5:36 PM EST, Sat January 31, 2015

At FanFest, Orioles' Chris Davis talks about suspension and his ADHD

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis met with the Baltimore media Saturday for the first time since being suspended for 25 games Sept. 12 for testing positive for Adderall, an attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug that is considered a banned stimulant.
Garrett Richards agrees to $3.2M deal

Garrett Richards agrees to $3.2M deal

Garrett Richards agreed with the Angels on a one-year, $3.2-million deal on Saturday, settling just above the midpoint and avoiding arbitration. Richards had asked the Angels for $3.8 million and the Angels offered $2.4 million. Matt Joyce is the...
Fenway Nation 5 hours ago
Feds Clear Moncada To Sign With Any Club

Feds Clear Moncada To Sign With Any Club

(ObstructedView.Net Photo)The US Government has cleared Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada to sign with any MLB team. The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) says Moncada may now be "generally licensed as an unblocked national". The Red Sox and several other clubs have held private workouts with Moncada—who is expected to benefit from a bidding war that will net the 19-year old upwards of $80 million. The Red Sox exceeded their allotted bonus pool, so they would be penalized for signing Moncada. The penalty is a 100 percent tax on their excess pool payments and...
MASN Sports 53 mins ago

Jones: "I still think we're going to have a very, very strong and formidable team" - School of Roch

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones talked to reporters for about six minutes today, enough time to comment on predictions that the club will finish in last place, free agent losses and the Dan Duquette saga. Here's a sampling: On being...

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Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez optimistic for rebound year in 2015

After a rough start to his Orioles career last year, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez is looking forward to a fresh start in 2015.
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Orioles' Jonathan Schoop hopes slimmer frame adds speed in second season

A year after Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop won the starting job out of spring training and kept it all season long, he is trying to build on his rookie season by slimming down.
MASN Sports 2 hours ago

Quick Machado update - Steve Melewski

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado provided an update today on his comeback from his second knee surgery. During the club's minicamp in mid January in Sarasota he said he felt he would be a full go by spring training and...
MASN Sports 2 hours ago

Jimenez on last season and looking ahead to 2015 - School of Roch

The Orioles announced that today's FanFest event has attracted more than 16,000 fans. The record is 18,000 in 2013. Orioles manager Buck Showalter confirmed today that left-hander Mark Hendrickson will receive an invitation to major league camp. Hendrickson threw at...

Orioles' Jonathan Schoop hopes slimmer frame adds speed in second season

A year after Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop won the  starting job out of spring training and kept it all season long, Schoop is trying to build on his rookie season by slimming down.
MASN Sports 2 hours ago

A few quotes from Buck Showalter's press conference at FanFest - Steve Melewski

Here are a few quotes from Buck Showalter's press conference with reporters at FanFest: He talked about the Dan Duquette rumors in general terms and was asked about losing three key players: "Our payroll is going to go up this...
Yankees' Joe Girardi claims 'good' relationship with A-Rod

Yankees' Joe Girardi claims 'good' relationship with A-Rod

Disgraced slugger Alex Rodriguez appears to still have one important ally in the Yankees organization: Joe Girardi.

On the 40-man: Bryan Mitchell

Next up in our look at each individual piece of the Yankees 40-man roster is a young starting pitcher who made his big league debut a year ago and could be first in line for a call-up should the Yankees need a spot starter this year. BRYAN MITCHELL Age on Opening Day: 23 (turns 24 […] The post On the 40-man: Bryan Mitchell appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
MASN Sports 5 hours ago

Dan Duquette's press conference at FanFest - Steve Melewski

After he addressed Orioles fans today here at FanFest, Orioles vice president Dan Duquette talked further about the Toronto rumors and situation one more time with reporters behind the main stage. "It was important for the fans to know my...

Duquette and Davis at FanFest - School of Roch

Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette received a nice ovation today, with many fans rising to their feet, as he was introduced at FanFest for the Q&A forum for season ticket holders. Manager Buck Showalter received a prolonged standing ovation, as expected. The reception for Duquette was the real curiosity...

During FanFest Q&A session, Orioles' Dan Duquette explains his strange offseason

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette took questions from season-ticket holders during the first hour of FanFest at Baltimore Convention Center and reassured them that his "singular focus" is on improving the club for the 2015 season.

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    Orioles' Jonathan Schoop hopes slimmer frame adds speed in second season

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    At FanFest, Orioles' Chris Davis talks about suspension and his ADHD

  • 2 Alexi Ogando

    Alexi Ogando

    Red Sox ink Alexi Ogando to help ’pen

  • 2 Adam Jones

    Adam Jones

    Jones: "I still think we're going to have a very, very strong and formidable team" - School of Roch

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    Yovani Gallardo

    The Grill: Talking Yovani Gallardo, what’s next for Texas Rangers and a whole bunch of pizza

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