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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...

Outfielder Dariel Alvarez Showcased His Talents in Baltimore Orioles Organization This Season
September 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It’s time for another edition of Orioles101 Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and this week we take a look at the player who arguably had the second best offensive season of any player in the Orioles minor league system, outfielder Dariel Alvarez. ***PHOTO1*** Alvarez, who was signed out of Cuba by...

Alejandro De Aza Making Case to Be on Baltimore Orioles Playoff Roster
September 10th, 2014 at 12:29 PM
The Baltimore Orioles currently own a ten game lead in the AL East over the Toronto Blue Jays and have a magic number of nine entering Wednesday afternoon's game against the Boston Red Sox. While the players, coaches or front office staff would not talk about the playoffs until the...

Alejandro De Aza, Baltimore Orioles Reduce Magic Number to Nine After 4-1 Victory
September 10th, 2014 at 8:21 AM
Alejandro De Aza hit his first home run as a member of the Baltimore Orioles and enjoyed it so much he went ahead and hit another later in the game to help lead the Baltimore Orioles to a series win with a 4-1 victory and reduced their magic number to...

Nelson Cruz Drives in Seven (VIDEO), It’s Time the Baltimore Orioles Outfielder Enter MVP Conversation
September 8th, 2014 at 9:53 AM
The Baltimore Orioles avoided a sweep in Tampa Bay yesterday with a 7-5 victory over the Rays in 11 innings thanks to a monster day from Nelson Cruz as he drove in all seven runs for the Birds. After his performance on Sunday, we believe it's time that Cruz enter...

Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: Bowie Baysox Outfielder Kyeong Kang Quite a Surprise
August 30th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101 Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and this week, with the seasons near the end for most of the Orioles affiliates, we thought we would focus on someone who has surprised us, and that player is Bowie Baysox outfielder Kyeong Kang. ***PHOTO1*** The 26 year old,...

Not for Sale, Baltimore Orioles Beat Ace En Route to 8-2 Victory Over Chicago White Sox
August 19th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles seem to thrive when they are facing an ace on the mound, and Monday night was no different as the Orioles used three long balls and a terrific performance from Bud Norris to top Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 8-2. ***PHOTO2*** Nick Markakis was the star of...

After Wednesday Night’s Heroics, is Baltimore Orioles CF Adam Jones a MVP Candidate?
August 14th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
Adam Jones delivered an eighth inning, two out, three run home run to break a 2-2 tie against the New York Yankees to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a thrilling come from behind 5-3 win and increase their lead in the AL East to 7 1/2 games. Perhaps more due...

Adam Jones Eighth Inning Home Run Lifts Baltimore Orioles to 5-3 Victory Over New York Yankees
August 14th, 2014 at 7:13 AM
Tie game, two outs, runners on first and second in the bottom of the eighth. Pressure packed situation right? On the first pitch, Adam Jones hit a hanging breaking ball from Shawn Kelley over the left centerfield wall for a three run home run and an eventual 5-3 victory over...

Baltimore Orioles Offense Coming Around; Chris Davis and Nelson Cruz Joining the Party?
August 13th, 2014 at 8:22 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been carried by their pitching staff for the better part of two months now, but the offense appears to be coming around as of late. Are two of the most feared power bats in the Orioles lineup in Nelson Cruz and Chris Davis joining the party? ***PHOTO1*** The...

Kevin Gausman Mostly Dominant, Baltimore Orioles Secure Series Win with 4-3 Victory
July 31st, 2014 at 6:42 AM
Kevin Gausman retired the first 14 batters he face en route to seven strong innings, while Adam Jones belted his 21st home run to help lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-3 victory Wednesday Night and secure a series win over the Los Angeles Angels. ***PHOTO1*** Gausman (5-3) allowed just one hit...

Nick and Christina Markakis to Be a Part of Fifth Annual Casey Cares 5K Run/walk at Camden Yards
July 24th, 2014 at 8:04 AM
Sometime amid the grind that is the Major League Baseball season, we forget that the players do more than just play America's Pastime. Nick and Christina Markakis, along with Orioles REACH, will once again pair with the Casey Cares Foundation to host the fifth annual Casey Cares 5K run/walk the...

Eighth Inning Dooms Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Angels Walk Away from Sweep
July 24th, 2014 at 6:57 AM
With the game tied at two in the bottom of the eighth inning and the bases loaded, Brian Matusz came into the game to face the left handed hitting Kole Calhoun and proceeded to walk in the eventual game winning run on five pitches as the Baltimore Orioles could not...

Baltimore Orioles Winning Despite Nelson Cruz and Chris Davis Extended Slumps
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:51 AM
Nelson Cruz has been arguably the biggest bargain of the 2013-14 off season as the Baltimore Orioles All Star is a legitimate American League MVP candidate after signing a one year, $8 million deal with the Birds this off season. Chris Davis finished third in AL MVP voting in 2013...

Adam Jones Blasts Two, Bud Norris Solid as Baltimore Orioles Down Los Angeles Angels 4-2
July 22nd, 2014 at 6:57 AM
After a tough series against the Oakland A's, the Baltimore Orioles rebounded to take game one of their three game set with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4-2 courtesy of two, two run home runs from Adam Jones and a strong start from Bud Norris. ***PHOTO1***  Jones and the Orioles did...

Best, Worst, Most Surprising, and Least Surprising of the First Half for Baltimore Orioles
July 17th, 2014 at 7:43 AM
While the MLB All Star Break is widely regarded as the half way point, it is actually quite late of that mark as every team in baseball has played over 90 games already, but today we are going to touch on the best, worst, most surprising and least surprising events...

Nelson Cruz and Adam Jones Look to Join Prestigious List for Baltimore Orioles Tonight
July 15th, 2014 at 9:01 AM
Both Nelson Cruz and Adam Jones are in the starting lineup tonight for the American League in the 2014 MLB All Star Game as Cruz will bat 6th and DH, while Jones will bat 7th and be in centerfield. Jones and Cruz will look to join a prestigious Baltimore Orioles...

Adam Jones Finishes Third in American League in MLB Home Run Derby
July 15th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
Adam Jones entered the 2014 MLB Home Run Derby looking to become just the third Baltimore Orioles player to ever win the contest, but eventually fell short as he lost in the second round to the eventual champion Yoenis Cespedes. ***PHOTO1***  Jones was able to get through the first round of the derby under...

Adam Jones Looks to Become Third Baltimore Orioles Player to Win MLB Home Run Derby Tonight
July 14th, 2014 at 10:32 AM
While many people expected a member of the Baltimore Orioles to be participating in this year's MLB Home Run Derby, Adam Jones was not the one they expected as Nelson Cruz declined the invitation to take part in the derby, but Jones will be looking to become the third Orioles...

What Should Be the Baltimore Orioles Top Priority in the Trade Market?
July 10th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Over the next few weeks as the MLB Trade deadline of July 31 approaches, we will take a look at some potential trade targets for the Baltimore Orioles, but today we wanted to provide our opinion on what the Orioles priority list should be in the trade market. Believe it...