Orioles lineup vs. Nationals: 8/7/20

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”

Orioles lineup vs. Marlins: 8/6/20

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”

Orioles complete sweep of Rays, improve to 5-3: Series Recap 7/31-8/2

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.

Orioles add 2 college bats and 2 high school prospects: Day 2 of MLB Draft

The Baltimore Orioles certainly turned some heads on day one of the 2020 MLB Draft by taking Heston Kjerstad in the first round, a move that many thought was made to, at least in part, free up some bonus slot money later in the draft.

Top 5 Orioles Opening Day memories

As we approach what would have been Opening Day 2020, we are forced to relish in memories of former Opening Days. For the Baltimore Orioles, there are many fond memories of Opening Day, and we at The Baltimore Battery have decided to show you our top 5 memories. 5. 1954: The Orioles first Opening DayContinue reading “Top 5 Orioles Opening Day memories”

Battery Q&A: Edition 2

Welcome to another edition of Battery Q&A! We would like to say thank you to our Battery Family for sending in questions to make this series possible! Let’s get right into it! I have a question about Hunter Harvey! I saw that he threw 100 mph in a game. But because of the fact thatContinue reading “Battery Q&A: Edition 2”

Top 5 awkward Baltimore Oriole moments

With coronavirus suspending spring training and pushing back Opening Day, it’s safe to say this is a very awkward situation for the Orioles. Inspired by these events, The Baltimore Battery has decided to talk about our top 5 most awkward moments ever in Orioles baseball! Without further ado, let the awkwardness begin! 5. Brian MatuszContinue reading “Top 5 awkward Baltimore Oriole moments”

Spring training suspended; Opening Day pushed back at least 2 weeks

Amid the frenzied madness caused by the recent rise of the Coronavirus, Major League Baseball has decided to suspend spring training. The league will also push back the start of the regular season by at least two weeks, as said earlier today by Commisioner Rob Manfred.

7 Orioles pitchers to watch in 2020

The Baltimore Orioles are in a rebuild, and the fans, like us, are well aware of this. While the win-loss numbers might not be pretty this year, there are a number of prospects with very exciting futures. Some of the names that give Baltimore fans hope are Adley Rutschman, Ryan Mountcastle, Austin Hays, Yusniel Diaz,Continue reading “7 Orioles pitchers to watch in 2020”

Orioles claim pitcher Hector Velázquez off waivers from Boston

The Boston Red Sox designated right-handed pitcher Hector Velázquez for assignment last week to make room for pitcher Collin McHugh, and the Orioles wasted no time in claiming him off waivers on Sunday, according to Roch Kubatko.

Monday Thoughts: Edition 3

Week of January 20, 2020: Welcome everyone to Edition 3 of Monday Thoughts! We are just 24 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Sarasota, and the Orioles are eager to begin the 2020 campaign! Let’s get things started with some hopeful news about the future in Baltimore!

Prospect Profiles: No. 10 overall Zac Lowther

Up next on the Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is left-handed pitcher and the No. 10 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, Zac Lowther. The 23-year-old was drafted by the Orioles in the second round (74th overall) of the 2017 draft out of Xavier.

Monday Thoughts: Edition 2

Week of January 13, 2020: Happy Monday, everyone! Welcome to the second edition of Monday Thoughts! Last week, we talked about the Orioles still not having their veteran middle infielder. Well, they found him (about 15 minutes after my posting of Edition 1), and his name is Jose Iglesias! Let’s start this week’s edition withContinue reading “Monday Thoughts: Edition 2”

O’s claim Ureña off waivers from Jays; designate Valaika

After agreeing to terms with all four remaining eligible players (Trey Mancini, Mychal Givens, Hanser Alberto, and Miguel Castro), the Orioles have made another move, claiming infielder Richard Ureña off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Prospect Profiles: No. 15 Hunter Harvey

Coming up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is 25-year-old right-handed pitcher Hunter Harvey. Orioles fans are likely familiar with Harvey, as the former first round pick made seven appearances at Camden Yards this past season.