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Orioles, Pearce agree on 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 year 8 months 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 year 8 months 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 year 8 months 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 year 8 months 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 year 8 months 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, 1 year 9 months 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, 1 year 9 months 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...

Orioles' Davis cleared to use Adderall

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been cleared by Major League Baseball to use Adderall for the upcoming season, his manager said. Buck Showalter said Tuesday that Davis told him he was given a theraputic-use exemption for the medication, according to the team's official website. MLB suspended Davis in September for 25 games after he tested positive for an...

Orioles tender all 11 arbitration-eligible players

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The defending AL East champion Baltimore Orioles decided to tender contracts to all 11 of their arbitration- eligible players on Tuesday. Catcher Matt Wieters, infielders Chris Davis, Ryan Flaherty and Steve Pearce, outfielder Alejandro De Aza and pitchers Miguel Gonzalez, Tommy Hunter, Bud Norris, Chris Tillman, Zach Britton and Brian Matusz were all...

Orioles acquire LHP Scott Barnes

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles acquired left- handed pitcher Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations on Wednesday. Barnes, 27, spent all of 2014 with Cleveland's Triple-A affiliate, the Columbus Clippers. He finished with a 3-2 record and a 3.69 ERA in 25 appearances, including one start. In his major league career, Barnes has made 22...