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Oct 19, 2017

Orioles sign reigning independent-league MVP, bolstering organizational depth

This is the time in the offseason when clubs start supplementing their organizational depth by signing minor league free agents, and the Orioles began their stockpiling Tuesday by signing a reigning independent-league Most Valuable Player. The team signed first baseman-outfielder Joe Maloney to...
Oct 19, 2017

Report: Former Orioles outfielder Kim returns home frustrated but hopes to play in majors again in 2018

Former Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim sounded unsure about his major league future speaking to reporters on Thursday when he returned home to his native South Korea for the offseason, according to a Yonhap News Agency report Kim -- who was dealt before the non-waiver trade deadline to the Philadelphia...
Oct 18, 2017

Tickets for Orioles center fielder Adam Jones' annual Ravens tailgate benefit now on sale

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ fifth annual #StayHungry Purple Tailgate benefit will be held before the Ravens’ Nov. 27 Monday Night Football game against the Houston Texans.Proceeds from the event will go to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore, an organization that Jones has...
Oct 13, 2017

Staff picks for the ALCS and NLCS

The Baltimore Sun’s Orioles beat writers and editors make their predictions for the American League and National League Championship Series. Click through the photos above to see who they pick.
Oct 13, 2017

As playoffs progress, Orioles could learn from Yankees' rebuild

As the American League Championship Series opens Friday night in Houston, and Orioles fans are forced to watch the division-rival New York Yankees play for a ticket to the World Series, there’s a lot to learn from the way the Yankees have constructed a club built to win for years to come. The Orioles...
Oct 10, 2017

Tim Beckham's two drastically different months with Orioles short on clues for long-term performance

Orioles shortstop Tim Beckham's two months with the club after his July 31 trade from the Tampa Bay Rays were vastly different in terms of his production, with his torrid start in August cooling considerably in September. Overall, however, his .306/.348/.523 batting line with 10 home runs since...
Oct 3, 2017

Orioles re-sign Ryan Ripken to minor league contract

The first move of the Orioles offseason involves an omnipresent name in the organization's history. Infielder Ryan Ripken, the son of Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., was re-signed to a minor league contract last week, according to Baseball America's minor league transaction report. Ripken, 24, signed...
Oct 3, 2017

Baltimore Sun Orioles beat crew to hold Facebook Live roundtable today

The Baltimore Sun’s Orioles insiders wrap up the season with a Facebook Live event Wednesday afternoon. Go to The Baltimore Sun’s Facebook page at 12:30 p.m. as beat writers Ed Encina and Jon Meoli, as well as columnist Peter Schmuck break down what went wrong during the Orioles’ first losing season...
Oct 2, 2017

With small margin for error, Orioles focus on getting back to winning ways in 2018

In fielding playoff teams three times over a five-year span before this season, the Orioles consistently proved wrong the prognosticators who regularly predicted they’d be a last-place team in the American League East. Now, as the Orioles look forward from their first losing season since 2011 —...
Oct 1, 2017

Chris Davis: 'There were so many nights out there when I was just a name in the lineup'

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis called the traveling members of the team’s beat corps together before Sunday’s series finale to address his frustrating 2017 season, shouldering a significant burden for the club’s struggles this year while promising an offseason focused on getting his swing back...
Oct 1, 2017

Longtime Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells retiring at end of season

Orioles head athletic trainer Richie Bancells, who has been a staple in the organization for more than four decades and is one of the team’s longest-tenured employees, told the club Sunday that this season – his 30th in his current role – will be his last. Bancells told Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
Sep 30, 2017

Orioles lose, 4-3, to Rays in Miguel Castro's first major league start

One start doesn’t equal a fair evaluation for a pitcher making his first major league start, especially given the scenario in which right-hander Miguel Castro made his starting debut, but the 22-year-old’s performance definitely wasn’t as clean as the polished relief pitching that earned him rotation...
Sep 30, 2017

Orioles' Kevin Gausman gets one more shot to end dissatisfying season on good note

Listening to Kevin Gausman dissect his 2017 season, it’s clear that the Orioles right-hander has pored over his numbers trying to pinpoint anything that can explain this year’s inconsistency. When Gausman looks at his body of work, one thing stands out — that he will go into his last start of the...
Sep 29, 2017

Orioles' Tim Beckham reinjures hamstring in blowout loss to Rays

As the Orioles limp to the finish line, they were beset by another bad break in the top of the eighth inning of Friday night’s 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Starting shortstop Tim Beckham, running hard out of the box in an attempt to beat out what could have been an infield...
Sep 29, 2017

Orioles notes: Rule 5 pick Anthony Santander continuing to see late-season opportunities

The final week of the season has offered the Orioles an opportunity to get a closer glimpse of Rule 5 draft pick Anthony Santander, who was activated from the disabled list six weeks ago but played sparingly until recently.Santander, 22, started his third straight game in right field in Friday’s...