Latest Baltimore Orioles News

Orioles moving LF fence back at Camden Yards

Jan. 12, 2022 12:59 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles are moving the wall in left field back as much as 30 feet in an effort to make Oriole Park at Camden Yards a bit easier on pitchers. An Orioles spokesman confirmed the team's plans Wednesday, sharing an email sent to fans whose seats will be affected. ...

Mets to introduce Buck Showalter as manager Tuesday via Zoom

Dec. 20, 2021 23:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Buck Showalter will be introduced as the New York Mets' manager Tuesday. The team said Monday evening in a press release that Showalter agreed to a three-year contract to become the 24th manager in Mets history. A news conference was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon...

New York Mets hire Buck Showalter as manager

Dec. 18, 2021 16:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Buck Showalter is back on the bench in New York. Nearly 30 years since making his name in pinstripes, Showalter has been hired as manager of the Mets as he returns to the Big Apple to take over his fifth major league team. The former New York Yankees...

Fredi González shifting to bench coach for Orioles

Dec. 14, 2021 17:39 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fredi González is taking on a new role with the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the team's bench coach. The Orioles announced their 2022 major league coaching staff Tuesday and said González would shift from major league coach to bench coach. Baltimore named Matt...

Former White Sox, Orioles GM Roland Hemond dies at age 92

Dec. 13, 2021 18:50 PM EST

Roland Hemond, whose 70-year career in baseball included three Executive of the Year awards as general manager of the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles, died Sunday night. He was 92. The Arizona Diamondbacks, with whom he spent 19 seasons, announced Hemond's death Monday. ...

After twice turning down Toronto, righty Gausman joins Jays

Dec. 02, 2021 11:41 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — In each of the past two offseasons, pitcher Kevin Gausman spurned free agent advances from the Toronto Blue Jays and general manager Ross Atkins. When Atkins called again this winter, Gausman couldn’t say no any longer. Gausman and...

Orioles reach 1-year deal with veteran 2B Rougned Odor

Nov. 30, 2021 23:05 PM EST

The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year deal with second baseman Rougned Odor. The team announced the move Tuesday night. The 27-year-old Odor spent last season with the New York Yankees, hitting .202 with 15 home runs and 39 RBIs in 102 games. ...

Orioles grant Kriske release for international opportunity

Nov. 30, 2021 15:34 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles granted right-hander Brooks Kriske his release to pursue an international opportunity. The Orioles also announced Tuesday that infielder Lucius Fox was claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals. The...

Giants' Posey, O's Mancini win Comeback Players of the Year

Nov. 22, 2021 19:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and Baltimore Orioles slugger Trey Mancini were named baseball's Comeback Player of the Year Award winners on Monday night. Posey, the National League winner, sat out the 2020 season after twin girls adopted by...

Royals make series of roster moves ahead of 40-man deadline

Nov. 19, 2021 19:40 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals purchased the contracts of right-handers Jonathan Bowlan, Collin Snider and Nathan Webb along with catcher MJ Melendez and infielders Maikel Garcia and Nick Pratto ahead of Friday night's reserve list deadline. The Royals designated...