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Heston Kjerstad set to get on a baseball field as Orioles announce fall camp roster

The Orioles top 2020 draft pick is one of 50 players on a roster that includes 17 2021 picks and 19 of the team’s top 30 prospects.

Kyle Stowers, Yusniel Diaz headline Orioles Arizona Fall League contingent

The Orioles Co-Minor League Player of the Year and a former big trade headliner are the top names in their 2021 AFL group.

Cedric Mullins named Most Valuable Oriole for 2021 season

The first-ever 30-30 season in Orioles history made Mullins a unanimous winner for Most Valuable Oriole.

Brandon Hyde reportedly returning as Orioles manager for 2022 season

The Athletic’s Dan Connolly reported that the Orioles and Brandon Hyde quietly agreed on a 2022 extension last offseason.

Pitching prospect Mike Baumann called up to the Orioles

The Orioles third round pick from the 2017 draft got his call to MLB on Tuesday afternoon. He’s headed to the bullpen initially.

Orioles finally calling up Jahmai Jones; Maikel Franco DFA’d

Fans have been waiting for Jahmai Jones time for months. He’ll be joining the Orioles at last.

Chris Davis has announced his retirement from baseball

The Orioles one-time slugger announced through the team on Thursday that he won’t be coming back.

The Orioles claimed Jorge Mateo off waivers and DFA’d Pat Valaika

Once a top 100 prospect in the game, Jorge Mateo’s star fell a while ago. Still just 26, the Orioles will try to revive him now.

The 2022 Orioles schedule has been announced

You can mark down Opening Day in Baltimore on your calendars now: March 31, 2022.

Orioles trade Freddy Galvis to Phillies

The Orioles made only one move prior to Friday’s trade deadline, sending Freddy Galvis to the Phillies.

Cedric Mullins named starting CF for AL All-Star team

Mullins was unjustly passed over for a starting spot in the fan voting, but AL manager Kevin Cash set things right by naming him as Mike Trout’s replacement in the lineup.

Orioles select Colton Cowser with #5 pick in 2021 draft

The Orioles have gone for an underslot strategy with their top pick for the second year in a row, tabbing Sam Houston State OF Colton Cowser.

Cedric Mullins will represent the Orioles in the 2021 All-Star Game

Cedric Mullins was the obvious choice to be the Orioles 2021 All-Star. That’s exactly who made it.

Alexander Wells joins Orioles, Mickey Jannis DFA’d as roster shuffles again

Dean Kremer was also optioned following last night’s complete disaster of an outing as the Orioles try to keep a fresh bullpen.

Orioles mock draft roundup: Experts best guesses with 2.5 weeks to go

No one knows exactly who the Orioles will draft with the #5 pick in a couple of weeks, but the experts are starting to get some ideas.

Chance Sisco designated for assignment as Orioles shuffle roster for Friday night

Scheduled Friday Orioles starter Bruce Zimmermann is hitting the injured list, setting up a chain reaction on the roster.

Tyler Nevin recalled by Orioles, in starting lineup for MLB debut

With Trey Mancini and Ryan Mountcastle both ailing from recent HBP injuries, the Orioles are adding a prospect and he’s playing right away.

Grayson Rodriguez promoted to Double-A Bowie

Grayson Rodriguez is the latest and highest-profile Orioles prospect to move up a level. Hopefully he’s not the last in line for a promotion.

Chris Davis undergoes season-ending hip surgery

Chris Davis has yet to play for the 2021 Orioles and it’s looking like he never will.

The Orioles DFA’d Rio Ruiz and brought back Stevie Wilkerson

The Orioles shuffled out one poor-hitting infielder and replaced him with another familiar poor-hitting infielder.

Orioles option Zac Lowther after one day, call up reliever Jay Flaa

Before today, there was no reason for you to know who Jay Flaa was. Now he’s an Oriole for at least one day. Maybe more!

Orioles announce roster for Bowie alternate training site

The roster of players had been expected to include 2019 #2 pick Heston Kjerstad. He is not listed.

The first Orioles lineup of the year is here

The Orioles Opening Day lineup is out. The Rio Ruiz at second base experiment carries over to the regular season.

The Orioles have announced their Opening Day roster

Opening Day was capriciously postponed by the Red Sox, but the Orioles still announced the roster today anyway.

Rule 5 picks Mac Sceroler and Tyler Wells have both made the Orioles

If you’re feeling some Dan Duquette vibes today, it’s because the Orioles are carrying both Rule 5 picks.

Orioles shake up Opening Day roster picture with Friday moves

Wade LeBlanc, briefly a free agent, is back in the picture. Keegan Akin is out: He’s been sent to the minors.

Matt Harvey has made the Orioles Opening Day roster

The Dark Knight has made it onto the Orioles. He figures to be the team’s #4 starter to begin the season.

John Means has been officially named the Orioles Opening Day starter

John Means was named the Opening Day starter in 2020, then couldn’t make the start. Hopefully that doesn’t happen this year.

With spring training more than half over, MASN announces two Orioles broadcasts

In all, the Orioles-owned television network will end up covering two of the team’s 28 spring training games.

Orioles sign Maikel Franco to one-year contract

Better adjust your Opening Day roster guesses, because it sure looks like the Orioles are adding a new 3B into the mix.

Orioles announce plans for 25% capacity crowds at Camden Yards

Fans will be back at Camden Yards to begin the 2021 season. For the start of the season, the limit will be about 25% of capacity.

Former Oriole Nick Markakis has announced his retirement

Nick Markakis went from junior college pick to top prospect to Orioles star. They tried to replace him and they couldn’t.