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 wrap up season series with Yankees: Series Preview 9/14/21 – 9/16/21

For one final time, the Orioles and Yankees match-up here in 2021. With a chance to play spoiler once again, the O’s come into this series with not much to play for besides that.

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.

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.

Losing streak reaches 18 games after sweep by Braves: Series Recap 8/20/21 – 8/22/21

Three weeks; that’s how long it has been since the Orioles last won a game. Unlike the previous 15 games, these three losses to the Atlanta Braves were all close and games the Orioles could have won.

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 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 host A.L.-East-leading Rays for 3: Series Preview 8/6/21 – 8/8/21

Happy weekend, Birdland! Our Orioles come back home following a frustrating three-game road trip in New York. Meeting the O’s in Baltimore will be the A.L.-East-leading Tampa Bay Rays.

O’s, Tigers split series in Detroit: Series Recap 7/29/21 – 8/1/21

The Orioles headed into Detroit to face the Tigers, and, believe it or not, it was a battle of two teams playing fantastic baseball since the All-Star Break.

O’s head to Detroit to play Tigers in four: Series Preview 7/29/21 – 8/1/21

Jonathan Schoop once called Baltimore home and gave the Orioles a steady presence at second base for years to come. Now, he once again will be across the diamond, as the former Oriole will be on the home team for the Motor City, Detroit Tigers, to open up a four-game set.

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.

O’s rotation still in question

The Orioles came into the 2021 season with the knowledge of a rebuild still in progress. Our pitching was supposed to find a little bit of stability with John Means, Dean Kremer, and Keegan Akin covering three spots in the rotation, but what about the other spots?

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.

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 swept by Rays, head to DC for 3 against Nats: Series Recap 5/18/21 – 5/20/21

Finally, the Orioles played someone in the A.L. East other than the Red Sox or Yankees. The Tampa Bay Rays came to town for a three-game set, their first three meetings this season.

Mets sweep O’s in short set: Series Recap 5/11/21 – 5/12/21

The Orioles paid a visit to beautiful Citi Field in New York, as the O’s and Mets took part in a short two-game interleague series, one that featured a fantastic pitcher’s duel in game one and the return of “The Dark Knight” to his old stomping grounds in game two.

Orioles pay visit to T-Mobile Park for 3 against Mariners: Series Preview 5/3/21 – 5/5/21

The Orioles continue their road trip out west, following an impressive series win against a very good Oakland Athletics team. Now with three games against the Mariners next on the schedule, the Orioles have a good chance to make this a very successful road trip.

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”

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.

Orioles win series against Texas, run short of sweep: Series Recap 4/16/21 – 4/18/21

The Orioles used some late game heroics to take the first two games of their first series at Globe Life Field, before dropping game three in 10 innings.

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!

John Means named finalist for 2019 AL Rookie of the Year Award

When you think of a ninth round draft pick, you wouldn’t normally associate that pick with being a finalist for Rookie of the Year. Luckily for Oriole fans, we can do just that. John Means will add one more accolade to his fantastic rookie campaign.