If you thought the Orioles’ issues scoring runs this month have been bad, an Orioles minor league affiliate has taken that to a whole new level.
Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds outfielder Elier Levya, a 24-year-old Cuban signed earlier this year, on Sunday hit one out of Augusta’s Lake Olmstead Stadium with a man on and a one-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning, all but assuring the Shorebirds would...Read more
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and general manager Ozzie Newsome have employed scores of smart people in their organization for years, and have even had a Harvard graduate — center Matt Birk or fullback Kyle Juszczyk — on the field for many of those years. Second-year guard John Urschel is an unabashed smart person.
So what happens when a Harvard analysis of each NFL team’s “core roster” gives the Ravens...Read more
Now you have more than the purple heart emoji to use when discussing the upcoming Ravens season.
The Ravens unveiled a set of team-specific emojis Thursday, one of the first teams in the NFL to do so, allowing fans to efficiently communicate their love for the team without actually using words.
There are purple emojis of all kinds, plus people in Ravens jerseys and jersey numbers of the team stars,...Read more
Though the Orioles keep dropping series and their position entering next week's nonwaiver trade deadline gets more precarious by the day, this is still a team that executive vice president Dan Duquette says will buy at the deadline.
Yesterday, we outlined the trade chips at Triple-A Norfolk and Double-A Bowie, where there are some secondary pieces but nothing to really build a deal around. Still,...Read more
There’s probably only one instance when the answer to Chuck Thompson's iconic question, “Ain’t the beer cold?” doesn't truly matter — when the beer comes in an awesome can commemorating Cal Ripken Jr.’s iconic games played streak, and buying it leads to a donation to charity.
Heavy Seas Beer announced Thursday that its Fielder’s Choice lager, brewed to commemorate Ripken’s record-breaking 2,131st...Read more
The Orioles announced the final two editions of their player-designed T-shirt giveaways, with one diagramming out the now-familiar handshake between third baseman Manny Machado and second baseman Jonathan Schoop, and the other featuring Miguel Gonzalez as a mariachi singer.
The popular series has already featured shirts from closer Zach Britton, pitcher Bud Norris, and will continue next week with...Read more