Sat, 15 Feb 2014 20:33:48 -0800
Baltimore Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team is willing to give up their first-round draft choice in order to sign one of the players that rejected their qualifying offers.
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 00:12:48 -0800
Contrary to a previous report, the Baltimore Orioles may not be involved in signing free-agent SP A.J. Burnett (Pirates) to a new deal. "I'm not sure where that report came from, but we'd like to sign a veteran starter and there are a couple qualified veteran starters who are still on the market," Orioles general manager Dan Duquette said. Duquette indicated the team may be interested in a veteran pitcher.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 23:50:44 -0800
Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette said the team did not try to trade C Matt Wieters in the offseason. Wieters is a free agent following the 2015 campaign and has resisted talks of a contract extension.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:57:55 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles are looking to add starting pitching to their lineup, citing that as a more pressing need over a designated hitter and other field positions. Executive vice president Dan Duquette indicated that the Orioles are more likely to sign a free agent than make a trade, though he's open to bolstering the rotation by any means. "We're trying to find more pitchers," he said.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:41:26 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles have signed vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette to a contract extension that will run through 2018.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 23:46:30 -0800
Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette has said he would be open to adding another relief pitcher, even though he has a full relief corps. The Orioles currently have CL Jim Johnson and RP's Pedro Strop, Darren O'Day, Luis Ayala and Troy Patton. RP Tommy Hunter is a likely candidate to return, as is RP Brian Matusz. "The bullpen was strong last year," Duquette said. "These guys are at the age where some of them should improve and a couple of them should be able to maintain and perform at the level they did this past year, but that wouldn't preclude us from adding some additional depth to our pitching staff."
Sun, 26 Aug 2012 10:23:11 -0700
Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette said there's a possibility that SP Joe Saunders will remain with the team beyond the 2012 season. He added that the player to be named later in the deal to acquire Saunders will not be determined until the offseason.
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 01:29:11 -0800
Former Baltimore Orioles OF Brady Anderson has been hired as a special assistant to general manager Dan Duquette.
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 01:18:44 -0800
Baltimore Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, still searching for another starting pitcher and also committed to increasing the club's presence in the international market, remains interested in Japanese SP Hisashi Iwakuma, according to an industry source.
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 01:19:44 -0800
Do not expect a corner infielder to be added to the Baltimore Orioles roster during the winter meetings, if at all, according to new general manager Dan Duquette. "I usually stick to the script," he said. "We're looking for a backup catcher, we're looking for another outfielder, and we're looking to add to our pitching staff."