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A Look at the Numbers: AL East and Baltimore Orioles Numbers for Month of June
July 4th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Today is Independence Day, and we celebrate this date in 1776 as the day that laid the ground work for what would become the United States of America. The day also reminds us that June is now in the rearview mirror and the dog days of summer are upon us, but before...

Third Base is not the Moon to Baltimore Orioles Slugger Chris Davis
July 1st, 2014 at 8:33 AM
Many Baltimore Orioles fans were somewhat surprised when they saw the O's starting lineup for Monday Night's game as powerful first baseman Chris Davis was moved to third base to replace the suspended Manny Machado. While some may know about Davis's history, third base is not the moon to him...

Home Cooking Spoiled; Baltimore Orioles Offense Struggling at Camden Yards
June 25th, 2014 at 8:58 AM
The Baltimore Orioles overall have one of the best offenses in all of baseball, but oddly enough, the team is struggling in the friendly confines of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore is currently ranks among the MLB league leaders in several offensive categories including third in average, third...

Robbery Rate Down; Baltimore Orioles Stolen Bases are Few and Far Between
June 24th, 2014 at 9:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles, while inconsistent at times, have one of the best offenses in all of Major League Baseball, but one thing that has been consistent all year long is their unwillingness to steal a base as they have come few and far between. ***PHOTO1*** The O's are third in the league...

Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Shining in June, but Team Not
June 17th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have played 15 games in the month of June, and what was their achilles heel in the first two months of the season has turned into their strength as the O's starting rotation has been fantastic this month, but the team has not taken advantage of that...

After Split with Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles Presented with Great Opportunity Against Tampa Bay Rays
June 16th, 2014 at 7:36 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of a four-game series split with the Toronto Blue Jays over the weekend and find themselves in the exact same position as they were four days ago as they sit 4 1/2 games back of the Jays for first place in the AL East...

Breaking: Manny Machado Receives Five Game Suspension, Will Appeal
June 10th, 2014 at 2:13 PM
The Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, and Orioles fans received the news they were waiting to hear as MLB has tabbed a five game suspension for Machado after his rough weekend against the Oakland A's. ***PHOTO1*** Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports broke the news first on Twitter, that Machado has been given a...

Despite Perception, First Three Innings Best for Baltimore Orioles Pitching Staff
May 29th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Although the recent trend has been for the Baltimore Orioles to find themselves in an early hole due to their starting pitchers allowing too many runs in the first three innings, through 51 games this season, the first three innings have been the best for the O's staff. ***PHOTO1***  As a whole,...

A Look at the Baltimore Orioles Rotation and How It Stacks up Against League and Each Other
May 22nd, 2014 at 9:25 AM
Blame it on one of the worst, if not the worst outing of the season last night by a Baltimore Orioles starter, but we thought it would be a good time to take a look at the Orioles starting rotation and how they stack up against the American League as well...

AL Central Proving to Be Baltimore Orioles Kryptonite, 17-9 Against All Other Divisions
May 20th, 2014 at 9:13 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have a 22-20 record through the first 42 games of the 2014 Major League Baseball season and are currently just a half game behind the New York Yankees for first place in the AL East and currently own one of the two AL Wildcard Spots. Oddly enough,...

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...

Baltimore Orioles Score in Just Three Innings in Three Game Set VS Detroit Tigers
May 15th, 2014 at 7:10 AM
The Baltimore Orioles were rolling, winners of five straight and looking to sweep the Houston Astros on Sunday, but fell short and then the team with the best record in baseball, the Detroit Tigers came into town. The Orioles proceeded to get swept three games to none and managed to...

Preston Guilmet Impresive in Baltimore Orioles Debut, but Who is He?
May 13th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
Prior to Monday Night's game, the Baltimore Orioles recalled right hander Preston Guilmet after optioning T.J. McFarland following Sunday's loss to the Houston Astros. Guilmet was impressive in his Orioles debut last night, but just who is he? ***PHOTO1***  Guilmet came on in relief last night after Bud Norris was ejected when...

35 Games in, the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Ranks in Bottom Half of League
May 12th, 2014 at 7:49 AM
Last night, it hit us that the Baltimore Orioles have had the same five pitchers in their starting rotation all season as we finished the 35 game mark, and while that is an accomplishment for this or any team, the Orioles starting rotation is not off to the best of...

Multiple Baltimore Orioles Among League Leaders in Several Categories
May 6th, 2014 at 7:16 AM
With an off day yesterday, there is not a game to analyze or converse about, but we thought we would touch on the several Baltimore Orioles players that find themselves among the league leaders in several categories. It has not been the best start to the season for the Birds as...

Baltimore Orioles Performing Very Well Both Offensively and Pitching with Runners in Scoring Position
May 5th, 2014 at 12:29 PM
It was a tough weekend for the Baltimore Orioles as they dropped two of three against the Minnesota Twins, including the final two games of the series to drop back to 15-14 on the season and saw their temporary lead in the AL East disappear, but still remain just a...

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...

Give Major League Baseball Credit, They Saw a Problem and Fixed; Transfer Rule Interpretation Changed
April 27th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
On Friday, Major League Baseball issued a press release announcing that the Playing Rules Committee provided and altered their official view of how umpires should apply the Official Playing Rules when a fielder loses possession of a ball when attempting to transfer it to his throwing hand, a.k.a. the transfer...

A Look at the Numbers: How Below Average Has the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotaion Been?
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Today, we thought we would get analytical with some statistics and our focus is on the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation, and while it may not be a surprise, in fact, it shouldn't be a surprise, the numbers show that the rotation needs to be better. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles came into this season...

Tough Stretch to Begin Schedule Passed, Baltimore Orioles Should Be Happy with Start
April 22nd, 2014 at 7:02 AM
When the 2014 MLB schedule was released, immediately we here at Orioles 101 looked at how tough the Baltimore Orioles' first 19 games were to open the year. One rainout, and 18 games later, the Orioles should be happy with their start against such a tough stretch to begin the...