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  1. Bomber Bites: 2015 Is The Year For The Yankees Farm SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Yanks Go Yard

    The Yankees front office has made a lot of moves this off-season, yet they were able to keep their farm system largely intact. This is important because for the first time in years, the Yankees farm system actually has talent.


  2. Thursday Bird Droppings: Where you could be the Orioles player to be named laterRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Camden Chat

    Cal Ripken surprises some people, the Nationals could pay a huge price if they lose in court to MASN, and a closer formerly with a division rival may find his way back into the AL East after all. Your Thursday Orioles links.


  3. PECOTA projects Tigers to win AL Central over IndiansRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bless You Boys

    Every year, Baseball Prospectus releases its PECOTA projections in conjunction with its annual publication. PECOTA is a projection system developed by East Lansing native Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight, who went on to political fame after his time with Baseball Prospectus.


  4. Baltimore Orioles' Sleeper Prospects to Watch in Spring TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... their first taste of big league action in 2015. Coming off of a 2014 season in which the team won the American League East and advanced to the American League Championship Series, the Orioles will enter camp with much of their core intact. While the ...


  5. Jackson alum Snider excited for chance after trade to OriolesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... course of my career to be successful at this level." Snider said he's excited about returning to the American League East - he spent parts of five seasons with Toronto - and Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Tuesday that Snider is a ...


  6. MLB trade rumors: Blue Jays mulling K-Rod, Soriano for closer roleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sporting News

    THE RUMOR: The Blue Jays are in contact with representatives for multiple free-agent relievers, including Francisco Rodriguez, Rafael Soriano and Burke Badenhop. THE DETAILS: With onetime closer Casey Janssen heading to Washington to be a set-up man for the Nationals, the Jays want someone other than listed closer Brett Cecil finishing games.


  7. Showalter heats up interest at hot stove eventRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester County Times

    ... importance of giving Orioles fans the reason to have high expectations, especially after winning the American League East and reaching the American League Championship Series. "I think it's the level of expectations and not dropping your standards," ...


  8. Washington Nationals Wise To Sign Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    On Wednesday, it was reported that the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with veteran reliever Casey Janssen . The deal reportedly has a $7 million mutual option, with a $1.5 million buyout for 2016 as well.


  9. Ranking the Baltimore Orioles' Top 10 Prospects Heading Into 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    The defending AL East champs have some work to do on offense in 2015 after losing outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis to free agency. The O's will need a bounce-back year from 1B Chris Davis and healthy seasons from 3B Mannny Machado and C Matt Wieters to be competitive.


  10. Baltimore Orioles' Trade For Travis Snider Makes SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    It's been a rough winter for the Baltimore Orioles , who were dealt several harsh blows in free agency. The team lost out on sweepstakes for the reigning MLB home run king Nelson Cruz , who reaped the benefits of a big season with a huge contract from the Seattle Mariners .


  11. PECOTA projects Rays to win the American League EastRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | DRays Bay

    The Rays are the favorites to win the American League East, according to PECOTA, the projection system put out by Baseball Prospectus. Their projection of 86 wins ties them with the Boston Red Sox as the third-highest rated team in the American League .


  12. Travis Snider: 'I don't expect opportunity to be handed to me'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... course of my career to be successful at this level." Snider said he's excited about returning to the American League East --he spent parts of five seasons with Toronto - and executive vice president Dan Duquette said Tuesday that Snider is a natural ...


  13. Creating the Wild MLB Offseason's All-Trade TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... during which he blasted 29 home runs to go along with 98 RBI, he'll elevate the Jays in the wide-open American League East In fact, it's an open question how much the 36-year-old has left sloshing in the tank as he makes the trek from the hapless ...


  14. Catcher Profile: Is Brian McCann in a steep physical decline?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | FakeTeams

    With the move to Yankee Stadium last year, both professional scouts and projection systems predicted Brian McCann would see a strong rise in production. It makes sense; a pull heavy LHB moving to the short porch in Yankee Stadium should see a rise in production, particularly in home runs.


  15. Keith Law ranks Blue Jays farm system 19th in MLBRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Bluebird Banter

    The Jays have been very aggressive in using their prospects to upgrade the major league roster, and they promoted most of the remainder, so what's left in the system is largely high-ceiling, Latin American prospects who are several years away and the products of their 2014 draft, from which both first-rounders have had surgery. I'm not so worried about the surgery that 'both first-rounders' have had.


  16. Baltimore Orioles add outfield depth, acquire SniderRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    In their most notable move of the off-season thus far, the Baltimore Orioles acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Stephen Tarpley and another player to be named later. Reports of the Orioles' interest in Snider began circulating during the Winter Meetings, but heated up in the days prior to the trade being completed.


  17. Baltimore Orioles Acquire Travis Snider from Pittsburgh Pirates; Quick AnalysisRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    Orioles 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Baltimore Orioles as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Orioles 101.


  18. Orioles pitcher Zach Britton is ready and excited for FanFestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    For Britton, 27, FanFest is all about the game and his teammates - and getting ready for another season wearing the orange and black. After a stellar 2014, where he led the AL East -champion O's with 37 saves, he's understandably eager to get back on the field.


  19. Ranking the AL East: Position PlayersRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Over The Monster

    As we get closer to Opening Day and rosters are close to set, how do the Red Sox rank on a position-by-position basis with the rest of the division? Over the next couple of days, I'll be looking at how the Red Sox stack up on a positional basis with the other teams in the American League East. Today, we'll be covering the position players, and the pitchers will come tomorrow.


  20. The -Only League Landscape: American League Third Basemen by Nick ShlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Baseball Prospectus

    Depth at each position varies from year to year and making adjustments to your bid limits or rankings based on positional depth or lack thereof can be crucial in preparing for the upcoming draft season. How much more do you value getting a decent player at a shallow position? Are the elite players at the position worth the risk? How these questions are handled can go a long way toward deciding the makeup of your roster.