If Bryce Harper makes the National League All-Star team, and he's in good shape to do that with updated results being released Monday, he says he'll participate in the Home Run Derby at Nationals Park on July 16.
The Orioles’ Manny Machado continues to lead in American League All-Star voting at shortstop and has increased his hold on the top spot from a week ago in voting results released Tuesday by Major League Baseball.
The first results released of American League All-Star voting show the Orioles' Manny Machado leading at shortstop by 110,000 over the Indians' Francisco Lindor. No other Oriole shows up among the leaders.
After thinking it was a scheduling fluke earlier in the season, the Orioles will see a Yankees pitching staff that like the rest of the league won't throw many fastballs and will challenge the Orioles' aggressive approach.
If Manny Machado is traded or sold elsewhere (especially — perish the thought! — to an American League rival) many diehard Baltimore Orioles fans will seriously consider swearing off the hometown team for good.
Out of all the numbers surrounding this Orioles team, the only ones that mean anything are the 8 in the win column and the 26 in the loss column. Everything else is noise. But some of the underlying stats behind their unpleasant start go a long way toward explaining the worst record in baseball.
For over a century, we have been infantilizing Babe Ruth. It’s time for a reassessment. In truth, league leaders and team owners, including Yankee management, loved the revenue Ruth generated, but feared Ruth’s outspokenness.
The Orioles have had their share of bench-clearing scuffles throughout their history. They're in Boston this weekend, where they've batted the Red Sox previously and the Red Sox are fresh off a big brawl against the Yankees.
Orioles right-hander Andrew Cashner quickly developed the reputation with the Orioles of someone who will do anything to win. He stuck his foot in front of a 93-mph ground ball to show that Tuesday en route to seven shutout innings against the Toronto Blue Jays.
The crowd at Camden Yards — a meager 7,915 — was the smallest in the history of the ballpark, if you don’t count April 29, 2015, when the fans were locked out for a game against the Chicago White Sox in the wake of the Freddie Gray unrest. The previous record low was 9,129.