Good News on Manny Machado

It looks like Manny Machado is inching close and closer to returning to game action on the field… From All the physical restrictions related to Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's reconstructive knee surgery have been lifted by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, whom Machado visited Thursday in Los Angeles for a follow-up evaluation. However, the […]

Orioles to host Autism Awareness Night Saturday, April 12

From the Orioles… *** The Orioles and Major League Baseball are partnering with Autism Speaks to recognize April as National Autism Awareness Month, with the Orioles hosting Autism Awareness Night on Saturday, April 12. Discounted Upper Reserve tickets are available for purchase at $5 of every ticket sold through this website will benefit Autism […]

Chris Tillman Tabbed as O’s Opening Day Starter

This week, Chris Tillman earned a ceremonial, but very notable appointment. He is tabbed to start on Opening Day as the Orioles face the Boston Red Sox – who as we all know won the 2013 World Series – at Camden Yards on March 31st. From the Baltimore Sun: Any time you get the chance […]

Machado on the mend, may not be ready for Opening Day…

According to reports this weekend, Manny Machado will probably miss Opening Day. It would not be surprising at all if he is placed on the disabled list. Well, it looks like Machado has still not been able to run for nearly a week because of scar tissue that has appeared in is knee – the […]

Orioles agree to terms with 19 players on one year contracts

From the Baltimore Orioles… *** The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with 19 players on one-year contracts:   RHP: BRAD BRACH, KEVIN GAUSMAN, MIGUEL GONZALEZ, STEVE JOHNSON, JOSH STINSON and CHRIS TILLMAN   LHP: MIKE BELFIORE, TIM BERRY, ZACH BRITTON and TJ McFARLAND   CA: STEVE CLEVENGER, JOHNNY MONELL and MICHAEL […]

Ervin Santana…

For Ervin Santana, the offseason was probably frustrating for him. He was expecting a big deal in his free agent year; however, none came to fruition because of being tied to draft pick compensation and perception of him as hurler. Being that he was on the market for so long, teams finally started to check […]

Manny is a little miffed at his contract for 2014 with the Orioles…

This morning, it was revealed that Manny Machado’s 2014 contract for the Orioles was renewed. Well, Machado was disappointed and let the Baltimore press know about it. He did get more than the minimum — $19,000 – and a bonus ($100,000 for winning the Gold Glove). From the Baltimore Sun: “It is disappointing, but at […]

What to Buy the Man who already has Everything

Guys are notoriously challenging to buy gifts for and several men just seem to have everything, everything that they really want anyhow. There are actually only numerous bottles of aftershave and pairs of socks you can buy before you start to get just too predictable. So how do you find the inspiration for the interesting […]

Orioles Sign Johan Santana to a Minor League Deal

The Orioles today announced that they have signed left-handed pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Here’s the press release from the Orioles:          Orioles Sign Free Agent Lhp Johan Santana To A Minor League Contract With An Invitation To Spring Training The Orioles today announced that they have […]

Remembering Monica Barlow

On Friday, the Orioles lost a valued member of their organization. Monica Barlow, the public relations director of the team, passed away after a four-year battle with lung cancer. My sincerest condolences go out to her family, colleagues and the Baltimore Orioles organization. Tributes have flowed from all corners of the local and national media […]

Cruz meets the press and has support…

We all know that the newest Oriole designated hitter Nelson Cruz has had a checkered history as of late due to his involvement and suspension in the sordid Biogenesis saga. Yesterday, he met the media and had the full support of his teammates. In the past, Nick Markakis and Chris Davis have made it a […]

Cruz and Orioles Agree to Deal…

The Orioles earlier this morning added slugger Nelson Cruz to the roster, as expected. He signed a one, year $8 million contract with the team. From ESPN: The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract with free agent slugger Nelson Cruz, ESPN and multiple media outlets are reporting. A source told […]

Orioles Reportedly Closing in on Nelson Cruz

Well, after acquiring right-handed hurler Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year fact this week, the Orioles are once again shopping around. They may be closing in on another big-time purchase and one sorely needed. The Orioles probably need another bat – mainly, a designated hitter – to contend and fortify their lineup. Jon Heyman of CBS […]

Ubaldo Meets the Press & thoughts

This afternoon, Ubaldo JImemez met the media. He said all the right things, wants to do his best with the Orioles and bring a world championship to Baltimore. They sound like lofty goals from Jimenez. I’ll be intrigued to see how Jimenez pitches for the Orioles. I’m still conflicted about his deal, as he has […]