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What Jimmy Paredes is Doing at the Plate is Pretty Remarkable, Some Numbers are Absurd
May 20th, 2015 at 9:58 AM
It seems to happen every year for the Baltimore Orioles since Buck Showalter began as the team's manager, and that's a guy who no one expected to be an integral part of the team stepping up and playing a big role. Jimmy Paredes is just the latest example of a...

MLB Trade Rumors: Could Mike Wright Make Bud Norris Expendable for Baltimore Orioles?
May 18th, 2015 at 10:31 AM
The Baltimore Orioles had a terrific starting rotation for most of the 2014 season despite the struggles of RHP Ubaldo Jimenez and that was due largely to the success of the other five arms that filled the rotation throughout the year. Bud Norris was one of those five who helped...

Is the Baltimore Orioles Defense as Bad as It Looks? Sabremetrics Don’t Think So
May 13th, 2015 at 10:06 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been known around baseball to have one of, if not the best defense in the league over the past few years, but thus far in 2015 the defense has struggled mightily. Despite their struggles, is the defense really as bad as it looks for the Birds...

Forget the Strikeouts, Baltimore Orioles 2B Ryan Flaherty Took a Real Punch Out Sunday (VIDEO)
May 11th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
The Baltimore Orioles experienced quite a few punch outs in their game on Sunday against the New York Yankees striking out 18 times, including 16 times against Yankees starter Michael Pineda. The O's batters were not the only ones experiencing punch outs, well punches that is. ***PHOTO1*** You very easily could have...

News and Notes: Re-Opening Day for Baltimore Orioles, Pitching Matchups, and More
May 11th, 2015 at 8:10 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Today, after a horrid road trip to the big apple, the Orioles are set for what fans are calling re-opening day, and we also take a look at the pitching matchups, and the Orioles' newest acquisition. ***PHOTO1*** O's set for...

News and Notes: JJ Hardy & Ryan Flaherty Begin Rehab, New York Mets’ Series, and More
May 5th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Today we touch on JJ Hardy and Ryan Flaherty's first rehab game on Monday with the Bowie Baysox, preview the Orioles' series with the New York Mets and point out those O's who just seem to love inter-league...

Opinion Piece: Orioles101′s Take on This Week’s Schedule Changes & Decisions by Baltimore Orioles
April 29th, 2015 at 10:33 AM
This has been a crazy week in the City of Baltimore and for the Baltimore Orioles and their fan base. While some may not care about our opinion, which is perfectly fine, we thought we would give our take on all of the schedule changes that have been made in...

Tampa Bay Rays Announce Details on Odd Series This Weekend Against Baltimore Orioles
April 29th, 2015 at 9:39 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that as part of the response to the Baltimore Riots, the Orioles and Rays series for this weekend will be moved to the Trop in St. Petersburg. The Rays have also released details for the series this weekend via press...

How the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Stacks up a Week and a Half into 2015
April 16th, 2015 at 10:18 AM
It's very early in the season and we all understand that, but we thought it would be interesting to take a look at how the Baltimore Orioles' starting rotation stacks up just a week and a half into the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore currently owns a 5-4 record and sits in a...

Eight Games in, Baltimore Orioles’ Bullpen Uncharacteristically Near Bottom of League
April 15th, 2015 at 10:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have had one of the best bullpens in all of baseball over the past three years, and while we still believe that they do and come the end of the season their numbers will reflect it, eight games into the 2015 season the O's bullpen is among...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Trade Ryan Webb, O’s Set for Home Opener, and More
April 10th, 2015 at 8:09 AM
The Baltimore Orioles did what we anticipated they would in making a trade this week, as they trade RHP Ryan Webb on Thursday to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In addition to the trade, in today's news and notes we will also talk about the O's opening at home today as...

MLB Trade Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Could Still Make a Move in the Next Week
April 8th, 2015 at 11:09 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have had a log jam of pitching all spring and everyone around baseball knows it. The O's have been trying to make a move or two, and it's tough at this time of the year, but don't count out a possible move in the next week. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore's abundance...

Baltimore Orioles Lose Rule-5 Pick RHP Logan Verrett, Hearing from the Former O’s Righty
April 3rd, 2015 at 9:14 AM
The Baltimore Orioles ended up with two Rule-5 picks this offseason and the possibility of keeping just one of them seemed slim, nonetheless two of them. On Thursday the Orioles tried to clear one of those picks through waivers in RHP Logan Verrett, but he was claimed by the Texas...

News and Notes: Travis Snider Goes Long, Baltimore Orioles Lose Logan Verret, and More
April 3rd, 2015 at 7:54 AM
It's the final Friday before the 2015 MLB Regular Season kicks off and in today's edition of news and notes, we touch on Travis Snider going long, Nolan Reimold continues to hit the ball, and the Baltimore Orioles lost Logan Verrett on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Logan Verret claimed off waivers by Texas Rangers We...

Should Baltimore Orioles’ Fans Be Worried by Travis Snider’s Spring?
April 2nd, 2015 at 9:33 AM
The Baltimore Orioles had appeared to replace and possibly even upgrade their right field spot when they acquired Travis Snider from the Pittsburgh Pirates this winter, but should O's fans be worried by his spring? ***PHOTO1*** Snider was acquired by the Orioles in January from the Pirates in exchange for minor league...

MLB Trade Rumors: Don’t Be Surprised to See Baltimore Orioles Make a Move This Week
March 31st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Despite some positional guys beginning the season on the DL, the Baltimore Orioles still have a problem that every team in baseball would love to have, they have excess pitching. We would not be surprised to see the Orioles make a move in the final week of the spring before...

Baltimore Orioles’ Bullpen Very Crowded, Tough Decisions to Be Made in Final Week
March 30th, 2015 at 9:35 AM
We are in the final week of Spring Training with Opening Day next Monday in Tampa, but the Baltimore Orioles still have a lot of decisions to make, including who makes the cut in their very crowded bullpen. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles have a problem that every single team in Major League Baseball...

MLB Trade Rumors: Trading Brian Matusz Would Bring Numerous Opportunities for Baltimore Orioles
March 24th, 2015 at 11:06 AM
One of the hot items of discussion surrounding the Baltimore Orioles over the past couple of weeks in Spring Training has been LHP Brian Matusz and the Orioles' willingness to move him in the right deal. If Baltimore were to trade Matusz, numerous opportunities would open up including a couple...

MLB Trade Rumors: What Kind of Deal Could the Baltimore Orioles Swing for LHP Brian Matusz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:10 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have an abundance of relievers and some of them have drawn interest from other clubs, including LHP Brian Matusz. The question is, what kind of deal could the Orioles expect in return for Matusz? ***PHOTO1*** There have been a few teams that have shown interest in Matusz this offseason,...

MLB Trade Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Have Two Trade Chips If They Want to Use Them
March 17th, 2015 at 9:55 AM
Spring Training marks the beginning of the new baseball season, but it certainly doesn't end possible trade discussions between teams and the Baltimore Orioles have two trade chips that they could use if they wish. Both Jimmy Paredes and Brian Matusz could have many suitors around the league and the...