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12/16/2014 | O's, reliever Wright reportedly agree to 1-year deal

The Orioles reportedly have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent left-hander Wesley Wright, according to The Baltimore Sun reported that the deal is pending a physical. The club has not confirmed the deal.

12/16/2014 | Davis gets therapeutic-use exemption for Adderall

During a recent golf outing in Texas, Orioles slugger Chris Davis told manager Buck Showalter that he has been approved for a therapeutic-use exemption for Adderall during the 2015 season.

12/16/2014 | Current, former O's attend charitable holiday party

Buck Showalter joined his team for the 36th annual OriolesREACH Holiday Party for Kids at the Dave & Busters in Arundel Mills Mall. Current O's Steve Pearce and Brad Brach and former players Al Bumbry, Dave Johnson and Scott McGregor were also in attendance to host 80 students from Baltimore's Callaway Elementary School

12/16/2014 | Orioles sign three to Minor League deals

The Orioles added some depth to their organization on Tuesday, agreeing to Minor League deals with right-handers Chaz Roe and Jesse Beal, and outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo. The club did not announce whether any of the players would receive Spring Training invitations.

12/15/2014 | Orioles name Hudak director of public relations

The Orioles named Kristen Hudak director of public relations on Monday, and she will begin her duties with the club Dec. 29. In her new role, she will oversee the public relations department, including corporate communications, media relations, online communications, photography and team publications.

12/15/2014 | To fill right field, O's eye free agency or in-house move

The free-agent outfield landscape shifted this weekend, with Melky Cabrera agreeing to a three-year contract with the White Sox worth between $42 million and $43.5 million. And while Baltimore had some interest in Cabrera, the club never made a significant run at the outfielder as the organization tries to plug holes with shorter-term deals.

12/11/2014 | Quiet at Winter Meetings, O's have work to do

The Orioles' brass prepared to leave California early Thursday afternoon with virtually the same to-do list they arrived with. Baltimore, which added a pair of players to the 40-man roster during the Rule 5 Draft, is still searching for outfield help, bullpen depth and another catcher.

12/11/2014 | Orioles add two players in Rule 5 Draft

The Orioles added two pitchers to their 40-man Major League roster during Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, selecting right-hander Logan Verrett from the Mets' Triple-A affiliate and trading for Astros selection right-hander Jason Garcia.

12/10/2014 | O's keeping lines of communication open

The O's engaged in some more trade talks on Wednesday, renewing old conversations and starting new ones as some of the moves around baseball have caused new players to be made available. But nothing is hot, and right now it seems the focus has shifted to preparing for Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, with Baltimore whittling the list from 60 candidates to a few finalists in anticipation of the event.

12/9/2014 | Jones, Reynolds host more than 300 youngsters at RBI clinic

The field at Tony Gwynn Stadium was abuzz Tuesday night with sounds of more than 300 young ballplayers. As part of a youth clinic put on by Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI), the kids, aged 6-13, raced through fielding drills in the outfield, took ground balls in the infield and showed off their hitting skills in the batting cages.

12/9/2014 | Showalter doesn't want retooled O's to miss a beat

No matter what the Orioles do in the next few days at the Winter Meetings, manager Buck Showalter conceded Tuesday that it's a tough task to keep the clubhouse chemistry following the departure of two key pieces of the 2014 club: Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis .

12/9/2014 | O's hope to leave Meetings with 'couple of players'

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette didn't have much for reporters Tuesday in his media session, but he did sound pretty optimistic something would get done before he leaves the Winter Meetings on Thursday.

12/9/2014 | Orioles' auction items garnering numerous bids

While all 30 Major League teams contribute prizes to the annual Winter Meetings auction, this year's event is a little extra special for the Baltimore Orioles.

12/8/2014 | J. Upton not likely as Orioles seek outfield help

The Orioles' main priority at the Winter Meetings is adding an outfielder -- preferably a left-handed bat -- and the club continued to strategize and move in the right direction toward making that happen Monday.

12/8/2014 | O's honor Barlow in Auction for LUNGevity

For the third year in a row, MLB PR has partnered to raise money and awareness for cancer research through unique experiences involving current and former players. This year, though, it's incredibly personal for the Orioles, who lost public relations director Monica Barlow to Stage IV lung cancer in February. It was an easy choice for MLB to partner with LUNGevity -- the largest national lung cancer-focused non-profit -- for this year's charitable Auction.L

12/8/2014 | Barnes claimed off waivers by Rangers

The Orioles announced Monday that left-handed pitcher Scott Barnes was claimed off waivers by the Rangers.

12/7/2014 | O's rumor mill starts early at Winter Meetings

With the Orioles set to open the Winter Meetings on Monday, here has already been some excitement surrounding executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who was the subject of headlines Sunday when reports surfaced that he was a candidate for the rumored vacancy of Toronto's president/CEO job.

12/7/2014 | Duquette reportedly being considered for Blue Jays' post

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who has won two Executive of the Year Awards this winter, is a strong candidate to become the Blue Jays' next CEO and team president, according to a report from on Sunday morning.

12/5/2014 | Orioles could fill some holes at Winter Meetings

Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis have signed with other teams, so the Orioles have some holes to hill on their roster. Baltimore could add some players during the Winter Meetings.

12/4/2014 | Orioles have earned benefit of the doubt

Maybe the Orioles will one day see the week in which they said goodbye to Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis as one in which their discipline and smarts paid off. The Cardinals made a similar tough call three years ago in allowing Albert Pujols to depart, and they kept going to the postseason.

12/4/2014 | Duquette shares insight, stories of past

During an hour-long question-and-answer session, Dan Duquette explained some of the club's recent decisions and shed light on his thought process and decision-making.

12/4/2014 | Showalter named top manager by Baseball America

Baseball America has named Orioles skipper Buck Showalter as its Major League Manager of the Year for the second time in three years.

12/4/2014 | Prep shortstop Rodgers leads 2015 Draft class

Ten years after grabbing Justin Upton, the D-backs could follow a similar path in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Lake Mary (Fla.) High School shortstop Brendan Rodgers sits atop's initial Draft Top 50 rankings, thanks to his three plus tools (bat, power, arm) complemented by two solid ones (speed, defense).

12/3/2014 | Markakis coming home to play for Braves

The Braves got the outfielder they have been pursuing on Wednesday, when Nick Markakis chose to spend the next few years playing in front of friends and family members who watched him grow up in the Atlanta area.

12/3/2014 | O's keep to-do list tidy heading into Winter Meetings

The Orioles will head to next week's Winter Meetings with their offseason agenda pretty much unchanged. Though the club has made some smaller moves, it still needs to add outfield and bullpen help.

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