Just days after the end of the 2020 season that saw the Baltimore Orioles finish with an impressive 25-35 record, the club announced coaches José Flores and Doug Brocail will not return to the team next year.
There you have it folks. The 2020 season has come an end for the Baltimore Orioles. After finishing much better than anyone expected, we all can be happy at the things accomplished by the Orioles this season.
After all the baseball world has been through in 2020, the final day of the season has finally come. A season finale many didn’t think would actually happen due to corona. Yet here we are as the Orioles are set to finish up the 2020 season in Buffalo against the Blue Jays. The Orioles haveContinue reading “O’s take the field for the last time in 2020 in series finale against the Blue Jays: Lineups 9/27/20”
John Means gets to see the mound one more time this season, after turning things around in the second half of 2020. Means is 2-0 with a no decision in his last three starts. In those games, he has only allowed three runs and has pitched 17.2 innings, a big difference from the start ofContinue reading “John Means gets last start as O’s look to bounce back in game 2: Lineup 9/26/20”
Now time for the final weekend of the season, the O’s have one more chance at the Blue Jays, as well as a chance at a 25-win season. At 24-33, the Birds will finish this season with more wins than anyone expected.
Going into Fenway for the last series against the Red Sox, both teams are out of playoff contention. More or less, this series was about securing fourth place, or if you are a part of the tank train, hoping to gain a better draft spot by losing this series.
José Iglesias returns to the Baltimore lineup tonight, as the Orioles look to avoid a three-game sweep against Boston at Fenway Park. The O’s lost game one 8-3 and game two 9-1.
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.
At 23-31, the Baltimore Orioles travel to Fenway Park for the last time in 2020. In a battle of the two non playoff teams in the AL East, the Orioles have a chance to come out as 25 game winners with three games left. That would be better than most fans would have expected. SomeContinue reading “O’s Begin Final Road Trip in Boston: Game One Lineups 9/22/20”
With the end of the 2020 season quickly approaching in the rear view mirror, the Baltimore Orioles take to the road one last time to put an end to this chaotic season.
Following a solid series win against the Atlanta Braves, the Orioles were slated to finish the 2020 home season with five games against the deadly and poetic Tampa Bay Rays.
As the trade deadline approached in August, the Orioles let go of a couple long-time Orioles in the bullpen. One of these players was Miguel Castro, who was sent to the New York Mets in exchange for pitcher Kevin Smith and a player to be named later.
The Baltimore Orioles host the Tampa Bay Rays again Saturday night, their second to last home game on the season.
After dropping a doubleheader yesterday to the Rays, the Orioles look to bounce back tonight at Camden Yards.
The Baby Birds kick off their final leg of the last home stand for 2020 against the Tampa Bay Rays. Thursday consists of a doubleheader, with game one finishing a series back from August 27, when that final game was postponed. This current series begins with game two of the doubleheader, consisting of four gamesContinue reading “O’s and Rays finish August series, follow with 4-game set: Series Preview & Game 1 Lineup 9/17/20 – 9/20/20”
A little too late for a Wild Card push following a horrid series against the Yankees, the Orioles looked to bounce back against the Atlanta Braves, an even tougher opponent. But, were they able to do it?
One night after dropping 14 runs on the Atlanta Braves, the Baltimore Orioles fell scoreless in game two, as the offense was no where to be found.
With the final Wild Card spot now seemingly out of reach for the Orioles, they decided to explode offensively on Monday night, scoring 14 runs against the NL-East-leading Atlanta Braves.
Coming off a brutal four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees, Baltimore returns home for three games against the Atlanta Braves. With a 20-26 record, the Orioles are running out of time to make it back into the playoff race.
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.
This series started a day late, as the rain forced the Orioles and Yankees into four games in three days. Coming into this series, the O’s trailed the Yankees for the Wild Card spot by just 1.5 games. After this series, however, that gap grew exponentially.
Sitting at 20-25, the Orioles look to take game four of this four-game set with hopes to avoid a series sweep.
After dropping both games of Friday’s double header, the Orioles head into game three against the Yankees , now trailing them 3.5 game for the wild card spot.
Due to a rain out Thursday night, the Orioles and Yankees are now billed for a doubleheader, with game one beginning at 4:05 p.m. ET.
The O’s look to make a push for the postseason, but they have to go through the Bronx and defeat the Evil Empire to do it!
The Orioles come roaring into game two against the Mets following an 11 run night for the offense on Tuesday. Six batters had a multi hit game, the O’s hit four long balls, and Cedric Mullins was a HR shy of the cycle. Backed by a solid start by John Means, the Orioles continued theirContinue reading “Orioles vs Mets lineups: 9/9/20”
NY state of mind, huh? The red hot Baltimore Orioles rode into Citi Field on Tuesday to begin a two game series against the Mets, which is part of an 11 game stretch against New York teams. The Birds got on the subway to Queens scorching hot having won their last 3 over the Yankees,Continue reading “Orioles split series with Mets: Series Recap 9/8/20-9/9/20”
The Orioles visit the New York Mets Tuesday evening, kicking off a two-game series to start the road trip.
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.
Coming into the four-game series against the New York Yankees, the Orioles sat at 16-20 and had lost their last 18 to the Evil Empire. After trading away Mychal Givens, Miguel Castro and Tommy Milone, the Orioles pitching staff was looking much different.
The Baltimore Orioles entered this four-game set vs. the New York Yankees having lost their last 18 against the Evil Empire. Looking to turn things around, the Orioles also had a chance to be somewhat of a playoff spoiler for the Yankees. With the Rays comfortably ahead in the AL East, taking two, maybe threeContinue reading “Youngsters shine vs. Yankees; O’s take 3 of 4: Series Recap 9/4/20-9/6/20”
The Orioles and Yankees put an end to this four-game set today, with the Birds in a position to snag the series win. Following a beautiful starting outing by LHP Keegan Akin, another young Orioles prospect gets the bump today, as RHP Dean Kremer gets his first start in the major leagues!
The Orioles come off a doubleheader against the Yankees on Friday where they were finally able to snap the losing streak against the Yankees that stood at 19.
The New York Yankees are coming to town, looking to continue their win streak against the Orioles. With the Rays comfortably ahead of the Yankees in the AL East with a lead of five games, the Orioles certainly would pick a good time to end that losing streak today in game one of this doubleheader.
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.
For months Orioles fans begged and begged for star prospect Ryan Mountcastle to be called up to the Majors; on Aug. 21, that wish came true, and he has lived up to expectations thus far.
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.
Despite the fact that they possess a worse overall record, the New York Metropolitans (15-20) come to Baltimore (15-19) tonight with their sights set on making the playoffs.
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”
Just before the MLB Trade Deadline passed at 4 p.m., Aug. 31, the Baltimore Orioles made a move to acquire left-handed pitcher Kevin Smith from the New York Mets. The Orioles shipped relief pitcher Miguel Castro to New York in exchange for Smith. This trade concludes a month in which the O’s made four separateContinue reading “Orioles deal Miguel Castro, acquire prospect Kevin Smith at Trade Deadline”
On the busiest day of the season, the 14-19 Baltimore Orioles look to avoid the break today, as they face off against the Toronto/Buffalo Blue Jays.
The Orioles are starting to clear house, as they have traded Tommy Milone to the Atlanta Braves and now Mychal Givens to the Colorado Rockies, according to Jon Heyman.
The Orioles try to end their Buffalo blues this afternoon, as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays, who have done nothing but beat the Birds every game this season.
With the ever-growing shadow of the August 31 Trade Deadline looming above all of baseball, the Orioles have decided themselves as sellers and kicked off this trading season.
After a heartbreaking loss in extra innings last night, the O’s try to turn it around in game two against the Blue Jays tonight.
Tonight, the Orioles head north, but not quite as far north as the title above suggests. Although the Blue Jays were cleared by city and provincial governments to play their home games in Toronto’s Rogers Centre (still thought of as the “Skydome” by traditionalists like myself), the Canadian government denied their request. Thus, the O’sContinue reading “Orioles lineup Friday, August 28, 2020, vs. Toronto (6:37 pm EDT)”
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.
Baltimore lost two close games to Tampa Bay in a quick road trip to Tropicana Field to fall to 14-16 on the season.
Tonight, the Orioles look to salvage the last game of a hard-fought series against the division-leading Rays. Tampa, despite battling a season-long injury plague (star center fielder Kevin Kiermier is the latest victim, leaving last night’s game with back spasms) has won 15 of 18 and surged into 1st place in the AL East.
The Orioles go into game two of this three-game set against the Rays in Tampa, looking to even this series at one game a piece.
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”
The Orioles look to keep up their winning ways, as they take on the division-rival Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg.
The struggling Baltimore Orioles hosted the Boston Red Sox for a four-game series starting on Thursday. Coming into this series having lost their last four and losing possession of third place in the A.L. East, the Orioles desperately needed some wins in this series.
After arguably the most exciting game of the year last night, the Orioles look to split this four-game series against the Red Sox with back-to-back wins.
The Orioles look to end their week-long losing streak tonight, as they take on the Boston Red Sox in game three.
It’s an exciting day in Birdland, as the O’s take on the Boston Red Sox in game two action. But that isn’t the exciting part!
With many obstacles standing in the Orioles way in 2020, maybe none reached the heart of O’s fans quite as much as the news of Trey Mancini being diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. The 2019 Orioles MVP, losing Mancini was a dagger in the heart off and on the field. So, what happens whenContinue reading “Anthony Santander: O’s unlikely MVP”
Numbers can be fun. They can be quite revealing, too. The first 25 games of the Orioles’ 2020 season, which are still representative of an overachieving, competitive ballclub, are full of fun numbers. In fact, from a statistical standpoint, this club has been either surging or slumping the entire year. As a fan, I amContinue reading ““Why Not” or “Try Not?” Birds are too cold and too hot”
The Orioles look to get back in the win column, as they begin a four-game series against the Boston Red Sox tonight from beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
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 look to prevent a series sweep from the Toronto Blue Jays, as they get ready to play game three this afternoon.
The Orioles look back to get in the win column tonight, as they face the Toronto Blue Jays in game two.
The Orioles begin a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays tonight from beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
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.
The Orioles came into this weekend series against the Nats on an almost week-long winning streak, but that unfortunately came to a halt.
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.
2020 has been a year, although not over yet, that will go down in history for many things. In baseball, that is no different. To many people’s surprise, the Orioles are atop the A.L. and are continuing to win baseball games.
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 red hot and under-appreciated Baltimore Orioles come home to start a three-game and some change series against the neighboring Washington Nationals.
The Orioles are turning heads around Major League Baseball the last few games! And guess what, Birdland? It’s time to bring out the brooms!
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.
After a bizarre and crazy game last night, the Orioles look to grab another win in Philadelphia.
The Orioles begin a three-game series in the City of Brotherly Love against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight.
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 entered a three-game series in Washington in dire need of igniting their bats following a brutal four-game sweep at the hands of the Miami Marlins.
The Orioles look to keep their hot bats and solid pitching going, as they face the Washington Nationals in game two of a three-game series.
The Orioles look to get back in the win column (cue Joe Angel voice), as they face off against the World Series Champion Washington Nationals. Tommy Milone (0-1, 4.76 ERA) will face off against Aníbal Sánchez (0-1, 7.20 ERA) tonight in game one. The veteran lefty is coming off a no-decision, in which he pitchedContinue reading “Orioles lineup vs. Nationals: 8/7/20”
It’s been an up-and-down start to the season for the O’s to say the least.
The Orioles came out of the three-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays with heads held high. However, the Miami Marlins would come to town and shake that all up.
The Orioles will look to avoid the four-game sweep against the Miami Marlins, as both teams will face off tonight at Camden Yards. Game time is set for 7:35 p.m. EST and will be aired on MASN. The O’s are still the away team due to these games being rescheduled from their previous matchups inContinue reading “Orioles lineup vs. Marlins: 8/6/20”
Now a little over two weeks into the start of this once in a lifetime 2020 MLB season, it finally feels like baseball season.
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.
The Orioles begin a four-game series in three days tonight against the returning Miami Marlins.
The Baltimore Orioles are back in action starting tonight, as they begin a four-game series against the returning Miami Marlins.
The Baltimore Orioles are 5-3 and are in second place in the American League East. Are things weird enough for you yet?
Baltimore improved to 5-3 after defeating the Rays by a score of 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Following a tough two-game series loss to the Yankees, the O’s responded well in the team’s first series sweep since the 2018 season.
The Orioles will look to bring out the broomsticks, as they try for their first sweep of the season against the Tampa Bay Rays.
After coming off an impressive 6-3 win last night, the Orioles look to keep their win streak going against the Tampa Bay Rays in game two of a three-game series.
Orioles left-handed reliever, Richard Bleier, has been shipped to the Miami Marlins, with a player to be named later as the return.
The Orioles look to bounce back tonight against the Tampa Bay Rays, after suffering two devastating losses against the Yankees.
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.
Following the postponement of the Orioles home opener against the Miami Marlins, the Orioles held their opener on Wednesday instead, hosting the powerhouse New York Yankees.
After a 9-3 loss last night, the Orioles will try to split this short two-game series against the New York Yankees.
The Baltimore Orioles take on the division rival New York Yankees tonight, after COVID-19 postponed the original series against the Miami Marlins.
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 first series of the 2020 Orioles season has come to a close, and for Orioles fans, it was an exciting one to say the least.