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The Baltimore Orioles have reached a minor league deal with outfielder Tyler Colvin. Colvin, 28, spent last season with the Colorado Rockies but struggled at the big league level hitting just ,160/.192/.280 with three homeruns and 10 RBI in 27 games. The Orioles hoping Colvin can show some of the form he had in 2012 when he hit a career best .290/.327/.531 line. Since there is little risk here it’s not a bad signing by the Orioles at all.

Orioles To Sign Tyler Colvin

The Orioles have agreed to terms with free agent outfielder Tyler Colvin, reports Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun (Twitter links). Only a physical stands in the way of the deal, Connolly says, which is believed to be a guaranteed MLB contract. Colvin, 28, is represented by Relativity Baseball. The left-handed swinging Colvin has seen MLB action in parts of five seasons. In 2012...

Orioles sign outfielder Tyler Colvin

The Baltimore Orioles enter the 2014 season with seven outfielders on their 40-man roster. Adam Jones and Nick Markakis are cemented as starters with Steve Pearce and Nolan Reimold the top candidates for the third outfield spot. David Lough and Francisco Peguero figure to compete for a backup outfield spot on the opening day roster. But they will have competition, as the Orioles...

Manny Machado ahead of recovery schedule

According to Roch Kubatko of the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is “way ahead” of his recovery schedule. Machado had to undergo knee surgery and was expected to be out at least another month or two, but he’s very close to resuming full baseball activity. This is very encouraging news to a Baltimore Orioles team that believes that...

Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold arrives at minicamp with no restrictions

Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold arrived at minicamp Wednesday morning, recently given a clean bill of health and clearance to resume baseball activities with no restrictions. Reimold has played in just 56 games over the past two seasons following surgery to fuse two vertebrae in his neck in 2012. Reimold needed a second surgery July 23 last year because the vertebrae didn’t fuse...

Wilton Lopez, Rockies agree at $2.2 million

Wilton Lopez has agreed to a $2.2 million, one-year contract with the Colorado Rockies. The right-hander avoided arbitration by agreeing to the non-guaranteed contract Thursday night. Lopez finished his first year as a member of the Rockies after being acquired from Houston, where he spent his first four big league seasons. Lopez was 3-4 with a 4.06 ERA in 75 appearances last...

Orioles, OF Delmon Young agree on minor league contract

Outfielder Delmon Young and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract. Young split time with Philadelphia and Tampa Bay last season, hitting a combined .260 with 11 homers and 38 RBIs in 103 games. The 28-year-old, who will report to big league training camp, has played eight seasons in the majors. His best season was in 2010, when he batted .298 with 21 homers...

Rockies Prospect Tyler Massey Runs Through Wall To Make Incredible Catch (Video)

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey is a guy who will run through a wall for his teammates — literally. While playing for the Melbourne Aces of the Australian Baseball League, the 24-year-old outfielder showed off his superhuman strength, or maybe revealed that Australia could work on fortifying its fences, as he crashed through the wall and made a terrific catch. During the...

Rockies and LHP Franklin Morales avoid arbitration

Franklin Morales and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. The team announced the deal Wednesday night. The Rockies acquired the 27-year-old Morales and right-hander Chris Martin from the Boston Red Sox in December for infielder Jonathan Herrera. Morales first signed with the Rockies in 2002 and pitched for Colorado from 2007-11. He spent...

Rockies prospect crashes through wall while making incredible catch

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey made an incredible catch while crashing through the wall in an Australian Baseball League game. The Australian League is getting quite a bit of publicity lately, and this time it should be for shabby construction.Here is the video of Massey crashing through the right field wall and holding on for the catch:This wall just absolutely crumbled...

Rockies prospect Tyler Massey makes incredible catch, crashes through wall (Video)

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey made an incredible catch on Friday while playing for the Melbourne Aces of the Australian Baseball League. The 24-year-old outfielder went crashing through the wall in the process. Massey got a great jump on a fly ball that was ripped over his head and appeared like it had a chance […]

Colorado Rockies Hot Stove: MLB News & Fantasy Baseball Analysis

  Colorado Rockies 2014 Team Outlook As the snow falls over the Rocky Mountains, expectations are heating up for the Rockies as spring training gets closer. In his second year, Walt Weiss leads a team hungry for postseason action. We all know how the injuries to star players like Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez plagued [...]

Orioles to hold tryouts for Ballgirls and Ballboys on Saturday, March 1

From the Orioles... The Orioles have announced they will conduct an open tryout to find ballgirls and ballboys for the 2014 season - the team's 60th anniversary season - at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, March 1. The judges will include members of the Orioles' front office, former players and local media personalities. Outgoing and athletic men and women...

Orioles To Sign Alfredo Aceves

The Orioles have reached agreement with free agent pitcher Alfredo Aceves on a minor league deal with a Spring Training invite, reports MLBTR's Tim Dierkes (via Twitter). Aceves could work from the pen or make a run at a rotation spot, Dierkes adds. Aceves, 31, will stay in the American League East after spending three seasons apiece with the Yankees and Red Sox. Last year,...

When four Orioles’ pitchers won their 20th game in the same week

If a pitcher wins 20 games today they’re automatically a favorite to win the Cy Young Award. They’re the ace of their staff, too. But what if your team has four 20-game winners? That happened with the Baltimore Orioles in 1971, and it’s not likely to ever occur again. The Baltimore Orioles were the defending World Champions in ’71, so it wasn’t like they didn’t have a...
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