Two weeks after trading their closer to Oakland, the Baltimore Orioles agreed to a two-year, $15 million contract with former Athletics closer Grant Balfour on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the deal.
Veteran second baseman Brian Roberts has left the nest. After playing his entire 13-year career with the Orioles, he’s agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million plus incentives with the New York Yankees, according to WJZ’s media partner, The Baltimore Sun.
The Orioles hit a home run for a group of Baltimore school children this holiday season.
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The Athletics have completed their trade with Baltimore that brought closer Jim Johnson to Oakland by sending minor league catcher David Freitas to the Orioles as the player to be named.
The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent right-hander Ryan Webb to a two-year contract.
The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent outfielder Francisco Peguero to one-year contract.
John Manuel joined Ed & Steve to talk about the Orioles recent trade of closer Jim Johnson.
When your team is in the AL East and they are cutting salary while everyone else is adding players, you start to ask yourself that question. What are we doing?
Time will tell, but early returns are favorable but mostly from the fan base. However, Britt Ghiroli of mlb.com joined Zinno on “Last Call” to discuss the trade.
On the surface, this deal makes no sense if you’re looking at what the team got back in return. What we’ve heard is you can’t look at this deal on the surface.
Buster Olney joined Ed and Steve to give his thoughts on who might replace Jim Johnson.