Aside from Adam Jones in center field, the Orioles are faced with a few questions regarding the corner spots heading into the 2018 season. Austin Hays impressed as a rookie in 2017 and could play a bigger role this season.
Much of the Orioles’ offseason shopping revolves around upgrading the starting rotation. And while the O’s have good reason to seek those upgrades, with just two spots secured entering Spring Training, what was often overshadowed by the rest of the rotation was the year Dylan Bundy had.
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette will be the first to say it: 2018 is an important year on many levels for Baltimore. As the calendar officially flips to 2018, let’s take a look at the top five questions for the Orioles heading into the new year.
Yes, the Orioles 2017 didn’t go as planned. After a hot start, the club found itself in the American League East basement when all was said and done. Still, though, there were bright spots. In no particular order, here are five memorable moments from Baltimore.
Did the Cubs offer Addison Russell, Mike Montgomery and Albert Almora Jr. to the Orioles for Manny Machado? Beat reporter Brittany Ghiroli addresses this another questions in the latest Orioles Inbox.
Orioles closer Zach Britton will try to make the most of his holiday despite some seriously tough luck. Britton, whose name was buzzing in potential trade rumors this Hot Stove season, ruptured his right Achilles on Tuesday night during an offseason workout. But the lefty, a popular fixture in the clubhouse and among the fanbase, […]
The Orioles were dealt a devastating blow on Tuesday morning when the closer Zach Britton ruptured his right Achilles tendon during a post-throwing sprinting session in his native California.
There’s nothing imminent on a possible trade of Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and it’s becoming increasingly likely that the club won’t find a suitable trade partner and will instead hold on to its franchise player in his last year of arbitration.
The Orioles sustained a huge blow on Wednesday morning with news that closer Zach Britton had ruptured his right Achilles sprinting during an offseason workout the previous day. Britton’s injury will require surgery and will sideline him for at least four months.
There has always been a deadline on the Manny Machado sweepstakes.The Orioles know that they they won’t — they can’t — go late into the offseason not knowing what direction the organization is headed with its superstar. Executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette acknowledged as much last week at the Winter Meetings.
The Orioles were active in the 2017 Rule 5 Draft, taking three of the 18 Major League picks on Thursday morning.