O's hope to get in on the action at Winter Meetings

O's hope to get in on the action at Winter Meetings

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Orioles don't have to travel far for this year's Winter Meetings, making the short drive to the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor for the offseason's biggest event.

Executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette will meet daily with the media to update where the club stands on trade talks and potential free-agent signings. All 30 clubs will be there and rumors are sure to fly, as the Winter Meetings always bring intrigue, drama and a true start to the Hot Stove season.

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MLB.com and MLB Network will have wall-to-wall coverage of the 2016 Winter Meetings. Fans can catch live streaming of all news conferences and manager availability on MLB.com, including the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday at 9 a.m. ET.

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Plenty of additional action will also take place in and around the D.C. area. When manager Buck Showater addresses the media at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, he'll talk about the team's plans regarding free agents Mark Trumbo and Matt Wieters, along with the starting rotation and potential lineup questions.

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A daily wrapup will be posted on Orioles.com, along with any news or rumors that are generating some heat. For instant analysis, follow along on Twitter (@britt_ghiroli), as well.

Brittany Ghiroli has covered the Orioles for MLB.com since 2010. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.