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Mark Reynolds and his wife, Kathleen, will celebrate Christmas this year with a new addition to the family, as the pair welcomed another son, Reid, who will be just over seven weeks old on Dec. 25.

Andy MacPhail's Christmas Gift to Baltimore

The Orioles have plenty of holes to fill this offseason and seemingly every offseason. But there is one critical position that they do not have to fill. Shortstop.You could make the argument that the rarest commodity in the free agent market this season is a shortstop who can hit and field his position well. (OK, good all-around catchers and starting pitching is probably a rarer...

Job Posting: Orioles Internship

The Baltimore Orioles are looking to hire a Baseball Analytics intern to work in our Baseball Operations Department. This individual will report to the Assistant Scouting Director and the Coordinator of Baseball Analytics. The intern will primarily focus on compiling, maintaining and analyzing data to assist the department in its development of various statistical models for use...

Braves, Orioles Discussed Jones, Pitchers

The Braves and Orioles discussed a possible Adam Jones trade recently, but talks didn’t progress far,’s Jerry Crasnick reports (Twitter links). The Orioles wanted at least two of Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Julio Teheran, Arodys Vizcaino and Randall Delgado and the Braves weren’t interested, Crasnick writes. Conflicting reports about the Braves’ interest...

J.J. Hardy Player Projection No. 110

Key Stats: No shortstop had more home runs than J.J. Hardy's 30 last season. Troy Tulowitzki had as many home runs, but also had 39 more plate appearances. The way Hardy got to 30 was impressive as he was consistent in the months of June, July, and August with 7 or more home runs in each month. He missed most of April, but finished healthy which means last year could have actually...

Projecting Tsuyoshi Wada

With newly acquired Japanese left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada likely being penciled into the Orioles' rotation for next year, it might not hurt to take a guess as to how he might do. Comparing NPB stats to Major League ones is tricky, but luckily Brian Cartwright (who does the Oliver projections) has looked into the issue:"I started with a list of 33 Japanese pitchers...

Orioles Notes: Fielder, Second Base, Pitching

The week between Christmas and New Year's tends to be fairly quiet, but Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette cautions that there's no such thing as a quiet time in baseball today, writes Roch Kubatko of  Here's more on what we can expect from the O's in the coming weeks.. Duquette wouldn't divulge much when asked about Prince Fielder...

Frustrated So Far...

Happy Christmas week to you all out there; as well, for all those celebrating Chanukah or any other holiday, the best to you also. As a fan of the Orioles, it’s been rather frustrating seeing some of the acquisitions and moves made so far. For the most part, they’ve been underwhelming. I’m not sure how much the organization has in their coffers, or the revenue that MASN produces...
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