Moving to fill an outfield void after the trade of Jason Heyward, the Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday to a four-year contract with free agent Nick Markakis.
Right-hander Eddie Gamboa and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year contract that pays him a $525,000 salary in the major leagues and $150,000 in the minors.
The Baltimore Orioles haven tendered contracts to each of their 11 arbitration-eligible players, including first baseman Chris Davis and the versatile Steve Pearce.
Baltimore’s Buck Showalter was voted AL Manager of the Year for the third time, edging the Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Scioscia and Kansas City’s Ned Yost.
A graphic designer has taken it upon himself to redesign the logos of National Football League teams with Disney characters.
Three Orioles have been named 2014 Gold Glove winners, while two Nationals players who were among the finalists were snubbed.
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals managers have been named as finalists for “Manager of the Year” for the respective divisions.
The Orioles have exercised a $4.75 million option on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and a $4.25 million option on right-hander Darren O’Day.
The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.
With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning, and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the wild-card Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.