Trey Mancini is the Orioles' top prospect at first base, where he's blocked by Chris Davis. Could the O's give Mancini a go at another position?
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The Orioles have reportedly arranged an MRI for Chris Davis on his bothersome hand to determine whether surgery is required.
Dom Chiti, the Orioles' bullpen coach for the last three seasons, might be looking to move on from his role with the team.
Does Givens fit the Miller mold?
Could Orioles reliever Mychal Givens succeed in a "super reliever" role like Andrew Miller? Jim Bowden discusses. Potential super relievers (Insider)
In ESPN The Magazine's annual ranking of 122 pro sports teams, the Baltimore Orioles climbed eight spots in 2016 and now are the third-highest ranked team in MLB.
Jimmy Yacabonis gets first AFL save
The Orioles prospect struck out four, walked two, and didn't allow a hit in 1 2/3 innings, getting the save for the Peoria Javelinas in Thursday's Arizona Fall League action. Box score
Is Hyun Soo Kim suited for platoon role?
Kim served the Orioles in that capacity this season and didn't have a hit in 22 plate appearances against lefties. However, his numbers from his time in Korea suggest he'd do just fine with everyday at-bats. Camden Depot
Orioles too concerned with saves?
Even before the wild-card game against the Blue Jays, using a reliever as dominant as Zach Britton in more crucial situations could have earned the O's a couple more wins during the regular season, per Dan Szymborski's metrics. Focus on saves can cost wins (Insider)
Closer Zach Britton is open to a contract extension, but recent history says the Orioles will pass.
Did Chris Tillman bounce back in 2016?
While traditional numbers would say Tillman had a strong comeback year after a rough 2015 season, the advanced statistics don't suggest a drastic change. Camden Depot
Saves don't help teams win as much as they help relievers build save stats. It's time for managers to start using their closers in more important and higher-leverage situations.
Remembering Jim Palmer's playoff debut
With Julio Urias set to become the youngest starter in postseason history on Wednesday, David Schoenfield looks back at the other 10 youngest pitchers to start a playoff game. At 20 years, 356 days old, Palmer threw a shutout against the Dodgers in Game 2 of the 1966 World Series. A talented group (Insider)
Salary arbitration projections: Orioles
All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:
- Chris Tillman - $10.6 million
- Ryan Flaherty - $1.7 million
- Zach Britton - $11.4 million
- Vance Worley - $3.3 million
- Brad Brach - $2.9 million
- Manny Machado - $11.2 million
- Jonathan Schoop - $3.4 million
- T.J. McFarland - $700,000
- Kevin Gausman - $3.9 million
- Caleb Joseph - $1 million MLBTradeRumors.com
The man suspected of throwing a beer can at Baltimore outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during a playoff game in Toronto is no longer employed at the media company for which he worked.
Orioles closer Zach Britton's "game-used" jersey from the AL wild-card game was sold Sunday night on MLB's online auction site for $2,650.
Remembering Landrum's LCS heroics
Few people could have predicted Miguel Montero's pinch-hit grand slam on Saturday, but was it the most unlikely in LCS history? Tito Landrum, who had just 13 homers in his nine-year career, could claim the title for his blast in Game 4 of the 1983 ALCS. Schoenfield: Improbable LCS homers
The Baltimore Orioles turned down offers for catching prospect Chance Sisco around the trade deadline, but when he'll see the majors is unclear.
Orioles closer Zach Britton didn't pitch in the team's wild-card loss to the Blue Jays, but that hasn't stopped his uniform from being auctioned off by MLB.
Two Orioles among top FA power bats
Mark Trumbo's MLB-leading 47 homers say it all, but Pedro Alvarez also showed plenty of pop in limited plate appearances with Baltimore. Buster Olney previews how they stack up to other big bats. The well-stocked slugger market (Insider)
The retirement of Baltimore Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace leaves the organization with a hole to fill in the offseason.
Stewart impresses in AFL opener
Top Orioles prospect D.J. Stewart went 3-for-5 with a double for the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday. Promising lefty Tanner Scott started the game and gave up a run on two hits in two innings. Box score
Blue Jays announced enhanced security and alcohol management policies before hosting Game 3 of ALDS against Texas.
The Nationals will be looking for help at catcher this winter and might be interested in the Orioles' Matt Wieters.
The Blue Jays fan suspected of throwing a beer at Baltimore outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during Tuesday night's American League wild-card game has been charged with mischief.
Dave Wallace, who spent three years as the Baltimore Orioles' pitching coach and has been in coaching for 36 years, is retiring, manager Buck Showalter announced Thursday.