Baltimore Orioles: Analyzing the Rule 5 Draftees

Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette has been known to dip his hand into the Rule 5 Draft in almost every season that he's been with the organization. Since becoming Baltimore's GM in November 2011, Duquette has drafted seven players in the Rule 5 draft: utility infielder Ryan Flaherty (2011), pitcher

Acquiring Danny Duffy is Least of Baltimore’s Concerns

Though the Baltimore Orioles are reportedly interested in Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy, they shouldn't let it distract them from their main goal. Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports was the first to report Baltimore's interest in Duffy, who is currently signed through 2021 on a 5-year, $65 million deal. https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/941290318670041088 Duffy,

Manny Machado Trade Rumors Swirl; SS or 3B?

The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees are now in on the Manny Machado sweepstakes, according to multiple reports from MASN Sports' Roch Kubatko and ESPN's Buster Olney.  Though the Baltimore Orioles haven't made any big moves during this year's MLB Winter Meetings, there have been talks about a possible trade

Manny Machado to the Cardinals?

The Baltimore Orioles have been taking calls on their All-Star third baseman, Manny Machado, but will they actually pull the trigger on a trade? According to FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman, the St. Louis Cardinals have the best shot at acquiring Baltimore's Manny Machado. There is a thought that they currently

Welington Castillo To Sign With White Sox

Former Baltimore Orioles catcher Welington Castillo has agreed to terms with the Chicago White Sox. CHICAGO -- Castillo initially declined his $7 million option for 2018 with Baltimore. His deal with the White Sox was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic: https://www.twitter.com/ken_rosenthal/status/936659355860074496 Later, it was revealed by Jeff Passan of Yahoo

Manny Machado to Play 3B or SS in 2018?

Baltimore Orioles star third baseman Manny Machado has excelled at his current position, but will he man the shortstop position next season? When drafted by the Orioles, Machado was looked at to be the shortstop of the future. However, since arriving to the MLB in 2012, he has primarily played third

Baltimore Orioles Hot Stove: Interest in Tyler Chatwood

The Baltimore Orioles currently have just two pitchers in their starting rotation. One former Colorado Rockies starter reportedly is a topic of interest for the Orioles. According to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, the Orioles have shown interest in pitcher Tyler Chatwood. https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/930888029383938055 If Baltimore were to sign Chatwood, he would've had the third