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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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Report: Orioles have discussed Moustakas internally
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The Baltimore Orioles possess one of the top third basemen in baseball with Manny Machado, but with rumors swirling about his potential future with the club, it appears they’re looking for his possible replacement. Baltimore has discussed acquiring free-agent third baseman Mike Moustakas internally, weighing his pros and cons, reports Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. […]

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Report: Orioles, Machado agree to $16M deal
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Manny Machado and the Baltimore Orioles avoided arbitration after all. The Orioles and Machado agreed to a $16-million contract for the 2018 season on Friday, a source told Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The reported contract apparently contains incentives based on Machado winning awards this season, Feinsand reports. Machado’s 2018 salary will come in slightly below […]

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MLB free agency: Orioles met with Andrew Cashner
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The Orioles have met with free agent Andrew Cashner to discuss the possibility of signing the right-handed starter, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Baltimore has been looking for three starters to fill its rotation without handing out long-term contracts and has had great interest in Cashner

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Report: Yankees continue to ask Orioles about Machado
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The New York Yankees aren’t giving up on their pursuit of adding another superstar to their lineup. New York continued to call the Baltimore Orioles this week about a potential trade involving third baseman Manny Machado, sources told Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Even though industry sources told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand on Wednesday the expectation […]

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Former Orioles pitcher Tyler Wilson signs with the LG Twins of the KBO
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This is what passes for baseball news now, you guys.

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Orioles looking for stability in outfield
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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.

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Report: Machado expected to be Orioles 3B on Opening Day
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When the Baltimore Orioles open their regular season at home against the Minnesota Twins, it seems that a familiar figure will be manning the hot corner. Industry sources expect Manny Machado to be the Orioles' starting third baseman when the regular season gets underway March 29, reports MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. While the Orioles have listened […]

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Zach Britton as a starter, Orioles? That's a bad idea for several reasons
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To date, this has been a very quiet offseason for the Baltimore Orioles. The club made three Rule 5 Draft selections and handed out some minor-league contracts, and that's about it. They've been connected to a few free agent pitchers but have yet to land one. In fact, the biggest news surrounding

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Report: Orioles continue to hear from multiple teams about Machado
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Trading third baseman Manny Machado isn’t the Baltimore Orioles‘ main focus anymore, president of baseball operations Dan Duquette indicated last week, but that doesn’t mean teams have stopped calling about the three-time All-Star. As January looms, the Orioles continue to hear from multiple teams interested in acquiring Machado, a source told Jon Morosi of FOX […]

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MLB Hot Stove trade rumors: Orioles still getting calls on Manny Machado
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We've known for a while that the Orioles are open to trading franchise infielder Manny Machado and that a number of teams are interested. Recently, however, the buzz surrounding a potential Machado blockbuster has died down a bit, and it began to look like the O's would open the 2018 season with

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Report: Several teams negotiating with Orioles believe Machado is staying put
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After weeks of trade speculation, Manny Machado might end up sticking with the Baltimore Orioles after all. The club has received numerous inquiries from rival teams, but apparently won't trade the All-Star third baseman unless the offers improve dramatically. Several teams that were negotiating with the Orioles now believe Machado will remain in Baltimore, reports […]

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