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The Orioles just designated Matt Angle for assignment to make room on the 40 man roster for Luis Ayala
. Angle is a left handed hitting center fielder considered to be a marginal prospect ( somewhere in the 20's range/honorable mention type). Angle made his debut in the majors in July of 2011, appearing in 31 games with a .177 BA/.293 OBP and in AAA he hit .266 with a .343 OBP in two seasons. A left handed hitting, defensive specialist, who gets on base and has options sounds like what the Mets were looking for when they said they would see what slips through the cracks...
Speedy outfielder with plus speed and plus defense in center field. Good first step on defense and takes quality routes, which put him in good position to throw the ball which helps make up for his lack of arm strength (tick below-average arm). Good instincts both in the outfield and on base paths. Contact hitter with little power, but gets on-base at high rate
. Outstanding bunter and uses all fields. source Oriole Nation
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The Baltimore Orioles are in hot water with a governing body that does not want their organization near their premises. In South Korea that is. The Orioles have been banned from attending games by the South Korea governing body of baseball after signing 17-year-old pitching prospect Kim Seong-min for $550,000 in January. In an attempt to stop Major League Baseball from draining its...
Who says the Orioles haven't made any moves?Name: Chris TremblayPosition: 2BThrows: RHeight: 5'10" Weight: 185Age: 25Tremblay was born in Montreal and was drafted out of Kent State by he Padres in the 19th round of the 2009 draft.Up to this point he has been a light-hitting utility type (catcher, centerfielder and pitcher were the only spots he did not play in the Padre...
Living in Newark, NJ now (yes, the name of this website has been irrelevant for the last 6 months), I get a good fill of New York sports news, which is great. One thing I miss though is Baltimore sports news. Baltimore sports news, specifically about the Orioles, is a combination of extremely depressing, pathetic and sometimes absolutely bizarre.
My Dad sent me an article today...
During Orioles FanFest, Chris Davis spoke with the media for a couple of minutes.
Hardy answered questions about the additions to the roster for Spring Training, playing first base vs. third, outlook for the season and several other items.
Here are some quotes and notes I was able to pick up from him.
Speaking about his injuries and getting ready for Spring Traning:
No, I went...
Baltimore's catcher uses Rosetta Stone to communicate better with foreign pitchers.
The Orioles won their arbitration case against RHP Brad Bergesen.
The Baltimore Orioles have apologized to two South Korean baseball organizations upset with the club over its contract with a local high school pitcher. The Korea Baseball Association said Friday that the Orioles violated local rules that bar the signing of student players until their graduation year.
The Orioles on Thursday prevailed in an arbitration hearing with right-hander Brad Bergesen
The Orioles have agreed to terms on a Minor League contract with first baseman Nick Johnson, a source confirmed to MLB.com on Thursday.