Orioles begin 2022 with 5 players on Baseball America’s Top-100 Prospects

Anyone who has followed Orioles baseball since the hiring of GM Mike Elias has seen the incredible upturn of the once barren O’s farm system. And in the last three years, that farm system, quite literally, has gone from worst to first.

Orioles sign 24 international free agents during 2022 signing period

Only a couple of years ago, the Dan Duquette era of Orioles baseball did not “philosophically believe” in the international market. In just a few short years, this organization has turned the corner in a very good way under GM Mike Elias.

O’s sign Rougned Odor to 1-year deal, tender contracts to all arbitration eligible players

With the 2022 MLB Offseason off to a busy start, the Orioles have made a move, signing infielder Rougned Odor to a one-year deal.

Orioles add 6 players to 40-man roster

With the deadline approaching on Friday to add players to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft, the Orioles added a group of top prospects, six to be exact.

RHP Marcos Diplán returns to O’s on minor league deal

A couple weeks ago, right-hander Marcos Diplán elected to forgo an assignment to the minor leagues and selected free agency. Here we are two weeks later, and Diplán has returned to the Orioles on a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

O’s hire Fuller and Borgschulte as co-hitting coaches

The Orioles have completed their Major League coaching staff, as the team promoted Ryan Fuller and hired Matt Borgschulte to be co-hitting coaches.

2021 Baltimore Orioles stat leaders – Offense Edition

There you have it, folks. The 2021 season has officially come to a close. While the Atlanta Braves took care of the Houston Astros in this year’s World Series, we can now look back at some stat leaders for the Orioles this past season!

Arizona Fall League is back, O’s representatives announced

One of the great joys of offseason baseball is the playing of leagues that give prospects a chance to refine tools and make up for lost time during the season. And one of those great leagues is the Arizona Fall League.

Orioles announce Minor League Awards

The Baltimore Orioles have spent the last three years putting together an organization from bottom to top. Though rebuilds like this take time, it’s hard to turn your eyes away from the minor league system the Orioles have built, currently the best in baseball.

Orioles salvage one against Yankees in season series finale: Series Recap 9/14/21 – 9/16/21

The final series against the Yankees was supposed to be dominated by New York. Unfortunately for the Yankees, they found out the Baltimore Orioles were a bit tougher than expected.

Orioles wrap up season series with Yankees: Series Preview 9/14/21 – 9/16/21

For one final time, the Orioles and Yankees match-up here in 2021. With a chance to play spoiler once again, the O’s come into this series with not much to play for besides that.

Gunnar Up: O’s top-5 prospect gets promotion to Double-A Bowie

In 2019, the Orioles’ big wave of the amateur draft was No. 1 overall selection and current No. 1 overall prospect, Adley Rutschman. Changing the spectrum for how the Orioles’ minor league system would be built, Rutschman became the face of the future.

Red hot Blue Jays come to Camden Yards for 4 games: Series Preview 9/10/21 – 9/12/21

As the Blue Jays are nipping at the ankles of the Yankees for the second Wild Card spot, they come to Baltimore for four games against the Orioles.

One Mateo, Two Mateo, Three Mateo, Four

The Baltimore Orioles have been in the midst of a rebuild for three years now, and in that time they have worked on developing younger players from the very bottom on up, including growing the international market that added an $800 million state-of-the-art facility in the Dominican Republic.

O’s call-up RHP Mike Baumann; MLB Pipelines No. 10 Orioles prospect

We will see a new, young face in Baltimore! A highly anticipated piece of the Orioles farm system is making his way to the majors, and that No. 10 overall prospect is right-handed pitcher, Mike Baumann.

Orioles win 2 of 3 in Yankee Stadium: Series Recap 9/4/21 – 9/6/21

Ain’t the beer cold! It’s been a while since the Orioles delivered excitement like this! And even better, it comes at the expense of the New York Yankees!

Orioles Minors Award Winners: August 2021

As the big league club starts to audition players for next year, there is some watch for present Orioles, who could be in the running for some hardware. Until the season ends, we will not know, but we will be hoping.

O’s take final trip to Bronx for 3 against Yanks: Series Preview 9/3/21 – 9/5/21

For one last time this year, the Orioles play a series in Yankee Stadium. It’s historically a place the O’s suck in, yet this season has been a tad better. In six games played in the Bronx, the Orioles are 2-4. Still not good, but an improvement nonetheless.

O’s take one game, drop series to Jays: Series Recap 8/30/21 – 9/1/21

The Orioles visited Rogers Centre for the first time since 2019 to face the Blue Jays. And during this series, the O’s did something they seldom do in that stadium, win a game.

Orioles visit Blue Jays at Rogers Centre for first time since 2019: Series Preview 8/30/21 – 9/1/21

This August has been arguably the worst month in Orioles history. With two games left on the calendar this month, the Birds are currently 3-23. To make matters worse, the Orioles now travel to Rogers Centre, a stadium where they have been historically bad in recent years.

O’s wrap up home stand with 3 against Rays: Series Preview 8/27/21 – 8/29/21

After coming off a beautiful series victory over the Angels, the Orioles now host the best the American League has to offer, the Tampa Bay Rays.

O’s end losing streak by stifling Ohtani and Angels in series victory: Series Recap 8/24/21 – 8/26/21

Sweet victory; the losing streak is over! We’re not talking about it anymore! Instead, there’s a new streak in the air, and that’s a winning streak! It has been done before!

O’s Top-5: Promotional Giveaways

We all enjoy going to the ballpark to watch a game. The cheering of our home team, the smell of hot dogs and popcorn, vendors up and down the rows. It’s such a different feel, emotion, and experience that is difficult to top!

Orioles continue home stand with 3 games against Angels: Series Preview 8/24/21 – 8/26/21

This series is going to be a collection of familiar faces, mixed in with some new ones.

Losing streak reaches 18 games after sweep by Braves: Series Recap 8/20/21 – 8/22/21

Three weeks; that’s how long it has been since the Orioles last won a game. Unlike the previous 15 games, these three losses to the Atlanta Braves were all close and games the Orioles could have won.

O’s Top-5: Draft Busts

Over the course of a few seasons, fans like to monitor players taken by their favorite team in the annual MLB Draft. They clamor for them to succeed through the minor leagues and reach their big league club in no time, to which the fanfare would be enormous.

O’s host Braves at Camden Yards for 3 games: Series Preview 8/20/21 – 8/22/21

The joy of baseball. The Orioles just finished up one series against the leader of the A.L. East, and now they get to see the leader of the N.L. East. I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again; whoever makes the schedules sucks.

O’s losing streak reaches 15 after sweep from Rays: Series Recap 8/17/21 – 8/19/21

This 2021 season has certainly reached a new low. After this last series sweep to the hands of the AL-East-leading Rays, the Orioles have now dropped their last 15 games, all by multiple runs. This is a MLB record.

O’s finish up road trip with 4 at Trop to face Rays: Series Preview 8/16/21 – 8/19/21

When you’re on an 11-game losing streak, the very last team you want to have to play is the Tampa Bay Rays. Unfortunately for the Orioles, they must do this four times in the next four days.

Orioles get swept again, 11th straight loss: Series Recap 8/13/21 – 8/15/21

Once again, I grace your phone, laptop, or any other smart device screen to tell you all that the Orioles have been swept again. This time, it was to the bats of the Boston Red Sox.

O’s begin road trip in Boston for 3 games: Series Preview 8/13/21 – 8/15/21

So far in August, the Orioles have played 10 games. Of those 10 games, only one has been a victory. This next series against the Boston Red Sox gets no easier.

O’s get swept by Tigers, head north to Boston: Series Recap 8/10/21 – 8/12/21

For the final time in 2021, the Orioles and Tigers met up for a series, this time from beautiful Camden Yards.

Tigers come to visit OPACY for 3 games: Series Preview 8/10/21 – 8/12/21

The cheating manager, also known as AJ Hinch, and his quickly rebuilding Tigers are set to take on the Orioles for a three-game set from beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards beginning tonight.

O’s swept at home by red hot Rays: Series Recap 8/6/21 – 8/8/21

Ahh, this was quite a frustrating weekend of baseball. Despite the exciting Orioles Hall of Fame ceremonies, this series felt like a display of Hall of Shame play.

Orioles host A.L.-East-leading Rays for 3: Series Preview 8/6/21 – 8/8/21

Happy weekend, Birdland! Our Orioles come back home following a frustrating three-game road trip in New York. Meeting the O’s in Baltimore will be the A.L.-East-leading Tampa Bay Rays.

Orioles take one game from Yankees in Bronx: Series Recap 8/2/21 – 8/4/21

The Orioles headed to the home of the New York Yankees for a three-game set and ended up taking one in the Bronx.

What tomorrow holds: A look at what could be the 2023 Baltimore Orioles: Part 2

Earlier last week, we looked at the potential starting lineup and rotation of the Baltimore Orioles in 2023, a time when we should see the new wave of talent that Mike Elias has been promising us.

O’s, Tigers split series in Detroit: Series Recap 7/29/21 – 8/1/21

The Orioles headed into Detroit to face the Tigers, and, believe it or not, it was a battle of two teams playing fantastic baseball since the All-Star Break.

O’s trade SS Freddy Galvis to Phillies for RHP Tyler Burch

In a day that everyone expected Paul Fry, Tanner Scott, and maybe Trey Mancini to be donning new colors, the big news of the day was Freddy Galvis getting traded to where he begin his career, the Philadelphia Phillies.

O’s head to Detroit to play Tigers in four: Series Preview 7/29/21 – 8/1/21

Jonathan Schoop once called Baltimore home and gave the Orioles a steady presence at second base for years to come. Now, he once again will be across the diamond, as the former Oriole will be on the home team for the Motor City, Detroit Tigers, to open up a four-game set.

O’s host Marlins for two games: Series Preview 7/27/21 – 7/28/21

Time for some more inter-league play! A few days after essentially ending the Nationals’ playoff hopes, the Orioles are set to take on another NL East opponent, the Miami Marlins.

Adley continues to rake, wins Double-A Northeast Player of the Week honors

When it comes to Adley Rutschman, Oriole fans are no longer surprised with accolades; it just makes us anxious for his arrival and makes us anticipate what he will do for our team in the years to come.

Sweep, there it is! O’s take down Nats in three: Series Recap 7/23/21 – 7/25/21

With the Nationals’ season hanging in the balance, Washington came to visit the Orioles for a critical three games to see what direction they would be heading towards.

Battle of the Beltway Part 2, Nats come to Baltimore: Series Preview 7/23/21 – 7/25/21

It is time for part two of the 2021 MASN Bowl! The Nationals currently lead this Beltway Series, three games to none. This time in Baltimore, these two teams interlocked by their TV networks face off for three more.

O’s rotation still in question

The Orioles came into the 2021 season with the knowledge of a rebuild still in progress. Our pitching was supposed to find a little bit of stability with John Means, Dean Kremer, and Keegan Akin covering three spots in the rotation, but what about the other spots?

Orioles begin second half with series victory: Series Recap 7/16/21 – 7/18/21

Nothing can erase the nightmarish memories from the 2014 American League Championship Series. However, this series victory in Kansas City does taste a little sweeter. Also, it’s nice to start the second half off with a series win!

Orioles return from All-Star Break to face Royals: Series Preview 7/16/21 – 7/18/21

Hallelujah, Orioles baseball is back! After an extremely exciting All-Star period for Oriole fans, our team returns to work to take on the Kansas City Royals.

Filling the Bird’s Nest: O’s rounds 2-10 selections

Mike Elias had a strategy laid out heading into the 2021 MLB Draft. He kept it close to the vest, and when approached about the matter, he told MASN this.

Trey Mancini adds Home Run Derby to storybook 2021 season

Since 2010, four Orioles have participated in the Home Run Derby. Names you’d expect to see, Chris Davis, Adam Jones, Manny Machado, and Mark Trumbo. For the first time since 2016, the Orioles again have a member of their team participating in the derby. Unlike the previous times, this appearance by Trey Mancini means soContinue reading “Trey Mancini adds Home Run Derby to storybook 2021 season”

O’s, Jays take game each in postponed 3-game set: Series Recap 7/6/21 – 7/8/21

With only two series left before the All-Star Break, the Blue Jays traveled to OPACY to start the first of these last two sets. It was the third meeting between the O’s and Jays in a month. I’ll tell you, I am a fan of the Blue Jays’ uniforms, but I’m tired of seeing them.

O’s, Jays matchup for third series in month span: Series Preview 7/6/21 – 7/8/21

Since June 18, the Orioles and Blue Jays have spent a lot of time together, enough for seven games since that date. This Tuesday through Thursday, the Toronto/Buffalo Blue Jays make their way into Camden Yards for games eight, nine, and 10 on the season. Mind you, it’s not even the All-Star Break yet.

Mundy, Bishop win O’s Minor League Players of the Month

The Baltimore Orioles have gone above and beyond since 2018 to find talent that would be worthy of building and filtering through their minor league system, with the ultimate goal to have a continuous pipeline from the lowest level to the highest.

O’s get swept by Ohtani and Angels in three games: Series Recap 7/2/21 – 7/4/21

The Orioles traveled out to the West Coast to face the A.L. M.V.P. favorite, Shohei Ohtani, and the Los Angeles Angels. Us fans were kept up late, as the Angels won all three games in this series, two of them on walk-offs.

Orioles claim RHP Shaun Anderson from Rangers, Wilkerson clears waivers

A few hours after the news of the Kelvin Gutierrez trade, Mike Elias added another player to the Orioles organization. This time, it was right-handed pitcher Shaun Anderson, and he was claimed off waivers, after being designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.

Orioles get Kelvin Gutierrez from Royals in exchange for cash

To kick off this beautiful Saturday, Orioles general manager Mike Elias hit the phones. To add some infield depth to a lineup that is lacking it very badly, Elias went out and got a third baseman from the Kansas City Royals, and that’s Kelvin Gutierrez. All that was given up in this deal was someContinue reading “Orioles get Kelvin Gutierrez from Royals in exchange for cash”

Lord Mountcastle shining brightly in June, wins A.L. Rookie of the Month

The Baltimore Orioles are in the middle of a complete club rebuild from top to bottom. While the big league club is still growing, one thing that can be certain is that the O’s have a young star in the making in Ryan Mountcastle.