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6 hrs ago | York Dispatch
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)
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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.
The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
When your team is in the AL East and they are cutting salary while everyone else is adding players, you start to ask yourself that question.
A pitcher who could have possibly replaced Jim Johnson as the Orioles' closer came off the board on Thursday when the Boston Red Sox signed former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Edward Mujica to a two-year, $9.5-million deal.
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The Orioles recent trade of closer Jim Johnson for Jemile Weeks and a PTBNL got me thinking about that tack on player.
When this offseason started, the Orioles appeared to be a couple of key players away from moving to the next level and heading into 2014 with a realistic chance of playing deep into next October.
In this Oct. 13, 2013, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia celebrates after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers in Boston.
ESPN senior writer Buster Olney joined the Norris and Davis show to discuss the Orioles off season and the recent departure of Jim Johnson Buster: It really wasn't a surprise just based on how many other teams I talked to were saying the the Orioles were aggressively shopping Jim Johnson.