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Let the MLB Free Agency Frenzy Begin; Nine Baltimore Orioles Expected to Hit the Market
October 30th, 2014 at 7:18 AM
The San Francisco Giants are once again World Series Champions for the third time in the last five years, but the conclusion of the World Series also marks the beginning of free agency. This morning marks the official beginning of the offseason for all of Major League Baseball and the...

What Area Should the Baltimore Orioles Focus the Most on This Offseason?
October 29th, 2014 at 10:27 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of their third straight winning season and second postseason berth in the last three years. Baltimore will have a lot of decisions to make this offseason, but what area of the team should garner the most focus? ***PHOTO1*** There is a laundry list of potential free...

Offseason Outlook: Pending Baltimore Orioles Free Agents, Some Big Names
October 21st, 2014 at 9:49 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are like every other team in baseball in that they will have some tough decisions to make with their pending free agents this offseason, and the Orioles list includes some very big names. ***PHOTO1*** There are the obvious and most talked about names surrounding the Orioles and free agency,...

Andrew Miller was Phenomenal for Baltimore Orioles; Set for Big Pay Day in Free Agency
October 20th, 2014 at 8:09 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made one of the best moves at this year's MLB trade deadline when they sent LHP prospect Eduardo Rodriguez to the Boston Red Sox for dominant lefty reliever Andrew Miller. The move bolstered an already-good bullpen into a great one. ***PHOTO1*** Miller is one of the rare left handed...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis Questions the Focus
October 19th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS by the Kansas City Royals marked the end of the 2014 season for the Birds, and while we are all still saddened that there will be no Orioles baseball games till Spring Training, it does allow us to get back to...

Baltimore Orioles Offseason Outlook: Arbitration Eligible Players List is Long
October 17th, 2014 at 12:24 PM
The Baltimore Orioles' front office staff has undoubtedly turned their focus to the offseason after the team was ousted from the playoffs via a Kansas City Royals sweep in the ALCS. Part of that offseason focus is the long list of players that are arbitration-eligible. ***PHOTO1*** Arbitration is always a unique aspect...

Baltimore Orioles Agree to Contract Extension with SS JJ Hardy
October 9th, 2014 at 3:13 PM
If the mood around the Baltimore Orioles and their fan base wasn't already good enough with the team about to begin playing their first American League Championship Series since 1997 on Friday, the team managed to make fans even more excited as they have agreed to terms on a multi-year...

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. Not only did they beat them, but they swept them in three games and beat three Cy Young Award winners in...

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...