Brittany Ghiroli joined Ed and Steve to talk about upcoming Orioles free agents and if they’ll be able to keep any of them.
It’s the second time Markakis has been honored (2011, 2014), the third for Hardy (2012-14) while Jones wrapped up his fourth Gold Glove (2009, 2012-14).
Three Orioles players — J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones and Nick Markakis earn Major League Baseball’s Golden Glove Award for defensive excellence.
Steve Melewski from MASNSports.com joined Bob and Glenn on sports Rehab to discuss Orioles Free agency and the Baseball America rankings of prospects in the O’s farm system.
It would be a shame if the Baltimore Orioles allowed their final four games to overshadow what they accomplished during the previous 165.
With the Orioles still ensconced in the playoffs, it seems the team will likely have to make one-year calls on both players, and word is the team plans to extend a $15.3 million qualifying offer to Cruz, but decline Markakis’ $17.5 million option.
As the Orioles prepare to play in their first American League Champion Series since 1997, the brass of the franchise extended J.J. Hardy’s contract for an additional three seasons.
I got a text around 11:00 today saying that J.J. Hardy would sign an extension either today or tomorrow.
Nick Markakis endured the lean years with the Baltimore Orioles, suffering through one losing season after another during the worst stretch in franchise history.
The Orioles, with a dramatic comeback in the 8th inning, defeat the Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. The Birds lead the series 2-0.
Terry Ford gives thanks to the baseball gods for an incredible ALDS Game 1 at Camden Yards in Baltimore.
Those core players may stir the drink but the glass might be empty if it wasn’t for so many new faces that have made the 2014 season a special one.