Baltimore Orioles

Mussina sits on cusp of Hall of Fame election
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Orioles great Mike Mussina is getting closer to the Hall of Fame, but he’s not there yet. Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman were unveiled on Wednesday night as the 2018 Hall of Fame class that will be enshrined this summer.

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Hays ranked sixth-best OF prospect
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The Orioles got a good look at several of their young top prospects in September and one of the most promising is outfielder Austin Hays, who is currently ranked as the sixth-best outfield prospect according to MLB Pipeline.

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O's pleased with Mountcastle's transition to 3B
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Orioles prospect Ryan Mountcastle was ranked as the No. 8 third base prospect, MLB Pipeline announced on Tuesday.

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Orioles still seeking lefty bat to balance lineup
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The Orioles still have large holes to fill when it comes to their starting rotation, but the club also would like a left-handed bat that would slot into the outfield and help balance the lineup.

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O's Sisco ranked 7th among catching prospects
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The Orioles’ Chance Sisco was ranked as the seventh-best catching prospect on Thursday, joining a promising group ranked by MLB Pipeline.

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FanFest autograph vouchers on sale now
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Orioles FanFest is approaching, and autograph session vouchers for the annual event are on sale.

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Bullpen depth a source of strength for Orioles
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The good news is the Orioles’ relief corps has been here before. Yes, it’s not ideal to lose All-Star closer Zach Britton for some — if not all — of the first half of the 2018 season, but not many bullpens could withstand that kind of loss. The O’s relievers can.

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Inbox: Any news on the Machado front?
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Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli answers fans’ questions in the latest edition of Orioles Inbox.

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Source: O's, Machado agree to $16M deal
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Manny Machado and the Orioles have agreed to terms on a $16 million contract for 2018 to avoid arbitration, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand on Friday. The club has not confirmed the report.

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FanFest autograph vouchers on sale Wed.
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Orioles FanFest is approaching, with the club announcing that autograph session vouchers for the annual event will go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET.

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O's bullpen looks to step up with Britton out
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The bullpen, the Orioles’ strength in recent years, will have to absorb the big loss of closer Zach Britton. Britton is expected to be out for at least the first few months of the season due to a ruptured right Achilles tendon, which creates a ripple effect, moving Brad Brach to closer and Mychal Givens […]

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O's have questions in rotation after top two
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Fortunately for the Orioles (and many teams around Major League Baseball), the season doesn’t start today. The O’s still have significant holes to fill in their rotation and are actively exploring ways to add at least a pair of pitchers — preferably at least one lefty to balance out the rotation.

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