The O’s were able to win game three of their series against Milwaukee but ultimately dropped the three-game set against the Brew Crew. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
Tag Archives: Austin Hays
O’s start June off right, take 2 of 3 from Giants: Series Recap
The Orioles took two of three from the Giants in San Fransisco, becoming the first team to reach 20 road wins! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
O’s have another winning month, continue impressive season
The Orioles continued their impressive 2023 season with another winning month! Our Zack Bucklew reviews the club’s month of May, highlighting key performers, stats and moments from the month:
O’s avoid sweep in series loss to Rangers: Series Recap
The O’s avoided being swept by the Texas Rangers, taking the series finale, but dropping the first two games. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
O’s slay Yankees in the Bronx: Series Recap
The O’s went into the Bronx and took two of three against the New York Yankees! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
Orioles sweep early AL East battle against Jays: Series Recap
The Orioles made a statement as they swept the Blue Jays in their house at Rogers Centre! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
Baltimore starts season hot, 10 games over .500: April Recap
The Orioles ended the first month of the 2023 season 10 games above .500 and with the third best record in all of baseball! Our Zack Bucklew recaps the O’s month of April by honoring key performers and notable moments:
Orioles tame Tigers, win 6th straight set: Series Recap
The Orioles have won their sixth straight series, taking three of four from the Tigers! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
Orioles defend nest, take series against Sox: Series Recap
The Orioles took two of three from Boston, winning their fifth series in a row! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series, highlighting key moments and performers:
O’s walk-off twice, sweep Tigers in 3: Series Recap
The Orioles have swept the Tigers in three games, including two walk-off wins in the opener and finale! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series from Camden Yards:
Battle of the Beltway, Orioles win by KO: Series Recap
The Orioles have swept the Nationals in the first edition of the 2023 Beltway Series! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the brief two-game series by highlighting key moments and performers:
Mountcastle, Rutschman, Hays lead Orioles to series win over A’s
The Orioles took three of four from the Oakland Athletics thanks to the bats of Ryan Mountcastle, Adley Rutschman and Austin Hays! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series:
O’s drop home-opening series to Yankees: Series Recap
The O’s dropped their first series at home to the Yankees, two games to one. Our Jared Watson recaps the series, highlighting key moments and standout players:
O’s look to silence Rangers’ loud offense: Series Preview
The Orioles are down south, as they begin a three-game series against the Texas Rangers from Arlington! Our Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview, with pitching matchups, our BATTERY ❌️-FACTOR for the series and more:
O’s bullpen & outfield miscues lead to series loss in Boston
The Orioles have dropped the opening series of the 2023 season to the Red Sox, losing two of three. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series from Boston:
Orioles season opener: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
The Orioles were victorious on Opening Day against the Red Sox, but it was not an easy win. Our Stephen Heckman dives into the good, the bad and the ugly of yesterday’s performance:
Orioles open 2023 season in Boston: Series Preview
ORIOLES BASEBALL IS BACK! Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview for the 2023 opener against the Red Sox, which includes game one starting lineups, our Battery ❌️-FACTOR for the series and more:
Battery Q&A 2023: Edition II
Our Stephen Heckman answers fan-submitted questions regarding the Orioles 2023 season, including Austin Hays’ future with the organization, the possibility of a six-man rotation and overall team record and postseason chances this year:
The Baltimore Battery’s 10 hot takes for Orioles 2023 season: Numbers 10-6
With the 2023 season quickly approaching, The Baltimore Battery staff gives you our 10 hot takes for the 2023 Orioles season, starting with numbers 10-6:
Predicting O’s Opening Day starting lineup
With Opening Day just one week away, our Zack Bucklew predicts the Orioles’ starting lineup for the 2023 season opener against Corey Kluber and the Red Sox:
O’s defeat Sox on backs of Rodriguez & Rutschman
The O’s defeated the Red Sox today thanks to lockdown pitching and timely hitting! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the game, highlighting key players, provides comments from Brandon Hyde and has updates on two lefty pitchers:
Kyle Bradish makes statement in O’s, Twins 5-5 tie
The Orioles and Twins ended their game in a tie, but Kyle Bradish was outstanding tonight on the mound! Our Stephen Heckman recaps Bradish’s outing, along with other key players, has post-game comments from Brandon Hyde and more:
Power Surge: Mountcastle, Hays slug Orioles to win over Pirates
The O’s were clicking on all cylinders today, as they defeated the Pirates, 7-4. Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out for the team, provides updates on a flux of O’s pitchers and post-game comments from Brandon Hyde:
Cowser, O’Hearn lead Orioles to walk-off victory
The Orioles defeated the Phillies in walk-off fashion today by a score of 10-7, thanks to Ryan O’Hearn’s three-run homer! Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out for the O’s and provides post-game comments from Cole Irvin, Anthony Santander and Brandon Hyde:
Third time isn’t charm, O’s lose to Rays 14-2
The Orioles dropped their third spring game against the Rays, 14-2. Our Stephen Heckman highlights key players and has post-game comments from Bruce Zimmermann and manager Brandon Hyde:
MLB rule changes: How they could affect the Orioles
With the new rule changes implemented by Major League Baseball this year, our Dakota Pitts tells us which Orioles could be affected the most in 2023:
Orioles 2023 projected starting lineup & player stats
With the 2023 season approaching, the Orioles’ lineup is as strong as it’s been in years. Our Stephen Heckman projects what each member of the O’s lineup will do statistically this year:
O’s avoid arbitration with 5 of 6 eligible players
As reported Friday afternoon, the Orioles reached agreements with five of six players to avoid arbitration. Our Stephen Heckman breaks down each deal:
Around the Nest: Edition 7 – Birdland Caravan returns for 2023
The Birdland Caravan is back for 2023! Our Stephen Heckman provides you with all the details on each event coming to your community on this edition of Around the Nest:
5 Orioles who could be traded by Opening Day
The Orioles haven’t been big spenders in free agency this offseason, but will they be active in the trade market? Our Stephen Heckman has five O’s players who could be traded prior to Opening Day:
O’s 3 big questions for 2023 season
With the offseason in full effect, our Stephen Heckman discusses three main questions the Orioles and their fans have heading into the 2023 season:
Baltimore Orioles 2022 season recap: Part 2 – Offensive production
In the second of our four-part Orioles season recap, our Justin Sutphin goes over the much-improved O’s offense and highlights key contributors from the 2022 lineup:
Orioles sweep Nats: Take MASN Cup
The O’s put a couple curly W’s in the win column, as they swept the Nationals in a brief two-game series! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series from our Nation’s Capital:
Astros become latest victim of Orioles Magic, O’s take big series
The O’s have won their series against the best team in the American League, the Houston Astros, two games to one! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the big series from Minute Maid Park:
Orioles stymie ChiSox, take 2 of 3 from Camden Yards
The O’s fought hard, and it payed off, as they won their series against the Chicago White Sox, two games to one! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series:
O’s add to Red Sox’s woes, take 2 of 3 in series win
The O’s took the Little League Classic by storm and took their weekend series against the Red Sox, two games to one! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series:
Orioles battle Red Sox in AL East showdown
The O’s have a big weekend ahead of them, as they begin a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox from OPACY and Williamsport for the Little League Classic! Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview:
O’s take series from Jays, move into Wild Card spot
The Orioles took their series against the Toronto Blue Jays, with game three postponed due to rain! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series:
O’s take 3 of 4 from Rays, even season series
The Orioles are back over .500, after taking three of four from the Tampa Bay Rays! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting, yet emotional series for the O’s and their fans:
Rays stop red hot Orioles: O’s .500 at break
The O’s lost their series against the Rays, entering the All-Star Break at .500 and winners of 11 of their last 13 games. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series:
O’s look to extend winning streak against Rays
Following their third straight series sweep, the red hot Baltimore Orioles travel to Tropicana Field to face the Tampa Bay Rays for three games! Our Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
Windy City gets Charmed, O’s sweep short series to 10th straight win
The Orioles have won 10 straight games and have swept three consecutive series! Stephen Heckman recaps this brief yet exciting series against the Cubs:
Orioles make history in June 2022: Breakdown of first winning month in almost 5 years
The O’s had their first winning month since August of 2017 in the month of June! Our Zack Bucklew breaks down the exciting month of Birdland baseball:
Orioles come up short in Seattle, take 1 of 3: Series Recap 6/27/22 – 6/29/22
The O’s ended their streak of six series wins, dropping two of three games from the Mariners. Stephen Heckman recaps the series:
Orioles look to stay hot in Seattle: Series Preview 6/27/22 – 6/29/22
It’s another late-night series for the O’s, as they had to T-Mobile Park to play the Seattle Mariners for three! Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview:
Orioles win second straight series against Rays: Series Recap 6/17/22 – 6/19/22
The O’s celebrated Father’s Day weekend with a series win against the Tampa Bay Rays! Justin Sutphin recaps the exciting series:
Orioles split 4-game series with Blue Jays: Series Recaps 6/13/22 – 6/16/22
The O’s came to play in Toronto, as they split their first series with the Blue Jays in 2022. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
Orioles, Blue Jays finally meet for 4 games: Series Preview 6/13/22 – 6/16/22
The O’s wrap up their brief road trip with four in Toronto against the Blue Jays! Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
O’s, Royals split series from Kauffman Stadium: Series Recap 6/9/22 – 6/12/22
The O’s split their four-game series with the Royals from Kauffman Stadium. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
O’s begin road trip with 4 games in Kansas City: Series Preview 6/9/22 – 6/12/22
The O’s begin an eight-game road trip in Kansas City against the Royals from Kauffman Stadium! Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
Scrappy O’s walk-off Rays twice in series win: Series Recap 5/20/22 – 5/22/22
Orioles Magic filled Oriole Park at Camden Yards this weekend, as the debuting Adley Rutschman and the rest of the never-say-die O’s won their series against the Rays, two games to one! Stephen Heckman recaps the series:
O’s return home to host red hot Yankees: Series Preview 5/16/22 – 5/19/22
The O’s have returned home to Camden Yards after a tough road trip, but it won’t get any easier with the Yankees in town. Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
O’s visit old friend in Detroit for 3 at Comerica: Series Preview 5/13/22 – 5/15/22
The O’s are headed north, as they go to the Motor City to play old friend Jonathan Schoop and the Detroit Tigers in a three-game set! Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
O’s kick-off short road trip with 3 in St. Louis: Series Preview 5/10/22/ – 5/12/22
The O’s begin their road trip in the Mid-West with three against the St. Louis Cardinals! Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
O’s take 2 of 3 from Royals in series win: Series Recap 5/8/22 – 5/9/22
The O’s have taken another series win, as they took two of three from the Kansas City Royals! Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
Kansas City visits Baltimore for 3 at OPACY: Series Preview 5/8/22 – 5/9/22
The O’s are set to battle the rain and the visiting Kansas City Royals for a three-game set. Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview:
O’s take final 2 in a series split with Twins: Series Recap 5/2/22 – 5/5/22
The O’s split their four-game series against the Minnesota Twins, winning the final two games of the series. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
Orioles kickoff weekend series against Red Sox: Series Preview 4/29/22 – 5/1/22
The O’s are back home at beautiful Oriole Park at Camden Yards to play the division rival Boston Red Sox in a three-game series. Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
Orioles drop all three in New York: Series Recap 4/26/22 – 4/28/22
The O’s had an absolutely brutal series sweep handed to them by the New York Yankees. Justin Sutphin recaps this series from the Bronx:
O’s and Yanks face off in the Bronx: Series Preview 4/26/22 – 4/28/22
For the second time in just two weeks, the Orioles and Yankees match-up with one another, this time in the Bronx.
Orioles win series over Angels in Anaheim: Series Recap 4/22/22 – 4/24/22
The Orioles won their second series of the season, taking two of three from the Los Angeles Angels. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
Orioles complete early West Coast trip with 3 against Angels: Series Preview 4/22/22 – 4/24/22
The O’s wrap up their early West Coast trip with three against Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels. Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
Orioles drop 3 of 4 in near empty Oakland Colesium: Series Recap 4/18/22 – 4/21/22
The O’s dropped 3 of 4 from the Oakland A’s, in what was a tough series on a lot of notes. Justin Sutphin recaps the series from the Oakland Coliseum:
Baltimore Orioles announce 2022 roster
Opening Day is just over 24 hours away, and the Orioles have officially announced their 2022 Opening Day roster! Stephen Heckman reports:
O’s 2022 Opening Day sneak peak
With Spring Training in full swing and the season only a week away, the Orioles roster is starting to take shape.
Thoughts on left field wall, service time & more
Left field wall construction thoughts, service time manipulation and CBA thoughts. Let’s talk about it!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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 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!
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
O’s take on Ohtani & Angels in Anaheim: Series Preview 7/2/21 – 7/4/21
We hope you got your coffee brewing, Birdland! This will be a late weekend, as the Orioles travel out to California to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The Birds will get a good look at MLB’s ultimate phenom, Shohei Ohtani, but only from the batter’s box.
O’s dominate in Houston, sweep Astros in 3 games: Series Recap 6/28/21 – 6/30/31
This one ought to be fun! Cedric Mullins and the Baltimore Orioles traveled to Minute Maid Park in Houston and dominated. After being outscored 26-3 in their last meet up a week ago, the Orioles turned around and one-upped the Astros this time around. Literally, the O’s scored 27 in this series!
O’s, Astros meet again for 3 games: Series Preview 6/28/21 – 6/30/21
For the second time in two weeks, the Orioles are matched up against the powerhouse Houston Astros. In their last meeting, the Astros outscored the Orioles 26-3 in three games at Camden Yards. This time around, the Orioles will have a shot at Zack Greinke at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
O’s take 1, lose series against Jays
It’s the Battle of the Birds part two! The Orioles traveled up to the make shift home of the Toronto Blue Jays, currently playing in Buffalo, for a four-game series this past weekend.
O’s snap losing streak, drop series to Blue Jays: Series Recap 6/18/21 – 6/20/21
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.
O’s swept by Indians, lose 8 straight games: Series Recap 6/14/21 – 6/17/21
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.
O’s head to Cleveland to begin four-game set: Series Preview 6/14/21 – 6/17/21
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.
No sunshine for O’s, as Rays sweep Baltimore in St. Pete: Series Recap 6/11/21 – 6/13/21
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.
Orioles visit sunshine state to play division-leading Rays: Series Preview 6/11/21 – 6/13/21
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.
O’s swept by Rays, head to DC for 3 against Nats: Series Recap 5/18/21 – 5/20/21
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.
O’s avoid sweep of Yankees, take series finale: Series Recap 5/14/21 – 5/16/21
The Yankees came into Baltimore to reek havoc on the Birds, and they did just that. Well, in the first two games at least.