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The Orioles could not reach an agreement with four arbitration-eligible players prior to Tuesday's noon ET deadline, meaning pitchers Jeremy Guthrie and Brad Bergesen, outfielder Adam Jones and infielder Robert Andino will each be scheduled a hearing for sometime next month in St. Petersburg.
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The Baltimore Orioles have hired former major league pitching coach Rick Peterson to be their director of pitching development.
The one-year deal was announced on the team website. Peterson is to oversee the team's minor league pitchers, a job formerly held by Alan Dunn.
Peterson was named pitching coach of the Oakland Athletics in 1998. He joined the New York Mets in 2003...
The Baltimore Orioles have signed pitchers Darren O'Day and Dana Eveland to one-year contracts.
Claimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers this offseason, O'Day agreed to a $1.35 million deal. The right-handed reliever was 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 2011 and is 8-5 with a 2.89 ERA in 186 career games. He made $1,251,000 last season.
Eveland receives $750,000 this year. The...
Orioles pitcher Jake Arrieta threw to a catcher on Monday for the first time since having season-ending surgery in August to remove a bone spur in his right elbow, and he expects to be at 100 percent when Spring Training begins next month.
Brian Roberts will not be at FanFest, following his doctor’s advice involving his concussion symptoms, but the Orioles have filled his autograph slots with two pitchers in each instance.
The Orioles exchanged salary numbers with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players Tuesday, meaning that if they can’t reach common ground within the next few weeks, an independent arbitrator will choose one figure or the other.
Team couldn't settle on terms with Bergesen, Guthrie, Jones or AndinoThe Orioles did not settle with four of their arbitration-eligible players heading into today’s deadline for exchanging figures
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.