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BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 16, 2021

Elias praises Orioles’ Latin American signings

Signing teenaged players in Latin America is a long process. The 16-year-olds who were signed on Friday by the Orioles have been in team’s sights for several years. “We started working on these guys even before I started with the Orioles,” Koby Perez, the Orioles’ senior director of international scouting, said in a video conference […]
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 15, 2021

Orioles agree to one-year contract with Trey Mancini, will go to arbitration with Anthony Santander

The Orioles reached agreement on a one-year contract with first baseman/outfielder Trey Mancini for $4.75 million on Friday. That’s the same salary Mancini agreed to for 2020. He missed the season due to colon cancer surgery. While the Orioles came to an agreement with Mancini, who was voted “Most Valuable Oriole” in 2019, they failed […]
Baltimore Sun Jan 15, 2021
Orioles avoid arbitration with Trey Mancini, unable to reach agreement with Anthony Santander before salary-exchange deadline

Orioles avoid arbitration with Trey Mancini, unable to reach agreement with Anthony Santander before salary-exchange deadline

Although 2019 Most Valuable Oriole Trey Mancini avoided arbitration Friday, the following year’s honoree, Anthony Santander, seems set to take the Orioles to a hearing for the first time in four years.
Baltimore Sun Jan 15, 2021
Orioles announce ‘landmark’ international signing class with club’s first million-dollar bonuses for Latin American amateurs

Orioles announce ‘landmark’ international signing class with club’s first million-dollar bonuses for Latin American amateurs

The Orioles signed 17 international free agents on Friday, with the two largest bonuses of the newly-signed group belonging to catcher Samuel Basallo and Venezuelan shortstop Maikol Hernández.
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 15, 2021

Orioles sign 17 international players, two to seven-figure bonuses

The Orioles announced that they have signed 17 international players on Friday. According to the Orioles, they’ve given out bonuses of over $1 million to 16-year-old catcher Samuel Basallo from the Dominican Republic and 17-year-old shortstop Maikol Hernández from Venezuela. The Orioles say that “Basallo has great size for his age and stands out for […]
Baltimore Sun Jan 15, 2021
Five years ago, Chris Davis’ wait for a contract ended. The Orioles’ wait for it to be over continues.

Five years ago, Chris Davis’ wait for a contract ended. The Orioles’ wait for it to be over continues.

Davis said earlier this offseason that he was wholly committed to being at spring training and doesn’t want his career to end on the note it’s on now.
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 15, 2021

Orioles eager to make international splash on Friday

In all the areas the Orioles were behind when Mike Elias took over the baseball operations department in November 2018, perhaps none has advanced more than the team’s international scouting. That is expected to be on display Friday when the team announces its 2020 class, which was delayed from last July 2nd because of the […]
Baltimore Sun Jan 14, 2021
Orioles’ 2020 international signing class solidifies efforts in Latin America: ‘The pipeline is starting to come through’

Orioles’ 2020 international signing class solidifies efforts in Latin America: ‘The pipeline is starting to come through’

Koby Perez and the Orioles have had to wait even longer to unveil a signing class that he believes will reinforce the club’s role as a major player in the Latin American market.
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 14, 2021

Branden Kline was one of 28 Marylanders to play for Orioles

Branden Kline’s surprising retirement from baseball drew much more attention than many more celebrated players. Kline announced on Instagram on Wednesday that he was ending his career at 29. Kline pitched in just 37 games with a 1-4 record and a 5.48 ERA in the 2019 and 2020 season. The reason that many fans and […]
Baltimore Sun Jan 13, 2021
Orioles reliever, Frederick native Branden Kline announces retirement: ‘It’s been a fun ride’

Orioles reliever, Frederick native Branden Kline announces retirement: ‘It’s been a fun ride’

Branden Kline, a Frederick native who overcame a series of injuries after the Orioles took him early in the 2012 draft to reach the majors with his local team, announced his retirement from baseball Wednesday morning.
Baltimore Sun Jan 13, 2021
How MLB’s reported plan to delay some minor league seasons could affect Adley Rutschman’s potential Orioles call-up

How MLB’s reported plan to delay some minor league seasons could affect Adley Rutschman’s potential Orioles call-up

With Orioles top prospect Adley Rutschman expected to begin 2021 in Double-A, MLB's plan to delay the start of some minor league seasons could impact his path to a potential call-up this year.
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 13, 2021

Many starting pitcher candidates for Orioles, but are there many matches?

The Orioles would like to add starting pitching candidates and, according to MLBTradeRumors.com, there are a number of free-agent starters out there. Here’s a list: Brett Anderson (33) Tyler Anderson (31) Chase Anderson (33) Chris Archer (32) Jake Arrieta (35) Homer Bailey (35) Trevor Bauer (30) Trevor Cahill (33) Tyler Chatwood (31) Mike Fiers (36) […]
Baltimore Sun Jan 12, 2021
Statistics are ‘the fuel’ of the Orioles’ projection systems. How is the team adjusting after a lost 2020?

Statistics are ‘the fuel’ of the Orioles’ projection systems. How is the team adjusting after a lost 2020?

Changes to the 2020 baseball calendar at every level have left teams trying to fill that data void that Orioles assistant general manager for analytics Sig Mejdal referred to as “the fuel to that projection engine” and tweak their models accordingly.
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 12, 2021

Answers to your Orioles questions

Spring training is scheduled to begin five weeks from now in Sarasota, Florida. With that in mind, let’s take our monthly round of questions from readers. Some questions have been edited for style and length. Question: Who joins Akin, Cobb, Means, and Kremer in the rotation? From: Dylan Streibig via Facebook: Answer: Dylan, I think […]
BaltimoreBaseball.com Jan 11, 2021

Tommy Lasorda remembered fondly by some with Oriole ties

Tommy Lasorda, the Hall of Fame Los Angeles Dodgers manager who died last week at 93, had few direct experiences with the Orioles. He sat in the stands in September 2019 when the Dodgers clinched the National League West at Camden Yards. In 1956, when he was attempting to stay in the major leagues with […]

Orioles Player News

  • Trey Mancini

    Trey Mancini

    Orioles agree to one-year contract with Trey Mancini, will go to arbitration with Anthony Santander

  • Anthony Santander

    Anthony Santander

    Orioles agree to one-year contract with Trey Mancini, will go to arbitration with Anthony Santander

  • Chris Davis

    Chris Davis

    Five years ago, Chris Davis’ wait for a contract ended. The Orioles’ wait for it to be over continues.

  • Bruce Zimmermann

    Bruce Zimmermann

    2020 was an interesting season for Orioles’ rookie Bruce Zimmermann

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