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O's, Britton agree to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 4 weeks 1 day 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 15 hours 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 15 hours 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, 1 month 4 days 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, 1 month 1 week 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, 1 month 1 week 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, 1 month 3 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, 1 month 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...

O's claim Lavarnway off waivers

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles claimed Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. The Cubs had claimed the catcher off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers last week. Lavarnway, 27, played in 97 games for Boston over the past four years. The Red Sox designated him for assignment in late November after he batted .283 with three homers and 20...

Orioles add reliever Wright

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles have signed left- handed reliever Wesley Wright to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday. A seven-year major league veteran, Wright spent last season with the Chicago Cubs and pitched in 58 games, going 0-3 with a 3.17 earned run average. The 29-year-old was granted free agency after the Cubs opted not to tender him a...