Our Dakota Pitts dives in and projects which five Orioles position players will have the highest wins above replacement in 2023:
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:
As reported Friday afternoon, the Orioles reached agreements with five of six players to avoid arbitration. Our Stephen Heckman breaks down each deal:
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:
It’s the holiday season, and what better way to celebrate than making a 2023 Orioles wishlist. Our Stephen Heckman has six wishes for the O’s for the upcoming 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:
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:
The O’s dropped a crucial three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays, losing two of three from Rogers Centre. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series:
The O’s took their fifth straight series this weekend, taking two of three from the Oakland Athletics! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series from OPACY:
The Orioles had their third consecutive winning month in August, the first time they’ve had such a feat since 2016! Our Zack Bucklew recaps the month of August, and who specifically had impressive months for the O’s:
The O’s are absolutely red hot, as they took another series, this time against the Guardians! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series that caught Cleveland “off Guard”:
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:
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:
The Orioles took two of three from the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto, with a make-up game match-up against the Cubs from OPACY set for this afternoon! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series from Toronto:
The O’s swept the Texas Rangers in Arlington yesterday and swept the season series overall! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series:
The O’s are in Arlington to play the Rangers for a three-game set right before the MLB Trade Deadline! Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview:
The O’s had their best month of play since 2016, as they went 16-9 in July! Our Zack Bucklew recaps the exciting month of O’s baseball:
The O’s started off their series against the Reds red-hot, but they ultimately dropped two of three to Cincinnati. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the 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:
The O’s fought hard against the Yankees over the weekend but ultimately dropped two of three to the division leaders. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series:
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:
The O’s celebrated Father’s Day weekend with a series win against the Tampa Bay Rays! Justin Sutphin recaps the exciting series:
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:
The Orioles are hot, as they won yet another series, this time against the St. Louis Cardinals! Justin Sutphin recaps another exciting series:
The O’s have taken another series win, as they took two of three from the Kansas City Royals! Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
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:
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:
The Orioles won their second series of the season, taking two of three from the Los Angeles Angels. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
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:
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:
Following an exciting series victory over the New York Yankees, Brandon Hyde and his squad travel out to face the only team that spends less than the Orioles, the lack of Moneyball Oakland Athletics. Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
The O’s picked up their first series win of 2022, and it happened against the division rival New York Yankees. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
The O’s celebrate Jackie Robinson Day with a visit from the Bronx Bombers! It’s the first O’s and Yanks series of the 2022 season, and Justin Sutphin gives you our Series Preview of what to expect this weekend:
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:
The O’s won their home opener but dropped two of three against the Milwaukee Brewers in their first series at Camden Yards in 2022. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
For the first time in 2022, the Orioles will play baseball at Camden Yards.
In this opinion piece from our very own wild card Scott Tomko, he discusses his thoughts on how the 2022 season will play out based on the current state of the big league roster.
Opening Day is just over 24 hours away, and the Orioles have officially announced their 2022 Opening Day roster! Stephen Heckman reports:
With Spring Training in full swing and the season only a week away, the Orioles roster is starting to take shape.
Left field wall construction thoughts, service time manipulation and CBA thoughts. Let’s talk about it!
Baltimore Orioles All-Star center fielder Cedric Mullins has revealed that he has dealt with Crohn’s disease since November of 2020.
Jared Watson reports:
As a Baltimore Orioles fan, we have had a whirlwind of adventures over the past decade plus.
A season that was a staple in history continues bringing accolades for Cedric Mullins. Finishing third in the Hank Aaron Award vote, Mullins came out on top of the Silver Slugger Awards, winning the first of his young career.
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!
No surprises here! Cedric Mullins has been named the Most Valuable Oriole for the 2021 season! And the vote was appropriately unanimous!
In 2015, the Orioles selected a 13th round pick out of Campbell University. A switch hitting outfielder who played one season of college ball and batted .340, while stealing 23 bases. At best, he was thought as maybe a reserve outfielder.
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.
The Orioles played the Royals in a four-game series and played to a split in one of the most interesting series of the year.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
This series is going to be a collection of familiar faces, mixed in with some new ones.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the final time in 2021, the Orioles and Tigers met up for a series, this time from beautiful Camden Yards.
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.
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.
The Orioles headed to the home of the New York Yankees for a three-game set and ended up taking one in the Bronx.
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.
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.
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.
The Baltimore Orioles have had, well, let’s just say an unimpressive season to date. Currently on pace to win 56 games, it’s easy to say there more than likely won’t be a playoff chase this season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Much like many series this year, this one against the Houston Astros will be one to forget. The Astros outscored the Orioles 26-3 in these three games, while the Orioles could only record 14 hits across the series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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.
The season is still young. However, after 11 games, we can begin to assess players and their early production.
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.
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.
O’, happy Monday! Our favorite day of the week is back, and so is Monday Thoughts on The Baltimore Battery. The Orioles have their first of two off days this spring, creating a perfect time for some O’s talk!
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!
The 2020 MLB season was one we have never experienced before, and as fans and players alike, we hope it’s one we never see again. However, baseball was still played, and here at The Baltimore Battery, we have come to give readers an extensive breakdown of the 2020 season. This edition is the position playerContinue reading “Orioles 2020 Season Recap: Part 1 – Position Player Breakdown”