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News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Lose Series to Toronto, Chris Tillman Struggles, and More
April 13th, 2015 at 8:04 AM
The Baltimore Orioles stand at 3-3 this season after falling 10-7 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon to drop the series. In today's edition of news and notes we touch on the three game series a little bit, Chris Tillman struggled in his start on Sunday and we...

Should Baltimore Orioles’ Fans Be Worried About Chris Davis and Manny Machado’s Slow Starts?
April 10th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Baltimore Orioles took their opening series against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg earlier this week and are set to open up at home on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The O's won their opening series despite the fact that both Chris Davis and Manny Machado went...

Baltimore Orioles’ Steve Pearce Simply Loves Hitting at Tropicana Field
April 8th, 2015 at 9:01 AM
When Steve Pearce homered on Tuesday, he gave the Baltimore Orioles four straight years with someone hitting a home run in each of the first two games of the season. Pearce joined Nick Markakis (2012), Chris Davis (2013) and Nelson Cruz (2014) with the latter two having ended up leading...

News and Notes: Steve Pearce and Travis Snider Hot, Wei-Yin Chen Struggles, and More
April 8th, 2015 at 7:44 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are undefeated after improving to 2-0 on Tuesday courtesy of their 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at the Trop. Baltimore continued to get production from Steve Pearce and Travis Snider, while Wei-Yin Chen struggled after getting a big lead and the O's offense staggers after...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Acquire 1B/OF Mike McDade, Wei-Yin Chen Looks Good, and More
March 26th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
It's time for your daily helping of of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Wednesday brought yet another solid outing from Wei-Yin Chen, Nolan Reimold continued his pursuit of a roster spot and the Orioles even made a minor trade. ***PHOTO1*** Wei-Yin Chen pitches well, no walk in the park for hitters Chen has...

Can’t Blame Chris Davis for Wanting to Know Baltimore Orioles’ Future Plans
March 10th, 2015 at 9:21 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have a gluttony of players that could hit the free agent market at the end of the 2015 season, and one of the more high-profile players on that list is first baseman Chris Davis. On Monday he made it known that his decision to come back or...

Returning Trio of Manny Machado, Matt Wieters and Chris Davis Have Looked Good Thus Far
March 6th, 2015 at 9:58 AM
The Baltimore Orioles had a quiet offseason this winter in terms of acquiring Major League ready talent, but all along we knew that the team would be banking on good years from Manny Machado, Matt Wieters and Chris Davis with them returning from injuries. Thus far this spring, all three...

Can the Baltimore Orioles Make It Three Straight Years with the MLB Home Run Champ?
February 24th, 2015 at 10:42 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have become known for hitting the long ball over the past few years, and are coming off of back-to-back seasons having led the majors in home runs. Baltimore has also owned the individual MLB home run champ each of the past two seasons and the question is,...

Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Preview Part 6: Corner Infielders
February 13th, 2015 at 10:20 AM
We continue on with our Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Preview by taking a look at the corner infielders. There will be several corner infielders in camp with an abundance of players than can play first base. ***PHOTO1*** There are 11 players listed as infielders that will be in camp, but there are...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis, Matt Wieters and Manny Machado the Focus
February 1st, 2015 at 7:30 AM
It’s Sunday and that means it’s time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag, and this week the focus was once again Executive VP Dan Duquette as well as looking ahead to the returns of Matt Wieters, Manny Machado and Chris Davis. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that...

Early Check-in from Baltimore Orioles FanFest: Quotes from Dan Duquette, Buck Showalter, & Chris Davis
January 31st, 2015 at 11:33 AM
The 2015 Baltimore Orioles FanFest is underway here in Charm City and it's a packed house to say the least. To begin the festivities the Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette, Manager Buck Showalter and VP Brady Anderson fielded questions from season ticket holders. ***PHOTO1*** Emcee Jim Hunter got the crowd going and when...

If You Had to Pick One, Which Baltimore Orioles’ Pending Free Agent Should Get an Extension?
January 27th, 2015 at 10:32 AM
As we quickly approach the month of February, the 2015 season is getting oh so close to getting going with the beginning of Spring Training next month. We are all excited for the season to get going, but we thought we would take a look at the end of the...

2015 is a Make or Break Year for Baltimore Orioles’ 1B Chris Davis
January 16th, 2015 at 7:28 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have seen two important bats leave via free agency in Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis and have seen little come in. It is no secret that the Orioles believe a healthy Manny Machado and Matt Wieters, along with a better year from Chris Davis, should be more...

Is Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis a Legitimate Non-Tender Candidate in Arbitration?
October 27th, 2014 at 8:47 AM
The 2014 season will come to a close this week once the World Series comes to an end, and the offseason drama of free agency, trades, arbitration, and roster moves can begin. Chris Davis is entering his last year of arbitration eligibility before free agency, but some fans and baseball...

A Chat with Baltimore Orioles First Baseman and 2014 Rising Star Steve Pearce
October 23rd, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The Baltimore Orioles had several players come through and contribute for them over the course of the 2014 season, but one of the standout guys of the season was a familiar yet surprising face; first baseman/utility player Steve Pearce. ***PHOTO1*** Pearce was a familiar face to Orioles fans over the last three...

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...

Steve Pearce is Giving New Meaning to Having a Career Year for Baltimore Orioles
September 18th, 2014 at 8:56 AM
Any time you win a division title in baseball, it is going to be because your team was able to get contributions from everyone on the roster and even have a surprise or two. This year’s Baltimore Orioles team is no stranger to that as Steve Pearce has been one...

Breaking: Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games for Testing Positive for Amphetamines
September 12th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Major League Baseball announced Friday morning that Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games for testing positive for amphetamines. ***PHOTO1*** The suspension includes the postseason. He has stated that he will not appeal the suspension. Baltimore has 17 regular season games remaining, thus Davis would be suspended for the first...

Chris Davis Could Be Turning a Corner at the Plate for Baltimore Orioles
September 4th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
It has been no secret in Birdland that Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has had a surprisingly poor season at the plate, at least when it comes to his batting average and on base percentage. Don't look now, but Crush could be turning a corner at the plate, and that's...