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Quarter of the 2014 Season is in the Books, Where Do the Baltimore Orioles Stand?
May 19th, 2014 at 8:09 AM
With Sunday's 8-6 defeat to the Kansas City Royals, the Baltimore Orioles finished their 42nd game of the season, which is just over the quarter mark for the season. With one quarter of the season in the books, we thought we would take a look at just where the Orioles...

Minor League Spotlight: Bowie Baysox Infielder Garabez Rosa Making a Name for Himself
May 6th, 2014 at 9:01 AM
We continue our season long Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlights with a guy that not many Orioles fans even know about, but has gotten off to one of the best starts of anyone in the Orioles organization this year, Bowie Baysox infielder Garabez Rosa. ***PHOTO1*** Just who is this guy? Rosa, 24,...

A Look at the Numbers: Why Bring Steve Pearce Back? Most Numbers Don’t Support It
April 30th, 2014 at 9:43 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Steve Pearce pulled a fast one yesterday as the Orioles re-signed Pearce after he declined the claim placed on him in waivers and elected free agency, and promptly re-signed with Baltimore. ***PHOTO1***  In an odd twist, suddenly several Orioles fans, who had praised the team for DFA'ing him...

Roster Shuffle: Baltimore Orioles Doing the Roster Rain Dance the Last Couple Weeks
April 30th, 2014 at 7:02 AM
After lasting over three weeks into the season before making their first roster move of the year, the Baltimore Orioles have been doing the roster shuffle over the past weeks. The dance continued yesterday as they were going to activate Manny Machado off the disabled list if there was a...

Taking a Look at the Numbers; Give Ubaldo Jimenez Some Time Before Panicking
April 16th, 2014 at 8:50 AM
Every Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher other than Chris Tillman has had at least one bad outing thus far in 2014, but Ubaldo Jimenez is the one starter that has yet to post a quality start. As bad as it may seem, we suggest that you give Jimenez some time before...

Ubaldo Jimenez Set to Make His Baltimore Orioles Debut Tonight; Can He Conquer His Past?
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:09 AM
The Baltimore Orioles enjoyed a day off on Tuesday, after all they did play a game on Monday, but today they will get back to it as the Birds host the Boston Red Sox in game two of their three game set and will send Ubaldo Jimenez to the mound...

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...

Report: Luis Ayala Returning to the Baltimore Orioles Bullpen?
March 20th, 2014 at 6:57 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are rumored around another free agent late in the spring as a possible reunion with right handed reliever Luis Ayala could be in the cards. ***PHOTO1*** Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported on Twitter that Ayala has offers from the Orioles and another club according to his source, with a...

Bullpen Picture Very Crowded for Baltimore Orioles Halfway Through Spring Training
March 13th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
Believe it or not, we are already halfway through Spring Training and Opening Day is just over two weeks away. The Baltimore Orioles bullpen picture is still extremely crowded and there are plenty of spots yet to be decided. ***PHOTO1*** Fortunately for the Orioles, the bullpen picture is crowded because so many...

Baseball Prospectus Editor-in-Chief Ben Lindbergh and Writer Paul Sporer Talk Baltimore Orioles
March 11th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
We have reached the final installment of our interview series with National baseball writers, reporters and analysts with the guys at Baseball Prospectus. Thanks to Baseball Prospectus president Joe Hanrahi, we had the privilege to talk Baltimore Orioles and AL East with Editor-in-Chief Ben Lindbergh and writer Paul Sporer. ***PHOTO1*** You have...

A Quick Ervin Santana Update; Baltimore Orioles Still in the Mix
March 11th, 2014 at 7:19 AM
It has been one of the wilder stories this offseason and the Baltimore Orioles have been in the mix all offseason in regards to free agent pitcher Ervin Santana, who still, at this time, has yet to sign with a team for the 2014 season. The saga continues to grow,...

Baltimore Orioles and AL East Conversation with National MLB Columnist at Bleacher Report, Rick Weiner
March 6th, 2014 at 8:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have made a couple splashes in free agency in February, which has made them legit contenders in the AL East, but how are National baseball writers viewing the Orioles? Today we continue with our interviews with Nationally known and respected baseball writers with National MLB Columnist at...

Bleacher Report MLB Lead Writer, Jason Martinez Joins Orioles101 to Talk Baltimore Orioles and AL East
March 5th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Over the past month, we have been reaching out to speak with some of the most respected baseball analysts and reporters in the league to talk about the Baltimore Orioles and the AL East, and in today's segment we sat down with MLB Lead Writer for the Bleacher Report and...

Talking Baltimore Orioles and the AL East with MLB Lead Writer for Bleacher Report Jason Catania
March 4th, 2014 at 9:01 AM
Over the past month, we have been reaching out to speak with some of the most respected baseball analysts and reporters in the league, and in our first segment we sat down with MLB Lead Writer for the Bleacher Report, Jason Catania. ***PHOTO2*** Catania is a well regarded columnist in the business...

Baltimore Orioles Agree to Minor League Deal with Two-time Cy Young Winner Johan Santana (Updated)
March 4th, 2014 at 7:15 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are expected to announce today that they are singing former two-time Cy Young Award winner, Johan Santana to a Minor League deal. The signing was first reported by MASN's Roch Kubatko, as well as another selfie of sorts showing something was up when Eduardo Rodriguez took a picture...

Does Delmon Young Still Have a Shot at Making Baltimore Orioles Roster?
February 26th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have had a busy couple of weeks here recently with reporting to camp and the acquisitions of Suk-min Yoon, Ubaldo Jimenez, and Nelson Cruz and we have already mentioned that we believe Yoon was the most effected pitcher by the Jimenez signing, but who was the most...

Baltimore Orioles Make Nelson Cruz Signing Official (includes Press Conference Audio)
February 26th, 2014 at 7:02 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have seemed to put the failed physical demon to rest as their last three free agent acquisitions have all passed with flying colors, and the latest to do so is their new big bat, OF Nelson Cruz. The O's held their press conference to officially introduce Cruz...

Suk-min Yoon the Most Effected Baltimore Orioles Pitcher with Ubaldo Jimenez Acquisition
February 25th, 2014 at 9:08 AM
When the Baltimore Orioles finally awoke from their offseason hibernation, they took to the international market and acquired former Korea Baseball organization MVP, RHP Suk-min Yoon and there was some excitement around town that he could take the fifth spot in the starting rotation. A week later the team made a...

Breaking Down the Baltimore Orioles Potential Lineup with Nelson Cruz
February 25th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made the deal official last night, as they have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz to immediately bolster their lineup. Cruz and the Orioles will have a press conference today at 9:30 a.m., which will be broadcasted on MASN. ***PHOTO2***  Cruz brings with him...

Fans and Players Seem OK with Baltimore Orioles Signing of Nelson Cruz
February 24th, 2014 at 7:34 AM
The Baltimore Orioles continued to improve the roster this weekend as they agreed to terms with free agent OF Nelson Cruz on a one year deal for $8 million plus incentives. The deal was first reported by ESPN.deportes.com, but the question that immediately went into our minds would be how...