Baltimore Orioles

Source: Brach, Orioles agree to salary terms
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The Orioles and reliever Brad Brach have agreed on a one-year, $1.25 million contract to avoid salary arbitration, a source told MLB.com on Thursday.

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Who will blink first: Orioles or Davis?
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This is some serious game of chicken the Baltimore Orioles and Chris Davis are playing. Lines have been drawn, and the longer this drags on, the more it feels as much like a war of wills as a negotiation.

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Garcia aims to crack O's Opening Day roster
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Last year, Jason Garcia reported to the Orioles’ annual offseason minicamp as a recent Rule 5 Draft pick, and he thoroughly impressed manager Buck Showalter with his smooth delivery.

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Showalter correctly calls free-agent departures
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Buck Showalter sat behind the desk in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex Tuesday morning, smiled and laughed. He had just been asked if he was surprised the Orioles had yet to technically lose a free agent so far this offseason.

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Staffs set for Orioles' eight affiliate clubs
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The Orioles revealed the coaching staffs for the 2016 season for their eight Minor League affiliates Tuesday, including a few managerial changes.

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Orioles in waiting mode regarding Davis
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When Scott Boras was in San Francisco on Friday to help introduce free-agent acquisition Denard Span, he joked that perhaps he’d stick around to talk to the Giants about another high-profile client of his: Chris Davis.

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Bundy, Harvey healthy at O's mini-camp
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Right-handers Hunter Harvey and Dylan Bundy, the Orioles’ top two prospects, reported to the club’s annual mini-camp on Monday with clean bills of health, a welcome development after a few injury-plagued seasons.

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O's bullpen poised to improve on strong '15
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The Orioles’ bullpen, a bright spot last season, could be even better in 2016. The O’s re-signed All-Star setup man Darren O’Day to a four-year deal earlier this offseason and return All-Star closer Zach Britton, giving them a formidable back end of the ‘pen that could take some pressure off the rotation having to go […]

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Orioles claim versatile Terdoslavich off waivers
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The Orioles claimed infielder/outfielder Joey Terdoslavich off waivers from the Braves on Friday.

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O's add former big leaguer Quinn to staff
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The Orioles announced Thursday that they have named Mark Quinn assistant hitting coach, and the rest of the members of the Major League staff will return in their current role. Quinn takes the role of Einar Diaz, who will serve as a Major League coach and assist in all aspects of Orioles coaching.

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Moose improves in voting, falls short of HOF
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Mike Mussina inched closer to Cooperstown on Wednesday, though the former Orioles and Yankees pitcher did not reach the required 75 percent of votes needed for election into Baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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O's search for lefty bat, rotation help continues
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Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette had hoped to have more activity before the holidays. “I thought there would be a few more deals done by now,” said Duquette, who is still looking for a left-handed hitter and rotation upgrades.”

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