcher Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk. Meek can reject the assignment and become a free agent.
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What you need to know about how free agency affects the Orioles

The Baltimore Sun (Dan Connolly) — So we’re going to a Game 7 of the World Series for the first time since 2011 and the second time in the last dozen Fall Classics. Nothing gets better than that in sports, in my opinion. But Game 7...
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Jake Peavy's postseason struggles continue in Game 6

The Baltimore Sun (Paul Sullivan) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. --  Jake Peavy was cursing his luck after getting shellacked again in the Giants’ 10-0 loss to the Royals Tuesday in Game 6.
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Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after accidentally shooting finger

The Baltimore Sun (Ryan Parker) — Former baseball star Jose Canseco is undergoing surgery after he accidentally shot his finger off in his Las Vegas home Tuesday night, his fiancée Leila Knight told the Los Angeles Times.
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World Series bleeding ratings, and future's bleak

The Baltimore Sun (Paul Sullivan) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You can't judge a World Series by its ratings, but it's apparent many fans don't exactly consider the Royals-Giants matchup must-see TV.
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Royals dominate Giants, 10-0, to force World Series Game 7

The Baltimore Sun (Bill Shaikin) — The San Francisco Giants lost. They lost a game, and with it they lost the chance to clinch their third World Series championship in five years.
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Bold free-agent moves needed if Orioles want World Series title

The Baltimore Sun (Peter Schmuck) — The Orioles didn't fall short of the World Series by much this year, and the obvious case can be made that the return of some key players will make them a stronger team in 2015.
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Jays grab 1B Smoak off waivers

The Baltimore Sun The Toronto Blue Jays claimed first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.
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Blog Articles

Say Hello to Patrick McCoy

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — Patrick McCoy is the newest member of the Baltimore Orioles. The left-handed reliever was claimed off of waivers from the Tigers earlier today. I know what you are thinking: “A Detroit...
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Orioles claim left-handed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Tigers

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider Orioles claimed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, adding left-handed bullpen depth to a relief corps that could now be without light-out lefty Andrew...
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Where to rank the Baltimore Orioles’ 2014 season?

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — Whenever a team has as dramatic a season as the Baltimore Orioles did this season, the natural question pops up of where does this season rank will generally follow. First off, this is all a...
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What Koji Uehara's deal means for the Orioles and free-agent reliever Andrew Miller

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara.
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Wei-Yin Chen and Darren O’Day are staying in Baltimore

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) —   In an offseason that requires some tough decisions to be made, the Baltimore Orioles do not have to worry about losing Wei-Yin Chen or Darren O’Day to free agency. The reason being...
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Baltimore Orioles: Jimenez’s effect on this offseason

Birds Watcher (Jacob Adams) — After a 96 win season and their first trip to the ALCS in almost two decades, the Orioles are obvious contenders in 2015. However, beyond next season has a lot of question marks. With several key...
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Orioles exercise contract options for 2015 on pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — The Orioles exercised their contract options for 2015 on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-handed sidearmer Darren O’Day on Thursday in expected moves that guarantee two of the club’s best...
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Baltimore Orioles: Throwback Thursday – Chris Davis in DC

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — I’m going to assume that most readers are at least familiar with the Facebook and Twitter concept of “Throwback Thursday.” In effect, you go into the way, way back machine and...
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Baltimore Orioles: Manny Machado is one more injury away from retirement

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — Manny Machado is a very talented, young ball player. However, he is a very talented, young ball player who is extremely injury-prone. The 22-year-old from Florida has suffered three knee injuries...
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Orioles outright right-hander Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dean Jones Jr.) — The Orioles announced Wednesday that they have outrighted right-handed relief pitcher Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk. Meek can reject the assignment and become a free agent.
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What you need to know about how free agency affects the Orioles

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — So we’re going to a Game 7 of the World Series for the first time since 2011 and the second time in the last dozen Fall Classics. Nothing gets better than that in sports, in my opinion. But Game 7...
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Baltimore Orioles: Showalter on off days

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — Buck Showalter called into MASN’s “Wall-to-Wall Baseball” program this past Saturday, and he said a plethora of things during his time on the show. However one of the things that...
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Baltimore Orioles’ 2015 Projections: Pitchers

Birds Watcher (Ryan Romano) — For the Baltimore Orioles, 2014 has ended. Thus, I’ve chosen to look ahead. Last week, I examined the Birds’ hitters; while some of them will probably regress, the group as a whole...
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Trick or Trot at Camden Yards

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — Although Oriole Park has seen countless magical moments, it will see one more this Saturday, November 1st and I am not referring to baseball. Rather it will be the site of the finish line for the...
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Taking a look at the Orioles' Baseball America top prospects list

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Eduardo A. Encina) — When Baseball America’s list of the Orioles top 10 prospects was released on Monday, there was some backlash from fans about how right-hander Dylan Bundy could still be the organization’s top...
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Baltimore Orioles to party on South Beach

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — In looking at the 2015 schedule, the AL East will be playing the NL East in interleague play. That means that the Baltimore Orioles will play the normal home-and-home series with Washington (in...
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Baseball America names Dylan Bundy the Orioles' top prospect for third straight year

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — Baseball America announced its annual Top 10 Orioles prospect rankings for 2015, and No. 1 hasn't changed. For the third consecutive year, Dylan Bundy tops the list. The 21-year-old...
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Where does Buck Showalter rank in longest current managing tenures?

The Baltimore Sun: Orioles Insider (Dan Connolly) — While watching Bruce Bochy and his very large head manage the San Francisco Giants in the World Series, it got me thinking.
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Baltimore Orioles: AL East winds – the Joe Maddon effect

Birds Watcher (Domenic A. Vadala) — A bombshell was dropped on the baseball world late last week when it was announced that Joe Maddon was opting out of his contract with Tampa, effective immediately. First off, I can’t...
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Brian Matusz is a liability in the bullpen

Birds Watcher (Mike Franz) — The Baltimore Orioles’ bullpen was a strong point for the team throughout the 2014 season and well into the Postseason. However, there were some blemishes in their bullpen; one of which...
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