12/12/2013 | O's complete Weeks deal, get Minor League catcher
The Orioles received Minor League catcher David Freitas from the A's on Thursday, completing the Dec. 2 deal that sent closer Jim Johnson to Oakland for second baseman Jemile Weeks.
12/12/2013 | O's in mix of teams looking to add reliever Balfour
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said earlier this week the organization would be willing to go multiple years on a free-agent pitcher in the right scenario.
12/12/2013 | Orioles lay groundwork for future deals
As Major League clubs dispersed from the Winter Meetings, the Orioles planned to stick around on Thursday night, with director of player development Brian Graham being honored for his work as this year's Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award.
12/12/2013 | O's beef up roster with two picks in Rule 5 Draft
Seeking to add to their roster, the Orioles selected Michael Almanzar and Julio Borbon in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.
12/11/2013 | O's ramping up efforts at Winter Meetings
The Orioles are increasing their efforts to make a move, although it remains to be seen if they will have anything to show for it when they head north on Thursday.
12/11/2013 | Orioles open to contract extension for Hardy
The O's are considering an extension for J.J. Hardy, who is signed through 2014. "J.J. has had a couple of really good years for the team," Dan Duquette said on Wednesday, "and I think the interest is mutual between he and the Orioles and extending that relationship."
12/10/2013 | Duquette: Orioles haven't made offer to Balfour
For the Orioles on Tuesday there was plenty of smoke, but no fire. Despite the frenzy of rumors in the morning involving the Orioles adding closer Grant Balfour, executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette confirmed there has been no formal offer extended to the free agent.
12/10/2013 | Showalter would like Roberts to return
Orioles manager Buck Showalter held court with the media Tuesday afternoon, speaking for nearly 30 minutes on a variety of topics, including his desire to bring back second baseman Brian Roberts.
12/10/2013 | McFarland could move from 'pen to rotation
T.J. McFarland, who was selected by the Orioles in last year's Rule 5 Draft and is coming off a successful winter ball stint, will attend the club's mini-camp in January and compete for a starting rotation spot this spring, manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday at the Winter Meetings.
12/10/2013 | Showalter confident Markakis will rebound next year
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is coming off the worst year of his career, but manager Buck Showalter cautioned reporters about counting out the 30-year-old's bounce-back ability.
12/10/2013 | Machado, Davis honored with GIBBY Awards
The Orioles have been well-represented with awards this year, and that trend continued when the Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards were announced Tuesday afternoon at the Winter Meetings.
12/10/2013 | Orioles showing interest in signing Balfour
As of Tuesday afternoon, there was no official offer from the Orioles to free agent Grant Balfour, but that's expected to change, as Baltimore remains interested in the fiery closer and is trying to get a deal done, according to multiple sources.
12/9/2013 | O's confident they'll make additions at Meetings
Despite not making any new offers since landing in Florida on Sunday, the Orioles met with numerous free agents and discussed potential trade scenarios Monday and remain optimistic that they'll upgrade the roster before leaving the Winter Meetings.
12/9/2013 | Phelps outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk by Orioles
The Orioles made a roster move on Monday, paring down the 40-man roster by outrighting infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk.
12/9/2013 | O's set to host four-day minicamp in January
The Orioles will hold a four-day minicamp beginning Jan. 13 at the team's Spring Training facility in Sarasota, Fla., to give some of the club's pitchers a chance to work with new pitching coach Dave Wallace and bullpen coach Dom Chiti.
12/9/2013 | Orioles go to bat for Stand Up To Cancer
Want to meet Orioles manager Buck Showalter? Or have first baseman Chris Davis visit your child's school? You can do that and help fight cancer at the same time.
12/8/2013 | O's hoping to make a splash at Winter Meetings
The Winter Meetings are back at Disney World, but whether the Orioles will have a magical week remains to be seen. Baltimore's only big move in an otherwise busy offseason around baseball has been trading closer Jim Johnson to Oakland. This puts some pressure on executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette & Co. to try to make some major upgrades to keep pace in the American League East.
12/6/2013 | Non-tendered by Marlins, Webb gets two-year deal
The Orioles continued to revamp their bullpen on Friday morning, with an industry source confirming the club has reached an agreement on a two-year, $4.5 million deal with right-hander Ryan Webb.
12/6/2013 | O's head to Winter Meetings with meaty to-do list
Dan Duquette and the Orioles head to the annual Winter Meetings with extensive needs this offseason. Among those concerns will be finding a new closer, following the recent trade of Jim Johnson to Oakland.
12/5/2013 | Inbox: Who will take over closing duties?
Who will replace Jim Johnson as the Orioles' closer? Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli answers that question and more in the latest installment of her Inbox.
12/4/2013 | Orioles working on deal to bring in Peguero
The Orioles are closing in on a deal with outfielder Francisco Peguero, who was non-tendered by the Giants on Monday night and would add depth to Baltimore's roster.
12/3/2013 | Rotation upgrade, closer head extensive Meetings list
The Orioles made their first big move of the winter Monday, trading All-Star closer Jim Johnson to the A's, which, in addition to giving them salary relief, netted them Jemile Weeks and a player to be named. The two biggest questions now, heading into next week's Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., are who closes and where does the organization go from here?
12/3/2013 | Emotional Johnson grateful to O's, looks toward future
Monday's deal -- a shocking swap that netted the Orioles Jemile Weeks and a player to be named -- was tough to process for the homegrown Jim Johnson, who was the longest-tenured player on the roster, a clubhouse leader and a strong advocate in the community.
12/3/2013 | Johnson eager to join talented A's bullpen
Saying goodbye to the only organization he's ever known hasn't been easy for Jim Johnson, who is joining the A's as part of a trade on Monday. At the forefront of the All-Star closer's worries is his Florida-based family. But less than 24 hours after learning of his pending move, Johnson sounded eager to start work for an organization that's eyeing a third straight division title.
12/2/2013 | O's send Johnson to Oakland for Weeks
The Orioles made their first big move of the winter late Monday night, trading All-Star closer Jim Johnson to the Athletics in exchange for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named.
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