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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...

Baltimore Orioles Erase Four Run Deficit, Beat Texas Rangers 6-4
July 3rd, 2014 at 7:38 AM
The Baltimore Orioles found themselves in a 4-0 hole in the third inning, but their pitching staff kept them there the rest of the way and the offense woke up a bit to score six unanswered runs to secure a 6-4 victory and their third straight win. ***PHOTO1***  Orioles starter Chris Tillman...

Baltimore Orioles Continue to Mishandle Prized Pitching Prospect Kevin Gausman
July 2nd, 2014 at 9:35 AM
Considered one of the top pitching prospects in all of baseball, Kevin Gausman began to show the potential that he has at the big league level as a starting pitcher earlier this season, but the Baltimore Orioles continue to mishandle the prospect in how they are bringing him along. ***PHOTO1*** Gausman has...

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...

Steve Pearce Blasts Two, Ubaldo Jimenez Stellar as Baltimore Orioles Down Texas Rangers 7-1
July 1st, 2014 at 6:49 AM
The Baltimore Orioles used four home runs, including two by Steve Pearce to go along with a stellar performance from Ubaldo Jimenez to take game one of a four game series 7-1 on Monday Night. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore got the home run party started right away as Pearce turned on a 0-1 pitch...

Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: C Alex Murphy Off to Great Start for Aberdeen Ironbirds
June 28th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101 Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and today we turn our focus to the short-season A Aberdeen Ironbirds and catcher Alex Murphy, who is off to a hot start. ***PHOTO1*** Murphy was a sixth round selection (189th overall) of the Orioles in the 2013 MLB Draft, and...

Nolan Reimold Decision Looming for Baltimore Orioles This Weekend
June 26th, 2014 at 8:35 AM
Although many Baltimore Orioles fans probably felt that the decision on whether or not to add Nolan Reimold to the active roster or expose him the waivers would never come because he would just get hurt again, that decision is looming this weekend as his rehab assignments last just through...

Nelson Cruz Grand Slam, Wild Pitch Help Baltimore Orioles Walkoff 5-4 Winners in 12 Innings
June 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Nelson Cruz hit a Grand Slam in the eighth inning to tie the game at four, and courtesy of a wild pitch in the 12th inning, the Baltimore Orioles were walkoff winners Wednesday Night beating the Chicago White Sox 5-4. ***PHOTO1*** It was a wild game, and for it to end with a...

Chris Davis Launches Baltimore Orioles to Walkoff 6-4 Win Over Chicago White Sox
June 24th, 2014 at 7:02 AM
Bottom of the ninth, full count, runners on first and second with one out, down one run and Chris Davis caught a hanging slider and belted it over the right field wall for a dramatic, pinch hit, walk off three run home run to give the Baltimore Orioles a 6-4 win...

Baltimore Orioles Move to 1.5 Games Back in AL East with Series Win Over New York Yankees
June 23rd, 2014 at 7:45 AM
The Baltimore Orioles completed a 4-2 road trip with a 8-0 thrashing of the New York Yankees in the Bronx to take the series and move to within 1 1/2 games of the AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays. ***PHOTO1*** Some will put a negative spin on it and say the Orioles...

2014 VS Career Averages for Baltimore Orioles Part 2: Pitchers
June 19th, 2014 at 10:37 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are enjoying an off day Thursday before beginning a three game series in the Bronx against the New York Yankees, so we thought we would take a look at each of the active Orioles players and see how their 2014 is shaping up compared to their career averages. We...

2014 VS Career Averages for Baltimore Orioles Part 1: Position Players
June 19th, 2014 at 7:38 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are enjoying an off day Thursday before beginning a three game series in the Bronx against the New York Yankees, so we thought we would take a look at each of the active Orioles players and see how their 2014 is shaping up compared to their career averages....

Kevin Gausman Performs Well Again; Baltimore Orioles Take Series with 2-0 Victory Over Tampa Bay Rays
June 18th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
Bases loaded, no outs in the first inning and Kevin Gausman proceeded to strikeout the next two batters and induce a fly ball to get out of that jam in the first inning and bared down to toss six scoreless innings to help lead the Baltimore Orioles to a series...

Steve Pearce Has Earned Chance to Play Everyday for Baltimore Orioles
June 18th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
We here at Orioles101 will certainly admit when we are wrong in our analysis and or proclamations when it comes to moves the Baltimore Orioles should make and today we admit that we were wrong about Steve Pearce, at least 70 games into the season. Pearce has earned the chance...

Chris Davis Goes Salami, Baltimore Orioles Even Series with 7-5 Victory Over Tampa Bay Rays
June 18th, 2014 at 6:51 AM
Chris Davis hit a third inning grand slam and Steve Pearce added a two run home run in the seventh to help lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday Night. ***PHOTO1***   The third inning turned out to be a little bit of a coming...

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...

Series Preview: Baltimore Orioles Set to Take on AL East Leading Toronto Blue Jays in Big Four Game Set
June 12th, 2014 at 10:32 AM
With their win last night, and combined with a Toronto Blue Jays loss, the Baltimore Orioles moved to just 4 1/2 games back of the AL East leading Blue Jays and tonight the two teams will begin a big four game series at Camden Yards. Both teams could vastly alter...

Would a Six-man Starting Rotation Be a Good Move for the Baltimore Orioles?
June 10th, 2014 at 8:43 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and their fans hope they got a glimpse of the future that they are hoping for when Kevin Gausman posted an impressive seven inning performance on Saturday when he dominated the Oakland A's after being recalled prior to the game to replace Miguel Gonzalez who had been...

Bud Norris Masterful as Baltimore Orioles Slug Three Homers in 4-0 Victory Over Boston Red Sox
June 10th, 2014 at 7:03 AM
Bud Norris tossed eight shutout innings, while the Baltimore Orioles belted three home runs en route to a series opening 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Norris (5-5) was nothing short of remarkable on the mound as he had all three of his pitches working and was extremely efficient on...

Ubaldo Jimenez Slammed; Manny Machado Ejected in Baltimore Orioles 11-1 Loss to Oakland Athletics
June 9th, 2014 at 6:52 AM
Ubaldo Jimenez couldn't get out of the third inning, while Manny Machado appeared to throw a bat after being thrown at, as the Baltimore Orioles were routed in the rubber game by the Oakland A's 11-1. ***PHOTO1*** Jimenez (2-7) began the game looking like the guy the Orioles wanted to give $50...