After three years with the Orioles, Felix Pie has elected free agency. Pie spent part of 2011 in Baltimore before being designated for assignment on August 23. Pie, 26, hit .220 with in 85 games with the Orioles this season. He’s now free to sign with any team.
Andy MacPhail was expected to resign as O’s GM at the end of the season. When that announcement did not occur on Thursday, it created confusion as to the future status of MacPhail and the position of current Manager Buck Showalter. But now we have a reason for the delay. According to Ken Rosenthal of [...]
Can’t express enough gratitude to Buck and the Os for their incredible professionalism. We don’t do this without their respect for the game.Thu Sep 29 06:56:00 via Twitter for BlackBerry®Joe MaddonRaysJoeMaddon
The Orioles today announced that ADAM JONES has been voted winner of the 2011 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis. He will be recognized for his accomplishments in an on-field ceremony prior to tonight’s season finale against the Boston Red [...]
With their 6-5 victory in Detroit on Saturday, the Orioles denied Justin Verlander the opportunity to become baseball’s first 25-game winner since Bob Welch went 27-6 for Oakland in 1990. Thanks to Bill Pemstein, I spent time this season reading about the Orioles’ only 25-game winner, Steve Stone. Pemstein, a former Orioles employee turned Midwest [...]
Guerrero achievement to be recognized in a pre-game ceremony with Felipe Alou on Wednesday In the 6th inning of tonight’s game against the Boston Red Sox, VLADIMIR GUERRERO singled off JOSH BECKETT for his 2,587th career hit, moving him past JULIO FRANCO and into first place as the all-time leader in hits by a Dominican-born [...]
The Orioles today announced that they recalled Zach Phillips from Triple-A Norfolk. Phillips, 24, was acquired on July 19 from Texas in exchange for minor league INF NICK GREEN and cash considerations. He went 1-1 with one save and a 2.63 ERA (13.2IP, 4ER) in 14 games for the Tides after beginning the season with [...]