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Why Did MLB Home Run King Mark Trumbo Come so Cheap to Orioles?

Major League Baseball's reigning home run champion has a new contract, and it's not the most expensive contract signed this winter.

Not even close.

Mark Trumbo Re-Signs with Orioles: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Outfielder Mark Trumbo reportedly agreed to re-sign with the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, the team announced

Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun first reported the deal on Thursday. 

Should the Orioles Sell High on Uber-Closer Zach Britton?

Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton didn't win the American League Cy Young Award. He didn't even finish among the top three, much to the consternation of his skipper.

Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Baltimore Orioles

Sometimes, the baseball gods just don't smile down upon you.

Baltimore's season came to a brutal end in extra innings, as Edwin Encarnacion's three-run blast off Ubaldo Jimenez in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 5-2 victory over the Orioles, who are now 2-8 in their last 10 playoff games dating back to 2012.

Orioles Clinch Playoff Berth: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

The Baltimore Orioles are headed to the postseason for just the third time since the 1997 campaign.

Baltimore clinched a wild-card berth with a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday, as the team shared on Twitter:

Resurgent Ubaldo Jimenez Emerging as Secret Weapon in Orioles' October Hunt

Unlikely heroes rise in the postseason.

With the Baltimore Orioles fighting for their playoff lives, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez is getting an early start.

Jimenez twirled 6.2 scoreless frames Thursday in the Orioles' 4-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing one hit with three walks and five strikeouts.

From a Fractured Skull to Baseball's Best Closer: 'It's a Real Miracle'

Watching on television, through the eye of the center field camera, the pitch looks unhittable.

Standing at home plate, with a bat in your hands, it looks just about the same.

"A devastating pitch," Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria said. "Really hard, and with tremendous sink. It looks straight until it gets to the plate, and then it goes down."

Adam Jones Comments on Camden Yards Attendance for Red Sox Series

The Baltimore Orioles are in a fight for the playoffs, but the fans haven't been around to witness it.

Outfielder Adam Jones voiced his displeasure Wednesday with the lack of attendance at Camden Yards, per Eddie Matz of ESPN.com:

Powerful Orioles Don't Need Elite Starting Pitching to Get to October

A week ago, a popular view among American League East scouts was that the Baltimore Orioles were a lot more likely to finish fourth than first.

They weren't catching the Toronto Blue Jays or Boston Red Sox. Not with that starting rotation.

Flamethrower Kevin Gausman Must Thrive as Ace for Orioles to Reach Postseason

The Baltimore Orioles' starting rotation is a mess bordering on a full-blown garbage fire. That's no secret, and it's certainly not hyperbole. 

Kevin Gausman to the rescue?

That sentence contains a question mark for good reason. Gausman's ERA hovered over 4.00 for most of August, and he's lost five of his last 10 decisions.

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