December 2016 - Baltimore Orioles Wiretap

Orioles Have Interest In Bourn, Davis, Pagan, Saunders

Dec 29, 2016 7:04 AM

The Baltimore Orioles have maintained interest in free agent outfielders Michael Bourn, Rajai Davis, Angel Pagan and Michael Saunders.

Internally, Dariel Alvarez is a candidate to get one last chance to convince the Orioles he can be a productive major league player.

Alvarez hit .288/.324/.384 with four homers in 560 plate appearances as a 27-year-old at Triple-A this past season.

Roch Kubatko/MASN Sports

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Orioles Sign Welington Castillo After All

Dec 14, 2016 4:20 PM

The Baltimore Orioles have agreed on a one-year deal with Welington Castillo despite recent reports that downplayed the possibility.

The contract includes a player option for 2018.

Castillo will earn $6 million this coming season and another $7 million if he opts in for 2018.

Jon Heyman/FanRag Sports

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Orioles Likely Moving On From Welington Castillo

Dec 13, 2016 10:58 AM

Talks between the Baltimore Orioles and Welington Castillo have slowed and the club will likely move on, according to a report.

The expectation is that Castillo will sign a multiyear deal with another team.

Castillo was non-tendered by the Arizona Diamondbacks earlier this month.

Dan Connolly/Baltimore Baseball

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Mets Offered Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson To Orioles For Reliever

Dec 5, 2016 9:02 AM

The New York Mets offered Curtis Granderson or Jay Bruce to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a reliever, but talks didn't advance.

New York reportedly wanted a "high-end reliever," which means the offer may have been for Brad Brach, Mychal Givens or even Zach Britton.

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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor