Dan Duquette - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Dan Duquette Orioles closer Britton hopes to be back sooner than later BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles closer Zach Britton is preparing for a much longer stay on the disabled list this time after returning too quickly from a forearm injury. Britton was initially on the DL from April 16 to May 2 with a strained left forearm. He pitched in two games, felt discomfort in his pitching arm and was put back on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday. ... Wed, 10 May 2017 00:29:00 GMT 2017-05-10T00:29:00Z Gausman ejected after another hit batter in Red Sox-Orioles BOSTON (AP) — Orioles starter Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night's game against the Red Sox after hitting Boston's Xander Bogaerts with a pitch — the latest in a series of beanballs and brushbacks that have turned the teams' matchups this season into a boiling rivalry. Hours after a conference call in which MLB chief basebal... Thu, 04 May 2017 13:00:00 GMT 2017-05-04T13:00:00Z Gausman ejected after hitting batter, Red Sox top O's 4-2 BOSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball told the Red Sox and Orioles to stop their festering feud. Then the umpires backed it up. Hours after a conference call to tell the Red Sox and Orioles "Enough is enough," Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning for hitting a batter and Boston went on to win 4-2 Wednesday night. ... Thu, 04 May 2017 11:21:00 GMT 2017-05-04T11:21:00Z Stolen bases an afterthought as spring training starts The stolen base has been stolen from baseball, an afterthought when spring training starts next week. Baltimore swiped just 19 bases last year, the fewest for any team in more than four decades. In 1982, Rickey Henderson stole his 19th base on April 28 — Oakland's 20th game of the season. "You're not going to have the stolen-base number... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:22:00 GMT 2017-02-10T19:22:00Z Trumbo 'quite happy' with 3-year deal, and so are Orioles BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Trumbo figured his first foray into free agency would be a blast. "You kind of go into it thinking that you might have a ton of suitors. You lead the league in home runs, who's not interested in that?" he said. "And then you realize that there aren't that many vacancies at times for what you do, especially this year." Fri, 27 Jan 2017 23:00:00 GMT 2017-01-27T23:00:00Z Trumbo, Orioles finalize $37.5 million, 3-year deal For the second year in a row, the Orioles negotiated a deal to keep the major league home run champion in Baltimore. Mark Trumbo's $37.5 million, three-year contract Friday was finalized Friday, a day after the sides reached agreement subject to a successful physical. He has salaries of $11.5 million this year, $12.5 million in 2018 and... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:14:00 GMT 2017-01-20T23:14:00Z Mariners acquire Gallardo from Baltimore for Seth Smith SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners landed another option for their pitching rotation on Friday, acquiring right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Baltimore Orioles for outfielder Seth Smith. Seattle also will receive $2 million from the Orioles, equalizing the 2017 salaries of the players, in a deal that may solve concerns for both teams. "Galla... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 23:26:00 GMT 2017-01-06T23:26:00Z Duquette: Orioles to pass on Bautista, not a fan favorite OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Jose Bautista has long been booed whenever he's played in Baltimore. Now, the free agent slugger wants the Orioles to consider signing him, and the team isn't having any part of it. Bautista, who made his major league debut with the O's in 2004, has tussled in recent years with Baltimore pitcher Darren O'Day and outfielder Adam Jones... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:03:00 GMT 2016-12-08T15:03:00Z