Our Stephen Heckman recaps the Orioles’ series victory over the Royals by highlighting key moments and performers:
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Orioles tame Tigers, win 6th straight set: Series Recap
The Orioles have won their sixth straight series, taking three of four from the Tigers! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the series by highlighting key moments and performers:
O’s walk-off twice, sweep Tigers in 3: Series Recap
The Orioles have swept the Tigers in three games, including two walk-off wins in the opener and finale! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the exciting series from Camden Yards:
O’s drop home-opening series to Yankees: Series Recap
The O’s dropped their first series at home to the Yankees, two games to one. Our Jared Watson recaps the series, highlighting key moments and standout players:
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:
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:
O’s bullpen: Who has shined & struggled this spring
With spring training halfway finished, the Orioles are still trying to figure out which arms to have in their bullpen. Our Zack Bucklew dives deep to see which relievers have shined and which have struggled so far this spring for the O’s:
O’s defeat Sox on backs of Rodriguez & Rutschman
The O’s defeated the Red Sox today thanks to lockdown pitching and timely hitting! Our Stephen Heckman recaps the game, highlighting key players, provides comments from Brandon Hyde and has updates on two lefty pitchers:
Wells bounces back in O’s loss to Phillies
Tyler Wells bounced back on the mound for the O’s today, but the Phillies took this one by a score of 7-6. Our Stephen Heckman highlights key performers, provides updates on Terrin Vavra and minor league reassignments and has post-game comments from Brandon Hyde:
Power Surge: Mountcastle, Hays slug Orioles to win over Pirates
The O’s were clicking on all cylinders today, as they defeated the Pirates, 7-4. Our Stephen Heckman recaps who stood out for the team, provides updates on a flux of O’s pitchers and post-game comments from Brandon Hyde:
O’s make final trip to Fenway for 4 games against Red Sox
The O’s begin their last road stretch of the season with four games against the newly postseason eliminated Boston Red Sox! Our Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
Orioles look to continue winning streak from Wrigley Field
The O’s are back in the Windy City, this time on the North Side to play the Chicago Cubs for two! Justin Sutphin has your Series Preview:
O’s host Rays for 3 games at OPACY: Series Preview 6/17/22 – 6/19/22
The Orioles are back home to start a three-game series against the Rays tonight at Oriole Park at Camden Yards! 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:
O’s win 2 straight to take series from Red Sox: Series Recap 4/29/22 – 5/1/22
The O’s are at it again, as they took two out of three from the Red Sox this weekend from beautiful Camden Yards. Justin Sutphin recaps the series:
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:
Can the Orioles get any respect?
With ESPN’s latest MLB Power Rankings having the Orioles as the worst team in baseball to start the season, our very own Stephen Heckman explains that no matter how much the O’s prove people’s expectations wrong, respect will always be rarely mentioned:
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:
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:
O’s drop all 3 to Rays in season opener: Series Recap 4/8/22 – 4/10/22
The Orioles were handed a sweep to start the season courtesy of the Tampa Bay Rays. Justin Sutphin recaps the opening series:
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:
Are we there yet, O’s fans?
As a Baltimore Orioles fan, we have had a whirlwind of adventures over the past decade plus.
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 take one game, drop series to Jays: Series Recap 8/30/21 – 9/1/21
The Orioles visited Rogers Centre for the first time since 2019 to face the Blue Jays. And during this series, the O’s did something they seldom do in that stadium, win a game.
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 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.
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.
Orioles get swept again, 11th straight loss: Series Recap 8/13/21 – 8/15/21
Once again, I grace your phone, laptop, or any other smart device screen to tell you all that the Orioles have been swept again. This time, it was to the bats of the Boston Red Sox.
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.
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, 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 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?
Orioles begin second half with series victory: Series Recap 7/16/21 – 7/18/21
Nothing can erase the nightmarish memories from the 2014 American League Championship Series. However, this series victory in Kansas City does taste a little sweeter. Also, it’s nice to start the second half off with a series win!
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 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 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 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.
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.
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!
Monday Thoughts 2021: Edition 1
Hello, Birdland! The Baltimore Battery’s Monday Thoughts column is back! Going into the 2021 season, we will deliver weekly news and updates, as well as insight on what we think the Orioles should be doing on and off the field. Basically, anything that interests us, we’ll talk about it!
Orioles 2020 Season Recap: Part 2 – Rookies shine in shortened season
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 Baltimore Orioles’ season!
Young O’s pitchers Kremer and Akin light up weekend series
Coming into the four-game series against the New York Yankees, the Orioles sat at 16-20 and had lost their last 18 to the Evil Empire. After trading away Mychal Givens, Miguel Castro and Tommy Milone, the Orioles pitching staff was looking much different.
Keegan Akin’s debut: Breakdown
For Keegan Akin, the Oriole’s No. 13 prospect, the wait is finally over. During Friday evenings brutal 15-3 loss to the Nationals, the 25-year-old from Michigan made his Major League debut, going three innings, striking out one and giving up three runs.
Mountcastle, Akin, Kremer, and McKenna added to 40-man roster
In order to avoid the Rule 5 draft on December 12, the Orioles have selected the contracts of Ryan Mountcastle, Keegan Akin, Dean Kremer, and Ryan McKenna.