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Baltimore Orioles 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 38 min ago
After posting a winning record in three consecutive seasons, the Orioles could be challenged to finish above .500 in 2015 due to a lack of significant activity over the winter. They re-signed Delmon Young shortly before Christmas, but he’s more of a DH-type and not a suitable replacement for outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis, two important bats that departed via free agency. There...

O's sign INF Everth Cabrera

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 days ago
Sarasota, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles signed infielder Everth Cabrera to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Cabrera, 28, joins the Orioles after spending the previous six seasons with the San Diego Padres. He batted. 232 with three home runs and 20 RBI in 90 games last year. The switch-hitter was batting a career-best .283 in 2013 when his season ended because of a...

O's, Britton agree to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles and pitcher Zach Britton avoided arbitration on Wednesday, agreeing to terms on a contract for the 2015 season. Britton went 3-2 with a 1.65 earned run average and recorded a career-high 37 saves for the AL East champions. The left-hander finished the season ranked fourth among Junior Circuit relievers in saves and became the 10th...

Orioles reach deal with Gonzalez

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles and pitcher Miguel Gonzalez avoided arbitration Tuesday by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract. MASN.com reported the deal to be worth $3.275 million in Gonzalez's first year as arbitration-eligible. Gonzalez has gone 30-21 with a 3.45 ERA over his first three seasons in the majors, all with Baltimore. The 30-year-old right-...

Pirates acquire Lombardozzi from O's

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder Steve Lombardozzi from the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday in exchange for cash considerations. Lombardozzi, 26, spent the majority of the 2014 season playing for Baltimore's Triple-A club in Norfolk, hitting .270 over 78 games. The switch-hitter batted .264 with five home runs and 50 RBI in 257 games with the...

Orioles, Pearce agree on 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 2 months 9 hours ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms on a one-year deal with unexpected slugger Steve Pearce, the team announced Friday. The deal leaves the Orioles with three remaining arbitration-eligible players: pitchers Zach Britton and Miguel Gonzalez and outfielder Alejandro De Aza. Pearce, 31, belted a career-high 21 home runs and batted .293 while playing...

Orioles acquire OF Snider from Pirates

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 days ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday. The Pirates received minor league pitcher Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later. Snider batted .264 with 13 home runs and a career-high 38 RBI over 140 games for the Pirates last season. The 26-year-old owns a career average of .246 with 50...

O's strike deals with Norris, Flaherty

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 days ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Pitcher Bud Norris and infielder Ryan Flaherty agreed to one-year contracts with the Baltimore Orioles on Monday, allowing both to avoid arbitration. Norris, 29, was 15-8 with a 3.65 ERA in 28 starts last year for the Orioles. The 15 wins were a career high for the right-hander, whom Baltimore acquired from the Houston Astros on July 31, 2013. The 28-...

Orioles reach deal with Hunter

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles and reliever Tommy Hunter have avoided arbitration Monday by agreeing to contract terms for the upcoming season. The Baltimore Sun reported Hunter will earn $4.65 million in 2015, his final season before being eligible for free agency. Hunter began last season as the Orioles' closer before being supplanted by Zach Britton in May...

Orioles bring back Delmon Young

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Outfielder Delmon Young has returned to the Baltimore Orioles on a one-year contract, the team officially announced Friday. MASNsports.com reported the deal to be worth a guaranteed $2.25 million and could earn Young up to $3 million with incentives. Signed to a minor league contract by Baltimore last January, Young hit a solid .302 with seven home...