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Orioles' Johan Santana to throw a bullpen session on Thursday

Mastering the art of resiliency, Baltimore Orioles left-hander Johan Santana will continue his road back to big leagues on Thursday, as the 35-year old is scheduled to throw a bullpen session at the team's minor league complex in Sarasota, Florida.Johan Santana will throw BP on Thursday in Sarasota, another step forward for his rehab from shoulder surgery. #orioles— Eduardo...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Model of Inconsistency

Can the Minnesota Twins get things back together?As expected, the 2014 season is off to a roaring start. From the early success of the Milwaukee Brewers, to the substandard performance of teams like the Royals, Reds, and Diamondbacks, the game we all love is showing us once again that anything can happen. One team in particular has found this to be true. Through twelve games the...
Via The MLB Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles' Manny Machado, Johan Santana to face each other in simulated game

Fans of the Baltimore Orioles are awaiting the return of third baseman Manny Machado from his horrific knee injury that occurred at the end of last season. His October surgery repaired the torn tendons, and he has resumed nearly all baseball activities within the past few weeks. He is not yet running, but he will take some simulated at bats on Saturday. MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles updates: Manny Machado, Dylan Bundy, Johan Santana

The Baltimore Orioles are awaiting the return of their young star third baseman Manny Machado from the disabled list along with pitching prospect Dylan Bundy and veteran lefty Johan Santana. Manager Buck Showalter spoke about each player after Friday night's loss to the Detroit Tigers. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun shared those comments along with MLB.com's Britany Ghiroli...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Notes: Updates on Nolan Reimold, Dylan Bundy, Johan Santana & more

The Baltimore Orioles have a lot of players either on rehab assignments, serving suspensions or continuing their Spring Training as they prepare to join the club.  Roch Kubatko of MASN provided us with a whole lot of updates on multiple players, let's go over each of them.Nolan ReimoldReimold has missed a lot of time over the past two seasons with injuries, including two surgeries...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana filled with encouragement after throwing off full mound

While the Orioles performed pickoff and outfield drills and took batting practice on the replica Camden Yards field this afternoon, Johan Santana quietly threw a bullpen session between two other practice fields, away from the view of his teammates and manager Buck Showalter. Santana advanced to a full mound and drew praise from assistant athletic trainer Chris Correnti and pitching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Johan Santana to throw from mound, Dylan Bundy begins throwing from half-mound

  The Baltimore Orioles have remained hopeful that former Cy Young winner Johan Santana will be able to help them at some point this season. On Thursday Santana will began throwing from a mound. Santana, 35, missed the entire 2013 season after undergoing  his second shoulder capsule surgery. Another pitcher the Orioles hope to see this season is Dylan Bundy. The former top prospect...
Via Tireball.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Stache Radio Episode #6: New York Mets Radio Voice Josh Lewin And MetsBlog’s Matthew Cerrone

Last night on Stache Radio, the guys had the pleasure of doing two great interviews on our 100% New York Mets show on the TSB Radio Network. First up was one half of the best radio play-by-play team in baseball, WOR 710 AM’s Josh Lewin. In the second hour, we had Metsblog.com’s Matthew Cerrone. When speaking to Josh he told us about players who intrigued him this spring, his...
Via Total Sports Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

25 Men In – Projecting the Orioles Roster

USATSI Michael Stack Orioles Writer The Ervin Santana sweepstakes has finally come to an end, while fortunately he wound up in the Braves and not with Toronto.  In the scheme of things is the second best option for the Orioles.  The team has been reassigning players to the minor league camp, which gives us a glimpse into what the final roster may look like when camp breaks in about...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles sign veteran Johan Santana

Baltimore Orioles sign veteran Johan SantanaThe Baltimore Orioles agreed to a minor league contract with veteran southpaw Johan Santana on Tuesday. The deal is largely based on incentives, but the 34-year-old Santana can make a minimum of $3 million if he is added to the O’s 40-man roster. A two-time Cy Young Award winner with the Minnesota Twins, Santana has pitched for the New...
Via isportsweb.com
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ervin Santana’s decision may take days.

Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana caused a social media frenzy yesterday. The 31-year old, Dominican starting pitcher had reportedly signed a 1-year, $14 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday. However, the reports were false. Early morning reports initially suggested that Santana was mulling one-year offers from the Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles and possibly one or more...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins enter fray, but Jays and Orioles may still lead the Ervin derby

The Minnesota Twins made a recent try for top free agent starter Ervin Santana, who has fielded offers from the Orioles and Jays as he seeks to make a deal in time to get to spring training and begin the season with his new team. The Twins made a three-year offer to Santana, according to a source familiar with the negotiations, but word continues to be that Santana will most likely...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins were on Santana, but not for $3 million guaranteed

he Twins were interested in bringing Johan Santana back on a minor-league deal, but not at the financial level the Baltimore Orioles reached to secure the veteran left-hander's services this week. "He clearly got more money, I'll tell you that much," Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said of the $3 million guarantee Santana will receive if he reaches the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Spring Training is Here

Hello baseball, have I told you lately that I love you? I know I have, and even though it's nice to see some Spring Training games on television from time to time, it's just not the same. That being said there's plenty to talk about. For instance: Johan Santana could make a major league roster again, Ichiro at 40 years old wants to play long into his forties, James...
Via The Sports Post
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Spring Training is Here

Hello baseball, have I told you lately that I love you? I know I have, and even though it's nice to see some Spring Training games on television from time to time, it's just not the same. That being said there's plenty to talk about. For instance: Johan Santana could make a major league roster again, Ichiro at 40 years old wants to play long into his forties, James...
Via The Sports Post
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Johan Santana make Orioles’ major league roster?

Who doesn’t like a comeback story? MLB Spring Training has always offered once-great players a fleeting opportunity to take one more shot at glory and Johan Santana is no exception. According to ESPN, the 34-year-old former Cy Young Award winner has agreed to a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles, with an invitation to spring training. The incentive-laden deal will...
Via Players View
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Johan Santana Agrees to One-Year Deal

Weeks after a workout that seemed to derail his attempt at a comeback, Johan Santana is back on a major league team. The Baltimore Orioles signed the former Cy-Young award winner to a one year deal earlier today. ESPN has reported that if Santana makes the 40 man roster he would get a 3 million dollar deal with upwards of 2.1 million dollars in bonuses. The 34-year-old was released...
Via Standing O Sports
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Santana

As noted from earlier today, the Orioles have signed lefty pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Here’s more from the Baltimore Sun: The Orioles finalized a minor league deal Tuesday with Santana, who will turn 35 next week. The lefty would earn $3 million if the major league club purchases his contract, and the deal includes...
Via Oriole Post
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Sign P Johan Santana to Minor League Deal

  According to ESPN, former CY Young award winner Johan Sanatana will get an opportunity to see if there’s anything left in the tank after signing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. Santana would get a one-year, $3 million contract if added to the 40-man roster and would have the chance to earn bonuses based on days on the active 25-man roster and starts. Santana...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: O's sign Johan Santana

After sitting out the last two seasons, left-hander Johan Santana is looking to make a comeback with the Baltimore Orioles. According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Santana agreed to a one-year deal today worth up to eight million including incentives. Santana has not pitched since July 2012 because of shoulder problems caused by overuse in the game where he threw the Mets first...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Sign Johan Santana to a Minor League Deal

The Orioles today announced that they have signed left-handed pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Here’s the press release from the Orioles:          Orioles Sign Free Agent Lhp Johan Santana To A Minor League Contract With An Invitation To Spring Training The Orioles today announced that they have signed free...
Via Oriole Post
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles sign Johan Santana to minor league deal

When Johan Santana's fastball was barely able to crack 80 miles per hour in a workout last week, it seemed unlikely that any of the seven teams in attendance would sign the former Cy Young winner. It only takes one team to take a flier, though, and apparently that team is the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore will give Santana a minor league contract that pays him $3 million...
Via The Outside Corner
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

DMV: Johan Santana Is On The Orioles Now

O’s sign rehabbing Johan Santana to minor league deal. [O's Insider] Good for the O’s. Why not take a flyer on Johan? [Sweet Spot] Nats sign LHRP Michael Gonzalez to minor league deal. [Nats Insider] A quick look at the payroll challenge facing Rizzo. [Nats Journal] Hey, Otto Porter actually did something. Anything. [Bog] Evgeny Kuznetsov and wife will live with Ovechkin...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana Signs With Orioles; It’s Official, Mets Lost Deal

Despite both sides saying continuing their relationship remained a possibility, we all knew when the New York Mets gave Johan Santana a $5.5 million buyout for this season that would never happen. It’s what parting sides always claim when they don’t want to say what’s really on their minds. SANTANA: Offiical: Mets lose trade (AP) From his part, Santana would liked to have kept...
Via New York Mets Report
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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