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Anderson on Mancini: "The guy can mash" - School of Roch

The Orioles expressed interest in outfielder Michael Saunders throughout the winter until the trade for Seth Smith lessened the urgency. They had a left-handed hitter for right field with a career .344 on-base percentage. Executive vice president Dan Duquette wants another player who bats from the left side, but he's...

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Chris Carter is talking to the Orioles and Rangers

Free agent first baseman Chris Carter has been linked to the Orioles and Rangers, per agent Dave Stewarts comments to Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette of MLB Network. Stewart has discussed his client with at least four teams since the beginning of the year, with the Athletics being the only notable exception so far. Carter, []

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Thursday Bird Droppings: All quiet on the Orioles front

It's Hyun Soo Kim's birthday today. In Korean, "Saengil chukhahaeyo!" Today in the links, Orioles minicamp concludes uneventfully, pondering the fates of free agents Matt Wieters and Mark Trumbo, and more.Hello, friends.

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Kim reportedly off WBC roster, Liranzo on health and progress - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles are down to four players participating in the World Baseball Classic. Outfielder Hyun Soo Kim has declined an offer to join South Korea's team, according to a report from the Yonhap News Agency. Kim was...

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Trumbo talk, minicamp thoughts and Gausman's shoulder - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Have the Orioles moved away from free agent slugger Mark Trumbo? We're left again to read between the lines. Executive vice president Dan Duquette stated again yesterday on MLB Network Radio that the club values the draft pick attached to Trumbo if the outfielder signs with another...

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Orioles still need starting pitching depth after Yovani Gallardo trade

Trading Yovani Gallardo didnt hurt the Os pitching depth, but its still thin without him and they need to try to do something about it.

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Report: Brandon Moss drawing interest from Orioles

The Orioles netted a serviceable outfielder and potential leadoff hitter in Seth Smith during Fridays trade with the Mariners, but comments from Baltimore GM Dan Duquette suggest that the clubs search for outfield depth isnt quite over. The latest name to pop up on their radar couldbe that of free agent Brandon Moss, per a []

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Orioles building outfield platoons with Seth Smith, but next move just as important

The Orioles' trade for a strong platoon bat in outfielder Seth Smith helps provide a clearer picture of what their roster will be as spring training nears. But the wisdom of the team's offseason moves so far won't be determined until they make one final addition - if they do at all.

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A few ramifications of the Seth Smith trade - Steve Melewski

Taking a look at some of the ramifications of the Orioles' trade for Seth Smith

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Orioles trade Yovani Gallardo for Seth Smith

In a surprise move, the Orioles traded non-useful pitcher Yovani Gallardo for an actual useful baseball player: Seth Smith.The Orioles solved two of

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Orioles trade pitcher Yovani Gallardo to Mariners for outfielder Seth Smith

The Orioles have traded starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo to the Seattle Mariners for veteran outfielder Seth Smith, the team announced Friday. For the first time in several years, the Orioles …

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Orioles acquire Seth Smith from Mariners for Yovani Gallardo - School of Roch

The Orioles found their left-handed hitting corner outfielder today without spending in free agency. The club announced that it acquired Seth Smith from the Mariners for pitcher Yovani Gallardo and cash considerations. Smith, 34, batted .249/.342/.415 (94-for-378) with 16 home...

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Orioles trade starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo to Seattle for outfielder Seth Smith

The Orioles have traded starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo to the Seattle Mariners for veteran outfielder Seth Smith, the team announced Friday. Throughout this offseason, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has said publicly that he liked the starting pitching depth the club potentially...

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Orioles trade Gallardo to Mariners for OF Smith

Orioles trade Gallardo to Mariners for OF Smith

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Friday Bird Droppings: Holding out for a hero...or a bargain

Roch talks to Bunday and Gausman; more HOF talk; rating super utilitymen and more...I could tell you that the Orioles are actively working behind the scenes to bring you a thrilling on field product and dazzling fan experience for 2017, but I have no indication this is the case. The more likely scenario is that Dan Duquette and company are playing their annual game of free agent chicken while occasionally dipping their toes in the minor league and international free agent market. Good stuff.

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O's add outfielder, subtract pitcher in Smith-for-Gallardo trade - Steve Melewski

In one trade this afternoon, the Orioles added a corner outfielder and solved their six-for-five starting rotation problem. They acquired Seth Smith from Seattle for right-hander Yovani Gallardo and cash considerations. Both players had one year remaining on their contracts,...

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Mariners trade Seth Smith to the Orioles for Yovani Gallardo

The Mariners are hoping for a bounceback year for Gallardo.

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Hearing from Duquette and Smith after today's trade - School of Roch

Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette found his left-handed bat for right field earlier today and there's more work to be done. Another item is crossed off a list that hasn't reached bottom. Duquette acquired Seth Smith from the Mariners...

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Thursday Bird Droppings: The Orioles still need an outfielder

Still nothing happening in Birdland. In today's links, why Matt Wieters is cursed, the Orioles keep an eye on the outfield free agents, and one prospect who had a nice 2016 season.Hello, friends.There are now 88 days remaining until Opening Day. This number was last worn on the O's by Albert Belle in 1999 and 2000, although I remember it from my youth for Rene Gonzales. This is, according to Baseball Reference, the highest number an Oriole has ever worn in an MLB game.

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If Bourn is still a RF option for the O’s, he shouldn’t be

The Orioles are reportedly still interested in Michael Bourn to play right field. Thats not a good idea.When the Orioles acquired Michael Bourn at the waiver trade deadline last year, the move worked out surprisingly well. Bourn hit .283/.358/.435 in his 24 games with the Os while playing decent defense, making him worth 0.5 wins above replacement (by Fangraphs estimation) in just 24 games.

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Orioles rumors: Athletics have “reached out” to Mark Trumbo

This part of the offseason is all about which free agents are signing with teams who arent the Orioles. Now Oakland is checking in on Mark Trumbo.

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Orioles free agency reset: what they need, and who's left on the market

With the reported agreement between outfielder Rajai Davis and the Oakland Athletics, the market on outfielders is starting to shake out, and that means candidates to be important cogs for the 2017 Orioles are coming off the board.

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The Orioles may have to move on from Mark Trumbo - Steve Melewski

As a new year dawns, is it time for Orioles to move on from free agent Trumbo?

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Report: Royals could be interested in Pedro Alvarez

The Royals could give the Orioles some competition for free agent Pedro Alvarezs services in 2017, per a report from the Boston Globes Nick Cafardo. While the infielder/DH is still in talks with Baltimore, Cafardo doesnt see the club making a push to re-sign the veteran slugger until late in the offseason. Whether or not []

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Free agent slugger market could open up for Orioles after New Year

Before baseball went into a hiatus over the week between Christmas and New Years, the Cleveland Indians tightened their grip on the top spot in the American League by signing slugger Edwin Encarnacion to a deal worth as much as $85 million over four years. It’s context impacts the Orioles in two...

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Orioles bullpen a candidate for regression after strong 2016 campaign

This month in baseball free agency saw, among other things, the relief pitcher market shake out with both the top-end and middle tier of relievers signing. The Giants walked away with closer Mark Melancon, the Yankees brought back Aroldis Chapman, and Kenley Jansen returned to the Dodgers. Before...

Duquette : Orioles fans hate Bautista

Baltimore Orioles GM Dan Duquette confirms the story to Blair and Wilner that he told Jose Bautista’s agent that “we’re not interested, our fans do not like your player.”