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 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.

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 wrap up home stand with 3 against Rays: Series Preview 8/27/21 – 8/29/21

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.

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 continue home stand with 3 games against Angels: Series Preview 8/24/21 – 8/26/21

This series is going to be a collection of familiar faces, mixed in with some new ones.

O’s host Braves at Camden Yards for 3 games: Series Preview 8/20/21 – 8/22/21

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.

O’s losing streak reaches 15 after sweep from Rays: Series Recap 8/17/21 – 8/19/21

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.

O’s finish up road trip with 4 at Trop to face Rays: Series Preview 8/16/21 – 8/19/21

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.

O’s begin road trip in Boston for 3 games: Series Preview 8/13/21 – 8/15/21

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.

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.

Tigers come to visit OPACY for 3 games: Series Preview 8/10/21 – 8/12/21

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.

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 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 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 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.

Orioles drop all three to Astros at home: Series Recap 6/21/21 – 6/23/21

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.

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, Mets split two-game set in Baltimore: Series Recap 6/8/21 – 6/9/21

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!

Mets visit Camden Yards for two-game set: Series Preview 6/8/21 – 6/9/21

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.

Orioles handed third straight sweep in Minnesota, lose 9 straight games: Series Recap 5/24/21 – 5/26/21

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.

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.

O’s avoid being swept, take series finale from Red Sox: Series Recap 5/7/21 – 5/10/21

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.

O’s take series against A’s in Oakland: Series Recap 4/30/21 – 5/2/21

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”

Orioles split four-game set with Yankees: Series Recap 4/26/21 – 4/29/21

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.

O’s take final game, end A’s win streak: Series Recap 4/23/21 – 4/25/21

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.

O’s drop three of four to Seattle: Series Recap 4/12/21 – 4/15/21

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.

Orioles take one of three from Yankees: Series Recap 4/5/2021 – 4/7/2021

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.

O’s sweep Boston in series opener: Series Recap 4/2/21 – 4/4/21

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.

Monday Thoughts 2021: Edition 5

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!

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!

Orioles 2020 Season Recap: Part 1 – Position Player Breakdown

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”