Baltimore Orioles Wiretap

Cardinals, Kyle Gibson Agree To One-Year, $12M Deal

Nov 21, 2023 3:12 PM

One day after signing pitcher Lance Lynn, the St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement with righty Kyle Gibson on a one-year, $12 million deal which includes a team option, sources familiar with the deal confirmed to ESPN.

Gibson, 36, spent last season with the Baltimore Orioles, going 15-9 with a 4.73 ERA in 33 starts.

Tags: St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Free Agent Rumor, Terms Agreement

Brandon Hyde, Skip Schumaker Named Top Managers

Nov 15, 2023 1:26 AM

The Baltimore Orioles' Brandon Hyde was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, as the Miami Marlins' Skip Schumaker won the National League award.

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Miami Marlins, Personal Award

Corbin Carroll, Gunnar Henderson Win NL, AL ROY

Nov 14, 2023 1:11 AM

Five years after they played together in a showcase of the best high school baseball players in America, Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll and Baltimore Orioles shortstop Gunnar Henderson won the Rookie of the Year Award on Monday, only the fifth time both leagues' winners have been unanimous.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, Personal Award

Orioles GM Mike Elias Voted MLB Exec Of The Year

Nov 7, 2023 3:15 PM

Baltimore Orioles general manager Mike Elias was voted Major League Baseball's executive of the year on Tuesday after the team finished with the American League's best record for the first time since 1997.

Baltimore went 101-67 with a $67 million payroll, 29th among the 30 teams and ahead of only Oakland. After their first 100-win season since 1980, the Orioles were swept in the Division Series by the eventual World Series champion Texas Rangers.

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Personal Award

Nelson Cruz Retires After 19 MLB Seasons

Nov 2, 2023 6:34 PM

Seven-time All-Star Nelson Cruz, who has 464 career home runs, is retiring after 19 seasons in Major League Baseball, he said during an appearance on "The Adam Jones Podcast."

Cruz, 43, told Jones that he would be competing this winter in the Dominican Professional Baseball League in what amounts to be a farewell tour.

"So this is the last we're seeing of Nelson Cruz?" Jones asked.

Said Cruz: "I think so, yeah."

Tags: San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Orioles Eye Extensions With Young Stars

Oct 13, 2023 8:34 AM

The Baltimore Orioles would like to pursue long-term contract extensions for some of their young players.

"We are very focused on keeping this organization as successful and healthy as possible, within the constraints of reality," general manager Mike Elias said.

"Obviously, we have players here that we love ... and part of the calculus of keeping this franchise healthy is pursuing or examining opportunities to possibly keep some of these guys longer."

The Orioles won 101 games, but were eliminated by the Texas Rangers in the ALDS.

Adley Rutshman and Gunnar Henderson are two players that could fit the mold for a proactive contract extension.

"We quietly work on this in the background," Elias said. "I don't want to be the one now talking about it, but obviously that's a part of our job as a front office."

Associated Press

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Rangers Sweep O's To Advance To ALCS

Oct 11, 2023 1:17 AM

Corey Seager is still going deep in Texas during the postseason. This time he is doing it for the Rangers, who are streaking through October.

Seager and Adolis García homered early, Nathan Eovaldi pitched seven smooth innings in another playoff clincher and Texas completed an AL Division Series sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 7-1 victory in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

"We've just been playing good ball," Seager said. "Can't say enough about what our pitching staff has been able to do."

Tags: Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, Game Recap, Team Achievement

O's Look To 'Reset' Against Rangers

Oct 9, 2023 1:57 AM

The Baltimore Orioles are one game away from playoff elimination, but they can perhaps take solace in one of the most impressive aspects of their 101-win season: They weren't swept in a series all season. Indeed, they haven't been swept in a series since catcher Adley Rutschman was called up in late May of 2022.

"It's a pretty significant feat to go that long without it happening," outfielder Austin Hays said following Sunday's 11-8 loss to the Texas Rangers in Game 2 of the American League Division Series. "I think it's a byproduct of us being able to always turn the page and move on from what happened the day before. Just reset and focus on the next game."

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor

O's Manager Calls Ninth Inning Steal Attempt 'Miscommunication'

Oct 8, 2023 1:08 AM

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde called Gunnar Henderson's caught stealing in the bottom of the ninth inning "a little miscommunication."

With the Orioles trailing 3-2 in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Rangers on Saturday, Henderson led off the inning with a base hit to right field off Texas closer Jose Leclerc. With the count 2-1 on Aaron Hicks, Henderson took off for second. Hicks took the pitch for a ball, but catcher Jonah Heim threw out Henderson.

Leclerc then struck out Hicks and got Adam Frazier on a grounder to third for the final two outs. Television replays showed Hyde saying, "What the f---" in the dugout.

Henderson told reporters after the game that he saw a steal sign.

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

Felix Bautista To Have Tommy John Surgery

Oct 1, 2023 12:23 AM

Baltimore Orioles reliever Felix Bautista will have Tommy John surgery next month and miss the playoffs and likely the entire 2024 season.

The 28-year-old right-hander was placed on the 15-day injured list on Aug. 26, one day after he was hurt during a game against the Colorado Rockies.

"That was kind of the long-term conclusion as soon as we had our arms around the injury," general manager Mike Elias said Saturday.

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Injury

Orioles Clinch AL East With 100th Win

Associated Press

O's, Maryland Agree To 30-Year Deal To Remain At Camden Yards

Orioles Legend Brooks Robinson Dies At 86

John Angelos: Orioles Will Be At Camden Yards For Another 30 Years

Baltimore Banner

Orioles, Rays Clinch Playoff Berths With Rangers' Loss


Orioles Promote Heston Kjerstad For Stretch Run


Orioles' Felix Bautista May Return This Season


Report: Orioles Promoting Jackson Holliday To Triple-A

Steve Melewski/MASN

O's Claim Jorge Lopez Off Waivers From Marlins

Orioles Place Felix Bautista On IL With UCL Injury

Adam Jones To Retire With Orioles

Report: John Means Nearing Return To Orioles

Dan Connolly/SportsNaut

Orioles Owner: Dramatic Price Hikes Needed For Extensions

Matt Snyder/CBS Sports

Reports: Orioles Broadcaster Removed For Reference To Struggles


Buck Showalter 'Happy' For O's Fans In Return To Baltimore

O's Acquire Jack Flaherty From Cardinals

Diamondbacks, Orioles Interested In Shohei Ohtani

Jon Heyman/MLB Network

O's Acquire Shintaro Fujinami From A's For Prospect

Orioles, Maryland Governor Tout 'Progress' On Vision For Camden Yards

Associated Press

Reports: Orioles To Call Up Top Prospect Colton Cowser

Jake Rill/MLB