Orioles @ Red Sox series preview, 18 - 21 April
The O's head north to Boston for a four-game series with the Red Sox. Tillman, Norris, Jimenez, and Chen for the O's. Lackey, Doubront, Peavy, and Buchholz for the Red Sox.
Friday, 18 April (7:10pm) -
Ryan Flaherty's place among the worst-hitting Orioles of all time
After watching Ryan Flaherty's performance so far this season, he may seem like the worst-hitting Orioles player of all time, but it turns out that he isn't the worst - just among the worst.
One of the players on the Orioles offseason hype train was
How has Zach Britton Transformed Himself as a Pitcher?
Zach Britton has been a revelation so far this season. How has the failed starter turned into such a crucial part of the Orioles' bullpen overnight?
Zach Britton has been a revelation so far this season. In 11.1 innings pitched over 6 games this season, he has al...
Orioles minor league rundown 4/17/2014
After this week's rainy, cold weather and attendant doubleheaders, things were pretty much back to normal for the Baby Birds as they went 2-2 on the night...
Norfolk 2, Durham Bulls 3
The Tides were held down by a random assortment of young Rays as well as the rel...
Friday Bird Droppings
At least we'll have nighttime baseball back this evening, but the odd April scheduling continues with Monday's 11:35 AM Patriots' Day start up in Boston. If, for some reason, Orioles baseball isn't enough for you this weekend,
Orioles off night sports thread: April 17
The Orioles are off on Thursday night, but that won't stop us from being around to talk about whatever is going on. Maybe the Red Sox will lose. That would make it a good night.
The Orioles are not playing on Thursday night, but other teams are. If you'd like to join in and comment on the rest of the action in the league today, this is the place to laugh, cry, or what...
Interview with T.J. McFarland of the Norfolk Tides
Ted Warren recently had the chance to chat with Norfolk Tides T.J. McFarland. The 24-year-old left-handed pitcher is from Palos Park, Illinois. McFarland arrived in Birdland after being plucked from Cleveland in the Rule 5 draft before the 2013 season.
After spending all of 2013 as a relief pitcher with the
Trading Jim Johnson was the right move for Orioles
Recent demotion from closer's role one of many reasons the Orioles are better off without the former All-Star.
Entering this past offseason, Orioles’ Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette was placed in what seemed to be a difficult po...
Camdencast Episode 54: OPS Plus Ca Change
The Orioles have made their way back to .500, and Camdencast has made its way back to you. Mark and Stacey run through the ups and downs of the first two weeks of the season. Give us a listen!
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Thursday Bird Droppings
After a rain out, a day game, and now an off day, I'm in need for some Orioles baseball.
First things first! Mark and I discussed it and the two-games that the Orioles took from the Rays is indeed a sweep. So that means that pre-season contest results needed to be updated.
Orioles minor league rundown for 4/16
The Shorebirds walked off with a win in 15 innings, the Keys took both ends of a double header, the BaySox won and the Tides took advantage of a depleted bullpen by their opponent. All in all, it was a pretty good night for the Baby Birds.
Norfolk 9, Durham 6: Durham came into the game needed a long outing by their starter, using 7 relievers between M...
Orioles keep Rays bats in check, scratch and claw to a 3-0 victory and series sweep
It was a cold and windy Wednesday afternoon at Camden Yards as the Orioles pulled off a 3-0 victory over the Rays that wasn't a pretty win, but counts just as much as one. Zach Britton threw three scoreless innings of relief for the O's.
Ugly wins and pretty wins count just the same in the standings. There was little beautiful baseball to be found in a cold and windy ...
A Camden Yards concessions fail
Here is the story of a bad concession stand experience had by yours truly at Camden Yards. If this were an isolated incident, you wouldn't be reading this. Sadly, it is all too common.
Last Saturday was a beautiful day. Sunny and warm, it was t-shirt weather until the sun set. It was the perfect...
Yankees' struggles should worry the Orioles
How could the faults of New York lead to the demise of Baltimore?
Twenty-seven. That is a number fixated in the brains of all New York Yankee supporters. Twenty-seven World Series championships. Go look at the official team website. "Our History. Your Tradition." Much of that recent history has b...
It's time for the Orioles to bench Nick Markakis (sometimes)
The Orioles are struggling to find playing time for four guys, while a fifth guy at the same position gets an automatic start every day. It shouldn't be this way.
As the Orioles have fumbled their way through the first few weeks of the season, they've often struggled to...
Orioles minor league rundown - 4/15/14
The rain that canceled the Orioles game last night washed away three of the four affiliate games as well, so you're treated to a full-length Tides recap today. Unfortunately it wasn't good news for Kevin Gausman.
Norfolk 0, Gwinnett (Atlanta) 15
Kevin Gausman got the start for the Tides and I was watching via MiLB.tv. Things started relatively benignly. In spite...
Wednesday Bird Droppings
Mother Nature and Old Man Winter conspire against the O's and 3 of 4 minor league affiliates to wash out game action on Tuesday.
Surely you jest, weather gods? Snow flurries over the mid-Atlantic region in mid-April? You're drunk, weather patterns. Go home.