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The Orioles didn’t make OBP a free agent priority, and it shows

Despite free-agent opportunities, the Orioles made poor offseason decisions when addressing on-base percentage.

Richard Bleier is having unconventional success from the Orioles’ bullpen

Despite pitching to contact, Richard Bleier’s dominant performance so far this year is one bright spot in a rough start for Orioles relievers.

Orioles and Twins take different paths to improve their pitching staffs

The Orioles and the Minnesota Twins were at the bottom of the American League in quality starts in 2017. The Twins chose to invest more money than the Orioles to address their problem.

Are triples a thing of the past for the Orioles?

Trey Mancini and Tim Beckham might be the Orioles’ best bets to give the team a slight boost in three-baggers in 2018.

Orioles’ off-season decisions are leading to a team payroll reduction  

Saving money on free agents and not extending contracts for arbitration-eligible players are significantly shrinking the team’s payroll for this year and beyond.

How will Yu Darvish’s deal affect the Orioles’ search for a free agent starter?

Darvish’s six-year contract with the Cubs could set the market for longer deals among the remaining free agent starters. The Orioles still don’t want to go beyond three-year offers.

MLB rule changes to speed up the game coming in 2018

A pitch clock and limited mound visits are planned for the upcoming season. Spring training games and All-Star game will give a running start in extra innings.

Orioles might sign an outfielder sooner than later    

Buck Showalter confirms that the team is talking contract details with a particular free agent right fielder. Jarrod Dyson and Jon Jay seem to be the most likely candidates.

Time is ticking for the Orioles to extend Jonathan Schoop    

The Orioles don’t look to be spending big on free agents this offseason. If they’re going to spend money, they should try to extend Jonathan Schoop.

If Machado is traded, could the O's consider signing Mike Moustakas to replace him?

Since the Orioles don’t plan of filling the rotation with top-tier pitchers, they have money to spend elsewhere. Trading Machado would leave a gaping hole at third. Is Mike Moustakas an answer?