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Baltimore Orioles Continue to Mishandle Prized Pitching Prospect Kevin Gausman
July 2nd, 2014 at 9:35 AM
Considered one of the top pitching prospects in all of baseball, Kevin Gausman began to show the potential that he has at the big league level as a starting pitcher earlier this season, but the Baltimore Orioles continue to mishandle the prospect in how they are bringing him along. ***PHOTO1*** Gausman has...

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...

Kevin Gausman Performs Well Again; Baltimore Orioles Take Series with 2-0 Victory Over Tampa Bay Rays
June 18th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
Bases loaded, no outs in the first inning and Kevin Gausman proceeded to strikeout the next two batters and induce a fly ball to get out of that jam in the first inning and bared down to toss six scoreless innings to help lead the Baltimore Orioles to a series...

Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Shining in June, but Team Not
June 17th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have played 15 games in the month of June, and what was their achilles heel in the first two months of the season has turned into their strength as the O's starting rotation has been fantastic this month, but the team has not taken advantage of that...

Series Preview: Baltimore Orioles Set to Take on AL East Leading Toronto Blue Jays in Big Four Game Set
June 12th, 2014 at 10:32 AM
With their win last night, and combined with a Toronto Blue Jays loss, the Baltimore Orioles moved to just 4 1/2 games back of the AL East leading Blue Jays and tonight the two teams will begin a big four game series at Camden Yards. Both teams could vastly alter...

Would a Six-man Starting Rotation Be a Good Move for the Baltimore Orioles?
June 10th, 2014 at 8:43 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and their fans hope they got a glimpse of the future that they are hoping for when Kevin Gausman posted an impressive seven inning performance on Saturday when he dominated the Oakland A's after being recalled prior to the game to replace Miguel Gonzalez who had been...

Bud Norris Masterful as Baltimore Orioles Slug Three Homers in 4-0 Victory Over Boston Red Sox
June 10th, 2014 at 7:03 AM
Bud Norris tossed eight shutout innings, while the Baltimore Orioles belted three home runs en route to a series opening 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Norris (5-5) was nothing short of remarkable on the mound as he had all three of his pitches working and was extremely efficient on...

A Day with the Frederick Keys Part 2: Interview with Staff Ace LHP Matt Taylor
June 3rd, 2014 at 10:41 AM
If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook, then you noticed that our editor spent the day Monday with the Baltimore Orioles High-A affiliate Frederick Keys and over the course of the next day or two, we will be bringing you a multi-part series on his day with the Keys. Part two of...

A Day with the Frederick Keys Part 1: Interview with Former First Round Pick, RHP Matt Hobgood
June 3rd, 2014 at 7:13 AM
If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook, then you noticed that our editor spent the day yesterday with the Baltimore Orioles High-A affiliate Frederick Keys and over the course of the next day or two, we will be bringing you a multi-part series on his day with the Keys....

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,...

A Look at the Baltimore Orioles Rotation and How It Stacks up Against League and Each Other
May 22nd, 2014 at 9:25 AM
Blame it on one of the worst, if not the worst outing of the season last night by a Baltimore Orioles starter, but we thought it would be a good time to take a look at the Orioles starting rotation and how they stack up against the American League as well...

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...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Kevin Gausman Questions Frequent; Closer’s Role a Focus
May 18th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's Sunday, and you know what that means, it's time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week we were flooded with two main topics of questions, Kevin Gausman and the closer's role for the Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** Again, we remind everyone that if we received multiple questions surrounding a single...

Cards were Stacked Against Kevin Gausman; Tough to Make Sense of Decision to Start Him
May 15th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
The Baltimore Orioles surprised most people this week when they announced that they were recalling Kevin Gausman to start on Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers. Unfortunately for the Orioles and Gausman, the start did not go well, but in the end the cards were stacked against him and it is...

Kevin Gausman Set to Make First Start of 2014 for Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday
May 13th, 2014 at 1:44 PM
The last few days have been a little odd as the Baltimore Orioles had yet to announce their starting pitchers for Wednesday and Thursday despite the fact that it was Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez's turns in the rotation and now we know why, to an extent. The Orioles announced...

Bud Norris Pitches Well, Benches Clear, Baltimore Orioles Fall 4-1 to Detroit Tigers
May 13th, 2014 at 6:51 AM
Bud Norris was pitching extremely well, but a 1-1 pitch to Ian Kinsler in the eighth inning went over the wall for a two run home run and a 4-1 lead that the Detroit Tigers would not relinquish as they took game one of the three game set against the...

35 Games in, the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Ranks in Bottom Half of League
May 12th, 2014 at 7:49 AM
Last night, it hit us that the Baltimore Orioles have had the same five pitchers in their starting rotation all season as we finished the 35 game mark, and while that is an accomplishment for this or any team, the Orioles starting rotation is not off to the best of...

A Look at the Numbers: How Below Average Has the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotaion Been?
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Today, we thought we would get analytical with some statistics and our focus is on the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation, and while it may not be a surprise, in fact, it shouldn't be a surprise, the numbers show that the rotation needs to be better. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles came into this season...

Should the Baltimore Orioles Try to Sell High by Trading Zach Britton?
April 19th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have quite the unusual circumstance in their bullpen right now as Zach Britton has performed so well, that Orioles' fans have begun clamoring for Britton to get a chance in the starting rotation. One interesting question is with Britton's stock seemingly so high right now, should the...