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Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: RHP Pat Connaughton Good on the Mound and the Hardwood
January 24th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
It’s time for another edition of our Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and this week we focus on an unusual case in RHP Pat Connaughton. ***PHOTO1*** Why is Connaughton an unusual case? The fourth round selection of the Orioles in the 2014 MLB Draft is not only a member of the O’s organization,...

Should Baltimore Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman Need to Perform Well in Spring to Secure Rotation Spot?
January 21st, 2015 at 9:25 AM
RHP Kevin Gausman may have debuted with the O's in 2013, but he burst onto the scene in 2014 with his strong performance in the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation. With Baltimore having six starters for five spots, should Gausman have to perform well in Spring Training to secure his spot...

Big Season Ahead for Baltimore Orioles RHP Bud Norris
January 20th, 2015 at 7:40 AM
We are less than a month away from pitchers and catchers reporting for the Baltimore Orioles and warmer weather is right around the corner. One of the pitchers to keep a close eye on in 2015 will be RHP Bud Norris. ***PHOTO1*** Norris, 29 (will turn 30 in March), is entering his...

MLB Trade Rumors: Examining Potential Baltimore Orioles Trade Candidate Outfielder Charlie Blackmon
January 19th, 2015 at 9:11 AM
The Baltimore Orioles have still yet to find that other left handed hitting outfielder that they have been searching for all offseason once Nick Markakis departed via free agency, but a new target has become available. ***PHOTO1*** According to Fox Sports', the Colorado Rockies have made All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon available in...

Who Would Be the Odd Man Out in Baltimore Orioles’ Starting Rotation If Season Began Tomorrow
January 5th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
The Baltimore Orioles ended the 2014 season with a dilemma regarding their starting rotation. Baltimore had six starters for five spots and despite his big contract, the O's elected to move struggling RHP Ubaldo Jimenez to the bullpen for the final month or so of the season, but what happens...

Big Year Ahead for Baltimore Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen
December 30th, 2014 at 9:59 AM
The Baltimore Orioles will have a slew of players eligible for free agency at the end of the 2015 season with several of them likely looking for multi-year deals. One of the more intriguing guys set to hit the market next year is Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen. ***PHOTO1*** If there is one...

Minor League Spotlight: RHP Zach Davies Quickly Rising up Baltimore Orioles’ Ranks
December 6th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It may be the offseason, but it is never too late to recognize Baltimore Orioles minor league prospects. This week, we focus on one of the fastest rising pitchers in the organization, Zach Davies. ***PHOTO1*** The 21-year old right hander was drafted by the Orioles in the 26th round of the 2011...

Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight: LHP Brian Gonzalez Posts Terrific First Professional Season
November 29th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It’s time for another edition of Orioles101’s Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and this week we went away from an interview format to focus strictly on the performance of an O’s minor leaguer. The O’s saw some major promise from their 2014 draft choice, LHP Brian Gonzalez. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore did not have...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Have No Need for AJ Burnett
November 4th, 2014 at 9:18 AM
Around this time a year ago, the Baltimore Orioles were widely regarded as one of the favorites to land then-free agent RHP A.J. Burnett. It made sense at the time for Baltimore to go after a veteran arm who had experience in the AL East. ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward a year, and now...

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...

ALCS Game 3 Preview: Baltimore Orioles Hitters Against Kansas City Royals RHP Jeremy Guthrie
October 13th, 2014 at 10:13 AM
The Baltimore Orioles enter tonight's Game 3 in the American League Championship Series desperately in search of a victory and will have to do so against a very familiar face in Kansas City Royals, and former Oriole, RHP Jeremy Guthrie. Despite the fact that it was not terribly long ago...

ALCS Game 3 Preview: Kansas City Royals Hitters Against Baltimore Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen
October 13th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are entering tonight's Game 3 of the American League Championship in an all but must win game against the Kansas City Royals who lead the series two games to none, and Baltimore will be sending left hander Wei-Yin Chen to the mound for the start. If the...

ALCS Game 1 Preview: Kansas City Royals Hitters Against Baltimore Orioles RHP Chris Tillman
October 10th, 2014 at 7:59 AM
It's finally here. The American League Championship Series is set to get underway tonight, weather permitting, between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals. Both teams have been off the previous four days due to sweeping their ALDS series. We begin our game day coverage with our first preview of...

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...

ALDS Game 3 Preview: Baltimore Orioles Hitters Against LHP David Price
October 5th, 2014 at 7:30 AM
The Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers get back to it today in Game 3 of the American League Divisonal Series after the Orioles swept the first two games at Camden Yards and an off day on Saturday. We begin our preview of today's crucial game by taking a look at...

ALDS Game 2 Preview: Detroit Tigers Hitters Against Baltimore Orioles LHP Wei-Yin Chen
October 3rd, 2014 at 9:28 AM
The Baltimore Orioles will enter today's Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series with a 1-0 lead in the series thanks to their 12-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday Night. Today's Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen has a little bit of an advantage today on the mound as...

ALDS Game 2 Preview: Baltimore Orioles Hitters Against Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander
October 3rd, 2014 at 8:07 AM
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off of exhilarating win in Game 1 that saw a nail biter up until the bottom of the eighth inning when Baltimore scored eight runs to go from a one run lead at 4-3 to a nine run lead at 12-3. The time for enjoyment...

ALDS Game 1 Preview: Detroit Tigers Hitters Against Baltimore Orioles Chris Tillman
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:01 AM
We continue our preview of tonight's American League Divisional Series Game 1 between the Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers with a look at how Orioles starter Chris Tillman has fared against Tigers hitters throughout his career. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier today we took a look at how the Orioles hitters have fared against Detroit...

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...