After Career Year, Is Trey Mancini A Building Block Or Trade Chip For Orioles?
Trey Mancini had a monster season in 2019, but with three years of team control left and the Orioles rebuilding, is he a long-term piece or a trade chip? Matt Kremnitzer breaks down the numbers and what an extension would look like.
Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons Elected To National Baseball Hall Of Fame By Modern Baseball Era Committee
Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee Dec. 8. The 10-player ballot was crafted by the Historical Overview Committee, which included PressBox's Jim Henneman.
Stan 'The Fan' Charles: Orioles Trade Dylan Bundy, Shave Payroll ... But Not Done Yet
Orioles fans got jostled a bit for the second time in several days -- almost like mild turbulence on an airplane -- with the Dylan Bundy trade, but Stan "The Fan" Charles believes similar moves are still to come.
Orioles GM Mike Elias: Dealing Dylan Bundy 'Bittersweet'
The Orioles dealt Dylan Bundy, who had been in the organization since 2011, for four right-handed pitching prospects Dec. 4 as part of the club's rebuilding effort. "It's a bittersweet thing, parting with Dylan," GM Mike Elias said.
Orioles Trade RHP Dylan Bundy To Angels
The Orioles have traded right-handed pitcher Dylan Bundy to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for minor-league right-handers Isaac Mattson, Zach Peek, Kyle Bradish and Kyle Brnovich.
Mike Elias: Trading Jonathan Villar Made Long-Term Sense For Orioles
"We've got to keep an eye on our strategic objective, which prioritizes the future right now," Orioles GM Mike Elias said of trading Jonathan Villar to the Marlins for minor league left-handed pitcher Easton Lucas.
Trey Mancini On Hosting Purple Tailgate, Impact Of Mo Gaba
Before the Ravens take on the 49ers Dec. 1, Trey Mancini and BMORE Around Town will host the Purple Tailgate to benefit the family of Mo Gaba and the Kamryn Lambert Foundation. Mancini explains why Gaba means so much to him.
Matt Kremnitzer: Orioles' Decision To Move On From Jonathan Villar Tough To Swallow
Even with the Orioles in the midst of a full-scale rebuild, Matt Kremnitzer says the club's apparent decision to move on from infielder Jonathan Villar because of money is a tough pill to swallow for a number of reasons.
Reports: Orioles Place Jonathan Villar On Waivers
The Orioles have placed infielder Jonathan Villar on outright waivers, according to multiple reports. Villar, one of the club's most productive players in 2019, is projected to earn a big raise in his final season of arbitration eligibility.
Orioles Announce 'Winter Warm-Up' Event Featuring Mike Elias, Brandon Hyde, Sig Mejdal
The Orioles announced their first-ever "winter warm-up" event, a holiday celebration to be held at Camden Yards from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 14. Fans will hear from Mike Elias, Brandon Hyde and Sig Mejdal.
Orioles Announce Minor League Managers, Coaches And Staff
The Orioles have announced the coaching staffs for their eight minor league affiliates for the 2020 season, with each affiliate now led by a five-person coaching staff.
Sifting Through Possible Free Agents For Orioles
Stan "The Fan" Charles knows the Orioles won't be in the market for players like Anthony Rendon or Cole Hamels, but he still thinks there's value to be had for a bargain-hunting team. Here are four players he thinks would fit the 2020 Orioles.
Great World Series ... But Same Old Reviews
Jim Henneman says the 2019 World Series was among the more intriguing in at least a decade -- but was clouded by conversations about television ratings, pace of play and more. Is there a solution?
For Orioles Pitching Guru Chris Holt, Collaboration Key To Expanded Role
Orioles director of pitching Chris Holt says collaboration is key to what the club wants to do in the years ahead. "It's really, really excellent to be working with a group where we value the same goals, value the same means to achieving those goals," Holt said.
Orioles Introduce 6:35 P.M. Weeknight Games For 2020 Season
The Orioles announced start times for 2020 home games, including 16 weeknight 6:35 p.m. games. "The Orioles are committed to providing the most family-friendly experience in Major League Baseball," Greg Bader said.
Ten Named To Modern Baseball Era Ballot For National Baseball Hall Of Fame Consideration
Nine former big league players and one executive are up for consideration for the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Modern Baseball Era ballot. The committee will vote Dec. 8 at the Baseball Winter Meetings.
Chris Davis Donates $3 Million To University of Maryland Children's Hospital
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and his wife, Jill, announced a $3 million donation to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital Nov. 4. "We were looking to do something on a little bit bigger scale than we've done in the past," Davis said.
ESPN's Tim Kurkjian: Look For Orioles To Make 'Small Moves' This Offseason
ESPN baseball insider Tim Kurkjian says the Orioles' offseason moves are going to be "subtle" changes. "It's going to be Rule 5 guys. It's going to be minor-league free agents and it's going to be that major-league guy who they're going to take a chance on and hope it works out."
Is There Hope For Orioles RHP Alex Cobb?
Can Alex Cobb can stay healthy and return to form for the Orioles in 2020? Matt Kremnitzer breaks down some of the numbers -- and he says Cobb's second half in 2018 provided a glimpse of what he can provide.
Mike Trout, American League MVP? Not So Fast
Jim Henneman shares his thoughts on baseball's MVP voting and makes his picks for this year's MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and other award winners.