The Orioles have signed Travis Adair and RHP Winston Abreu, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. Adair, 24, is the son of current Orioles’ pitching coach Rick Adair. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 13th round of the 2008 draft. He has a .288/.346/.370 batting line in four seasons in [...]
The Orioles have agreed to terms with relief pitcher Oscar Villarreal on a minor league deal, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. Villarreal, 30, has a 24-15 record with a 3.86 ERA, 1.372 WHIP, 3.6 BB/9, and a 6.3 K/9 in 336 innings throughout his six seasons in the majors. The last time he [...]
The Orioles have agreed to terms with minor league outfielders Antoan Richardson and Lee Cruz, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN and Baseball America. Antoan Richardson, 28, was drafted by the Orioles in the 27th round of the 2001 MLB amateur draft, and again in the 27th round of the 2002 MLB amateur draft. He [...]
The Mesa Solar Sox recorded their third win of the season, putting their record at 3-8. Joe Mahoney made his 2011 AFL debut and was the only Oriole to appear in the game. Here’s his line: Joe Mahoney went 3 for 5 with a double, 4 RBI, and a strikeout.
The Mesa Solar Sox recorded their 8th loss of the season of the season, putting their record at 2-8. Casey Lambert pitched 1.2 scoreless innings and Sean Gleason also appeared in the game. Here are results: Sean Gleason pitched 1 inning, and allowed 6 hits and 6 ER with 1 strikeout. Casey Lambert pitched 1.2 scoreless [...]
The Mesa Solar Sox pulled out their second win of the season, putting their record at 2-7. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup, Brian Ward made his third start, and Cole McCurry pitched two innings. Here are results: Xavier Avery went 1 for 5 with a double and a walk. Brian Ward [...]
The Mesa Solar Sox lost once gain, putting their record at 1-7. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup and Steve Johnson pitched three innings. Here are results: Xavier Avery went 0 for 3 with an RBI and 2 strikeouts. Steve Johnson pitched 3 innings, and allowed 5 hits and 2 ER with [...]
Joe Jordan has taken the Phillies’ offer to become their Director of Player Development, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko. As previously noted, the Phillies requested, and were granted, an interview with Jordan. There were nearly half a dozen other teams also interested in Jordan, also previously noted.
Earlier today we noted that the Phillies are interested in hiring current O’s Scouting Director Joe Jordan. On top of the Phillies, there are nearly half a dozen teams interested in Jordan’s services for a number of different positions, Orioles Nation has learned.
The Mesa Solar Sox registered their first win of the season today, which puts their record at 1-6. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup and Sean Gleason and Casey Lambert each threw more than one inning. Here are results: Xavier Avery went 1 for 3 with a triple. Casey Lambert pitched 1.2 [...]