We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.
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Instead of judging a team's success -- or failure -- based on a shortened season, Sam Miller lists one positive memory each club can hold on to this winter.
Shortstop Jose Iglesias, who hit .373 with three home runs and 24 RBIs during his first season with the Orioles, will remain with the team after it picked up his $3.5 million option.
The Orioles have claimed infielder Yolmer Sanchez off waivers from the White Sox after he played in only 11 games in 2020.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended. No, we haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 MLB teams for next year anyway.
The Toronto Blue Jays are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the postseason after losing to the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 on Sunday in their regular season finale.
Cavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a three-run shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Saturday night.
Randal Grichuk and Travis Shaw homered, Nate Pearson returned from an elbow injury to pitch 1 1/3 scoreless innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 Friday night.
Jose Iglesias, Pat Valaika and Austin Hays homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 13-1 Thursday night in a struggle for last place in the AL East.
Nathan Eovaldi struck out eight over six scoreless innings, Rafael Devers hit a three-run double that capped a six-run third and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the AL East's worst teams.
Nick Pivetta struck out eight in five innings of one-run ball in his Boston debut, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Tuesday night.
With the Yankees reclaiming a spot in our top five, we look at each team's most valuable player for this most unusual season.
John Means struck out a career-high 12 in a pitching duel with Tampa Bay lefty Ryan Yarbrough, and the Baltimore Orioles stalled the Rays' push toward the AL East title with a 2-1 victory Sunday.
Charlie Morton pitched five effective innings and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays used home runs by Yoshi Tsutsugo and Randy Arozarena to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Saturday night.
Tyler Glasnow struck out 10 over five innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat Alex Cobb and the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Friday night.
The Orioles got outfielder Mishael Deson from the Rockies as the player to be named later in their trade that sent right-handed pitcher Mychal Givens to Colorado last month.
The Tampa Bay Rays clinched a return trip to the postseason, using a strong pitching performance to beat the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of a doubleheader before cranking up the offense in a 10-6 victory Thursday night that completed the sweep.