The Baltimore Orioles have had a busy season sending the taxi and plane back-and-forth between minor league affiliates and the big leagues. This week was no different, as the minor league clubs saw some important transactions take place in the farm system.
To end this home stand, the Orioles get a chance to see the most controversial team in all of sports. The Houston Astros that were once helped built by the Orioles’ current GM, Mike Elias, come to town, and fans should expect a flurry of boo’s.
The Orioles had the chance to host the Blue Jays for the first time this season. After a very tough fought series, the O’s eventually dropped this three-game set, one that could be deemed as a home run derby for the Orioles.
The Baltimore Orioles 2020 Amature Draft is best known for current injured OF and second overall pick, Heston Kjerstad. The hype surrounding the young ball player, who has yet to play one single inning of professional baseball due to a viral infection, has left people wondering if he was a draft bust. That is stillContinue reading “Extra Mayo, please! Coby Mayo that is…”
Remember when we were all excited that the Orioles started out the month of June 5-2? Yeah, us too. Since then, it feels as if we have dealt with a whole season worth of woes, and in all reality, that isn’t wrong.
Another series down, another collection of woes for the Orioles. This four-game set in Cleveland was one any Oriole fan would love to forget.
It’s a warm humid spring day. The towering body of a 6’5″, 21-year-old phenom stares down the batter in the batters box. It’s an 0-2 count, and before the bat can be lifted from the shoulder, a 100 mph fastball zips by, the bat swinging past it late, catching nothing but air. This has becomeContinue reading “Grayson Rising”
The last time the Orioles played the Indians, the offense looked like they could beat the 1970 Orioles starting rotation with four 20-game winners. In the five games since that series, the Oriole offense has only put up 18 runs combined.
A three-game series against the top team in the American League was a litmus test to see where the Orioles stacked up against the best. Instead, the Tampa Bay Rays walked away with another sweep, leaving the O’s 0-6 on the season against the Rays and 20 games under .500 on the year.
After dropping two close games in St. Petersburg, the Orioles look to avoid a sweep from the Tampa Bay Rays in game two this afternoon.
The Rule 5 Draft pick; worthy of a Major League roster spot, or stunting the growth of a quality prospect?
It was frustrating loss last night in game one against the Rays for the O’s, but they look to get the ship back on track this afternoon in game two.
Most people think of Florida, and they think of tropical warm weather. For Baltimore Fans we think of a date with our arch nemesis, the Tampa Bay Rays.
Most of America who swoon over reality television might find their favorite current show, ‘The Bachelorette’, starting off with some well placed, professional, and successful men. What most may not realize, outside some of the most die hard fans, is one of our very own former Baby Birds has made an appearance and advanced pastContinue reading “Planeta: Small time to national spotlight”
The NL East leading Mets came to visit Camden Yards for a mid-week two-game set that was split with one win by each team. In both games, the victor scored at least 10 runs, with the Mets scoring 14 in their win Wednesday night. These two games looked like football scores!
It’s time to bring out the brooms, Birdland! Tonight, the Orioles look to sweep the first place New York Mets in this short two-game interleague series from beautiful Camden Yards.
There was a time when starting pitching became synonymous with the Baltimore Orioles. Earl Weaver used to preach about good pitching, and the three-run homer would take you far.
For the second time this season, the Mets and Orioles will face off in inter-league play. In the first two games this season, the Mets got the better of the Orioles, winning both of those games, one on a walk-off in the ninth inning.
The skies in Baltimore were overcast on the Wednesday afternoon that was May 5, 2021. Even when it appeared the sun might break through, the clouds would quickly regain full control, and (to add insult to injury) occasionally spit down those annoying droplets of rain that windshield wipers seem unable to wipe.
The Baltimore Orioles might be the worst team in the American League when it comes to record, but this 2021 team has some exciting players, including the American League Player of the Week, Ryan Mountcastle.
Next on the calendar for the Orioles is a three game series against the Cleveland Indians over the weekend. Sitting at 30-24, the Indians hope to gain some ground on a 2.5 game gap between them and the AL Central leading White Sox. The Orioles, winners of their last two games, hope to ride theContinue reading “Orioles host Indians for first time in 2021 game one lineups and Series Preview: 6/4/21-6/6/21”
Finally, May has ended and the Orioles make their way back to Camden Yards. In the month of May, the Orioles went 5-23, which included their 14-game losing streak. As the saying goes, all good things come to an end. That also applies to bad things. The Orioles got another chance at the Twins, thisContinue reading “O’s end losing streak and win first home series this year Series Recap: 5/31/21-6/2/21”
A day after the announcement that Grayson Rodriguez would make the jump from High-A Aberdeen to Double-A Bowie, it has been announced that another member of that IronBirds team will join him. This time it is shortstop prospect Joseph Ortiz, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko.
The Orioles were set to face the Chicago White Sox for game two of this four-game series Friday night. However, Mother Nature had other plans.
The O’s are on a disastrous 10-game losing streak, and they look to end that miserable stretch tonight in game two against the Chicago White Sox.
Finally, some good news! In an appearance on 105.7 The Fan Friday morning, Orioles GM Mike Elias announced that Grayson Rodriguez, the organization’s No. 2 prospect, will make the jump from High-A Aberdeen to Double-A Bowie for his next start.
Losers of the last nine, the Baltimore Orioles will see maybe their toughest opponent on this road trip yet, the Chicago White Sox.
The Orioles headed into this three-game series tied for the league’s worst record with the team they were set to face, the Minnesota Twins. Now, the O’s officially have the worst record in the majors.
After losing their eighth straight game last night, the Orioles look to leave Minnesota on a positive note with a win.
After losing their seventh straight game, the Orioles are looking to get a win in game two tonight against the Minnesota Twins.
In another week of Minor League Baseball, the Orioles’ Triple-A affiliate, the Norfolk Tides, hosted a six-game series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. With a record of 3-9 entering this series, the Tides had a lot of ground to make up.
At 17-29, the Orioles are tied for the worst record in MLB. The team they’re tied with, The Minnesota Twins, are hosting the Orioles for a three-game set.
After losing their fourth straight game and moving 10 games under .500, the Orioles are looking to get back in the win column in game two against the Nationals.
The Orioles are fresh off a sweep from the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays, who came through Baltimore like a monsoon. The Rays put up 30 runs in that series, and the task gets no smaller against the Washington Nationals in this three-game series!
Finally, the Orioles played someone in the A.L. East other than the Red Sox or Yankees. The Tampa Bay Rays came to town for a three-game set, their first three meetings this season.
The O’s are looking to, yet again, avoid a sweep, this time from the division rival Tampa Bay Rays.
After a dominating defeat at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays, the O’s look to get the ship in the right direction tonight in game two.
For the first time in 2021, after 39 games, the Orioles face off against an A.L. East opponent that’s not named the Yankees or Red Sox. That team: the Tampa Bay Rays.
The MLB Top-100 Prospect List by MLB Pipeline is ever changing. To start the 2021 season, the Orioles had four players on that list; No. 2 Adley Rutschman, No. 21 Grayson Rodriguez, No. 56 Heston Kjerstad, and No. 57 DL Hall. Now after two weeks into the minor league season, the list now features anotherContinue reading “Gunnar Henderson paves way into MLB Top-100 Prospect List”
The Yankees came into Baltimore to reek havoc on the Birds, and they did just that. Well, in the first two games at least.
The O’s are once again looking to avoid a series sweep, this time against the red hot New York Yankees.
After a crushing loss in game one, the O’s look to get back in the win column tonight in game two against the Yankees.
Once again, the New York Yankees are back to pay a visit to beautiful Camden Yards. After this three-game series, the Orioles and Yankees will have met 10 times and will not meet again until August. So far, the season series is 4-3 in favor of the Yankees.
After suffering a high ankle sprain against the Miami Marlins April 20, Orioles right fielder Anthony Santander will join the Double-A Bowie Baysox tomorrow on his first rehab assignment since his injury.
The Orioles paid a visit to beautiful Citi Field in New York, as the O’s and Mets took part in a short two-game interleague series, one that featured a fantastic pitcher’s duel in game one and the return of “The Dark Knight” to his old stomping grounds in game two.
After a frustrating loss to the Mets in last night’s ballgame, the O’s are looking to split their short two-game series with New York.
Following a series loss at home to the Boston Red Sox, the Orioles travel to Citi Field to take on the New York Mets in a short two-game series. Luckily for the O’s, Mets ace and the best pitcher in baseball, Jacob deGrom, is not set to pitch. Phew!
The Orioles had a chance to break even after a successful road trip. However, the Boston Red Sox and their A.L.-East-leading record stood in the way in this four-game home stand for the Birds.
The O’s are trying to avoid a sweep from the Boston Red Sox tonight in the series finale of this four-game set from Camden Yards.
It’s a special Mother’s Day game of baseball between the first place Boston Red Sox and the hometown Baltimore Orioles.
After a tough loss in game one last night, the O’s are looking to get back in the win column tonight in game two.
The Orioles, winners of four of their last six, travel back home after a road trip out in California and Washington to play the rival Boston Red Sox for four.
Ask any amount of random baseball fans to name one thing about the Baltimore Orioles as a team and organization. From a good amount of those fans, you’ll hear about the organizations woes when it comes to starting pitchers over the last few decades.
The Orioles finished up their road trip in Seattle, besting a good hitting team in two out of three games. The starting pitching was great, and it ended with a historic outing, one that will be remembered forever by all Oriole fans, especially John Means.
After a frustrating loss in game two last night, the O’s are looking to win their second straight series this afternoon in Seattle.
After an impressive comeback win last night, the O’s are back at it against the Seattle Mariners tonight in game two action.
The minor leagues are officially back, and the Baby Birds are back in action at all levels tonight!
The Orioles continue their road trip out west, following an impressive series win against a very good Oakland Athletics team. Now with three games against the Mariners next on the schedule, the Orioles have a good chance to make this a very successful road trip.
The O’s travel north to Seattle to play the Mariners for three games, after winning their first west coast series against the Oakland A’s this weekend.
In what was a hard fought series, the Orioles came away with a series win against the Oakland Athletics. The Orioles visited the Coliseum in Oakland, a stadium in which the O’s historically play under par. This weekend, however, the Orioles were ready to play and were able to steal a series victory from theContinue reading “O’s take series against A’s in Oakland: Series Recap 4/30/21 – 5/2/21”
The O’s look to complete their second sweep of the season, as they play the Oakland A’s this afternoon in this three-game series finale.
After an impressive 3-2 win in last night’s game, the O’s look to stay in the win column and continue their success on the road in game two this afternoon.
Following a series split against the Yankees, the Orioles begin their next road trip by heading out to Oakland to play a three-game set against the A’s.
The Yankees came to visit Camden Yards for the first time this season, and it was a hard fought series for the O’s, who came away with two separate one-run victories in this set.
The O’s are going for a series split today against the New York Yankees, who have won the last two games from Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
After taking a tough 5-1 loss last night, the O’s look to get back in the win column tonight against the New York Yankees from beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
After an impressive 4-2 victory in game one last night, the O’s look to keep their win streak going tonight against those New York Yankees.
The Orioles are set to host four more games before a weeklong road trip, all four against the New York Yankees. The O’s are riding some momentum, as they just snapped the Oakland A’s 13-game win streak following a 8-1 victory on Sunday.
The Orioles had their hands full this weekend, as the red hot Oakland Athletics made a trip to Camden Yards. The A’s entered this series on an 11-game win streak, while the O’s looked to snap a six-game losing streak to the A’s.
The O’s are looking to avoid a series sweep from the Oakland A’s today with a win that will snap Oakland’s 13-game win streak.
After losing the first game of this three-game set last night, the O’s look to break the Oakland Athletics’ 12-game win streak in game two tonight.
Coming to Camden Yards next are the red hot Oakland Athletics. The Orioles will have their hands full in this series, as they face off against the hottest team in the American League.
The Orioles headed into Miami this week in search of their first back-to-back series wins of the season. Unfortunately, they were unable to win the series, instead splitting it one game a piece.
The O’s look to sweep this brief two-game series against the Miami Marlins today, after an impressive 7-5 win in last night’s contest.
The Orioles flew into Miami for a two-game series, following a series win against the Rangers. Despite the offense not being the best, the pitching was phenomenal. In this series, an offense that picks up production for a pitching staff that was great in the last series should bring another series win.
The Orioles used some late game heroics to take the first two games of their first series at Globe Life Field, before dropping game three in 10 innings.
The series belongs to the Birds, but can they bring the brooms out and sweep the Rangers? We’ll find out today, as the O’s wrap up this three-game series in Arlington, TX.
After breaking the losing streak last night, the O’s are looking to win game two of this series against the Texas Rangers from Arlington, TX.
For the first time, the Baltimore Orioles are making a trip to Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX. This will be a three-game series that will feature Jorge López on the mound in game one, undecided for game two, and John Means in game three.
The Orioles were slated to finish off the first home stand of the season with a four-game set against the Mariners. Due to Mother Nature, all four games of this series were played as two sets of seven-inning doubleheaders, as Monday and Wednesday’s games were both postponed.
After splitting an exciting day-night doubleheader two nights ago, the O’s look to continue their brief win streak in yet another doubleheader today against the scrappy Seattle Mariners.
The season is still young. However, after 11 games, we can begin to assess players and their early production.
After a tough extra inning loss in game one, the O’s look to split their doubleheader with the Mariners in game two.
The Orioles are slated off to finish their first home stand of the season with a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners.
After a rain out last night, the O’s and Mariners will play two seven-inning games today from beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The Orioles made their return to Camden Yards after a six-game road trip, and for the first time since 2019, it was in front of fans. After dropping two out of three to the Yankees, our Orioles looked to bounce back against the Red Sox. Unfortunately, that did not happen.
The O’s will try and avoid a sweep from the Boston Red Sox this afternoon from beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The O’s are back at it after a nice day off to face the division rival Boston Red Sox in game two of this three-game set.
The Orioles avoided the sweep in the Bronx with a wild extra-inning finish to complete the first road trip of the year, thus bringing the team home for the home opener this afternoon!
After an opening series sweep of the Boston Red Sox, the Orioles headed south for a showdown with Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees.
Looking to avoid a sweep against them, the O’s are back in action one more time against the Yankees before they head home to play the first series at Camden Yards this season.
After the first loss of the season last night, the O’s look to get back in the win column tonight against the New York Yankees, again from the Bronx.
After a clean sweep in Boston, the Orioles head to the Bronx for a three-game set against “The Evil Empire”, the New York Yankees.
There’s no better way to start a season than with a series sweep on the road. For the first time since 2017, the Orioles did just that, taking all three games of this first series over the Red Sox at Fenway.
Birdland couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2021 season than an opening series win against the Boston Red Sox. And that’s exactly what the O’s have done.
The Orioles are 1-0 to start the 2021 season, as they defeated the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day by a score of 3-0. They look to keep the streak going in game two this afternoon.
It is finally here! Opening Day is here! We hope all you fans are as excited as we are here at The Baltimore Battery. But before we can kick off the season, we must bring our first series preview of the new season!
We’ve made it, Birdland! The last day of Grapefruit League play is today, as the Orioles play the Tampa Bay Rays for their last game of spring training from beautiful Ed Smith Stadium.
For the final time this year, the O’s will play the Pittsburgh Pirates in Grapefruit League action from beautiful Ed Smith Stadium.
Earlier this week, the Orioles announced its three newest members of the team’s Hall of Fame. These inductees are former outfielder Mike Devereaux, former shortstop JJ Hardy, and former radio commentator Joe Angel.