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Andrew Miller and Nelson Cruz Difference Makers for Baltimore Orioles in ALDS Sweep
October 6th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
The Baltimore Orioles did what not many outside of Baltimore gave them any chance to do and that was beat the Detroit Tigers in the American League Divisional Series, and not only did they beat them, but they swept them in three games and beat three Cy Young Award winners...

Baltimore Orioles Hosting Fan Appreciation Celebration This Weekend; Should Be Fun
September 19th, 2014 at 7:05 AM
The Baltimore Orioles announced via press release on Thursday that the team, as a "thank you" to fans for their support throughout the 2014 season, will hold their annual Fan Appreciation Celebration during the final home series of the regular season as they host the Boston Red Sox for three...

1B Christian Walker, RHP Tyler Wilson 2014 Baltimore Orioles Minor League Award Winners
September 4th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
The Baltimore Orioles announced today via press release that 1B Christian Walker and RHP Tyler Wilson have been named the 2014 Minor League Player and Pitchers of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** Walker, the Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year, had a torrid season in 2014 as he hit a combined .288/.357/.489...

Baltimore Orioles “taxi-squad”, Who’s There and What are They Doing?
September 3rd, 2014 at 8:05 AM
The Baltimore Orioles, especially Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette and Manager Buck Showalter, are known for being prepared for anything and practically everything and that couldn't be more evident with their current "taxi-squad." ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore will hold a taxi-squad-type of camp at their complex in Sarasota, Florida that will start on Saturday and...

Should Manny Machado Injury Affect Baltimore Orioles Pursuit to Re-sign JJ Hardy?
September 1st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Baltimore Orioles Platinum Glove third baseman Manny Machado is out for the season following another knee surgery, and with Gold Glove shortstop JJ Hardy entering free agency at the end of this season, should Machado's injury affect the Orioles pursuit to re-sign Hardy this offseason? ***PHOTO1*** First off, happy Labor Day to...

Wei-Yin Chen and Kevin Gausman Temporarily Optioned to Baltimore Orioles Gulf Coast League
August 28th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
Sometimes fans, and us included could have the tendency to overreact to something the front office of our favorite team does, in the Baltimore Orioles case, fans, not us (this time) quickly gained anger as they heard the team had optioned starter Wei-Yin Chen to the Gulf Coast League, but...

Baltimore Orioles to Host Social Media Night with Adam Jones on Thursday, August 28
August 15th, 2014 at 8:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles announced via press release earlier this week that they will host their second ever Social Media Night, called "Birdland Social" at Camden Yards on Thursday, August 28. ***PHOTO1*** It should be quite a shin-dig as it will include an exclusive pre-game party on the centerfield Roof Deck and...

Breaking: Baltimore Orioles Acquire LHP Andrew Miller from Boston Red Sox for LHP Eduardo Rodriguez
July 31st, 2014 at 3:50 PM
It may have come down to the final hour, but the Baltimore Orioles ended their silence during today's MLB non-waiver trade deadline as they acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitching prospect, LHP Eduardo Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** It had begun to look like a day where the...

The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals MASN Issue: How It Affects the Normal O’s Fan
July 30th, 2014 at 8:38 AM
If you have followed it at all over the last couple of years, the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals have been in a large dispute over MASN rights for broadcasting games in terms of money paid to both teams for broadcasting rights. The battle has been brutal, but kept largely...

After Two Days of Rain, Baltimore Orioles Set to Dry Off, Play Two and Make Two Roster Moves
May 1st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates have been rained out twice over the last two days and their short two game series has turned into a three day affair with both games being played today in a single admission double header. Not only will the Orioles play two games today,...

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...

Baltimore Orioles Bring Back “Birdland Passport” Program for 2014
April 6th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
We all see a lot of "programs" out there for sports team's fans, and most of them are pretty tough to complete or are a nuisance, but the Baltimore Orioles may have found one of the most enjoyable programs there are with their "Birdland Passport" program, which returns for 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore...

Just Who is Steve Lombardozzi and Why His Acquisition is a Good Move
March 25th, 2014 at 6:57 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made a late spring trade on Monday as they sent infielder Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for utility man Steve Lombardozzi. ***PHOTO1***  Lombardozzi, you will remember, was part of the Tigers trade with the Nationals this winter that sent pitcher Doug Fister to Washington. So just who...

Is There a Spot on the Baltimore Orioles 25-man Roster for Michael Almanzar?
March 19th, 2014 at 7:03 AM
There are several position and roster battles taking place this spring for the Baltimore Orioles, but one of the forgotten ones has been the battle for the Rule-5 Draft Pick Michael Almanzar. The question is whether or not there is a 25-man roster spot for Almanzar on this team. ***PHOTO2*** Let us...

What an Ervin Santana Signing Would Mean for the Baltimore Orioles
March 12th, 2014 at 7:03 AM
As the world of baseball continues to wait out the Ervin Santana decision, so much for him wanting to sign quickly, we thought we would take a look at what it would mean to the Baltimore Orioles if they were to sign Santana. ***PHOTO1*** It is funny to think that just three...

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 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...

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...

Baltimore Orioles Once Again Invits Fans to Watch Spring Training Workouts Free of Charge
February 20th, 2014 at 8:38 AM
We are experiencing a blast of warmer air here in Charm City and it is certainly welcomed, but imagine the warmth you would feel if you were at the Baltimore Orioles Spring Training complex at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida. ***PHOTO1*** The Birds are once again inviting fans fans to to...

Give Dan Duquette Credit, He Did What He Promised
February 20th, 2014 at 7:08 AM
***PHOTO2***It had been one of, if not the most frustrating offseason for Baltimore Orioles' fans this year as we all watched the team trade away Jim Johnson as a salary dump, miss out on free agent after free agent, and all while hearing from the team and Executive VP/GM Dan...