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Baltimore, MD - The Baltimore Orioles announced the signing of right-handed reliever Ryan Webb to a two-year contract on Tuesday.
The action was modest through the first two days of the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., with a couple of secondary-type signings taking place, as well as the interesting three-way trade between the Angels, Diamondbacks and White Sox.
Just when we're ready to quit on the Ravens this year, they pull us back in! This week's thrilling snow-covered win over the Vikings puts the black birds in a commanding, if tenuous, position with three games to go.
Sep 18, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki prepares to bat against the New York Yankees in the ninth inning at the Rogers Centre.
The Baltimore Orioles have strong interest in veteran reliever Grant Balfour , but so far have not made a formal offer, according to manager Buck Showalter .
The Orioles continue their search for a new closer to replace Jim Johnson, but manager Buck Showalter said the club has yet to focus on a certain player.
In most years, baseball's winter meetings mark the unofficial starting line of the annual offseason spending spree on free agents.
Matt Garza heads into the MLB Winter Meetings with expectations of inking a long-term deal.
On the same frenzied Friday that the Seattle Mariners reeled in free agent superstar Robinson Cano with a $240 million contract and several other teams made major free agent acquisitions, the Orioles signed an unheralded middle reliever, surrendered outfielder Nate McLouth and pitcher Scott Feldman without a fight and began informing season ticket ... (more)
As they prepare for baseball's annual winter meetings, which begin in earnest Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Orioles decision-makers find themselves in a familiar position.
Among the best parts of the last two baseball seasons in Baltimore has been the absence of griping about Peter Angelos.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter faces the task of reshuffling a roster that took a severe hit this week in a five-day span in which the club traded All-Star closer Jim Johnson and former Orioles Nate McLouth and Scott Feldman , two of the team's top priorities to resign, signed elsewhere.
The Orioles approached closer Jim Johnson about a contract extension before he was traded to the Athletics, but the closer asked for $45-50 million over four years.
The Orioles have added another reliever to the roster, agreeing to a two-year, $4.5 million deal with right-hander Ryan Webb, according to an industry source.