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:
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Birds in the Bay – O’s fly into San Fran for 3: Series Preview
The Birds are in the Bay, as the O’s begin their three-game series against the Giants from beautiful San Francisco! Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview, with game one starting lineups, our BATTERY ❌️-FACTOR and more:
O’s sign Aaron Hicks to majors deal, Cedric Mullins to IL
The Orioles have signed switch-hitting outfielder Aaron Hicks to a major league deal after the recent injury to Cedric Mullins. Our Stephen Heckman has all the details:
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:
O’s take hard-fought series in KC: Series Recap
Our Stephen Heckman recaps the Orioles’ series victory over the Royals 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 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:
Orioles take up-and-down series against White Sox: Series Recap
Our Stephen Heckman recaps the Orioles’ series win over the White Sox, highlighting key moments and standout performers:
Orioles head to South Side to face Sox: Series Preview
Our Stephen Heckman has your Series Preview for the Orioles’ matchup against the Chicago White Sox, including game one starting lineups, our BATTERY ❌️-FACTOR and more:
O’s wrap up home stand with 4 against A’s: Series Preview
The Orioles begin a four-game series against the Oakland A’s tonight from Camden Yards! Our Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview with game one starting lineups, our BATTERY ❌️-FACTOR for the series and more:
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:
Offense struggles in final spring game, O’s make roster moves
The Orioles wrapped up their Grapefruit League play, as they dropped their final game to the Cardinals. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the game and has all the details on the latest roster moves, including Grayson Rodriguez and Jordan Westburg being sent to Triple-A:
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:
Kremer strong in loss to Blue Jays
Our Stephen Heckman recaps today’s Orioles loss to the Blue Jays by highlighting key players and providing injury updates and comments from starter Dean Kremer, manager Brandon Hyde and more:
Bautista shines in spring debut, O’s defeat Pirates 7-6
Félix Bautista looked dominant today in his first spring outing, as the O’s defeated the Pirates, 7-6! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the game, highlighting key players, provides updates on the latest injuries and has comments from Brandon Hyde:
O’s players prepare for World Baseball Classic
The Orioles have four players gearing up to play for their respective countries in the World Baseball Classic beginning this week. Our Justin Sutphin lets us know which Birds are competing and for which teams:
Bradish strong again in O’s win over Rays
The O’s are back in the win column, as they beat the Rays by a score of 5-2 today from the Trop! Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out for the team today and provides injury updates on Terrin Vavra and Ryan Watson, along with post-game comments from Brandon Hyde:
Orioles drop third straight spring game to Blue Jays
The O’s dropped their third straight spring game today, as they lost to the Blue Jays, 2-1. Our Stephen Heckman recaps the game and who stood out while providing side notes and post-game comments from Cole Irvin, Austin Voth 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:
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 6
The Orioles had their first full squad workout today, as our Stephen Heckman updates us on who participated in live batting practice, how Jackson Holliday is fitting in and more:
O’s SpringNotes: Day 3
As day three of O’s spring training camp comes to a close, our Stephen Heckman recaps the day with updates on Félix Bautista’s status, players who took live batting practice and more:
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:
Projecting O’s top 5 position player WAR leaders in 2023
Our Dakota Pitts dives in and projects which five Orioles position players will have the highest wins above replacement 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:
Orioles Christmas wishlist for 2023
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:
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:
Battle of Birds: Orioles drop 2 of 3 to Jays
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:
O’s win series against A’s
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:
Orioles have third consecutive winning month, first time since 2016
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:
O’s catch Cleveland off Guard, complete 4-2 road trip
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”:
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, 1.5 back of Wild Card spot
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:
Texas swept away: O’s sweep Rangers in Arlington for first time since 2013
The O’s swept the Texas Rangers in Arlington yesterday and swept the season series overall! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series:
Orioles, Rangers set for 3-game series in Arlington
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:
Orioles have back-to-back winning months, finish 16-9 in July
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:
O’s drop series to Reds, fall back to .500
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:
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:
O’s fall short against Yankees in weekend battle
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:
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 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:
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 take series over Cardinals in first trip to Busch Stadium III: Series Recap 5/10/22 – 5/12/22
The Orioles are hot, as they won yet another series, this time against the St. Louis Cardinals! Justin Sutphin recaps another exciting series:
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:
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 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:
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:
Orioles begin late West Coast set against Athletics: Series Preview 4/18/22 – 4/21/22
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:
Orioles win their first series against Yankees in 2022: Series Recaps 4/15/22 – 4/17/22
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:
Orioles host Yankees for weekend set at OPACY: Series Preview 4/15/22 – 4/17/22
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 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 lose 2 heartbreakers, drop first home series against Brewers: Series Recaps 4/11/22 – 4/13/22
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:
O’s begin first series at home against Brewers: Series Preview 4/11/22 – 4/13/22
For the first time in 2022, the Orioles will play baseball at Camden Yards.
Why ‘Why Not?’
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.
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!
Cedric Mullins had career-year while battling health issue
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:
Are we there yet, O’s fans?
As a Baltimore Orioles fan, we have had a whirlwind of adventures over the past decade plus.
O’s Cedric Mullins wins Silver Slugger Award
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.
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!
Cedric Mullins named Orioles Most Valuable Player for 2021
No surprises here! Cedric Mullins has been named the Most Valuable Oriole for the 2021 season! And the vote was appropriately unanimous!
Mullins makes history: First Oriole to reach 30/30
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.
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 split series with Royals: Series Recap 9/6/21 – 9/9/21
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.
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.
What could happen come July 30
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.
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.