Jeremy Hellickson

Report: Lynn's market is 'healthy,' at least 4 teams showing interest

Baseball's offseason market has been slow, and while top free agents like Yu Darvish and Jake Arrieta remain unsigned, another starter coming off a …

Sports

Happy Birthday Brett Lawrie

<b>Brett Lawrie</b> turns 28 today.<p>It seems like he should be much older, it seems like so long ago that we were talking about his potential.<p>We picked him …

Baseball

Thoughts on Drury, Moustakas, rotation issues and more - School of Roch

Confirming the various reports on trade talks with the Diamondbacks, the Orioles have discussed Brandon Drury as part of the return for third baseman …

Mike Moustakas

Scott Boras Might Need to Adjust

As you are probably aware, this offseason has delivered an unusually ice-cold start to free agency. The final months of 2017 facilitated little in …

Scott Boras

Is there anything left on the White Sox shopping list?

Following last week’s trade that sent minor league utility infielder Jake Peter to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for veteran relievers Joakim …

Baseball

MLB trade rumors: Why has this Hot Stove season moved at a glacial pace?

Feels like every other column you’ve read lately has started with a line about how this offseason’s Hot Stove has moved at a glacial pace.<p>The biggest …

Baseball

Real or not? Reasons for the sloooow hot stove season

Nobody is signing, and we’re all wondering why. It’s January. It’s time to start working out and throwing some long toss and hitting the cages, and …

Scott Boras

Cubs reportedly made 3-year offer to Alex Cobb

The Cubs offered free-agent starting pitcher Alex Cobb a three-year contract worth $42 million, as David Kaplan of NBC Sports Chicago reported on the …

Alex Cobb

Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Miscellaneous starting pitchers

The Yankees have made it clear that they’re in the hunt for a starting pitcher. They’ve been connected to a host of top targets on both the free …

Baseball

Finding Reasons to Doubt Luke Weaver

More often than not, I write to hype a player who has wowed me in one way or another. Sometimes, I have to put a damper on things. Through 20 …

Sports Analytics

Once again, former Orioles finding free-agent market unwelcoming

Every year, the Orioles send a bevy of players into free agency, whether they're late-season veteran additions or mainstays who simply weren't part …

Philadelphia Phillies

Yankees have $19 million left to spend before luxury tax penalty

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Yu Darvish<p>If Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is serious about staying under the $197 million luxury tax …

Baseball

Nationals rumors: Bryce Harper 2019 free agency value over $400 million?

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 12: Bryce Harper<p>The 2018 free agent market is moving slowly, but could this hamper the notable 2019 free agents next season …

Sports

Phillies rumors: Team still has plenty of starting options in free agency

ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 27: Lance Lynn #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning at Busch Stadium …

Sports

Resetting the starting pitching market as Orioles look to fill out 2018 rotation

The Orioles begin 2018 with a threadbare starting rotation and now just six weeks to fill it, and find a market that has only changed in ways that …

Andrew Cashner

Baltimore Orioles: Please sign Jason Vargas before someone else does

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 02: Starting pitcher Jason Vargas #51 of the Kansas City Royals throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter in the third inning at …

Sports

There is still time for the Phillies to make a big move for a top-of-the-rotation starter. But at the same time, they’re still going to have to fill out a starting rotation that will get them to what is becoming a formidable bullpen in 2018. And if history is any guide – like, the last […]

Share Email Comments<p>Photo by Julie Fennell<p>There is still time for the Phillies to make a big move for a top-of-the-rotation starter.<p>But at the same …

Shohei Ohtani

Phillies: Can the starting rotation survive without a veteran?

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 29: Ben Lively #49 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the top of the first inning against the New York Mets …

Sports

Buck Showalter (probably) let baseball's first illegal lineup re-entry slide for a simple reason

On Aug. 25, the Orioles defeated the Boston Red Sox, 16-3, at Fenway Park. The Red Sox allowed 21 hits, committed five errors and, maybe most …

Buck Showalter

Baltimore Orioles rumors: Building a rotation with unlikely candidates

BALTIMORE, MD - MARCH 31: The Oriole Bird mascot waves a flag on the mound during Opening Day ceremonies before the start of the Baltimore Orioles …

Sports

Baltimore Orioles: Reviewing the Kim-Hellickson trade

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 9: Hyun Soo Kim #25 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Twins in the second inning of …

Baltimore Orioles

Leftovers for breakfast - School of Roch

The Orioles will hold their annual three-day minicamp in Sarasota beginning on Jan. 8 and manager Buck Showalter has been compiling his list of …

Kevin Gausman

Kansas City Royals: Potential 2018 Starting Rotation

Kansas City Royals. (Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images)<p><i>The Kansas City Royals are heading towards a rebuild. The extent of the rebuild is still</i> …

Major League Baseball

Baltimore Orioles: Top 5 Most Memorable Games of 2017

The 2017 Major League Baseball season didn’t end the way the Baltimore Orioles would have hoped, but that doesn’t mean the season was all wrong.<p>The …

Baseball

The Biggest Remaining Offseason Roster Need for 14 MLB Contenders

The Winter Meetings have come and gone, but the offseason has remained mostly quiet. That’s as true for the rebuilding teams as it is the contenders, …

Baseball

After landing Carlos Santana, Phillies' priorities start with starting pitching

Dominoes might need to fall. Prices definitely will. But one thing is clear about the Phillies’ offseason strategy now that Carlos Santana is in the …

Carlos Santana

Baltimore Orioles and the gift of hindsight

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13: Zach Britton<p>The Baltimore Orioles had plenty of chances to trade Zach Britton. In hindsight, the decision to hold on for …

Sports

Baltimore Orioles Hyun Soo Kim returning to Korea

Former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim has decided to return to Korea, signing with the LG Twins. The Baltimore Orioles had high hopes for …

Baseball

MLB’s Soft Cap Is Becoming More Rigid

One of the changes to the most recent edition of the college bargaining agreement between owners and players was the addition of a surcharge — a …

Eric Hosmer

Beckham fields more questions about Machado - School of Roch

Orioles shortstop Tim Beckham is making the rounds. The Orioles' annual holiday party for kids at Dave & Buster's at Arundel Mills Mall. A visit to …

Addison Russell