The O’s begin a big weekend AL East showdown against the Blue Jays from Rogers Centre in Toronto! Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview, with game one starting lineups, our BATTERY ❌️-FACTOR and more!
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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:
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:
Orioles come up short in Wells’ first spring outing
The O’s dropped a close one to the Braves today by a score of 3-2. Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out today for the Birds and also provides updates on the statuses of Terrin Vavra, Nick Vespi and Félix Bautista:
Birds tie with Buccos in Gibson debut
The Orioles and Pirates ended their game in a 1-1 tie tonight, but the O’s pitching was phenominal. Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out for the Birds tonight, provides side notes and has post-game comments from Dean Kremer, Kyle Gibson and manager 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:
Orioles face Tigers & former top prospect: Lineups and Notes
The O’s are back in action today, as they take on the Detroit Tigers from Lakeland, Florida! Our Stephen Heckman has your starting lineups, along with pregame news and notes:
Orioles baseball back with a bang, Birds defeat Twins 10-5
The Orioles won their Grapefruit League opener against the Twins, 10-5. Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out today for the Birds, provides an update on Dillon Tate and has comments from manager Brandon Hyde:
O’s open Grapefruit League play against Twins: Lineups & Notes
Orioles baseball is officially back! Our Stephen Heckman has all the information for the Grapefruit League opener against the Twins, including starting lineups, pregame notes and more:
O’s SpringNotes: Day 9
Our Stephen Heckman gives us the latest updates from Orioles camp before the first spring game tomorrow, including the starting pitchers for the weekend and which players will fill the lineup for the opener:
O’s SpringNotes: Day 8
Our Stephen Heckman has all the updates from Orioles camp, including who Brandon Hyde announced as the starter for the Grapefruit League opener and much more:
O’s SpringNotes: Day 2
Our Stephen Heckman provides the latest news out of Orioles training camp, including D.L. Hall’s progression, possible closing scenarios for Cionel Pérez and Bryan Baker and much more:
O’s SpringNotes: Day 1
With the first day of O’s workouts under way, our Stephen Heckman provides the latest news and updates, including the latest injury and contractual statuses around the organization:
Around the Nest: Edition 11 – Time for Orioles baseball
With pitchers and catchers set to report tomorrow for the Orioles, our Stephen Heckman reports on who has already arrived to camp in Sarasota and which spring storylines to keep an eye out for on this edition of Around the Nest:
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:
Brandon Hyde runner-up in BBWAA 2022 AL Manger of the Year vote
Orioles skipper Brandon Hyde finished second in the 2022 BBWAA American League Manger of the Year voting. Our Stephen Heckman has the details:
Baltimore Orioles 2022 season recap: Part 3 – Pitching & Defense
One of the biggest factors in the Orioles’ success in 2022 was the much-improved pitching staff and Gold-Glove-caliber defense! In part three of our Orioles 2022 season recap, our Steve Katz dives into the numbers, while also highlighting key contributors:
Orioles set to face Judge, AL East Champion Yankees in division match-up
The O’s are headed to the Bronx to play the 2022 AL East Champion New York Yankees for a three-game series! Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview:
Trade front goes quiet, it’s all about pitching depth
The O’s traded away two fan-favorites in Trey Mancini and Jorge López at the MLB Trade Deadline, but they recieved six prospect pitchers in the process. Our Steve Katz highlights O’s GM Mike Elias’ approach of restocking his pitching depth in the minors, while not adding to the big league club:
Jorge López: Trusting the process of baseball and life
It’s not been a smooth ride for O’s closer Jorge López in his big league career. But a change from rotation to bullpen, along with the inspiration of courage and bravery from his son Mikael, López has become one of the game’s best out of the bullpen in 2022. Stephen Heckman reports:
The O’s two-headed hitting coach concept
The Orioles have scored just 12 runs in six games this season, and they have two hitting coaches. Steve Katz reports on the two-headed hitting coach concept:
O’s redefining Akin in new bullpen role
Keegan Akin has shined so far this season going from the starting rotation to the bullpen, and he seems to like his new role with the team! Stephen Heckman reports:
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:
Who follows Means and Lyles?
John Means, Jordan Lyles and now Tyler Wells have all made the O’s starting rotation out of spring. But who will fill the four and five spots? Steve Katz reports:
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.
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
OPINION-BASED: Back in 2018, the Baltimore Orioles entered one of the dreaded stretches any fan hates to hear: REBUILD.
On the HYDEWAY to HELL (Opinion Piece)
Pitchin’ easy Hittin’ free Games lead on a one way slide…
Pondering “means” to end for Orioles’ downward trends
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.
SpringNotes 2021: Edition 3
With Opening Day in our sights, there are a few things O’s fans should know before the start of the 2021 season. This is the third edition of SpringNotes!
SpringNotes 2021: Edition 2
Welcome back to another edition of SpringNotes! In this series, we provide Birdland with some information about what is happening at O’s spring training camp! So, let’s get right into it!
SpringNotes 2021: Edition 1
Today was the first day of Spring Training 2021, and a lot of information was presented to Birdland. So, with that being said, The Baltimore Battery brings to you SpringNotes! It’s like SparkNotes, but for Orioles spring training!