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Orioles trade Mickolio, Hernandez for Arizona’s Reynolds

December 06, 2010 |

That breeze you hear against your window is the sound of Mark Reynolds swinging for the fences at Camden Yards. According to ESPN’s Buster Onley, the O’s have traded pitchers Kam Mickolio and David Hernandez to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for the 27 year-old slugger. Here’s the good news about Reynolds. He hit 76 [...]

Tejada Returns to Bay Area

November 30, 2010 |

Miguel Tejada, who left the Bay Area for Baltimore before the 2004 season, is returning to California, this time as a member of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Tejada first played for the Orioles from 2004 – 2007. He was traded to Houston before the 2008 season. The former MVP shortstop returned to [...]

Why is Felix Pie So Angry?

November 27, 2010 |

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2YrgkQ82ls[/youtube]What is your LF/CF doing this winter? Dan Connolly at The Sun has uncovered some excellent footage of Orioles outfielder Felix Pie going loco in a Dominican winter league game a few weeks back. The broadcast is in Spanish, but roughly translated the announcers are saying, “Oh my god, Felix Pie is attacking the first base umpire!” [...]

Tex, Jeter, Cano Win Gold Gloves, Markakis Denied Again

November 09, 2010 |

In what has become an annual event, Nick Markakis was not amongst the winners for an American League Gold Glove Award. MLB announced this year’s recipients on Thursday. Yankees Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano man the 2010 infield alongside third baseman Evan Longoria of the Rays. Longoria’s teammate Carl Crawford shares the award-winning [...]

Orioles Interested in Japanese Shortstop

October 13, 2010 |

According to MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Orioles are interested in Japanese shortstop Hiroyuka Nakajima, 28. Nakajima plays for the Seibu Lions, for whom he’s hit between 20 and 22 home runs the last three seasons. Of course, the fence is 250 from the plate in Seibu. Just kidding, it’s 275 feet. Anyway, according to Fangraph’s [...]