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Orioles announce Opening Day roster

The Orioles finalized their Opening Day roster on Sunday afternoon with the final outfield spots going to Hyun Soo Kim and Nolan Reimold, while odd man out Xavier Avery was reassigned to Minor League camp.
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A few notes on Xavier Avery, Garabez Rosa and winning ways - Steve Melewski

While many of us were focused on Hyun Soo Kim, Joey Rickard's nightly stellar play, Nolan Reimold's late-spring surge and Garabez Rosa's seemingly nightly late-inning hit, the X-man was laying in the weeds. Has the Orioles' 2008 second-round draft pick Xavier Avery made this team? He has had one impressive ... Read More
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox celebrate Ortiz before 5-3 loss to Orioles

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Boston celebrated David Ortiz's two decades of spring training in Fort Myers with a pregame ceremony before his final home exhibition game, a 5-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. Ortiz announced on his 40th birthday in November that this will be his final season. He trained in Fort Myers with the Minnesota Twins and then since 1993 with the Red Sox...
Via Associated Press
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Wrapping up a 6-5 win - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Rule 5 pick Joey Rickard won today's game against the Pirates with a walk-off single against left-hander Eric O'Flaherty that scored Xavier Avery, who led off the Orioles ninth inning with a single. Garabez Rosa doubled to move Avery to third base, and Rickard - in his ... Read More
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Two More Minor-League Free Agents

 Joe Reisel's Archives In my previous article, I explored four 2015 Norfolk Tides re-signed by the Orioles as minor league free agents. Interestingly, the Orioles signed a few other minor league free agents who have previously played in their organization. Two of these signees are more interesting than usual - one, a former top Orioles prospect, the other someone who might...
Via Camden Depot
March 03, 2016

Detroit Tigers release outfielder Xavier Avery, who opts out of contract

The Detroit Tigers have released outfielder Xavier Avery, who has decided to exercise an opt-out in his contract. The 25-year-old center fielder was signed by the Tigers to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training this past offseason. Avery had a team-high .305 batting average with a .371 on-base percentage in 73 games with Triple-A Toledo. He served as the Mud Hens...
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Falls to Mud Hens 5-4 in 12 Innings

TOLEDO, OH – Former Gwinnett Braves’ infielder Josh Wilson’s two-out, bloop single in the bottom of the 12th inning scored Xavier Avery from second base to give the Toledo Mud Hens (16-23) a 5-4 win over the G-Braves (17-23) in the finale of the three-game series at Fifth Third Field. In that final frame, Avery doubled to right field off of Gwinnett right-handed reliever Carlos...
Via i70baseball
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners rumors: Nelson Cruz to Orioles

The flirtation with Nelson Cruz is over.  Cruz is going to sign with Baltimore on a one year, eight million dollar deal.  Although the Mariners were long rumored to be pursuing after Cruz, the power hitting OF will be taking his bat to the A.L. East.  How harmful is Seattle not getting a deal done with Cruz going to be? Nelson Cruz won’t be bringing his bat to Seattle, choosing...
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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