J.J. Hardy: Not in Cooperstown, but forever O’s Hall of Famer

With the recent National Baseball Hall of Fame announcement on January 24, having Scott Rolen as the only player elected by the BBWAA, it’s a good time to look back at a former Oriole who was on the 2023 ballot.

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O’s lead way with 8 prospects in MLB Pipeline 2023 top 100

MLB Pipeline has been announcing their top 10 prospects for each position and just finished with their top 100 prospects list for the 2023 season.

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Orioles acquire Cole Irvin, Kyle Virbitsky from A’s

The Orioles made a small splash today, as they acquired two pitchers from the Oakland Athletics, left-hander Cole Irvin and right-handed prospect Kyle Virbitsky.

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Orioles 2023 projected starting lineup & player stats

One of the most fun parts of the MLB offseason is when we look into our imaginary crystal ball and predict the future.

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3 reasons why signing pitching next offseason makes more sense for O’s

We are officially on the back end of what seemed to be a crazy offseason, and the Orioles currently have made mostly small upgrades to fill out their roster and build depth.

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5 MLB players you may have forgotten were Orioles’ top prospects

In the Orioles organization over the years, we remember names like Brian Matusz, Manny Machado, Dylan Bundy, Matt Wieters and Adley Rutschman when it comes to top prospects.

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Camden Yards to get new concessions operator in 2023

One of the most fun aspects of going to a Major League Baseball game is the exciting array of culinary options to choose from, most being unique to their respective ballpark.

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Orioles flex prospect talent in latest Baseball America rankings

When Mike Elias arrived in Baltimore in November of 2018, he forewarned fans of a painful few years as he laid out an organizational rebuild. 

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Around the Nest: Edition 8 – Trey Mancini sticking to Birdland promises

As a Baltimore Orioles fan, we have seen our fair share of homegrown talent come and go.  

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Orioles announce 2023 international signing class

January 15, 2023, opens up what is known as International Signing Day in Major League Baseball, where all 30 teams talk, negotiate and sign international prospects, mostly ages 16 to 21.

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O’s avoid arbitration with 5 of 6 eligible players

The offseason is a long one, and for many fans, spring training can’t arrive fast enough. 

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A sit-down with O’s prospect Peter Van Loon

A 23-year-old right-handed pitcher from Pleasanton, California, Peter Van Loon had a productive season in 2022, the first full season of his professional career.

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Orioles announce 2023 promotional schedule

The 2023 Baltimore Orioles promotional schedule has officially been released, and my goodness, the promotions department gave us exactly what we were craving as fans.

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O’s acquire Darwinzon Hernandez from Red Sox

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired 26-year-old left-handed pitcher Darwinzon Hernandez from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for cash considerations.

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Around the Nest: Edition 7 – Birdland Caravan returns for 2023

The Orioles have been known to offer fans various community events throughout a calendar year to keep engagement high in Birdland.

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Grading Orioles offseason moves thus far

In 2022, we saw the Orioles put together a season much better than what many expected.

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O’s acquire Ryan O’Hearn from Royals

The Orioles have made their first trade of the 2023 calendar year, as they have acquired first baseman/outfielder Ryan O’Hearn in exchange for cash considerations.

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Around the Nest: Edition 6 – O’s ownership group partners to distribute meals for community

The Baltimore Orioles ownership group, led by Peter Angelos, has received its fair share of black eyes when it comes to operating the organization.

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5 underrated O’s prospects to watch in 2023

As we are now under 100 days until the 2023 MLB and MILB seasons, it’s time we start to look at the underrated prospects in the Baltimore Orioles organization.

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Around the Nest: Edition 5 – McCanns make local hospital brighter this Christmas

In December 2017, James McCann, who was recently traded from the Mets to the Orioles, and his wife Jessica would be in a situation any parent doesn’t want to experience.

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Orioles Christmas wishlist for 2023

It’s that time of year when shopping picks up, traffic is irritating and it seems like everyone wants to be at the same place at once. 

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7 prospects that could debut for O’s in 2023

As we are now less than 100 days until Opening Day of the 2023 season, it’s time to discuss possible MLB debuts for a young Orioles team.

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Around the Nest: Edition 3 – Gibson skrikes out more than just batters

The Baltimore Orioles have a shiny new classic, but it’s not the typical classic that excites you from the sound of the name.

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Orioles 2022 Rule 5 Draft: Analysis & Overview

Wednesday marked the date for the 2022 Rule 5 Draft, one consisting of major and minor league players that were not added to the 40-man roster by their respected teams.

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Orioles sign RHP Kyle Gibson to 1-year deal

The Baltimore Orioles have signed right-hander Kyle Gibson to a one-year contract for the 2023 season, pending a physical, as first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

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Orioles sign Franchy Cordero, plus more roster moves

The Orioles decided to use the coldest month of the year to make some hot moves for the 2023 season, as earlier today, they announced a flurry of roster moves.

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Around the Nest: Edition 1 – Brnovich gives back in time of need

Most of the time, when we focus on the Birdland community, we are talking baseball or associating it to baseball in some capacity.

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O’s 3 big questions for 2023 season

Let’s start off by saying this gives no guarantees of anything going forward, just scenarios, possibilities and hypotheticals that could manifest or transpire. 

It’s the offseason in baseball, and we have until March 30, 2023, before the first pitch of the regular season will be thrown for the Orioles.  

In the meantime, guys like me get to do this thing where we try to predict or even give the possibilities of what will happen between now and then.  

So buckle up, as I take you through some scenarios, hypotheticals and possible rumors heading into the 2023 Orioles season.

The Santander Elephant

For the last couple of seasons, Anthony Santander has been a name that has been mentioned through circles in front offices across the sport. 

Everyone knew the Orioles had a log jam of outfielders arriving, so players like Cedric Mullins, Austin Hays and Santander might be available for the right price.   

Despite the air of rumors, Santander survived. That was until this season when Ryan McKenna found his major league groove and worldly outfielder Kyle Stowers was pushing his way up to the big league roster.

Everyone just knew that the trade deadline would come, Santander would be gone and the future could start showcasing talent. Well, this never happened, and Santander went on to hit 33 home runs on the season, 11 more than the next closest player.  

Where Santander loses value, though, is his defense. In 2022, Santander recorded a minus five in Defensive Runs Saved and had a minus four in Outs Above Average, as he would play a total of 994.2 innings in the field.

Though he did record five outfield assists, Santander slots in as a better DH than outfielder. This makes Santander a good fit for the offense, and at 28, it would still allow him to fill in the if needed.

The question becomes, are the Orioles going to look for a suitor, or does Santander fit into future plans? 

” Well, Santander’s been a popular guy with other teams since I’ve been here. But look, we like him. He batted third for us all yea. He can play a really solid right field. He’s great in the clubhouse. A switch-hitting DH, he goes well with Adley [Rutschman] in the middle of the lineup and the other guys that we have coming.”

Orioles GM Mike Elias on Anthony Santander

Listening to O’s GM Mike Elias, it appears that Santander is considered a part of the future plans. But what is not said above, is if they are looking at extending Santander.

“So we see no real strategy in moving him, and I’m excited he’s coming back for the next two years. But, you know, obviously, we do our jobs and we listen to people.”

Orioles GM Mike Elias on the future of Anthony Santander in Baltimore

So it does appear, for now, that the Santander rumors might still fly here and there. But if Elias has his way, Santander should be here at least through 2024, barring major trade offers.

Adley Rutschman: What will a full season look like?

We all know who Adley Rutschman is and how the hype train met with reality was everything, and possibly more, that we could hope for in the former No. 1 overall pick.

Unfortunately, in 2022, we had to wait until the end of May to see Rutschman make his major league debut.

Due to an elbow strain, Rutschman would have to wait until May 21, 2022, to wear the orange and black at Camden Yards. Of course, there was an adjustment period, but in the end, it was the Rutschman Effect that turned a floundering season into one of the most exciting in recent memory.

Upon Rutschman’s arrival, the Orioles were sitting at 16-24 and struggling to score runs. Their starting pitching was struggling, and though the bullpen was strong, it was being used at a high rate. 

The expectations were not too high at this time, but at least we could see what Rutschman would bring to the table. 

From that point on, the Orioles would amass a 67-54 record while compiling a 50-33 record in games that Rutschman was catching. It wasn’t until the end of September that the Orioles were eliminated from postseason contention, and the Rutschman Effect had been experienced. 

Rutschman would win Most Valuable Oriole, becoming just the third rookie to do so and third catcher in Orioles history to win the award.  

Rutschman would play a total of 113 games, splitting time at DH as well as behind the plate. He would slash .254/.362/.445, collecting 13 home runs, 42 RBIs, 35 doubles (an Orioles rookie record), 65 walks and would throw out 31% of would-be base stealers, while amassing a 5.3 fWAR and an 18 Defensive Runs Saved.

But of course, that has this writer wondering just what a full season of Adley Rutschman could bring. I won’t ask you to temper expectations, but this is all hypothetical based on this past season.  

Now, taking into account that Rutschman would play 93% of the games he was active for last year, that would translate to Rutschman playing a combined 150 games in a full 162-game season. He caught 83% of the games he appeared in last season, which would put him in line to catch about 110 games in a full season. 

That would be normal wear for a catcher across a full season, so we can deduce that these would be relatively close to what we can expect or look forward to in 2023. 

Based on this number alone, this would project Rutschman to accumulate about 525 at-bats and total about 132 hits over a full season. This would see Rutschman end up hitting about .252 across a full season.  

That’s a respectable line offensively. We should see about 40 doubles, 22 home runs, about 68 RBIs, 75 walks and 93 runs scored, which would make for a very strong offensive line and production in the lineup, especially for a catcher.  

Once again, these are hypotheticals and based on averages from his rookie season with small adjustments to figure with an increase of playing time, at-bats and opportunities over the season. But as you can see, this would make Rutschman one of the top offensive catchers in the game and catapult him even more so to one of the premier backstops defensively.

Does 2023 become the first of many competitive seasons?

Last season, we saw the building blocks of what has been promised take the first big step forward. With the likes of Rutschman, Gunnar Henderson, Kyle Stowers and Kyle Bradish making their big league debuts, the Orioles would go on to win 83 games.   

Of course, other rookies would contribute to the success of last season. But the bigger question is, does 2023 mark the beginning of a decade of postseason contention moving forward?

Based on what was seen last season and what is set to come from other prospects, the foundation has been laid for a strong future. We still have yet to see what Grayson Rodriguez will bring to the table, but the success of other big-name prospects has led to an encouraging step towards consistency. 

If things fall the way they did last season, the early projection would place the Orioles as a 90-win club in 2023. And to think, Rodriguez will be arriving, D.L. Hall will have a bigger impact and with the return of John Means, the excitement level can only raise the bar of expectations.  

We should see Kyle Bradish take a step forward as well, giving the rotation the possibility of quality starts on a nightly basis. Plus, with Dean Kremer, Austin Voth and Mike Baumann, the depth of the pitching staff seems to be deeper than we all even anticipated.  

There is also Jordan Westburg, Joey Ortiz, Colton Cowser, Heston Kjerstad, Jackson Holliday and many others who are rising through the system and should be making debuts within the next couple seasons. 

The promise looks to feature an Orioles team that will compete yearly for the AL East crown and postseason positioning, with the hope of a World Series crown. With the recent success of 2012-2016 Orioles, this current run has the ability to surpass that group with excitement and sustainability, with the proper moves and extensions along the way.  


I won’t go making a stamp of guarantee with these answers, but these three questions loom large as we head toward 2023. The hypotheticals and projections would seem to be leaning toward realistic over fiction.

We will have to revisit these questions at the end of 2023 to see how much holds true. But in themeantimee, I hope this brings some excitement, peace of mind and hope towards a strong season.

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Brandon Hyde runner-up in BBWAA 2022 AL Manger of the Year vote

Brandon Hyde was hired as manager of the Baltimore Orioles on December 14, 2018. To say his first big league gig was going to be fun would seem to be the last word to enter the conversation. 

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Orioles add 5 prospects to 40-man roster

Today was the deadline for organizations to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft by adding them to their respective 40-man rosters.

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Kjerstad wins AFL MVP, how 2 Oriole prospects dominated 2022 AFL season

Every off-season, MLB prospects from all 30 teams go off to different offseason programs to stay crisp and have extra practice to get ready for the next season.

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Baltimore Orioles 2022 season recap: Part 4 – Rookie production

The 2022 Baltimore Orioles were not supposed to compete for anything other than a No. 1 pick. But, then again, baseball is played on the field, not on paper, and the Orioles exceeded expectations by a long shot.

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O’s claim outfielder Daz Cameron off waivers

The Baltimore Orioles are working on completing their 40-man roster. On Wednesday, they claimed outfielder Daz Cameron off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

With this move, the Orioles have now filled 34 of their 40 roster spots as they prepare for the offseason free agency period.

Cameron is 25 years old and was originally drafted in the Competitive Balance Round-A as the 37th overall pick out of Eagle’s Landing Christian, McDonough out of Georgia by none other than current O’s GM Mike Elias.

During his time in the minors, Cameron hit .248 across 600 games. He would collect 561 hits, including 120 doubles, 33 triples and 53 home runs.

Showing off his speed, he would collect 136 stolen bases as well. Through his efforts, he would make his major league debut on September 20, 2020.

Cameron, son of former big leaguer Mike Cameron, was acquired by the Detroit Tigers when they traded Justin Verlander to the Astros in 2017.

For the Tiger, Cameron has played 73 games across parts of three seasons. He has slashed .201/.266/.330.

Cameron has hit five home runs, collecting 24 RBIs and nine stolen bases. On the defensive side, he has committed just one error in 144 total chances.

As Cameron joins the Orioles, Elias now has had more Elias-Astros draftees on the Orioles’ 40-man roster than Elias-Orioles draftees in his tenure.

We want to welcome Daz Cameron to the Orioles, as we look forward to seeing what he brings to the table in Birdland.

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Baltimore Orioles 2022 season recap: Part 3 – Pitching & Defense

Ramón Urías’ Gold Glove win Tuesday, together with Jorge Mateo’s selection for the Fielding Bible Award last week, illustrates the stark contrast of the Orioles’ defense during the 2022 season with last year’s loosely defined version of it.

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Ramón Urías takes home AL Gold Glove at third base

An already surprising and exciting 2022 season for the Baltimore Orioles got a bit better Tuesday, as in addition to the first winning season since 2016, one of the O’s key players added some hardware to the mix.

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Baltimore Orioles 2022 season recap: Part 2 – Offensive production

The 2022 season for the Baltimore Orioles was one of many surprises.

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Case for Mateo: Why O’s shortstop should be Gold Glove finalist

The 2022 Rawlings Gold Glove finalists have been named, and the Baltimore Orioles will have two representatives with an opportunity to win some hardware.

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Baltimore Orioles 2022 season recap: Part 1 – Front office evaluation

The Baltimore Orioles front office, led by Executive Vice President and GM Mike Elias, made moves this past season that impacted the O’s year entirely.

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O’s claim veteran outfielder Jake Cave off waivers

The offseason has started early for the Baltimore Orioles, as their first move has officially been made a little under a week since their final game played of the 2022 season.

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2022 Orioles MiLB All Star Team

As the 2022 MiLB season has come to an end, it’s only right that we decide to honor players who have had incredible seasons.

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O’s look to clip Blue Jays’ wings in final series of 2022

The Baltimore Orioles have secured a winning year for the first time since 2016, with their 82 wins being their highest total since the same year.

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Orioles set to face Judge, AL East Champion Yankees in division match-up

The Orioles came into September competing for a postseason birth.

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O’s make final trip to Fenway for 4 games against Red Sox

With just 10 games left on the regular season schedule, the Orioles are set to kick off their final road trip, beginning at Fenway Park in Boston.

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Despite struggles against Tigers, O’s postseason hopes alive

To say the Orioles have struggled against the Detroit Tigers this year would be an understatement.

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O’s look to gain ground, as Tigers visit OPACY

Way back in May, the Orioles had just swept the now-NL-Central-leading Cardinals in a dominant three-game performance.

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Battle of Birds: Orioles drop 2 of 3 to Jays

The Orioles entered their series with the Toronto Blue Jays needing to win at least two games to make the trip successful.

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Wild times in store: Orioles battle Blue Jays with postseaon hopes at stake

The Baltimore Orioles are taking the fight north, as they head to Toronto to take on the Blue Jays in a mid-September matchup.

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Orioles sweep Nats: Take MASN Cup

Sometimes the best cure to turn fortunes around is to beat up on a weaker opponent.  

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O’s, Nats complete Beltway Series with 2 games in DC

With just seven series left on the 2022 schedule, the Orioles are set to finish off their inter-league play in DC Tuesday and Wednesday against the Washington Nationals.

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Tides take series against RedBirds, win back-to-back series

The Norfolk Tides spent a stretch from the end of June to the near end of August looking to gain some footing. Not winning any of the eight series they played, they would not back down.

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Aberdeen set to soar into postseason

The Aberdeen IronBirds are ready for postseason baseball after completing their 2022 season.

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2022 Delmarva Shorebirds Season Recap

It is time to say goodbye to the 2022 Delmarva Shorebirds. A team that record-wise did not perform that well but gave us entertainment day in and day out.

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Orioles finish homestand against Red Sox

The Baltimore Orioles are coming off a tough series loss to division rival and holder of the third AL Wild Card spot, the Toronto Blue Jays, that left them 4.5 games out of a postseason birth.

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Grayson Rodriguez: Return of baseball’s top pitching prospect

Most baseball fans in and around Baltimore know of baseball’s top pitching prospect, right-hander Grayson Rodriguez.

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O’s, Blue Jays face off in huge series from OPACY

So far this season, the Baltimore Orioles have a record of 6-3 against the Blue Jays.

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O’s win series against A’s

The Baltimore Orioles opened a 10-game home stand by welcoming the Oakland Athletics to town.

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Chaos Comin’: O’s set to battle A’s from OPACY

The hype is real. The Baltimore Orioles are once again in another important series, something that seems to be the theme going forward.

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Orioles have third consecutive winning month, first time since 2016

This is starting to become routine. The Orioles have won another month, and the month of August couldn’t have been more special.

Between playing in the Little League Classic to starting the month 5-0, the Orioles are playing exceptional baseball. So, let’s break down how big the month of August actually was for the Birds.

First, let’s talk about four key players, two pitchers and two position players that had a massive impact on the O’s winning month. Those guys are Cedric Mullins and Jorge Mateo, along with pitchers Kyle Bradish and Félix “The Mountain” Bautista.

Cedric Mullins:

Mullins had a month like no other.

Slashing a clean .296/.358/.469 with a .827 OPS, along with 29 hits (team-high), six doubles, one triple and three home runs, Ceddy continues a season where he is dominating the outfield and even started September off with a bang.

Mullins even had an 11-game hitting streak during the month, along with seven stolen bases, solidifying the O’s leadoff spot.

Jorge Mateo:

Mateo is another guy that has had a very solid month.

The speedster slashed .277/.327/.489 with a .816 OPS and had 26 hits, six doubles, one triple and four home runs (tied team-high).

Add that with 17 RBIs (tied team-high) and four stolen bases, Mateo is having a complete breakout year and could possibly be knocking on the door for a 20-20 season.

Kyle Bradish:

Bradish finally had the breakout we all have been waiting for in the month of August.

After a sketchy start and an unfortunate injury, Bradish had a insane month, starting five games and going 28.2 innings pitched.

The young right-hander went 1-1 with a 3.14 ERA and tallied 26 strikeouts and an opponent’s batting average of .236. Bradish has begun to turn his season around and become the person that we traded Dylan Bundy for in 2020.

Félix Bautista:

Now we move to Mountain Time.

Bautista had one of the best months of August when it comes to relief pitchers. Going 7/7 in saves and pitching in 13 games, he had a 1-0 record with a 1.23 ERA and 20 strikeouts.

“The Mountain” continues to grow in the American League Rookie of the Year conversation and has a great shot the more takes the mound in the ninth.

Now, let’s talk about the Orioles as a whole.

The O’s had a 17-10 record in the month of August and an 8-2 series record. Offensively, the Birds slashed .244/.313/.404 with a .717 OPS. Over their 219 hits, they had 47 doubles, three triples and 30 home runs, with 114 RBIs and 118 runs scored.

On the pitching side, the Orioles had a 3.43 ERA, pitched three shutouts, had nine saves, 199 strikeouts, a 1.21 WHIP and an opponent’s batting average of .250.

Finally, the month of August was filled with debuts and special moments. Three players debuted in the month of August for Baltimore.

On August 2, we saw outfielder and former trade piece from the Manny Machado trade, Yusniel Díaz. On August 13, we saw top left-handed pitching prospect, D.L. Hall. And lastly, on August 31, we saw top prospect, infielder Gunnar Henderson.

Also included, we saw many firsts. On August 25, outfielder Kyle Stowers hit his first major league home run to tie the game in the ninth off Liam Hendriks.

On August 31, in his second career MLB at-bat, Gunnar Henderson hit a no-doubt shot for his first big league hit and home run.

On August 13, we saw D.L. Hall have his first big league pitch and strikeout.

And finally, on August 1, we saw Terrin Vavra have his first career major league hit.

The Month of August was nothing but magical and a positive step in the right direction for this young club. As the season decreases in games, our love for this team increases with passion.

Let’s ride into September and show MLB that the Orioles are a true contending postseason team.

Who stood out to you the most in the month of August? Let us know in the comments below! And make sure to follow The Baltimore Battery on Facebook and Twitter, and use the hashtag #baltimorebattery when sharing our content!

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O’s catch Cleveland off Guard, complete 4-2 road trip

Can you hear that? There’s a rumble throughout baseball, and it’s coming from Baltimore.

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O’s call-up top prospect Gunnar Henderson for postseason push

Being argued as the top prospect in baseball is not something many 21-year-old ball players can stake a claim to. Then again, Gunnar Henderson is not your normal 21-year-old ball player.

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Shorebirds win series against Lynchburg, walk-off Hillcats 3 times

The Delmarva Shorebirds had one of the most clutch series this season, winning four of six games played against the Lynchburg Hillcats, with three of those victories being walk-offs.

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Tide steady: Norfolk splits series with Jacksonville

The Norfolk Tides are still looking for their first series win since the end of June. After splitting their most recent series with Jacksonville, the Tides will go into September having not won their last eight series.

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IronBirds soar by Blue Rocks for series victory

The IronBirds have been in a dog fight as of late. After blowing away the competition in the first half, they had come back down to earth and were struggling to find some consistent footing in the second half.

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Walk-off win ties Bowie for first preceding big series at Erie

The usual suspects played key roles in a 5-4 walk-off win over the Altoona Curve Sunday, a win that bumps their record back to 60-60, and 33-18 in the second half.

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Astros become latest victim of Orioles Magic, O’s take big series

Orioles Magic is spreading through baseball like a wild fire in a California forest.

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Orioles set to face Mancini & Astros for 3

The Baltimore Orioles continue their push in the AL Wild Card race, as they head to Houston, where they will face former Oriole and fan favorite Trey Mancini for the first time since he was traded earlier this month.

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Orioles stymie ChiSox, take 2 of 3 from Camden Yards

If someone would tell you that a visiting team would collect 34 hits in a series, while yielding only 18, you would be safe to assume that the visiting team took the series with no issue.

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Remember the name, Jud “the Stud” Fabian

Jud “the Stud” Fabian: A 21-year-old Orioles outfield prospect that has already made an impact in such a short amount of time.

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Ortiz keeps sparkling, Baysox fall out of first in loss to Altoona

With most of Baltimore and its social media salivating over when the Orioles will end the suspense and bring up No. 1 prospect Gunnar Henderson and No. 2 prospect Grayson Rodriguez, the automatic question becomes that of who will take their place with the Triple-A Norfolk Tides.

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O’s travel back home to face White Sox for 3

Following a wildly exciting victory in the Little League Classic, the Orioles enter yet another big series, sitting at 63-58 on the year.

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Shorebirds split slugging series against Red Sox

The Delmarva Shorebirds wrapped up their away series against the Salem Red Sox in a very offensive fashion.

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O’s add to Red Sox’s woes, take 2 of 3 in series win

The Baltimore Orioles were upposed to be the sure victory for opponents, be out of any contention by the end of April and be lucky to win close to 60 games this season.

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Orioles battle Red Sox in AL East showdown

The Orioles are back in action after a back-to-back losses headed into the weekend. They will look to right the ship, as they host the Boston Red Sox for a three-game series.

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O’s take series from Jays, 1.5 back of Wild Card spot

The Orioles have used August as a spring board to further along their attack on the AL Wild Card standings.

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Bowie splits with Akron, playoff chances in jeopardy

The Bowie Baysox came into the week in first place and had the highest chance to make the Double-A postseason in the second half. But the Akron RubberDucks had other plans.

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O’s announce minor league promotions

It’s Monday, which means that it is roster movement day for the Orioles’ farm system.

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Tides split series with Red Wings

Amid all the struggles the Tides were having, one thing that offered a hope of relief was a series with the Rochester Red Wings.  

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Calling on Hall: D.L. Hall set to join Orioles in St. Petersburg

As first reported by MASN’s Roch Kubatko, left-hander D.L. Hall will be joining the Baltimore Orioles in St. Petersburg, Florida, for their series against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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O’s take series from Jays, move into Wild Card spot

Ladies and gentlemen, the Baltimore Orioles are no fluke.

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