Latest Baltimore Orioles News

Mancini ($4.75M), Givens ($3.2M) reach deals with O's

Jan. 11, 2020 2:08 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles agreed to one-year contracts with their remaining players eligible for arbitration, securing deals Friday with slugger Trey Mancini, Mychal Givens and infielder Hanser Alberto. Mancini agreed to $4.75 million, Givens $3,225,000 and Alberto $1.65 million. Alberto would get a...

Villar avoids arbitration by reaching deal with Marlins

Jan. 10, 2020 10:35 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins newcomer Jonathan Villar reached an agreement Friday on an $8.2 million, one-year contract. Right-hander Jose Ureña agreed to $3.75 million and left-hander Adam Conley to $1,525,000. First baseman Jesús Aguilar swapped proposed salaries with the Marlins. He asked for a...

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Reds' Jose Iglesias hits a two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jason Vargas in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. The Baltimore Orioles filled a hole in the middle of the infield by agreeing to a $3 million, one-year contract with Iglesias, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, because no official announcement had been made. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Orioles hope SS Iglesias provides defense, leadership

Jan. 7, 2020 10:54 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — When it came time to find a new shortstop for the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles, general manager Mike Elias looked no further than José Iglesias. Iglesias and Baltimore finalized a $3 million, one-year contract on Tuesday. a deal that includes a $2.5 million salary this year and a $3.5...

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Reds' Jose Iglesias hits a two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jason Vargas in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. The Baltimore Orioles filled a hole in the middle of the infield by agreeing to a $3 million, one-year contract with Iglesias, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, because no official announcement had been made. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

AP source: Rebuilding Orioles, Iglesias agree to $3M deal

Jan. 6, 2020 7:28 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles filled a hole in the middle of the infield by agreeing to a $3 million, one-year contract with shortstop José Iglesias, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday because no official...

Orioles' Stewart would get $800,000 salary in major leagues

Jan. 6, 2020 3:33 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Right-hander Kohl Stewart would earn an $800,000 salary while in the major leagues and a $200,000 salary while in the minors as part of his one-year contract with the Baltimore Orioles. The 25-year-old can earn $25,000 bonuses for All-Star selection and winning Rookie of the Year. Stewart...

Orioles sign free agent RHP Stewart

Dec. 29, 2019 12:59 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent right-hander Kohl Stewart to a major league contract. Stewart pitched the past two seasons with the Minnesota Twins. He was 2-2 with a 6.39 ERA in nine games last season, starting twice and allowing five home runs in 25 1/3 innings. Over this...

Adam Jones, Orix agree to $8M, 2-year contract

Dec. 10, 2019 11:36 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Adam Jones and the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League have agreed to an $8 million, two-year contract. The longtime Baltimore Orioles star played with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, hitting .260 with 16 homers and 67 RBIs. “They have expressed to my family...

Angels get Dylan Bundy from O's for 4 pitchers

Dec. 4, 2019 8:35 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired right-hander Dylan Bundy from the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday in a trade for four minor league pitchers. The 27-year-old Bundy has been a durable starter with a nasty slider for the past four seasons with the Orioles, who chose him with the fourth...

FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell throws to first during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astro in Houston. The Cubs failed to offer a 2020 contract to Russell on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, making the 2016 All-Star a free agent one year after he was suspended for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Treinen, Sanchez, Russell, Sánchez become free agents

Dec. 3, 2019 4:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Stars Blake Treinen, Aaron Sanchez and Addison Russell were among 56 players who became free agents along with current Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sánchez when their teams declined to offer 2020 contracts Monday rather than make them eligible for salary arbitration....

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Jonathan Villar gets the force out on Toronto Blue Jays' Billy McKinney during the seventh inning of a baseball game, in Toronto. Villar was acquired Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, by the Miami Marlins from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league left-handed pitcher Easton Lucas. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Marlins acquire infielders Jonathan Villar and Jesús Aguilar

Dec. 3, 2019 12:27 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The perennially thrifty Miami Marlins opened their purse strings Monday and added some speed and power to an offense that ranked last in the National League in runs and homers this year. Miami acquired infielder Jonathan Villar from the Baltimore Orioles for minor league left-hander Easton...