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How does the Orioles front office work?

With the winter meetings around the corner, you need a different kind of scorecard for who's calling the shots and stocking their rosters. Jim Bowden explains the chain of command and style for the Orioles' baseball operations leadership teams. Breaking down all 30 MLB front offices (Insider)

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Ross, Revere, Asche among 35 new free agents

Former Padres All-Star Tyson Ross, Nationals outfielder Ben Revere and Phillies outfielder Cody Asche are among 35 players who became free agents Friday.

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Orioles non-tender RHP Worley

The Baltimore Orioles non-tendered right-hander Vance Worley, allowing him to become a free agent, the team announced Friday.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

There isn't a manager that Adam Jones would rather play for than Buck Showalter, but Orioles center fielder acknowledged "mistake" of not bringing closer Zach Britton into wild-card game. "With Showalter, you know that ain't going to happen again," Jones said from David Ortiz charity golf tournament. "He made a mistake once. It'll never happen again."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Adam Jones doesn't blame David Ortiz for not being amused by Orioles' parting gift of broken telephone. "I really didn't like that either. I think we could've done a little bit more." Like what? "I would've got him a bushel of crabs. We did that for Jeter."

Where do O's stand for winter meetings?

What are the Orioles' biggest needs heading into next week's winter meetings? What free agents could they be interested in? Who could they trade? Jim Bowden breaks it down. Winter meetings checklist for all 30 teams (Insider)

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O's sign OF Schafer to minor league deal

The Orioles signed outfielder Logan Schafer to a minor league deal, the club announced Thursday. Schafer, 30, appeared in 26 games for the Twins last season and was with the Brewers from 2011-15.

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Big payday ahead for Matt Wieters?

It only takes one team to jump out and overpay for a free agent. And with Scott Boras as his agent, Wieters might just command a deal similar to what Brian McCann and Russell Martin got on the open market. Bowden: Bold December predictions (Insider)

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Orioles acquire Logan Verrett from Mets

The O's sent cash to the Mets in exchange for the 26-year-old right-hander. Verrett, a former Rule 5 pick by Baltimore, posted a 5.20 ERA in 35 games (12 starts) for New York this year.

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Mark Trumbo should seek a deal ASAP

Citing the dynamics of the current free-agent market, Dan Szymborski identifies four free agents that should sign as soon as possible. Trumbo, whose market took a hit this week when Chris Carter was DFA'd, is one. FAs who should sign quick (Insider)

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Orioles' top target is no surprise

Of course, the O's would like to bring back Mark Trumbo after he hit 47 homers for them in 2016. If he signs elsewhere though, Baltimore will turn its attention to adding another outfielder, preferably one who hits left-handed. Bowden: Top targets, fallbacks (Insider)

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Rich Hill has four teams that are all "in" full pursuit of him and they are the Yankees, Dodgers, Rangers and Astros. It is believed that the Red Sox and Orioles are the two other teams that are in the mix to a lesser degree.

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What should O's expect from Bundy?

Finally healthy in 2016, Dylan Bundy showed signs of promise as a starter before a rough end to his season. What are some of the challenges the 24-year-old is likely to face in 2017? Camden Depot

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The Orioles named Roger McDowell their pitching coach, replacing Dave Wallace. McDowell was the Braves pitching coach from 2006 to 2016. In that time, Braves had a 3.88 ERA, 4th-best in NL (and MLB).

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

The Orioles have tapped Roger McDowell as their new pitching coach. McDowell, who replaces Dave Wallace in Baltimore, spent the last 11 seasons with the Braves, where his staff ranked among the NL's top five in ERA on seven different occasions. During the time that McDowell was in Atlanta, the O's went through six - count 'em, six - different pitching coaches.

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Which teams are ready to rebuild?

With the Cubs' example to follow, a few teams could be ready to hit the reset button. The White Sox would reap rich rewards by trading Chris Sale, but could the O's get more for Manny Machado?

What's the status of the Orioles?

With the winter meetings approaching, where do the Orioles stand? And what is their current big-picture objective? Jim Bowden breaks it down. Status check for all 30 teams (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs74412th
Batting Average.25615th
On Base Percentage.31721st
Slugging Percentage.4433rd
Earned Run Average4.2219th
Quality Starts69Tied-18th
WHIP1.3621st
BAA.25816th

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