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Baltimore Orioles Heading to First ALCS Since 1997 After 2-1 Win, Series Sweep of Detroit Tigers
October 6th, 2014 at 7:26 AM
The Baltimore Orioles got to enjoy yet another champagne celebration on Sunday as Bud Norris and the Orioles bullpen shutdown the Detroit Tigers to hold on for a 2-1 victory to complete their three game sweep and advanced the their first American League Championship Series since the 1997 season. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Buck...

ALDS Game 3 Preview: Baltimore Orioles Hitters Against LHP David Price
October 5th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers get back to it today in Game 3 of the American League Divisonal Series after the Orioles swept the first two games at Camden Yards and an off day on Saturday. We begin our preview of today's crucial game by taking a look at...

We Won’t Stop, Baltimore Orioles Score Four in Eighth to Take Commanding 2-0 ALDS Series Lead
October 3rd, 2014 at 4:09 PM
The Baltimore Orioles trailed 6-3 entering the bottom of the eighth inning, but a RBI single by Steve Pearce and a bases loaded, three run double by pinch hitting Delmon Young lifted the Orioles to a 7-6 victory and a 2-0 American League Divisional Series lead. ***PHOTO1*** Young entered the game as...

ALDS Game 2 Preview: Detroit Tigers Hitters Against Baltimore Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen
October 3rd, 2014 at 9:28 AM
The Baltimore Orioles will enter today's Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series with a 1-0 lead in the series thanks to their 12-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday Night. Today's Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen has a little bit of an advantage today on the mound as...

ALDS Game 2 Preview: Baltimore Orioles Hitters Against Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander
October 3rd, 2014 at 8:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of exhilarating win in Game 1 that saw a nail biter up until the bottom of the eighth inning when Baltimore scored eight runs to go from a one run lead at 4-3 to a nine run lead at 12-3. The time for enjoyment...

Baltimore Orioles Announce ALDS Roster; a Couple Surprises Including Ubaldo Jimenez
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:52 AM
The much anticipated and debated roster for the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Divisional Series was finally announced this morning and there are a couple surprises on it, including RHP Ubaldo Jimenez. ***PHOTO1*** We, like practically every writer, reporter, and blogger, predicted who we believed would be on the Orioles ALDS...

ALDS Game 1 Preview: Detroit Tigers Hitters Against Baltimore Orioles Chris Tillman
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:01 AM
We continue our preview of tonight's American League Divisional Series Game 1 between the Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers with a look at how Orioles starter Chris Tillman has fared against Tigers hitters throughout his career. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier today we took a look at how the Orioles hitters have fared against Detroit...

Three Reasons the Baltimore Orioles Will Win the ALDS: #1 Bullpen
October 1st, 2014 at 11:24 AM
All throughout the day we have been giving you our three reasons why the Baltimore Orioles will win the American League Divisional Series over the Detorit Tigers and we finally have arrived at reason number one, the Orioles stout bullpen. Manager Buck Showalter was our number three reason and the Orioles...

Three Reasons the Baltimore Orioles Will Win the ALDS: #2 Defense
October 1st, 2014 at 9:29 AM
We continue on with our three reasons why the Baltimore Orioles will win the American League Divisional Series against the Detroit Tigers, which begins Thursday at 5:37 p.m. The number two reason we believe the Orioles will win the ALDS is their defense. ***PHOTO1*** Orioles Manager Buck Showalter came in as...

Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers Individual Pitching Numbers Against One Another in 2014
September 30th, 2014 at 9:41 AM
The Major League Baseball playoffs begin tonight with the American League Wildcard Game between the Oakland A's and Kansas City Royals, but the Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers do not get their ALDS started until Thursday and anticipation around Charm City is growing by the minute. Today we continue our...

Orioles101′s Projected Postseason Roster for the Baltimore Orioles
September 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Today marks the end of the 2014 MLB Regular Season and the Baltimore Orioles are not done playing as they will enter this week’s American League Division Series as the AL East Champions, but who is going to be on the roster once the ALDS begins? We have waited and teased...

Defense at Third Base Becoming an Issue for Baltimore Orioles as Postseason Approaches
September 26th, 2014 at 9:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Baltimore Orioles have a battle going on at third base to see who is going to be the starter for the AL East Champion O’s once the postseason begins next week, and it may come down to simply who can play the best defense. Baltimore and their fans...

Is Jonathan Schoop in Jeopardy of Falling Down the Depth Chart for Baltimore Orioles?
September 25th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are getting prepared for their second postseason trip in the last three seasons and will begin their journey towards a World Series Championship next week, but has Jonathan Schoop played his way out of the starting lineup once the playoffs begin? ***PHOTO1*** Schoop had seen the majority of...

“I Don’t Know is on Third” for Baltimore Orioles in the Postseason; Here are the Contenders
September 25th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have a lot of roster decisions to make, but one of the bigger questions heading into next week’s American League Divisional Series is who will be on third for the Birds? ***PHOTO1*** It is a very good question as it could be one of three players in Ryan...

Jimmy Paredes and Kelly Johnson Making Cases for Baltimore Orioles Postseason Roster
September 24th, 2014 at 11:48 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Manager Buck Showalter are going to have to make some roster decisions here soon in regards to their 25-man playoff roster and both Jimmy Paredes and Kelly Johnson are making it a tough one. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson and Paredes both came into the playoff roster picture once Chris Davis...

Nelson Cruz Getting Hot at the Right Time for Baltimore Orioles
September 24th, 2014 at 8:59 AM
Nelson Cruz got off to one of the hottest starts we have seen in quite some time, well much like Chris Davis last season, and after a few months of cooling off, Cruz is getting hot once again, and at just the right time for the Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz...

Taking a Look at the Potential Baltimore Orioles Playoff Starting Rotation
September 23rd, 2014 at 9:04 AM
The Baltimore Orioles still have regular season games left to play and still have a shot at securing the top seed in the American League, but we wanted to look forward a little bit and lay out how we believe the Orioles playoff starting rotation will look come the...

How Has Baltimore Orioles First Base Prospect Christian Walker Looked Thus Far?
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:09 AM
One of, if not the most talked about prospect in the Baltimore Orioles organization this year has been first baseman Christian Walker and fans finally got to see him at the big league level last week as the team called him up to get some MLB action. ***PHOTO1*** How has the...

Who Should Be the Baltimore Orioles MVO? We Chime in with Our Selection
September 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Normally Saturday’s here at Orioles101 are reserved for Baltimore Orioles minor league spotlights, and we will return to that next week with an interview with LHP Matt Taylor, but today we wanted to take a look at the race for Most Valuable Oriole. This year’s Most Valuable Oriole will receive...

It Has Been a September to Remember for the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation
September 18th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
It has already been a year to remember for the Baltimore Orioles as they have already clinched their first AL East Division title since 1997, but the O’s starting rotation is having a true September to remember thus far. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles starting rotation has been one of the best surprises...