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Baltimore Orioles Erase Four Run Deficit, Beat Texas Rangers 6-4
July 3rd, 2014 at 7:38 AM
The Baltimore Orioles found themselves in a 4-0 hole in the third inning, but their pitching staff kept them there the rest of the way and the offense woke up a bit to score six unanswered runs to secure a 6-4 victory and their third straight win. ***PHOTO1***  Orioles starter Chris Tillman...

2014 VS Career Averages for Baltimore Orioles Part 2: Pitchers
June 19th, 2014 at 10:37 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. We...

Preston Guilmet Falters, Nelson Cruz Stays Hot as Baltimore Orioles Lose 3-1 to Houston Astros
May 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Rookie sensation George Springer, who came into Thursday Night's game having hit six home runs in his last six games, continued to swing a hot bat as he launched a 3-2 pitch in the seventh over the left field wall for a two run home run off Baltimore Orioles reliever Preston...

Despite Perception, First Three Innings Best for Baltimore Orioles Pitching Staff
May 29th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Although the recent trend has been for the Baltimore Orioles to find themselves in an early hole due to their starting pitchers allowing too many runs in the first three innings, through 51 games this season, the first three innings have been the best for the O's staff. ***PHOTO1***  As a whole,...

Zach Britton Has Been Phenomenal and Has Solidified Himself as Baltimore Orioles Closer
May 27th, 2014 at 8:47 AM
Heading into the 2014 season, the role as the Baltimore Orioles closer was one of the biggest question marks surrounding this team as they looked to get back to the playoffs and their third straight winning season. Tommy Hunter had assumed the role, but had little confidence shown in him...

Preston Guilmet Impresive in Baltimore Orioles Debut, but Who is He?
May 13th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
Prior to Monday Night's game, the Baltimore Orioles recalled right hander Preston Guilmet after optioning T.J. McFarland following Sunday's loss to the Houston Astros. Guilmet was impressive in his Orioles debut last night, but just who is he? ***PHOTO1***  Guilmet came on in relief last night after Bud Norris was ejected when...

After Two Days of Rain, Baltimore Orioles Set to Dry Off, Play Two and Make Two Roster Moves
May 1st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates have been rained out twice over the last two days and their short two game series has turned into a three day affair with both games being played today in a single admission double header. Not only will the Orioles play two games today,...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Once Again Manny Machado the Big Focus, but Roster Questions Frequent
April 26th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are in the midst of a six day, five game home stand against the Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates, but today we thought we would re-introduce our Orioles101 mailbag as we received several questions over the week from our readers and wanted everyone to see our...

Baltimore Orioles Survive Scare, Beat Boston Red Sox 7-6 on Patriot’s Day
April 21st, 2014 at 2:41 PM
The Baltimore Orioles blew a five run lead on Sunday, and held a six run lead on Monday and nearly gave that one away, but held on to secure a 7-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Patriot's Day and split the four game series in Boston. ***PHOTO1***  Wei-Yin Chen (3-1)...

Baltimore Orioles Complete Rain Shortened Series Sweep with 3-0 Win Over Tampa Bay Rays
April 17th, 2014 at 6:47 AM
Due to cold, rainy conditions on Tuesday, the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays were only able to play two of their three originally scheduled games and the Birds completed the two-game sweep on Wednesday with a shutout victory 3-0. ***PHOTO1*** It was as complete a game the Orioles have played all...

13 Games into 2014, Three Baltimore Orioles Relievers Highlight Stellar Effort
April 15th, 2014 at 10:34 AM
In 2012, the Baltimore Orioles had one of the best bullpens in all of baseball and their effort helped the team end a 14-year consecutive losing seasons streak and Baltimore made the playoffs for the first time since 1997. The 2014 Orioles' bullpen has gotten off to a fantastic start and...

Zach Britton Making the Case for Next Man up Status for Baltimore Orioles
April 11th, 2014 at 6:52 AM
The Baltimore Orioles finally got a quality start from a starting pitcher not named Chris Tillman on Wednesday when Miguel Gonzalez went six strong innings, while allowing three runs. Many fans have asked the question of who is next in line for the starting rotation and while most people answer with...

Not Nearly Time to Panic Yet for the Baltimore Orioles or Fans
April 8th, 2014 at 7:12 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have not gotten off to the best of starts this season as they currently sit 2-5 and have lost five of their last six games, with a slew of things not going right for the Birds at the moment. Despite how bad it may look, it is...

Two Games into the 2014 Season, All Seven Baltimore Orioles’ Relievers Have Pitched
April 3rd, 2014 at 7:53 AM
Once Josh Stinson entered the game in the ninth inning on Wednesday night against the Boston Red Sox, all seven Baltimore Orioles' relievers had made an appearance in the 2014 season just two games in. ***PHOTO1*** As soon as Stinson came into the game last night, we posted on Twitter that all...

Chris Tillman Shows He is Ready to Be an Ace in Baltimore Orioles Opening Day Victory
April 1st, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The Baltimore Orioles opened the 2014 season with a thrilling 2-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox in front of a jam packed crowd at Camden Yards. Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman only went five innings, but showed one key attribute that showed he is ready to be an ace. ***PHOTO1*** You...

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...

Alfredo Aceves to Opt Out; Evan Meek Appears to Have Won Final Bullpen Spot
March 28th, 2014 at 7:44 AM
The Baltimore Orioles played their final Grapefruit League game last night against the Tampa Bay Rays, so we all knew the final roster spot battles are getting close to the end, but one appeared to get settled as multiple reports indicate Alfredo Aceves will opt out of his deal today. ***PHOTO1*** MASN's...

Zach Britton Quietly Having a Terrific Spring Training in Relief
March 26th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
Coming into Spring Training, Zach Britton was among a group of pitchers competing for the fifth spot in the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation, but that all changed once the team signed free agent starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. Britton knew he was entering an important Spring Training as he is out...

Report: Luis Ayala Returning to the Baltimore Orioles Bullpen?
March 20th, 2014 at 6:57 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are rumored around another free agent late in the spring as a possible reunion with right handed reliever Luis Ayala could be in the cards. ***PHOTO1*** Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported on Twitter that Ayala has offers from the Orioles and another club according to his source, with a...

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...