Found February 08, 2012 on Players View:

LANCASTER, S.C., Feb. 7– Former MLB player Danny Clyburn Jr. was shot and killed outside his Lancaster, S.C., home Tuesday, police said. Please click the link to read more about the details of his death and recent lifestyle.


Bergesen, Orioles go to salary arbitration hearing

Right-hander Brad Bergesen and the Baltimore Orioles have argued their cases in salary arbitration. Bergesen asked for a raise from $434,000 to $1.2 million during Wednesday's hearing, and the Orioles argued he should be paid $800,000. A decision by arbitrators Robert Herzog, Mark Burstein and Elizabeth Neumeier is expected Thursday. Bergesen was 2-7 with a 5.70 ERA in 12...

Solving The Rays’ Rotation Crunch

Alternate post title: Wade Davis, The Reliever I’ll admit it: when Andrew Friedman said at the beginning of the off-season that the Rays didn’t need to trade a starter, I called bull. It’s no secret that the Rays have a glut of major-league-ready starting pitching, with seven starters who could theoretically be in the opening day rotation*, so I wrote off Friedman’s comments...

Sun Sports to televise 150 Rays games in 2012

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Sun Sports will produce and televise 150 Tampa Bay Rays games in high definition during the 2012 Major League Baseball season. Coverage begins on Opening Day when the Rays host the rival New York Yankees on Friday, April 6 at 3:10 p.m. ET. For the first time ever, both home and away game telecasts will feature half-hour Rays LIVE pregame shows and all will...

Orioles Banned From South Korea After Signing 17-Year-Old Pitching Prospect

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...

Fan Fest Notes & Thoughts: Alfredo Simon

During Orioles FanFest, pitcher Alfredo Simon spoke with the media for a couple of minutes. Simon updated everyone on his workouts, status heading into Spring Training, his life this offseason versus what happened to him last year, and outlook for the season. Here are some quotes and notes I was able to pick up from him. Concerning his troubles last off-season, versus this winter...

The Orioles Rebuilding Plan Keeps Going and Going...

With the trade of Jeremy Guthrie this week, it looks like the Orioles long-term project of rebuilding the organization is one with no end in sight. As Spring Training opens up in a little more than a week and it’s obvious the team needs - a) pitching, pitching, and more pitching; plus, another big bat. It looks as if there will be a lot of pitchers in camp, and except for maybe...

Orioles agree to Minor League deal with Nick Johnson

The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a Minor League deal with Nick Johnson, Roch Kubatko of MASN reports.  The deal includes an invitation to Spring Training. Image by Keith Allison under the Creative Commons License.

How Did They Get Their Name – The American League East, Part 1 of 6

Have you always wondered how baseball teams got their names?  I have.  So, a little while ago I did some research and looked into each Major League Baseball team and tried to establish how they got named.  Some were easy and quick, others have a long history of names to go through.  This is the first of six postings, giving a little history about the team names and how they were...

Bergesen, Orioles argue cases in arbitration

Right-hander Brad Bergesen and the Baltimore Orioles have argued their cases in salary arbitration.

Orioles to scout Cespedes

It’s known all around baseball that the Miami Marlins are very high on Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes. He’s scheduled to be in Miami today to meet with team officials and many believe he’ll be offered a contract, one around $60 million over six years. Unfortunately for the Marlins, Cespedes can still only negotiate not agree to a deal as he hasn’t received clearance from...

Bergesen loses arbitration hearing, will be paid $800,000

Orioles right-hander Brad Bergesen lost his arbitration bid Thursday, giving the team its seventh consecutive victory in the process.

Rays pack for start of spring training in Port Charlotte

Today was loading day for the Tampa Bay Rays, the day members of the clubhouse staff loaded trucks with equipment and gear for spring training, which starts in less than two weeks.
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