BALTIMORE ORIOLES

The Baltimore Orioles call up Ashur Tolliver

The Baltimore Orioles call up 28-year old lefty reliever Ashur Tolliver for his first shot at the show.  Tolliver pitched in 18 games (0 starts) in AA-ball for the Orioles this year and he was 1-1 with 2 saves, a 2.42 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP.  He has given up 22 hits and 8 walks […]

May 24, 2016 9:59 pm read more

The Baltimore Orioles acquire Franderlyn Romero from the Cincinnati Reds

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired 23-year old righty starting pitcher Franderlyn Romero from the Cincinnati Reds for a couple of international signing slots.  Romero pitched in 8 games (all starts) in A-ball for the Reds this year and he was 1-4 with a 2.87 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP.  He has given up 46 hits […]

May 24, 2016 4:29 am read more

The Baltimore Orioles acquire two young pitchers from the Braves

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired 23-year old righty starting pitcher Brandon Barker and 23-year old lefty reliever Trevor Belicek from the Atlanta Braves for 29-year old lefty reliever Brian Matusz and the #76 overall pick in the 2016 Amateur Draft.  Barker pitched in 9 games (8 starts) in AA-ball for the Braves so far this […]

May 24, 2016 4:23 am read more

The Baltimore Orioles release Steve Tolleson

The Baltimore Orioles have released 32-year old righty swinging infielder Steve Tolleson.  Tolleson played in 8 games in AAA-ball for the Orioles this year and he was only 2 for 20 (.100 avg, .408 OPS) with 3 runs scored.  Tolleson has played in 182 games in his first four years in the show and he […]

May 23, 2016 10:20 pm read more

The Baltimore Orioles sign Brian Duensing

The Baltimore Orioles have signed 33-year old lefty reliever Brian Duensing to a minor league deal.  He pitched in 12 games (0 starts) earlier this year for the Royals and he was 1-0 with 2 saves, a 3.10 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP.  He has pitched in 354 games (61 starts) in his first 7 […]

May 23, 2016 10:17 pm read more

The Baltimore Orioles are getting solid production from a couple surprising players

32-year old righty swinging outfielder Nolan Reimold and 28-year old lefty swinging outfielder Hyun Soo Kim have been playing well for the Baltimore Orioles so far this year.  Reimold has played in 23 games for the Orioles so far this year and he is 18 of 55 (.327 avg, .918 OPS) with 9 runs scored, […]

May 20, 2016 3:54 pm read more

BALTIMORE RAVENS

The Baltimore Ravens are hoping for a rebound year out of Joe Flacco in 2016

31-year old QB Joe Flacco only lasted 10 games last year due to injury for the Baltimore Ravens.  They need Flacco to stay healthy if they are going to get back to the playoffs in 2016.  Flacco played in 10 games (all starts) for the Ravens last year and he completed 266 of 413 passes […]

May 19, 2016 4:09 pm read more

The Baltimore Ravens sign guard Vlad Ducasse

The Baltimore Ravens have signed 28-year old guard Vlad Ducasse.  Ducasse played in 11 games (6 starts) for the Chicago Bears last year.  He has now played in 22 games (11 starts) in his first six years in the NFL.  This was a depth signing and little more, as Ducasse does not project to be […]

May 19, 2016 3:57 pm read more

The Baltimore Ravens sign QB Josh Johnson

The Baltimore Ravens have signed 30-year old QB Josh Johnson.  Johnson last played in a regular season game back in 2014 for the San Francisco 49ers.  Johnson has played in 29 games (5 starts) in his first six years in the NFL and he has completed 96 of 177 (54.2%) for 1,042 yards with 5 […]

May 19, 2016 3:54 pm read more

The Baltimore Ravens sign CB Jerraud Powers

The Baltimore Ravens have signed 28-year old CB Jerraud Powers.  Powers played in 13 games for the Cardinals last year and he had 52 tackles, 1 sack, 2 fumble recoveries, 9 passes defensed and 1 interception.  He has now played in 87 games in his first seven years in the NFL and he has 380 […]

May 19, 2016 3:50 pm read more

The Baltimore Ravens did well in the 2016 NFL Draft

Baltimore Ravens‘ GM Ozzie Newsome knows how to run a draft and he probably will hit another homer with the class of 2016.  Here are the players they got: 1st round (#6 overall) - Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame 2nd round (#42 overall) – Kamalei Correa, OLB, Boise State 3rd round (#70 overall) - Bronson […]

May 19, 2016 3:46 pm read more

The Baltimore Ravens select CB Maurice Canady in the 6th round of the 2016 NFL Draft

The Baltimore Ravens selected CB Maurice Canady with the 209th overall pick (6th round) of the 2016 NFL Draft.  Canady is 6’1″, 191 pounds and he runs a 4.5 40.  This is the Ravens taking a shot on the player with a lot of tools to work with.  He is really good at defending the […]

May 5, 2016 7:19 pm read more