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.