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Athletics trade LHP Cole Irvin to Orioles for minor leaguer

Jan. 26, 2023 19:06 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles acquired left-hander Cole Irvin from the Oakland Athletics on Thursday along with minor league right-hander Kyle Virbitsky for minor league infielder Darell Hernaiz. Oakland had already dealt catcher Sean Murphy to the Braves this offseason...

Voth, Orioles avoid arbitration, agree at $1.85 million

Jan. 26, 2023 15:41 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Right-hander Austin Voth avoided a salary arbitration hearing with the Baltimore Orioles, agreeing Thursday to a $1.85 million, one-year contract. Voth's deal includes a $2.45 million team option for 2024 that can escalate by up to $500,000 based on starts this...

76ers, Devils owners buy into Ripken, Cooperstown baseball

Jan. 18, 2023 09:48 AM EST

Cal Ripken and Cooperstown are connected again. Ripken’s eponymous tournaments for youth baseball players have merged with Cooperstown All Star Village under a new agreement with the owners of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils. Josh Harris and David...

Angelos says O's won't leave Baltimore, then scolds reporter

Jan. 16, 2023 18:26 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles chairman John Angelos said emphatically that the team will not leave Baltimore, then reacted contentiously when a reporter asked for more clarity on the future of the team's ownership. “Fear not, the Orioles will be here,” he said. ...

Cards president: Holliday's surprise departure 'not ideal'

Jan. 14, 2023 13:52 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The resignation of Matt Holliday as the St. Louis Cardinals bench coach caught team President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak by surprise, but he’s happy with the hiring of Joe McEwing. Mozeliak addressed the media Saturday morning at Busch Stadium during...

Orioles assign recently acquired O'Hearn to Triple-A

Jan. 12, 2023 20:25 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles assigned first baseman Ryan O'Hearn to Triple-A Norfolk. The team announced Thursday that O'Hearn had cleared waivers. Baltimore acquired him last week in a trade with Kansas City, then designated him for assignment. The...

Mariners to induct Félix Hernández into team Hall of Fame

Jan. 11, 2023 14:33 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will induct Félix Hernández into the team’s Hall of Fame during the 2023 season, the team announced Wednesday. Hernández, widely regarded as one of the best pitchers in franchise history, will be the 11th inductee for the club. The ceremony...

Orioles DFA O'Hearn 2 days after trade, claim Díaz back

Jan. 05, 2023 15:15 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles designated first baseman Ryan O'Hearn for assignment Thursday, two days after acquiring him in a trade with Kansas City. They also claimed infielder Lewin Díaz off waivers from Atlanta after trading him to the Braves last month. The Orioles...

Maryland board OKs stadium lease for Baltimore Ravens

Jan. 04, 2023 14:57 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board approved a lease extension on Wednesday for the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium through 2037, with two, five-year options to extend. The Board of Public Works voted for the lease extension on Wednesday for at least 15 years and...

Orioles acquire 1B-OF Ryan O'Hearn from Royals for cash

Jan. 03, 2023 17:56 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles acquired first baseman Ryan O'Hearn from the Kansas City Royals for cash Tuesday. The 29-year-old O'Hearn hit .239 with a home run and 16 RBIs last season. He's spent his first five big league seasons with the Royals. O'Hearn...