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The Baltimore Orioles transformation to a minor league team is now complete

It’s August 1st which means the Major League Baseball (MLB) trade deadline has come and gone. The Baltimore Orioles got out their trade hammer and let it swing with reckless abandon. The Orioles acquired a lot of minor league talent. Too bad their farm system is terrible. They would have a better farm system if they employed …

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Kevin Gausman throws first ‘Immaculate Inning’ of 2018

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Kevin Gausman of the Baltimore Orioles threw an immaculate 7th inning in a loss to the Cleveland Indians Monday night. An immaculate inning is where a pitcher faces three hitters and strikes them out on three pitches each. If an immaculate inning sounds silly, that’s because it is. It’s not even all that impressive when …

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Orioles sign pitcher Alex Cobb to four-year, $60 million deal

Orioles sign pitcher Alex Cobb to four-year, $60 million deal - Bent Corner

The Baltimore Orioles got out their giant orange checkbook and signed Tampa Bay Rays right-handed pitcher Alex Cobb to a four-year deal worth a reported $60 million. The deal supposedly includes deferred money, money the team will not be paying Cobb until after his career with the Orioles is over. If memory serves, Chris Davis …

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Ryan Flaherty signs one-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies

Ryan Flaherty signs one-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies - Bent Corner

The Philadelphia Phillies has signed Baltimore Orioles utility infielder Ryan Flaherty to a one-year minor league deal. If the 31-year-old makes the team, and there’s no reason to believe he won’t, he will earn a guaranteed $1.9 million 2018 salary. The Orioles really screwed up with this one. They need a utility infielder. They had a player who …

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