Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana agreed Tuesday to a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles as he tries to come back from the second major operation on his left shoulder.
Henry Urrutia, who defected from Cuba last year, will likely platoon at DH for the Orioles.
Outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized an $8 million, one-year contract, a deal that puts him on track to become the team’s regular designated hitter.
In one productive day, Athletics general manager Billy Beane filled two important pitching voids.
Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history.
The mark is 61, no matter what the record books say.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
As we charge past the MLB All-Star break and look towards teams playoff runs, there are a lot if surprise teams, (Oakland, Cleveland, Pittsburgh) that showed us in the first half that they might have what it takes and a lot of teams we thought would be playing a lot better, (Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles Dodgers), that have some work to do.
Chris Davis cleared the fences twice, giving him a major-league leading 26 homers, to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 13-3 Wednesday.
J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones homered off Justin Verlander to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.