A year into rebuilding, the Orioles’ losing season might’ve helped pave the way for future success | PODCAST
The Baltimore Orioles encouraged baseball fans to have patience as the organization works to rebuild from the bottom up. Another few years of losses might help the team position itself for long-term success.
'This is still your path': Orioles’ John Means skyrockets from edge of retirement to All-Star
John Means so strongly considered quitting baseball last year that he made a LinkedIn profile. Even he can't believe he's now the Orioles' All-Star.
Orioles reset: First and last trips of first half show how rebuilding can still be competitive
The Orioles' path to success is simple: if they don't make mistakes, no matter how wide the talent gap is against the opposing team, they have a chance.
Orioles prospects DL Hall, Grayson Rodriguez pitch scoreless innings in All-Star Futures Game
Orioles pitching prospects DL Hall and Grayson Rodriguez were impressive Sunday night, in more ways than one.
Orioles drop series finale to Blue Jays, 6-1, enter All-Star break at league-worst 27-62
With another Sunday loss, the Orioles wrapped up their first half at a league-worst 27-62 entering the All-Star break.
Dominant Andrew Cashner carries Orioles to third straight win, 8-1 over Blue Jays
Orioles starter Andrew Cashner has been among the best in the majors since the beginning of June, and helped the Orioles to their third straight win.
Little League: Four County's confidence 'stays up' in getting past Thurmont in District 2 tourney opener
Four County played Thurmont in the Little League 11-12 District 2 baseball tournament July 6, 2019.
Orioles' Chris Holt breaks down prospects Grayson Rodriguez, DL Hall ahead of All-Star Futures Game
Pitching coordinator Chris Holt weighs in on former top picks Grayson Rodriguez and DL Hall ahead of the All-Star Futures Game.
Orioles, Dylan Bundy top Blue Jays, 4-1, as Chris Davis drives in three
Dylan Bundy returned to form with one of his best starts of the season and a rested Orioles bullpen handled their part of a tense but deserved 4-1 win.
IronBirds finally win a 10-inning game
Attention: The Aberdeen IronBirds won a 10-inning game Thursday night in Brooklyn.
One year after trading spree, examining who the Orioles might move this year
The Orioles wrapped up the first half with the worst record in baseball and are clearly sellers as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. Who might they trade?
Schmuck: All-Star snub of Orioles' Trey Mancini shows new voting system has same old issues
There are All-Star snubs every year, but Trey Mancini's absence from the American League team is particularly galling.
Orioles’ Keon Broxton sensing progress despite strikeout-heavy struggles
Keon Broxton's three strikeouts Wednesday brought him to 46 in 93 at-bats since his Baltimore debut May 24. But he's sensing progress in his Orioles tenure.
Six-run ninth, All-Star performance from John Means give Orioles 9-6 win over Rays
After John Means' seven spectacular innings, the Orioles scored six runs in the ninth and held on for a 9-6 victory over the Rays.
Orioles hold meeting to discuss base running: ‘We’ve done some things that were uncharacteristic’
The Orioles had a base running meeting Tuesday, continuing Brandon Hyde and his coaching staff's emphasis on teaching fundamentals to an inexperienced team.
Rain halts IronBirds-Tigers Tuesday game
Looking to end a three game skid, the Aberdeen IronBirds tried to battle the Connecticut Tigers Tuesday night at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. After two fu
Orioles’ Chance Sisco showing improved power stroke in 2019
With a two-run rocket in the ninth inning of Tuesday’s 6-3 loss to the Rays, Orioles catcher Chance Sisco further proved his increased power in 2019.
New starter Asher Wojciechowski effective, but Orioles strike out 16 times in 6-3 loss to Rays
The Rays built on their one-run lead against Asher Wojciechowski before adding on against Baltimore’s shaky bullpen for a 6-3 victory to claim the series.
Rays rally against Orioles bullpen for 6-3 win to spoil Tom Eshelman's strong debut
Tom Eshelman’s major league debut was good enough to win, but the Orioles bullpen allowed four runs in a 6-3 loss to the Rays.
Aberdeen struggles at plate, lose 2-1, to fall to 6-11
The Aberdeen IronBirds are in a funk, one-run loss kind of funk and it continued Monday night at home at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium.
Orioles reset: How the international signing date went from ignored to indispensable
This year's July 2 signing period is expected to yield 30 new amateurs for the Orioles and herald a new beginning for a department that was left behind.
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2019 Hall of Fame inductee Mike Mussina returns to Camden Yards to throw out first pitch
Former Orioles pitcher and 2019 Hall of Fame inductee Mike Mussina threw out the first pitch against the Cleveland Indians.
Orioles repeat with history-making 13-0 win over Indians to claim first series in two months
The Orioles beat the Indians 13-0 for a second straight game to win a series for the first time since April 22-24.
Rec Sports Spotlight: Stars come out for Sykesville in summer tournament
Rec Sports Spotlight for June 30, 2019.
Aberdeen snaps skid, blanks Tri-City, 3-0
The Aberdeen IronBids (6-8) snapped a four-game losing streak Friday night and a did so with a fine pitching effort. Adam Stauffer tossed seven innings of tw
Orioles hitting, pitching align for 13-0 win over Indians
In the 13-0 win over the Cleveland Indians, the Orioles pitchers and batters matched strong performances.
IronBirds slip to 5-7 with 10-inning loss
It took 10 innings Wednesday night, but the Aberdeen IronBirds dropped a 2-1 contest to the Brooklyn Cyclones at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium.
Orioles starter Dylan Bundy has worst outing since April as Padres sweep two-game set with 10-5 win
Wednesday’s 10-5 loss to the San Diego Padres was the Orioles’ 13th in their past 14 games and marked the 16th time they've allowed double-digit runs.
Manny Machado's return to Camden Yards provides bright spot in Orioles' 8-3 loss to Padres
Former Oriole Manny Machado is welcomed back to Camden Yards by fans and helps his new team, the San Diego Padres, earn an 8-3 win.
Past, future collide: Manny Machado back in town as Orioles welcome Adley Rutschman to Camden Yards
On the day the Orioles introduced first overall pick Adley Rutschman, Manny Machado came to Camden Yards as a visitor for the first time.
There might not be a better first-inning hitter than the Orioles' Trey Mancini this season
Tray Mancini hit his eighth first-inning home run Sunday, adding to his otherworldly stats in that inning this season.
Orioles reset: Taking a look at last year’s trades as Manny Machado returns to Camden Yards
With Manny Machado returning to Camden Yards, this week's Orioles reset examines how the fruits of last season’s trades are ripening.
Orioles end seven-game West Coast trip with one victory after 13-3 loss to Mariners
The Orioles collapsed in an eight-run third inning and limped home after a 1-6 West Coast road trip.
Orioles 'Turn Back the Clock' to beat Mariners, 8-4, and end season-long 10-game losing streak
It was "Turn Back the Clock Day" in Seattle and the Orioles were wearing the uniform of the winningest O's in team history, so they ended their losing streak.
Rec Sports Spotlight: Finksburg overcomes slow start to take MABA divisional title
Rec Sports Spotlight for June 23, 2019.
IronBirds lead early, rally late, in loss at Hudson Valley
The Aberdeen IronBirds squandered a 3-0 lead Friday night, losing at Hudson Valley, 5-4, in a McNamara Division game of the New York-Penn League.
Orioles lose 10th straight, 10-9, as beleaguered bullpen gets hammered again and rally falls short
The Orioles jumped out to a three-run lead in the first inning on Friday night and then the bullpen got hammered again.
IronBirds dig big hole, drop series finale, 10-7
Looking for the sweep, the Aberdeen IronBirds dug a hole Thursday night that they could not climb out of.
Orioles lose 9th straight, 5-2, as offense remains stuck in neutral against Mariners
The Orioles offense remained in neutral in Thursday night's 5-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park.
Aberdeen scores 12 in win over Tri-City, improve to 4-2
The Aberdeen IronBirds guaranteed their first series win Wednesday night at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, beating Tri-City, 12-6, in a game that featured 19
Orioles' Trey Mancini suffers bruised elbow when hit by pitch in first inning; X-rays negative
Orioles star Trey Mancini had to be removed from the game Wednesday during his at-bat in the first inning after being hit on the arm by a pitch.
Orioles fold again in the late innings and lose their eighth straight game, 8-3, to the Oakland A's
The Orioles scored a total of seven runs on the way to losing three straight games to the Oakland A's at the Oakland Coliseum.
IronBirds battle from behind, beat Tri-City, 4-3
The Aberdeen IronBirds were back in town Tuesday and back in the win column with an, 4-3, come from behind victory over Tri-City at Leidos Field at Ripken Sta
2019 All-Metro baseball first and second teams
Here are The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro first- and second-team selections for the 2019 high school baseball season.
Gabriel Ynoa, Orioles find out hard way in 16-2 loss that Oakland Coliseum isn't as big as it looks
The Orioles hung tough with the Oakland A's for three innings and then the roof fell in.
'You need someone to spark a fire in you': Orioles prospect David Lebron overcomes hurdles on path back to baseball
David Lebron didn't start his career until he was 24, but he's among nine Orioles prospects representing the host team in the Carolina League All-Star Classic.
Chris Davis 'just can't believe' Orioles teammate Trey Mancini isn't getting more All-Star respect
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is shocked that Trey Mancini is ranked so low among American League outfielders in the All-Star voting.
Lansdowne High's three-sport standout Jerald Hurt is the Arbutus Times Male Athlete of the Year
Lansdowne High's three-sports standout Jerald Hurt is the Arbutus Times Male Athlete of the Year
IronBirds sit 2-2 after four games of New York-Penn League play
After opening the 2019 baseball season with a hard-fought and exciting win Friday night in Aberdeen, the IronBirds went 1-2 over their next three games to sit