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Chris Davis Launches Baltimore Orioles to Walkoff 6-4 Win Over Chicago White Sox
June 24th, 2014 at 7:02 AM
Bottom of the ninth, full count, runners on first and second with one out, down one run and Chris Davis caught a hanging slider and belted it over the right field wall for a dramatic, pinch hit, walk off three run home run to give the Baltimore Orioles a 6-4 win...

Brian Matusz Surrenders Eighth Inning Home Run, Baltimore Orioles Lose 5-4
June 17th, 2014 at 6:51 AM
The Baltimore Orioles clawed their way back to tie the game at three in the top of the eighth inning only to see Brian Matusz hang a slider to Jerry Sands that was launched over the left field wall for a two run home run in the bottom half to...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Starting Rotation the Focus, Manny Machado Suspension Questions Frequent
June 15th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's Sunday, and you know what that means, it's time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week we were flooded with Baltimore Orioles starting rotation questions and questions surrounding Manny Machado's suspension were frequent as well. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive...

2014 MLB Draft Begins Tonight; a Few Names to Watch for with Baltimore Orioles First Pick (90th)
June 5th, 2014 at 10:22 AM
The three day 2014 MLB First Year Player Draft begins tonight with the first two rounds, as well as the Competitive Balance Rounds A and B, thus meaning that the Baltimore Orioles will not be making a pick until Friday due to their free agent signings of Ubaldo Jimenez and...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Lineup Questions Frequent, Jeff Samardzija the Hot Topic
June 1st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's Sunday, and you know what that means, it's time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week we received some interesting questions regarding the Baltimore Orioles lineup, but the hot topic of the week was Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to...

Report: Baltimore Orioles Catcher Matt Wieters to Do Some Light Throwing Friday
May 29th, 2014 at 8:27 AM
News and updates have been few and far between regarding Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, which has been perceived as bad news, but some good news finally came out as Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that Wieters will do some light throwing on Friday. Connolly reports that Wieters will do...

Adam Jones Biggest Key to Baltimore Orioles Lineup with Chris Davis on DL
April 29th, 2014 at 7:15 AM
The Baltimore Orioles got a terrible break over the weekend when All Star and defending home run champ Chris Davis was placed on the disabled list with an oblique strain. While Davis is out of the lineup, Adam Jones is the biggest key to the Orioles lineup, that is if...

Baltimore Orioles Drop Two of Three, Chris Davis Heads to DL, not a Good Weekend in Birdland
April 28th, 2014 at 7:51 AM
The Kansas City Royals are not the walk over that they have been as recent as two years ago and they marched into Camden Yards to take two of three from the Baltimore Orioles with some stellar pitching as they cooled off a hot Orioles offense. One reason for the...

Despicable That MLB Allowed Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox Ridiculous Sunday/Monday Schedule
April 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
We are halfway through the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox four game series with game three set to take place tonight on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball, but both teams will have to turnaround and play tomorrow morning at 11:05 a.m. which is ridiculous. ***PHOTO1*** On their own, playing Sunday Night Baseball...

Does Recent History Prove That Steve Lombardozzi is the Baltimore Orioles Starting Second Baseman?
April 17th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
JJ Hardy missed six games for the Baltimore Orioles over the past week and a half due to back spasms which allowed Manager Buck Showalter to play all three players battling for the starting second base position at one time in Steve Lombardozzi, Ryan Flaherty and Jonathan Schoop. Since Hardy's...

Manny Machado Inching Closer to Rehab Assignment for Baltimore Orioles
April 15th, 2014 at 7:54 AM
If there has been one constant here at Orioles101 when Baltimore Orioles fans ask us questions, it has been in one form or fashion regarding Manny Machado. Good news O's fans, Machado is inching closer to a rehab assignment. ***PHOTO1*** Orioles Manager Buck Showalter is also constantly being asked about Machado, and...

Auditions Set to Begin; Jemile Weeks Call up Sets up Real Time Roster Audition for Baltimore Orioles
April 9th, 2014 at 8:41 AM
With the news that David Lough is heading to the disabled list and the Baltimore Orioles elected to call up a player with little experience in the outfield in Jemile Weeks, let's it be known that Manager Buck Showalter is ready to hold real time auditions for second base and...

Next Three Days are Extremely Important for the Baltimore Orioles; JJ Hardy the Most Important
April 8th, 2014 at 8:10 AM
 The Baltimore Orioles have not gotten off to the start they had hoped for, and it has not been just one area that has contributed to the poor start, but the next few days are immensely important to the immediate future. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore is struggling offensively and their starting rotation outside of...

Two Games into the 2014 Season, All Seven Baltimore Orioles’ Relievers Have Pitched
April 3rd, 2014 at 7:53 AM
Once Josh Stinson entered the game in the ninth inning on Wednesday night against the Boston Red Sox, all seven Baltimore Orioles' relievers had made an appearance in the 2014 season just two games in. ***PHOTO1*** As soon as Stinson came into the game last night, we posted on Twitter that all...

Alfredo Aceves to Opt Out; Evan Meek Appears to Have Won Final Bullpen Spot
March 28th, 2014 at 7:44 AM
The Baltimore Orioles played their final Grapefruit League game last night against the Tampa Bay Rays, so we all knew the final roster spot battles are getting close to the end, but one appeared to get settled as multiple reports indicate Alfredo Aceves will opt out of his deal today. ***PHOTO1*** MASN's...

Baltimore Orioles Announce Opening Day Plans and Ceremonies
March 27th, 2014 at 7:43 AM
We are just four days away from the Baltimore Orioles opening the 2014 regular season against the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. On Wednesday, the Orioles announced their Opening Day plans and ceremonies via press release. ***PHOTO1*** Game time is set for 3:05 p.m....

Nolan Reimold is Heading to the DL Again; Which Baltimore Orioles Benefit Most?
March 27th, 2014 at 6:52 AM
It came as no surprise to almost all Baltimore Orioles fans when it was announced that often injured outfielder Nolan Reimold will be heading to the disabled list to begin the season as he is coming off of two spinal fusion surgeries. Since Reimold is out of options, his DL trip...

Zach Britton Quietly Having a Terrific Spring Training in Relief
March 26th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
Coming into Spring Training, Zach Britton was among a group of pitchers competing for the fifth spot in the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation, but that all changed once the team signed free agent starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. Britton knew he was entering an important Spring Training as he is out...

Predicting the Baltimore Orioles 25-man Roster with Six Days Till Opening Day
March 25th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
We are just six days away from the Baltimore Orioles opening the season on Monday, March 31 against the defending World Series Champion and AL East rival Boston Red Sox. Today, we thought we would break down who we believe will come north with the Birds and make the 25-man...

Manny Machado to Begin Season on DL; not a Big Surprise
March 24th, 2014 at 7:21 AM
It came as no surprise to us here when Baltimore Orioles Manager Buck Showalter informed the media Sunday that Gold Glove third baseman Manny Machado would begin the 2014 season on the 15-day disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** Machado suffered that gruesome injury last September at Tampa Bay's Tropicana feel and the question immediately...