The Orioles have DFA’d Willie Eyre to make room for LHP Dana Eveland, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com. Eyre, 33, pitched in 18.1 innings with a 3.44 ERA in 2011 with the Orioles. The Orioles 40-man roster became full after they selected Ryan Flaherty in the rule 5 draft, thus making it a necessity [...]
The Orioles have selected IF Ryan Flaherty from the Chicago Cubs with the 4th pick in the rule 5 draft, according the Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. Flaherty, 25, was a sandwich 1st round pick (41st overall) by the Cubs in 2008. He had a batting line of .280/.347/.478 with 19 HR last season [...]
The Orioles have acquired LHP Dana Eveland from the Dodgers , according to Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com. In return, the Orioles have sent LHP Jarrett Martin. Martin, 22, was 5-12 with a 4.96 ERA at A Delmarva last season. He was an 18th round pick in 2009. Eveland, 28, has a career 5.33 ERA over [...]
Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish will be posted today, December 8th, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Yu Darvish Scouting Report >>
The Orioles are expected to hire Red Sox bench coach DeMarlo Hale as their third-base coach, according to Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston. Hale has been a Red Sox coach since 2006 and bench coach for the last two seasons. He was given permission to interview with the Orioles, and ultimately is expected to take [...]
The Minnesota Twins have claimed SS Pedro Florimon off waivers from the Orioles, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Florimon, 24, had a .267/.344/.397 batting line last season at AA Bowie. This move will now leave the Orioles 40-man roster at 39 players.
The Orioles could seemingly be interested in free agent slugger Prince Fielder. Fielder is “Angelos secret mandate”, according to Jon Heyman of SI. He notes that Buck Showalter has always liked Fielder, and that Dan Duquette is not afraid of signing big stars to big contracts. While Duquette had initially given the feeling that the [...]
Fred Ferreira, the Orioles’ new Executive Director of International Recruiting, has added 10 new international scouts, according to Steve Melewski of MASN Sports. These scouts will be working in Venezuela, Curacao, Guatamala, Holland, Costa Rica and The Dominican Republic.
Dan Duquette has confirmed that John Stockstill will remain as Orioles director of player development, according to Steve Melewski of MASN. The Orioles have been under much scrutiny for their failure in player development during the Andy MacPhail era, so this may come as a surprise to some that they are retaining Stockstill. Duquette could [...]
Former Phillies GM Lee Thomas has been hired by the Orioles to work as special assistant to Dan Duquette, according to Danny Knobler of CBSSports. Thomas was the Phillies GM from 1988-1997 and is accredited turning around a dismal Phillies organization and leading them to the 1993 NL championship. After his days with the Phillies, [...]