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Orioles | Zach Britton avoids arbitration

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:40:15 -0800

Baltimore Orioles RP Zach Britton re-signed a one-year, $6.75 million contract to avoid arbitration Friday, Feb. 5.

Fantasy Tip: Britton has 73 saves over the past two seasons with a 1.77 ERA, a 0.94 WHIP and a 8.9 K/9. His 77.0 ground-ball percentage is equally impressive, and Britton checks out as a second-tier closer. He is an excellent target to hone in on after the top options come off the draft board on draft day.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network - Jon Heyman


Orioles | Baltimore keeping tabs on Lincecum

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:17:20 -0800

The Baltimore Orioles are "one of several teams" that have expressed interest in free-agent SP Tim Lincecum (Giants), according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Lincecum went 7-4 with a 4.13 ERA and 1.48 WHIP in 15 starts last season with the San Francisco Giants before eventually undergoing hip surgery. The four-time All-Star hasn't posted a sub-4.37 ERA in four years and his strikeout totals have dropped precipitously over the last three. Lincecum's decline has been somewhat mitigated by the cozy dimensions of AT&T Park but would likely get exposed with the move to Camden Yards, making him a pitcher to ignore on draft day if he winds up in Baltimore.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Baltimore Sun - Eduardo A. Encina


Orioles | Baltimore interested in Gavin Floyd?

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:46:09 -0800

Free-agent SP Gavin Floyd (Indians) has been throwing off a mound for more than two weeks. The Baltimore Orioles had interest in him last month and they are likely to continue monitoring his progress.

Fantasy Tip: Floyd was used exclusively out of the bullpen by the Indians near the end of the 2015 season after being sidelined for most of the year with a stress fracture in his right elbow, posting a 2.70 ERA in seven appearances. He is completely healthy now but is nothing more than a fringe option in single-universe leagues.

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Orioles | Odrisamer Despaigne sent to O's

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 10:24:41 -0800

San Diego Padres SP Odrisamer Despaigne was acquired by the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, Feb. 4, in exchange for SP Jean Cosme.

Fantasy Tip: Despaigne had an ugly 5.80 ERA with the Friars last season, and his prospects moving to Camden Yards don't look well. He's a fringe AL-only option.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal


Orioles | Baltimore interested in Andrew Cashner

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:49:28 -0800

The Baltimore Orioles are interested in San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner, who will become a free agent after the 2016 season.

Fantasy Tip: Cashner had a down year in 2015 with a 6-16 record and 4.34 ERA in a career-high 184 2/3 innings. However, he still has good swing-and-miss stuff (8.0 strikeouts per nine) but must show better control. A move to hitter-friendly Camden Yards would further put a damper on his fantasy value coming off a disappointing season.

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Orioles | Dylan Bundy throws

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:20:04 -0800

Baltimore Orioles SP Dylan Bundy (shoulder, forearm) threw 20 fastballs off a mound last week without any pain in his shoulder or forearm.

Fantasy Tip: Bundy is out of minor league options, and he'll be in the bullpen if he makes the team. He's one to keep on your watch list and potentially snag off waivers.

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Orioles | Several hurlers to battle for No. 5 spot

Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:42:34 -0800

Baltimore Orioles SPs Tyler Wilson, Mike Wright, Vance Worley and Chris Jones could battle for the No. 5 spot in the starting rotation if the team decides to use an in-house candidate for the job.

Fantasy Tip: Baltimore had been rumored to have interest in free-agent SP Yovani Gallardo (Rangers) but they would have to part with their first-round draft pick if they signed him, making it increasingly likely that they will fill the void with someone already inside the organization. All of the current candidates are nothing more than late-round fliers in AL-only fantasy leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Steve Melewski


Orioles | Chris Davis with big deferrals

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:46:14 -0800

Updating previous reports, Baltimore Orioles 1B/OF Chris Davis will receive $3.5 million per year from 2023-32 and $1.4M per year from 2033-37 to account for the $42 million he deferred.

Fantasy Tip: Davis will be a low-end OF1 option due to his big power in that ballpark.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network - Jon Heyman


Orioles | Baltimore hesitant on pitchers

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:43:57 -0800

The Baltimore Orioles do not want to give up a first-round pick in order to sign free-agent SP Yovani Gallardo (Rangers), according to general manager Dan Duquette. They also haven't made an offer to free-agent SP Doug Fister (Nationals) and don't think free-agent SP Cliff Lee (elbow) is ready to pitch.

Fantasy Tip: Fister is probably the the most intriguing pitcher of the three because of his heavy ground-ball profile as depth for your deep mixed rotation, but a move to the hitter-friendly environment of Camden Yards would kill a lot of optimism.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jim Bowden


Orioles | Yoenis Cespedes won't go to O's

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:05:29 -0800

Free-agent OF Yoenis Cespedes (Mets) is no longer in consideration for the Baltimore Orioles after they re-signed 1B Chris Davis, according to a baseball source.

Fantasy Tip: Cespedes will be overpriced no matter where he lands this offseason after the monster 2015 season he had. He's a high-end second outfielder for fantasy owners, however, and if he lands in a favorable hitting environment he'll be that much more expensive.

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Orioles | Chris Davis contract breakdown

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:00:46 -0800

Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis will make $17 million annually from 2016 to 2022 and will receive an extra annual payments through 2037, when he will be 51 years of age, according to a source. There is no interest accrued on the deferrals.

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Orioles | Zach Britton files for arbitration

Sun, 17 Jan 2016 08:01:30 -0800

Baltimore Orioles CL Zach Britton has filed for salary arbitration. He is seeking a one-year deal worth $7.9 million while the team has countered with a $5.6 million offer.

Fantasy Tip: In 64 appearances last season, Britton went 4-1 with a 1.92 ERA and 36 saves. He struck out 79 batters over 65 2/3 innings and led the American League in games finished (58) while making the All-Star team for the first time in his career. He should be one of the first closers selected in all fantasy formats.

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Orioles | Chris Davis returning to Baltimore

Sat, 16 Jan 2016 06:37:52 -0800

Free-agent 1B Chris Davis (Orioles) has agreed to terms with the Baltimore Orioles on a seven-year deal worth $161 million.

Fantasy Tip: Davis is coming off a terrific 2015 season where he hit .262 with 47 home runs and 117 RBI. Davis should be in the middle of the lineup for the Orioles this season and probably will be an early-round pick because of his power.

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Orioles | Miguel Gonzalez signs deal

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:32:40 -0800

Baltimore Orioles SP Miguel Gonzalez avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $5.1 million deal Friday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Gonzalez's numbers were a little rough, and he's a depth starter in AL-only formats.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Baltimore Sun - Eduardo A. Encina


Orioles | Manny Machado receives big raise

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:44:38 -0800

Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal Friday, Jan. 15. He made just $548,000 last season.

Fantasy Tip: After an abbreviated 2014 campaign thanks to injury, Machado bounced back in a huge way last year to register career-highs in batting average (.286), home runs (35), RBI (86), runs scored (102) and stolen bases (20). Still just 23 years old, Machado has some more excellent years ahead and owners should consider his services at the hot corner for the upcoming season.

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Baltimore Orioles Player News

Abreu Miguel OF
Abreu Winston RP
Adair Travis SS
Aguilar Andres OF
Aldridge Cory OF
Almanzar Michael 3B
Alvarez Dariel OF
Amador Chris OF
Anderson Austin 3B
Anderson Craig SP
Anderson Dixon P
Andrews Robert OF
Andujar Ricardo 3B
Avery Xavier OF
Baker Aaron 1B
Banks Josh P
Barfield Josh 2B
Bascom Timothy P
Bass Bryan INF
Beal Jesse P
Beato Pedro RP
Beaulac Eric P
Beerer Scott OF
Belfiore Mike RP
Beliveau Jeff RP
Beltran Francis RP
Bermudez Ronald OF
Bernardo Luis C
Berry Ryan P
Bierbrodt Nick SP
Black Dustin C
Bmardic Ryan P
Bock Brian C
Bond Brock 2B
Borbon Julio OF
Bordes Brett P
Boucher Sebastian OF
Boudon Chad OF
Bowers Jason INF
Brach Brad RP
Britton Phillip C
Britton Zach RP
Brocato Russell P
Brown Travis SS
Bukvich Ryan RP
Bumbry Steve OF
Bundy Bobby SP
Bundy Dylan SP
Burch Jason P
Buschmann Matt P
Bywater Matthew P
Cabral Cesar RP
Castillo Fabio RP
Cates Jr. Gary 2B
Chiang Chih-Hsien OF
Choi Eun Chul P
Clendenin Morgan C
Conklin Andrew P
Costello Mike 1B
Crancer Wally INF
Crespo Cesar INF
Crozier Eric 1B
Cruz Lee OF
Cubillan Darwin P
Dahlberg Kyle C
Daigle Leo 1B
Davis Chris 1B
Davison Todd SS
De La Cruz Kelvin RP
de San Miguel Allan C
Despaigne Odrisamer SP
Deza Fredy P
Diaz Carlos 1B
Diaz Rafael INF
Diaz Victor OF
Dillon Zach C
Dixon Zachary P
Doi Yoshihiro RP
Donachie Adam C
Doyle Terry P
Drake Oliver P
Duncan Jacob OF
Dwyer Chris SP
Egan Patrick P
Esposito Jason 3B
Fahey Brandon SS
Fatse Peter INF
Figueroa Paco INF
Finch Brian P
Flagello Cliff P
Flaherty Ryan 2B
Fleisher Mark 1B
Ford Lew OF
Fossum Casey RP
Freitas David C
Furrow Justin P
Gabino Armando SP
Gallaway Michael P
Garcia Jason P
Garcia Mike RP
Garrison Steve P
Gausman Kevin SP
George Chris SP
Givens Mychal RP
Gleason Sean P
Gonzalez Miguel SP
Grendell Kevin P
Haerther Casey 1B
Halton Sean 1B
Hamblet Reid P
Hannaman Ryan P
Hardy J.J. SS
Harris Cory OF
Harvey Hunter P
Hobgood Matt P
Hoes L.J. OF
Horner Mark P
Horton Josh 3B
Houser James SP
Houston Matthew OF
Hubele Ryan C
Huggins Mike 1B
Hummel Richard OF
Huntzinger Brock RP
Iorg Cale SS
Janish Paul SS
Jimenez Ubaldo SP
Johnson Caleb C
Johnson Josh N. C
Johnson Tripper 3B
Jones Adam OF
Jones Chris RP
Jones Devin P
Joseph Caleb C
Kang Kyeong OF
Kasparek Kenn P
Keefer Ryan P
Kester Tim P
Kim Hyun-soo OF
Klein Dan P
Kline Branden P
Krynzel Dave OF
Lamb Chris P
Lambert Chris SP
Latimore Quincy OF
Lee Chris P
Lemonis Chris INF
Levinski Don P
Leyva Elier OF
Leyva Lazaro P
Liddi Alex 3B
Lin Yi-hsiang P
Loman Seth 1B
Lonsberry Daniel OF
Lopez Luis OF
Machado Manny 3B
Mancini Trey 1B
Marin Adrian 2B
Marsters Brandon C
Marte Alfredo OF
Martinez J.P. P
Matusz Brian RP
McCurdy Joshua OF
McCurdy Nick P
McDade Mike 1B
McFarland T.J. SP
Mena Kelvin C
Mertins Kyle P
Meyer Dan RP
Miranda Ariel P
Mitchell Andy P
Molina Izzy C
Moore Jeffrey P
Moreau Nathan SP
Moriarty Mike 3B
Morillo Juan P
Morris Cory P
Mountcastle Ryan SS
Musselwhite Stuart SS
Navarro Efren OF
Nery Nathan P
Noel Luis P
Novak Jan P
O'Brien Chris C
O'Brien Mikey P
O'Day Darren RP
Okajima Hideki RP
Oliver Andrew RP
Osentowski Christopher P
Owen William OF
Pardo Luis P
Paredes Jimmy 2B
Parker Brian P
Parra Freuny C
Peguero Francisco OF
Pena Francisco C
Perez Audry C
Perrault Josh P
Petrini Chris P
Pettit Chris OF
Pierce Michael C
Pomeranz Stuart P
Price Matt X. P
Pulley Matt 3B
Quinowski David P
Ramirez Luis SP
Ramirez Victor P
Recchia Mike P
Redmond Todd SP
Renshaw Jacob P
Reyes Jomar 3B
Rickard Joey OF
Riefenhauser C.J. RP
Ripken Ryan 1B
Riske David RP
Rivero Raul P
Rodriguez Aderlin INF
Rodriguez Daniel P
Rodriguez Ramon P
Rodriguez Richard P
Rodriguez Ryan P
Roe Chaz P
Ross Greg P
Salberg Chris P
Sanchez Julio P
Sarfate Dennis RP
Savastano Scott 1B
Schoop Jonathan 2B
Schoop Sharlon INF
Scott Tanner P
Sedlacek Shawn P
Sing Brandon 1B
Sisco Chance C
Smith C.J. OF
Smith Tim OF
Spencer Sean P
Stadanlick Ryan P
Steinbach Ryan SS
Stewart D.J. OF
Stoffel Jason P
Swann Pedro OF
Tanaka Ryohei P
Taveras Juan P
Terdoslavich Joey OF
Tillman Chris SP
Tolleson Steven 2B
Tolliver Ashur P
Tracey Sean P
Tracy Chad S. 3B
Trumbo Mark OF
Tucker Jonathan INF
Urrutia Henry OF
Vahalik Jim C
Veloz Hector 3B
Villanueva Elih SP
Wager Brady P
Walker Christian 1B
Walters David P
Wareham Landon 2B
Wass Wade C
Weems Chase C
Wieters Matt C
Wilson Tyler SP
Wirsch Aaron P
Worley Vance SP
Worrell Mark RP
Wright Mike SP
Wrigley Henry 1B
Wyrick Dennis 3B
Yan Ruddy OF
Yastrzemski Mike OF
Zrenda Ryan INF

Allenson Gary TO
Castro Bill TO
Chiti Dom TO
Conner Mark PC
Coolbaugh Scott TO
Crowley Terry TO
Diaz Einar TO
Dickerson Bobby TO
Duquette Dan GM
Graham Brian TO
Kirby Wayne TO
Peterson Rick TO
Presley Jim TO
Quinn Mark TO
Russell John TO
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