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Orioles DFA Willie Eyre

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 […]

Orioles Select Ryan Flaherty in Rule 5 Draft

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 […]

Orioles Acquire Dana Eveland from Dodgers

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 […]

Yu Darvish Will Be Posted Thursday, December 8

Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish will be posted today, December 8th, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Yu Darvish Scouting Report >>

Orioles to Hire DeMarlo Hale as Third-Base Coach

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 […]

Twins Claim Pedro Florimon Off Waivers From Orioles

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.

“Orioles Interest in Prince Fielder is Angelos Secret Mandate”

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 […]

O’s Add 10 New International Scouts to Work in Venezuela, DR, Curacao & More

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.

John Stockstill Will Remain Director of Player Development

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 […]

Lee Thomas hired as Special Assisant to Dan Duquette

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, […]