Stationed in Triple-A Norfolk for the second straight season, Andy Oliver exercised an opt-out clause from his Orioles contract and will venture onto the free agent market, Rich Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports. The 28-year-old left-hander continued to show a consistent ability to miss bats during his time with the Tides. He’s struck out opposition at an 8.8 K/9 rate, only his...
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June 07, 2016
In an interview this afternoon, executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said the Orioles are considering two left-handers currently in the organization to possibly soon join the team. "Wandy Rodriguez is a veteran pitcher and we have to make a decision on him in the next week," Duquette ... Read More
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Single-A Delmarva outfielder Cedric Mullins has recorded four straight multi-hit games for the Shorebirds as his bat has heated up after a slow start. The Orioles 13th-round pick out of Campbell University last June, the 5-foot-8 switch-hitter reported to short-season Single-A Aberdeen after last year's draft and ... Read More
The Phillies management made some decisions on their Opening Day roster Saturday afternoon after the team defeated the Pirates 6-4. Jeanmar Gomez, Andy Oliver, and Cesar Jimenez learned their fates on the bullpen front. So did catcher Rene Garcia and infielders Cord Phelps and Russ Canzler. Many questions still remain....
What are the Phillies doing? The team appears to be up to something. Just what exactly, remains to be seen. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly reports that the Phillies are trying to slip Rule 5 pick Andy Oliver through waivers: It does not appear as if lefty Andy Oliver will...
In the major league portion of the yearly Rule 5 draft that took place this morning at the MLB Winter Meetings, the Phillies selected 2B/SS Odubel Herrera from the Texas Rangers and lefty hurler Andy Oliver. The pair must remain on the Phillies’ big league roster for the entire 2015 season or would have to be offered back to the team they were selected from. Last season combined...
In today's Rule 5 draft, the Phillies selected two players within the Major League phase, from the Rangers and the Pirates. If chosen in the Rule 5 draft, a player must be kept on the selecting team's 25-man major league roster for the entire season after the draft—he may not...
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