After staggering through their worst season since coming to Baltimore in 1954, the Orioles will launch a major rebuild in 2019 under rookie manager Brandon Hyde and first-year general manager Mike Elias.
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Before hearing from Nationals RP Sean Doolittle (31:43), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss A.J. Hinch's gripes, strength of schedule concerns, Carlos Gonzalez's signing & much more (8:11). Plus, Derrick Goold with some "Inside Heat" on the Cardinals' spring struggles (37:20).
World Series, season win totals and player props -- there are more ways than ever to bet baseball. Here are our nine best futures bets for this season.
From top prospects and rising young stars to bounce-back candidates, which players who missed the MLB Rank cut could soon find a place on the list?
The Orioles named Alex Cobb to start on Opening Day, when Baltimore faces the Yankees in New York.
A major shake-up brings a new crew of All-Stars to the forefront, with some of the game's biggest names on the outside looking in.
You picked who? Where? We break down some of the questions to come out of the rankings -- and ask you to weigh in as well.
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Indep. Amer. Assn. Cleburne announced it's bringing back Rafael Palmeiro, 54, and son Patrick, 29. For the Railroaders last year, Rafael hit .301 with 6 HRs & 21 RBI in 31 games (limited by knee injury) and Patrick .255, with 9 HRs & 48 RBI in a team-high 97 games. In 20 MLB seasons for the Cubs, Tex & Bal, Palmeiro had 3020 hits, 569 HRs & 1835 RBI.
Leading off our countdown of the game's best, youngsters duel with historic greats. Which players landed on the back half of our list?
The 2018 Baltimore Orioles were so bad that we questioned whether they belonged in the major leagues at all.
Adam Jones will be joining the Diamondbacks on a one-year, $3 million free-agent deal, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. has been acquired by the Baltimore Orioles from the Toronto Blue Jays for international signing bonus pool allocation.
In our spring MLB stock watch, we examine who gained (and lost) the most wins during the offseason with the biggest names finally off the market.
The Texas Rangers acquired outfielder Zack Granite from Minnesota for right-hander Xavier Moore and $50,000, and the Twins dealt Moore to the Baltimore Orioles for $750,000 in 2019-20 international signing bonus pool allocation.
The Orioles claimed infielder Hanser Alberto on waivers from San Francisco, a week after they lost him on a waiver claim to the Giants.
From underappreciated stars to veterans who get taken for granted and up-and-comers to watch, here's a guy from each team worthy of your attention.
Before chatting with music legend Garth Brooks about his time with the Pirates (29:35), Buster and Boog Sciambi dish on projected win totals and much more (2:49). Plus, Coley Harvey with some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (36:21) and we remember the life of the late Nick Cafardo.
Some teams take a stars-and-scrubs approach, some have depth but lack star power. We sort them all out and figure out who's on top.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
ESPN has learned that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will likely start in his first spring training game this Sunday, February 24th, when the Toronto Blue Jays travel to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota to face the Baltimore Orioles.
Bullpen consistency can be the difference between a pennant and going home early. Who's best at nailing down wins and protecting leads?
Even with the rise of new tactics like the opener, old-school aces are leading the way.
The Baltimore Orioles have a season win total of 59.5, while the Yankees are at 96.5. Here are the odds you need to know for all 30 MLB teams.
Starting with baseball's reigning best player, out on the grass is where you find the stars to build contenders around.
The Orioles have agreed to terms with shortstop Alcides Escobar on a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
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