Where the Orioles stand right now…

We are just about at the quarter mark of the season with the 2014 edition of the Baltimore Orioles. As of this morning, they are 21-18 and are atop the American League East. The Orioles hold a ½ game lead over the New York Yankees, and snapped a four-game losing streak with a victory over […]

Orioles Take Two of Three from the Yankees…

After a mediocre first week against the Red Sox and Tigers, could the Orioles finally have started to hit their stride? The Orioles lost four out of their six games to start the season; however, this week, they took two of three from the New York Yankees. The offense has started to come around and […]

The Weekend in The Big D…

The Orioles broke a four-game losing streak on Sunday, as they finally got another win, defeating the Detroit Tigers, 3-1, on the road at Comerica Park. They had not garnered a win since Opening Day and Chris Tillman once delivered on the mound, defeating Justin Verlander in a game that was close throughout the afternoon. […]

Orioles emerge victorious over world champion Red Sox on Opening Day…

I’ve never been one for making a big deal out of a game; however, there’s always something special about Opening Day. Yes, some of the stuff I’ve heard over time about the importance of it sounds fairly hokey; however, for the region, it seems like a big pep rally and communal event that brings everyone […]

Orioles announce “Operation Orange” rallies for fans

From the Orioles… *** The Orioles today announced dates for two "Operation Orange" rallies to generate fan excitement as the team prepares to open the 2014 season. The rallies will include ticket giveaways, trivia and raffles for Orioles-themed gear and other promotional items. The first "Operation Orange" rally will be held at Dempsey's Brew Pub […]

Good News on Manny Machado

It looks like Manny Machado is inching close and closer to returning to game action on the field… From All the physical restrictions related to Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's reconstructive knee surgery have been lifted by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, whom Machado visited Thursday in Los Angeles for a follow-up evaluation. However, the […]

Orioles to host Autism Awareness Night Saturday, April 12

From the Orioles… *** The Orioles and Major League Baseball are partnering with Autism Speaks to recognize April as National Autism Awareness Month, with the Orioles hosting Autism Awareness Night on Saturday, April 12. Discounted Upper Reserve tickets are available for purchase at $5 of every ticket sold through this website will benefit Autism […]

Chris Tillman Tabbed as O’s Opening Day Starter

This week, Chris Tillman earned a ceremonial, but very notable appointment. He is tabbed to start on Opening Day as the Orioles face the Boston Red Sox – who as we all know won the 2013 World Series – at Camden Yards on March 31st. From the Baltimore Sun: Any time you get the chance […]

Machado on the mend, may not be ready for Opening Day…

According to reports this weekend, Manny Machado will probably miss Opening Day. It would not be surprising at all if he is placed on the disabled list. Well, it looks like Machado has still not been able to run for nearly a week because of scar tissue that has appeared in is knee – the […]

Orioles agree to terms with 19 players on one year contracts

From the Baltimore Orioles… *** The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with 19 players on one-year contracts:   RHP: BRAD BRACH, KEVIN GAUSMAN, MIGUEL GONZALEZ, STEVE JOHNSON, JOSH STINSON and CHRIS TILLMAN   LHP: MIKE BELFIORE, TIM BERRY, ZACH BRITTON and TJ McFARLAND   CA: STEVE CLEVENGER, JOHNNY MONELL and MICHAEL […]

Ervin Santana…

For Ervin Santana, the offseason was probably frustrating for him. He was expecting a big deal in his free agent year; however, none came to fruition because of being tied to draft pick compensation and perception of him as hurler. Being that he was on the market for so long, teams finally started to check […]

Manny is a little miffed at his contract for 2014 with the Orioles…

This morning, it was revealed that Manny Machado’s 2014 contract for the Orioles was renewed. Well, Machado was disappointed and let the Baltimore press know about it. He did get more than the minimum — $19,000 – and a bonus ($100,000 for winning the Gold Glove). From the Baltimore Sun: “It is disappointing, but at […]

What to Buy the Man who already has Everything

Guys are notoriously challenging to buy gifts for and several men just seem to have everything, everything that they really want anyhow. There are actually only numerous bottles of aftershave and pairs of socks you can buy before you start to get just too predictable. So how do you find the inspiration for the interesting […]

More on Santana

As noted from earlier today, the Orioles have signed lefty pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Here’s more from the Baltimore Sun: The Orioles finalized a minor league deal Tuesday with Santana, who will turn 35 next week. The lefty would earn $3 million if the major […]