Hardball Talk "With their eyes on the horizon, the Orioles are open to the possibility of trading catcher Matt Wieters or shortstop J.J. Hardy to create payroll flexibility, reports Steve Melewski of MASN. The O’s have some interesting situations to address in the near future including extending Chris Davis (a..." November 16
In response to the Hardy rumor: Orioles are not actively shopping him.
CBSSports.com "The Orioles and Cardinals had trade talks revolving around Shelby Miller and J.J. Hardy, but St. Louis told Baltimore there's no deal to be made. There'd been some buzz that the Cardinals might consider moving Miller despite his brilliant rookie campaign and immense talent, but there was no..." November 13
MLB.com "All year long, they went deep and they found the gaps, and baseball's best batsmen of 2013 connected one more time on Wednesday night, collecting The Silver Slugger Awards for their offensive performances this season. With the Yankees' Robinson Cano picking up a fourth consecutive silver bat..." November 07
Baltimore Sun "In a sense, baseball players are a lot like other craftsmen. They have tools they become comfortable with over the years, and it’s hard to make a change when a manufacturer discontinues or alters a product. That’s sort of what has happened to Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy this season,..." May 16