- In his major league debut, Orioles starting pitcher DL Hall allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings in an 8-2 loss to the Rays that moved Baltimore a half-game back of Tampa Bay in the wild-card race.
- Orioles chairman and CEO John Angelos is decrying that his brother, Louis Angelos, took what he calls “the nuclear option” of filing suit over a dispute in how to handle their father’s assets.
- Ever since Orioles shortstop Jorge Mateo met with manager Brandon Hyde and co-hitting coaches Matt Borgschulte and Ryan Fuller in July, he's been a different hitter. “That’s been a huge boost for us the last couple months," Hyde said.
- With a win Friday at Tropicana Field, the Orioles (59-53) moved a half-game ahead of Tampa Bay (58-53) and took sole possession of the third and final American League wild-card spot.
- DL Hall, 23, was Baltimore’s first-round pick in the 2017 draft. He has since established himself as one of the game’s top pitching prospects.
- After trying to one-up each other growing up in Florida, Orioles teammates Joey Krehbiel and Brett Phillips forged a friendship that carried through Seminole High School and travel baseball leagues and eventually made its way to Baltimore.
- The Orioles went 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position, and Red Sox first baseman Eric Hosmer’s sixth-inning RBI double off reliever Nick Vespi proved to be decisive in a 4-3 loss that moved Baltimore out of the third wild-card spot.
- None of the other American League Rookie of the Year candidates have blended offensive and defensive impact in quite the manner catcher Adley Rutschman has. And as he's taken off, so too have the Orioles.
- The Orioles’ series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays was postponed Wednesday night after a thunderstorm began about an hour before first pitch and showed little signs of letting up at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
- A whistle rolled through Camden Yards before Félix Bautista’s usual introduction played Monday night. It was the iconic whistling of “The Farmer in the Dell” from Omar Little on “The Wire,” the stickup man played by the late Michael K. Williams.
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- As the superlatives stack up and the expectations soar, Orioles infield prospect Gunnar Henderson doesn’t change. "He just wants to be as good as he can and get to the big leagues and compete up there," Triple-A manager Buck Britton said.
- Rougned Odor delivered in the clutch yet again, blasting a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night to lead the Orioles to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
- Georgia Angelos is striking back against a lawsuit filed by her youngest son, Louis, responding to his suit in a messy, public battle over the assets of ailing Orioles owner Peter Angelos. She alleges that Louis Angelos' conduct has been so “nefarious” that it constitutes “elder abuse” of his father.
- This week in the Orioles’ farm system saw Gunnar Henderson become baseball’s top prospect, an offensive onslaught in Bowie and an impressive organizational debut from one of the pitchers acquired for All-Star closer Jorge López.
- Ryan Mountcastle’s homer was part of a revitalized offensive display for several Orioles in a 7-4 win in the first game of a crucial series against the American League wild-card-leading Blue Jays at Camden Yards Monday night.
- The Orioles once again have baseball’s No. 1 prospect in Gunnar Henderson, who has dominated in the upper minors, batting .304 with a .985 OPS between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk with 17 home runs and 16 stolen bases.