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Baltimore Orioles Exercise 2015 Options for RHP Darren O’Day and LHP Wei-Yin Chen
October 31st, 2014 at 7:31 AM
MLB Free Agency officially began on Thursday, but the Baltimore Orioles quickly made the move to keep two of their potential free agents. Baltimore exercised their 2015 team options on both RHP Darren O'Day and LHP Wei-Yin Chen. ***PHOTO1*** This should not be surprising news to anyone, especially Orioles fans. Both O'Day...

Examining What Kind of Contract LHP Andrew Miller Could Expect in Free Agency
October 30th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
The Baltimore Orioles made a tremendous move at the MLB trade deadline this season when they acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox. Miller was fantastic for the Orioles and increased his value even more as he will now enter the free agent market, but what kind of...

Bullpen Usage a Big Factor in ALCS Moving Forward After Monday’s Rainout
October 14th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
Mother Nature is a cruel beast sometimes and in regards to the American League Championship Series, she made a huge difference. The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals got an unexpected second day off due to a rainout on Monday, and now the remainder of the series has some unforeseen...

Baltimore Orioles Lose 6-4, Fall Down 0-2 in ALCS to Kansas City Royals
October 12th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
Zach Britton came on with a man on first with no outs in the top of the ninth in a 4-4 game, and proceeded to allow Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain to both deliver RBI hits to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory to take a commanding...

Baltimore Orioles Release ALCS Roster: Brian Matusz in, Ubaldo Jimenez Out
October 10th, 2014 at 11:01 AM
Our game day coverage of the American League Championship Series Game 1 between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals continues as the Orioles and Royals released their ALCS rosters this morning. Baltimore made a few changes to the roster, with the most notable one being the inclusion of LHP...

ALCS Preview: Battle of the Titan Bullpens in Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals
October 8th, 2014 at 7:37 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals have two more days before getting the 2014 American League Championship Series underway, but we continue analyzing and previewing the upcoming ALCS for you. Baltimore will be facing something that they are not very accustomed to seeing, and that is a bullpen that...

Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals Individual Pitching Numbers Against One Another in 2014
October 7th, 2014 at 7:20 AM
It's ALCS week here at Orioles101 as we continue to preview and analyze the upcoming American League Championship Series between our Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals. Today we will take a look at the individual pitching numbers accrued by both team's pitchers against one another in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** The sheer...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Unsung Hero; Brad Brach Has Been Crucial for Baltimore Orioles Out of the Bullpen
August 29th, 2014 at 1:42 PM
The Baltimore Orioles have one of the best bullpens in all of baseball and much of that stardom gets given to the phenomenal back-end in Zach Britton, Darren O'Day and Andrew Miller and with good reason, but one of the unsung heroes for the both the bullpen and the Orioles...

JJ Hardy, Bullpen Help Lead Baltimore Orioles to Series Win with 5-4 Victory
August 29th, 2014 at 7:13 AM
JJ Hardy delivered a clutch two out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to give the Baltimore Orioles the lead for good and the bullpen shut it down to help the Birds take three of four from the Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 victory Thursday Night. ***PHOTO1*** Tampa retired...

Baltimore Orioles Can’t Complete Sweep, Drop 13 Inning Marathon 1-0 to Los Angeles Angels
August 1st, 2014 at 7:15 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Angels exchanged zero after zero before Albert Pujols drove in the game's only run with a RBI single in the top of the 13th inning off of Ryan Webb to help the Angels avoid the sweep with a 1-0 victory over the Orioles Thursday...

Breaking: Baltimore Orioles Acquire LHP Andrew Miller from Boston Red Sox for LHP Eduardo Rodriguez
July 31st, 2014 at 3:50 PM
It may have come down to the final hour, but the Baltimore Orioles ended their silence during today's MLB non-waiver trade deadline as they acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitching prospect, LHP Eduardo Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** It had begun to look like a day where the...

Baltimore Orioles Secure 6-4 West Coast Road Trip with 3-2 Win in Ten Innings
July 28th, 2014 at 7:23 AM
Manny Machado delivered two RBI, including the eventual game winning sacrifice fly in the tenth inning to help lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 victory and secure a 6-4 record for their ten-game west coast road trip. ***PHOTO1*** Machado led the way offensively for the Birds as he went 2-4 with...

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...

Delmarva Shorebirds’ Chance Sisco and Jon Keller Named Baltimore Orioles Players of the Month
July 16th, 2014 at 8:53 AM
Yesterday, the Baltimore Orioles announced their organization award winners for the month of June and they had a Delmarva Shorebirds flavor as both players of the month came courtesy of Delmarva as Chance Sisco was named Player of the Month, while Jon Keller was selected as the Pitcher of the...