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April Showers Bring May Flowers: Baltimore Orioles’ Top Performers This May So Far
May 15th, 2015 at 10:44 AM
The old saying goes, "April Showers bring May Flowers" and while some of the Baltimore Orioles' who are having a good May did not experience the "showers" of April, there are several guys having a good month thus far for the Birds. ***PHOTO1*** We are only at about the half-way point in...

News and Notes: Baltimore Orioles Defense Offensive, Mike Wright Call up? and More
May 13th, 2015 at 7:44 AM
It's time for your daily dose of Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Today we touch on the ugliness that was Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Mike Wright possibly being called up to the O's and Chris Tillman's outing better than the box score Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Orioles defense offensive in...

INF Drew Dosch and RHP Mychal Givens Named Baltimore Orioles Minor League Players of the Month
May 5th, 2015 at 2:16 PM
The Baltimore Orioles announced today their Minor League Players of the Month for April and the honors went to Bowie Baysox RHP Mychal Givens and Frederick Keys INF Drew Dosch. ***PHOTO1*** Last Saturday, we handed out our Orioles' Minor League Players of the Month awards to Delmarva Shorebirds catcher Alex Murphy and...

News and Notes: Adam Jones and Caleb Joseph Red Hot, Bullpen Coming Around, and More
April 20th, 2015 at 7:49 AM
The Baltimore Orioles guaranteed themselves at least a series split by beating the Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Sunday to take two of the first three games of the series in Beantown. In today's news and notes, we talk about how hot Adam Jones and Caleb Joseph are at the...

News and Notes: Five Run Sixth Propels Baltimore Orioles, Brad Brach Returns to Form, and More
April 16th, 2015 at 8:04 AM
The sun always shines a little brighter on days like today. In today's edition of news and notes, we touch on the Baltimore Orioles five run sixth inning Wednesday Night, Brad Brach returning to form, and Bud Norris was better in his second start of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Five run sixth propels...

Eight Games in, Baltimore Orioles’ Bullpen Uncharacteristically Near Bottom of League
April 15th, 2015 at 10:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have had one of the best bullpens in all of baseball over the past three years, and while we still believe that they do and come the end of the season their numbers will reflect it, eight games into the 2015 season the O's bullpen is among...

News and Notes: Adam Jones Scorching, Miguel Gonzalez Tosses Gem, and More
April 15th, 2015 at 7:29 AM
It's time for a winning edition of our Baltimore Orioles news and notes. Adam Jones remained red hot at the plate, Zach Britton goes more than one inning, and Miguel Gonzalez tosses a gem in Orioles' 4-3 victory over New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** In the words of Dan Patrick, Adam Jones is...

MLB Trade Rumors: Pretty Safe to Say the Baltimore Orioles Won’t Be Moving LHP Brian Matusz
April 14th, 2015 at 10:03 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have been rumored to be shopping relievers for a couple of months now, including LHP Brian Matusz. With the way the season has gone thus far, including an injury to LHP Wesley Wright, you can pretty much nix the possibility of the O’s trading Matusz, at least...

News and Notes: Tommy Goes Boom, Adam Jones Stays Hot, Wesley Wright Injury Update
April 14th, 2015 at 7:46 AM
The Baltimore Orioles' continue to swing the bats extremely well, but unfortunately, their bullpen continued to be an issue in their 6-5 loss to the New York Yankees Monday night. In today's edition of news and notes we touch on Tommy Hunter, Adam Jones hot bat and the O's received...

Who’s Hot and Who’s not for Baltimore Orioles After First Week
April 13th, 2015 at 11:24 AM
The first week of the 2015 season is in the books and the Baltimore Orioles currently sit at 3-3 and in third place in the AL East one game behind the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays. After one week, we thought we would take the time to highlight...

News and Notes: Jason Garcia Makes Debut, Baltimore Orioles’ Bats Go Ice Cold, and More
April 9th, 2015 at 8:27 AM
The Baltimore Orioles failed to pick up the sweep on Wednesday falling to the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0. In today's edition of news and notes we touch on Jason Garcia's MLB debut, Miguel Gonzalez's odd outing and the O's bats going ice cold. ***PHOTO1*** Jason Garcia solid in MLB debut It's always a...

Baltimore Orioles Lose Rule-5 Pick RHP Logan Verrett, Hearing from the Former O’s Righty
April 3rd, 2015 at 9:14 AM
The Baltimore Orioles ended up with two Rule-5 picks this offseason and the possibility of keeping just one of them seemed slim, nonetheless two of them. On Thursday the Orioles tried to clear one of those picks through waivers in RHP Logan Verrett, but he was claimed by the Texas...

MLB Trade Rumors: Don’t Be Surprised to See Baltimore Orioles Make a Move This Week
March 31st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Despite some positional guys beginning the season on the DL, the Baltimore Orioles still have a problem that every team in baseball would love to have, they have excess pitching. We would not be surprised to see the Orioles make a move in the final week of the spring before...

Baltimore Orioles’ Bullpen Very Crowded, Tough Decisions to Be Made in Final Week
March 30th, 2015 at 9:35 AM
We are in the final week of Spring Training with Opening Day next Monday in Tampa, but the Baltimore Orioles still have a lot of decisions to make, including who makes the cut in their very crowded bullpen. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles have a problem that every single team in Major League Baseball...

Rule-5 Anyone? Both Baltimore Orioles’ Rule-5 Picks Shining in Spring Training
March 26th, 2015 at 10:58 AM
Baltimore Orioles' fans were not surprised this offseason when the O's came away with two players in the Major League portion of the Rule-5 Draft in right handers Jason Garcia and Logan Verrett. Ever since Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette took the job after the 2011 season, the O's have become...

MLB Trade Rumors: Trading Brian Matusz Would Bring Numerous Opportunities for Baltimore Orioles
March 24th, 2015 at 11:06 AM
One of the hot items of discussion surrounding the Baltimore Orioles over the past couple of weeks in Spring Training has been LHP Brian Matusz and the Orioles' willingness to move him in the right deal. If Baltimore were to trade Matusz, numerous opportunities would open up including a couple...

Examining How the Baltimore Orioles’ Two Rule-5 Picks are Performing, and Their Chances to Make Team
March 19th, 2015 at 10:52 AM
Ever since Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette took the job after the 2011 season, the Baltimore Orioles have become known for taking a player in the annual Rule-5 Draft held at the winter meetings. This year was no different, in fact, the Orioles came away with two players in the Major...

News and Notes: Matt Wieters Shutdown for a Week, Ubaldo Jimenez Better, Bullpen Impressive
March 19th, 2015 at 7:52 AM
The Baltimore Orioles picked up a victory on Wednesday on the field thanks to a better outing from Ubaldo Jimenez, but suffered a loss off the field with the news that catcher Matt Wieters will be shutdown for a week from catching due to tendinitis in his elbow. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Wieters shutdown...

MLB Trade Rumors: What Kind of Deal Could the Baltimore Orioles Swing for LHP Brian Matusz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:10 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have an abundance of relievers and some of them have drawn interest from other clubs, including LHP Brian Matusz. The question is, what kind of deal could the Orioles expect in return for Matusz? ***PHOTO1*** There have been a few teams that have shown interest in Matusz this offseason,...

News and Notes: Chris Tillman Good in Spring Debut, Ryan Webb Injures Knee, Bats Ice Cold
March 10th, 2015 at 7:57 AM
The Baltimore Orioles were back in action on Monday and their pitching staff was phenomenal, including starting Chris Tillman, but their bats failed to yield a run in the 1-0 loss. RHP Ryan Webb also tweaked his knee during a workout on Sunday and had an MRI on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** We will...