#The Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore Orioles sign 2021 All-Star pitcher

The Baltimore Orioles went 83-79 in the 2022 Major League Baseball season, producing a winning record for the first time since 2016. They’re full of exciting young talent, and now they’re trying to complement that with accomplished veterans in free agency. And on Saturday afternoon, the Orioles reportedly signed a proven starting pitcher to upgrade their rotation and depth.
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New York Mets add another bullpen flier

On Friday morning, it was announced that the New York Mets signed relief pitcher, Jimmy Yacabonis to a minor-league contract. For the Mets, yet another bullpen arm now added at this early point in the offseason. It started with the re-signing of Edwin Diaz right off the bat of free...
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Baltimore Orioles dipping toe into shortstop market

The Baltimore Orioles have proclaimed that their rebuilding process is over. They might be ready to prove that to be the case in free agency. According to Jon Heyman of the New York Post, the Orioles have been checking in on the top shortstops in free agency. Adding one of that group would send the message that they are back.

Baltimore Orioles: Does a Zack Britton Reunion Make Sense?

In an age where the Baltimore Orioles struggled with their minor league system and player development as a whole, Zack Britton was one of few shining success stories. The lefty debuted in 2011 with mixed results as a starting pitcher before discovering his wicked sinker and becoming, for a brief period, one of the most dominant relief pitchers baseball has ever seen.

Watch: Dodgers Free Agent Cody Bellinger Works Out At Oklahoma State With Jackson & Matt Holliday

After an MVP campaign in 2019 where he hit .305/.406/.629 with 47 home runs, Cody Bellinger has been unable to replicate his success at the plate. The two-time All-Star has batted just .203/.272/.376 with 46 doubles, 41 home runs and 134 RBI over 295 games since being recognized as the National League’s top player. Bellinger did slightly bounce back from the worst season of his career in 2021, but he was still far below league-average.

Phillies claim former longtime Twins outfielder Jake Cave

Jake Cave joins a crowded list of Phillies outfielders on the 40-man roster. Lost in Philadelphia Phillies offseason rumors on Friday — including Rob Thomson’s interesting change of weekend plans — is that the organization added another player to its major-league roster. The Phillies claimed outfielder Jake...

Orioles looking to trump Yankees, Giants in race for Carlos Rodon

MLB free agency is well underway, with the first major move getting made on Friday night when Jacob deGrom surprisingly decided to depart the New York Mets in favor of the Texas Rangers. With deGrom off the board, that will force more teams to focus on Carlos Rodon. One such team could be the Baltimore […] The post Orioles looking to trump Yankees, Giants in race for Carlos Rodon appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Surprise team could spoil Mets’ Plan A to replace Jacob deGrom

The New York Mets have officially lost ace Jacob deGrom, and they may be on their way to losing their backup plan, too. The Mets are in a tricky situation after losing ace Jacob deGrom, one of their best pitchers. They prepared for the scenario as it was always a realistic possibility, but their backup plan of signing Carlos Rodon doesn’t seem to be so seamless as several teams are reportedly after him.

Report: Orioles add Kyle Gibson on 1-year deal

The Baltimore Orioles and free-agent right-hander Kyle Gibson agreed to a one-year contract, a source told The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. Gibson is coming off a rough year with the Philadelphia Phillies. He authored a 5.05 ERA over 31 starts in 2022, registering a 10-8 record while logging 167.2 innings. The...

3 sneaky MLB free agents Twins must target

The Minnesota Twins 2022 season has to be characterized as a massive disappointment, as they were expected to contend for the American League Central crown. And while they did in a sense, they ultimately fell out of the race in September, and ended up finishing the season with a sub .500 record. The Twins will […] The post 3 sneaky MLB free agents Twins must target appeared first on ClutchPoints.

AP source: Orioles, RHP Kyle Gibson agree to 1-year contract

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Kyle Gibson, adding a veteran arm to their pitching staff ahead of the winter meetings. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Saturday night on condition of anonymity because the agreement is pending a physical. Gibson, 35, went 10-8 with a 5.05 ERA in 31 starts for Philadelphia this year. He also pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings in two relief appearances in the postseason as the Phillies made it to the World Series before losing to Houston. The contract gives Baltimore another experienced arm as it looks to build on its surprising 2022 season. After losing 110 games the previous year, the Orioles contended for an AL wild card for much of the summer before finishing 83-79 for the franchise’s first winning record since 2016.

Report: Orioles enter Rodon pursuit, meet with Syndergaard

The Baltimore Orioles are looking to make a splash in free agency to bolster their starting rotation. The Orioles are the latest team to show interest in signing All-Star left-hander Carlos Rodon, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Baltimore also had a Zoom meeting with right-hander Noah Syndergaard on...