Found December 06, 2011 on
Dan Duqette is back in the front office. Only this time it's as a member of an AL East rival. Duquette, now the Baltimore Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations, caught up with NESN's Tom Caron and Peter Gammons while down at the winter meetings in Dallas to discuss the upcoming season. The former Red Sox general manager expressed excitement about the pieces that the Orioles have begun to put in place. He said that Baltimore has a great tradition and a great ballpark, and that it's up to him and the rest of the O's staff to put...
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Baltimore has interest in Carlos Quentin and Gavin Floyd, but it's unclear if they match up with the White Sox, tweets Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. The Sox would like young pitching and the O's don't want to give that up, Connolly adds. Brad Bergesen was one name floated by Baltimore in trade talks, tweets MLB.com's Scott Merkin...
Luke Scott had an excellent 2010 at the plate, and though he wasn't likely to repeat it in 2011, the move to left-field could have theoretically made him just as valuable of a player if his defense out there hadn't degraded too far.
According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, the Baltimore Orioles are discussing a trade with the Colorado Rockies that would net them closer Huston Street.
Baltimore featured the fourth-worst bullpen in all of baseball last season with a collective 4.31 FIP. It featured the headache that is Kevin Gregg as closer, as well as such stalwarts as Jeremy Accardo, Brad Bergesen, and Chris Jakubauskas...
The Orioles aren't actively pursuing other second-base options, and the tentative hope remains that veteran Brian Roberts (concussion) will be able to stay healthy and on the field starting next spring.
The Winter Meetings are coming to a close in Texas, and so far it’s just amazing how much press the Marlins are getting – and how little we’ve heard about the Yankees. Seriously?
As for the Orioles, while we’ve gotten sound-bites and news out of Dan Duquette (he seems to be quite chatty, unlike MacPhail) and Buck Showalter, little has happened on the organizational front...
Orioles manager says Andino could fill in at second, while third baseman undecidedOrioles manager Buck Showalter touched on a number of subjects during his sit-down with the national media on Monday, including the status of second baseman Brian Roberts and the likely composition of the infield next season.
Dan Duquette has been pretty specific about what he is looking for in an extra/platoon outfielder. He said coming in that he wants to find a left-handed-hitting guy who can back up Adam Jones in center and possibly share time in left with Nolan Reimold. He hasn’t thrown out any names, but here’s a guy who fits that description and has been dangled in front of some teams.
The Orioles have entered the Yoenis Cespedes sweepstakes, as manager Buck Showalter will lead a contingent to the Dominican Republic this weekend for a private workout by the Cuban outfielder.
DALLAS - The Orioles are beating the bushes trying to make a deal for a veteran starting pitcher, but it’s got be be like trying to eat soup with a fork.
The Orioles have made offers to several free agents, executive vice president Dan Duquette said on Tuesday.
The Orioles are interested in free agent first baseman Prince Fielder, confirmed GM Dan Duquette. However, Duquette also told Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com that he doesn't want fans to get their hopes up.
The Orioles are still hoping to make some kind of transaction during their last full day at the winter meetings, but Dan Duquette warned Tuesday night that there was a possibility that nothing would get done.
More photos of the Toronto Blue Jays series finale against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, September 11.Baltimore's Country Gentleman, Tommy Hunter, plays long toss in right field prior to his start against Dustin McGowan.
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters getting ready to throw the ball back to the bullpen mound. Wieters' batting helmet bears the likeness of the O's new...
The Twins claimed shortstop Pedro Florimon from the Orioles and placed him on the 40-man roster, the club announced Monday.
Peter Gammons of MLB Network tweets that the Athletics are considering a trade offer from the Red Sox that includes Josh Reddick and prospects in exchange for Andrew Bailey. Jed Lowrie is not in this proposal.
The Sox and A's were reportedly set to meet on Tuesday to discuss a potential Bailey trade.