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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...

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...

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....

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...

Miguel Gonzalez Solid, Chris Davis Blasts Three as Baltimore Orioles Cruise to 9-2 Victory
May 21st, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the Baltimore Orioles this season has been their severe decline in their home run production, but that could all be coming to an end as the Orioles hit four home runs, including three from Chris Davis to route the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 on Tuesday...

Christian Walker, Parker Bridwell Earn Player of the Week Honors in Baltimore Orioles Organization
May 20th, 2014 at 7:11 AM
Incase you have missed it, the Baltimore Orioles Minor League affiliates have been on quite a tear recently, and the recognition is beginning to come in bunches as two players in the organization were named Players of the Week for the week ending May 18 in Bowie Baysox first baseman...

Break Out the Brooms, Baltimore Orioles Complete Sweep with 3-1 Victory Over Tampa Bay Rays
May 9th, 2014 at 7:46 AM
It may have been draft night in the NFL, but the Baltimore Orioles had sweep on their mind and they did just that thanks to some good pitching and the bottom of the lineup as the O's beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 for their first three game sweep at...

Baltimore Orioles Sweep Twinbill Over Pittsburgh Pirates; Matt Wieters Walks Off in Game Two
May 2nd, 2014 at 7:24 AM
After two straight rain outs, the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates finally got to play their two game series and did so in one day with a single admission double header. The Orioles came away with a sweep in the double header thanks to solid pitching in game one and...

A Look at the Numbers: Why Bring Steve Pearce Back? Most Numbers Don’t Support It
April 30th, 2014 at 9:43 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Steve Pearce pulled a fast one yesterday as the Orioles re-signed Pearce after he declined the claim placed on him in waivers and elected free agency, and promptly re-signed with Baltimore. ***PHOTO1***  In an odd twist, suddenly several Orioles fans, who had praised the team for DFA'ing him...

Minor League Spotlight: 1B Christian Walker Having Tremendous Start to 2014 for Bowie Baysox
April 29th, 2014 at 9:19 AM
Our readers have been informing us that they have been enjoying our Minor League Spotlights and today we bring out latest edition with the focus being on AA Bowie Baysox first baseman Christian Walker. ***PHOTO1*** Walker is off to a tremendous start in 2014 and is picking up right where he left...

Adam Jones Biggest Key to Baltimore Orioles Lineup with Chris Davis on DL
April 29th, 2014 at 7:15 AM
The Baltimore Orioles got a terrible break over the weekend when All Star and defending home run champ Chris Davis was placed on the disabled list with an oblique strain. While Davis is out of the lineup, Adam Jones is the biggest key to the Orioles lineup, that is if...

Baltimore Orioles Drop Two of Three, Chris Davis Heads to DL, not a Good Weekend in Birdland
April 28th, 2014 at 7:51 AM
The Kansas City Royals are not the walk over that they have been as recent as two years ago and they marched into Camden Yards to take two of three from the Baltimore Orioles with some stellar pitching as they cooled off a hot Orioles offense. One reason for the...

Bats Continue Uprising, Baltimore Orioles Take Series with 11-4 Victory Over Toronto Blue Jays
April 25th, 2014 at 7:54 AM
For the second time this season, the Baltimore Orioles have taken two out of three from an AL East opponent on the road thanks to another offensive explosion on Thursday Night as the O's beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4. Baltimore continued to get contributions up and down the lineup Thursday,...

Baltimore Orioles Drop Two of Three Against Toronto Blue Jays; O’s Offense Offensive in Series
April 14th, 2014 at 8:06 AM
The Baltimore Orioles entered their three game series with the Toronto Blue Jays on a bit of a high note as their offense had finally woken up in their final two games against the New York Yankees and won their first series of the season by taking two of three...

Orioles101′s Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Awards; Why Not?
March 29th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Opening Day of the 2014 season is so close that everyone can smell it, and the Baltimore Orioles are ready to start playing games that count as they will host the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards on Monday at 3:05 p.m. Just for fun, we...

Baltimore Orioles Studs and Duds Thus Far in Spring Training: Version 3.0
March 17th, 2014 at 8:04 AM
It's time for our latest installment of studs and duds thus far this Spring for the Baltimore Orioles as we are now just two weeks away from Opening Day at Camden Yards. This week there is not a lot of new faces in the studs category, but some new duds...

Studs and Duds Thus Far This Spring for the Baltimore Orioles: 2.0
March 10th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Last week we unveiled our first edition of studs and duds thus far this spring for the Baltimore Orioles and today in version 2.0, it is easy to see a clear discrepancy between the top and the bottom. As a team the Orioles are 8-2 this spring so far and have...

Breaking Down the Baltimore Orioles Potential Lineup with Nelson Cruz
February 25th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made the deal official last night, as they have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz to immediately bolster their lineup. Cruz and the Orioles will have a press conference today at 9:30 a.m., which will be broadcasted on MASN. ***PHOTO2***  Cruz brings with him...