Coming up next on our Prospect Profiles series is the O’s No. 20 overall prospect, the left-hander from Australia, Alex Wells!
The Aberdeen IronBirds released their schedule today for the 2021 season in the newly established, 12-team High-A East. The team opens the season on May 4, visiting the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Nationals).
The Orioles have decided to roll the dice on another former All-Star, signing right-handed pitcher Matt Harvey to a minor league deal, just 10 days after signing Félix Hernández to a similar deal. Harvey, a former Met, Red, Angel, and Royal will make $1 million if he makes the team.
In his 1907 work, Chapters from My Autobiography, Mark Twain popularized the now familiar quote, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
The Orioles, like most clubs this evening, have done a lot of roster configuration. Here are the moves made by Mike Elias and the front office:
The Orioles’ defense failed them in last evening’s 8-3 loss, as the Red Sox scored two runs on three errors, and Evan Phillips gave up three runs without getting an out. With the loss, the Orioles have been officially eliminated from playoff contention at 23-32 with five games left in the season.
After dropping a doubleheader yesterday to the Rays, the Orioles look to bounce back tonight at Camden Yards.
The Orioles’ playoff hopes were dealt a huge blow this weekend when the Yankees hit them with four straight losses. The team will look to get up off the mat this week, when the National-League-East-leading Atlanta Braves visit for a three-game series at Camden Yards.
Over the weekend, the Orioles rode the youth train to a 3-1 series win against the Yankees. The O’s seek to keep the momentum rolling, as they pay a visit to Citi Field for a two-game series with the New York Mets.
After splitting a two-game series with one New York team, the Mets, the Orioles welcome the New York Yankees to Camden Yards for a four-game set beginning with a doubleheader on Friday.
The Oriole offense came alive last night, as they continued to ride the hot bats of Anthony Santander and Renato Núñez to a 9-5 victory over the Mets.
The Orioles were able to salvage one game of their weekend series with the Blue Jays, but in the world of Major League Baseball, there is no rest for the weary. The Birds are back at Camden Yards for a two-game set with the Mets and a familiar face. Among the flurry of trade deadlineContinue reading “Orioles vs. Mets: Series Preview 9/1-9/2”
After losing two straight to the Rays and postponing their game on Thursday, the Orioles travel to Buffalo this weekend to take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a three-game series.
The Orioles came back strong last week after a six-game losing streak to win two in a row versus the Boston Red Sox. The Birds will look to keep the momentum going this week, as they travel to Tampa to take on the red hot Rays. The Orioles enter the series at 14-14, four gamesContinue reading “Orioles begin important road trip vs. Rays: Series Preview 8/25/20 – 8/27/20”
After a brutal sweep from the Toronto Blue Jays, the O’s look to get back to their winning ways in a four-game series against the Boston Red Sox! Here is a Battery Series Preview of what we can expect!
The Orioles have been swept in a three-game series against the Blue Jays this week, frustrating fans, as two of the games were very winnable if not for fundamental mistakes.
The Orioles certainly provided some grit and exciting moments during the final two games against the Nationals this weekend, but ultimately lost the series. The Birds have little time to lick their wounds, however, as the Toronto Blue Jays come to town for a three-game set starting this evening.
After stringing together a nice six-game win streak, the Orioles took one on the chin last evening, losing to the Nationals 15-3. The Birds will look to return to the win column tonight, as they send Asher Wojciechowski to the mound to face Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin.
For Keegan Akin, the Oriole’s No. 13 prospect, the wait is finally over. During Friday evenings brutal 15-3 loss to the Nationals, the 25-year-old from Michigan made his Major League debut, going three innings, striking out one and giving up three runs.
Much has been made of Chris Davis’ unbelievable fall from grace. Most fans are aware of the tumbling batting average, the declining power and the rising strikeout numbers.
The Orioles are off to a surprising start in the 2020 season. Experts say that this is a fluke and that the team is still at the bottom of the totem pole, but the stats say otherwise!
The Birds are flying high coming into this afternoon’s game against the Phillies, after taking the first two games in exciting fashion in Philadelphia.
The Orioles have certainly been one of the surprises on the young and shortened Major League Baseball season. The young Birds have won a series against the Red Sox, swept the Rays and are one tarp and three innings away from sweeping the defending World Series Champion Nationals.
In the 2020 world of COVID-19, it really seems as if anything is possible.
The Orioles’ bats that lead them to five wins in their first eight games went silent last night, as the Marlins blanked the O’s 4-0. The Orioles get a chance to get that game back, plus one, with a twi-night doubleheader begining at 5:05 p.m.
Coming off of a disappointing two game series against the Yankees, the Orioles welcome the Tampa Bay Rays to Camden Yards for a three-game series beginning Friday night.
The Baltimore Orioles return to Camden Yards this evening, after two COVID-19 inspired days off, to face the New York Yankees in an impromptu two-game series.
The Baltimore Orioles certainly turned some heads on day one of the 2020 MLB Draft by taking Heston Kjerstad in the first round, a move that many thought was made to, at least in part, free up some bonus slot money later in the draft.
The Boston Red Sox designated right-handed pitcher Hector Velázquez for assignment last week to make room for pitcher Collin McHugh, and the Orioles wasted no time in claiming him off waivers on Sunday, according to Roch Kubatko.
The Baltimore Orioles (6-4) are back home at Ed Smith Stadium today to take on the Tampa Bay Rays (5-4) at 1:05 P.M.
Next Tuesday, our long baseball hibernation will come to an end, when pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, FL to begin the Baltimore Orioles 2020 season.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is the No. 6 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, outfielder Austin “Willie Mays” Hays!
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is shortstop Gunnar Hendarson!
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is right-handed pitcher, Dean Kremer.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is right-handed pitcher, Michael Baumann.
Up next on the Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is left-handed pitcher and the No. 10 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, Zac Lowther. The 23-year-old was drafted by the Orioles in the second round (74th overall) of the 2017 draft out of Xavier.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is left-handed pitcher, No. 11 overall Keegan Akin. The 24-year-old starting pitching prospect was drafted in the second round of the 2016 draft (54 overall) out of Western Michigan.
On Sunday, The Baltimore Orioles added a potential rotation piece signing right-handed pitcher Kohl Stewart to a Major League contract for 2020.
Over the past two years, the Rule 5 Draft has become as important to Baltimore Orioles fans as free agency, with the team routinely using the draft to add to the major league club.
Most Orioles fans are buckled up and ready for a very difficult, high-loss season in 2020 and possibly for years beyond. And who can blame them? The team is in an active rebuild, and winning games has become a secondary goal.
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. was the deadline for Major League teams to make decisions on their arbitration-eligible players. Players who are tendered a contract remain under team control and will agree on contract numbers at a later date. Players that are non-tendered effectively become free agents.