With Pedro Severino out of minor league options, the Washington Nationals had to pass him through waivers once they decided he wasn’t going to make their roster this spring. The Orioles claimed him, and a little more than a month into the season, both they and Severino are better for it.
A start such as the one right-hander Dylan Bundy delivered in the Orioles’ 3-0 victory over the Rays was a long time coming. The 26-year-old right-hander hadn’t completed seven innings since July 29 of last season
Rio Ruiz faced a four-man outfield in the Orioles' previous series against the Tampa Bay Rays, and with the Rays visiting Camden Yards for a series this weekend, it’s possible he’ll see it again. Ruiz emphasized the key to succeeding against such a shift is to avoid changing his approach.
Gov. Larry Hogan wrote to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred last year expressing concern about the effect of the lingering television rights fee dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, and offering to help broker an agreement.
Friday, the Orioles began a nine-game homestand with a 3-10 record in Baltimore. Both manager Brandon Hyde and outfielder Trey Mancini pointed to this season’s slow start at Camden Yards as a case of a small sample size.
Orioles slugger Chris Davis is a lot like the rebuilding team itself — largely dismissed, more-than-occasionally mocked and with nothing to do but simply go out every night and try and win in the face of it all.
Right-hander Alex Cobb gave up four home runs, including three straight in the first inning, in the Orioles' 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Friday. The Orioles have allowed 64 home runs through 27 games.
A White Sox farmhand from 1997 to 2000, Orioles manager Brandon Hyde retains familiarity with the organization, including spending one season as current White Sox manager Rick Renteria's bench coach with the Cubs in 2014.
For four innings Monday night at Camden Yards against the Chicago White Sox, it seemed as if Orioles right-hander David Hess had rediscovered whatever he had working for him on the month’s first day in Toronto. The fifth frame, though, looked more like the three weeks since.
The Orioles have been giving up home runs at a record pace this season and Saturday shattered the major league record for homers allowed by the end of April. The 17 hit in the doubleheader sweep by the Twins also set a major league record.
On April 18, 1919, Babe Ruth, whose pitching and slugging led the Boston Red Sox to the 1918 world championship, returned to Baltimore with his club to play two exhibition games against the minor league Orioles, the team that gave him his start in baseball.
Fresh off about 50 pitches in the ballpark he used to call home, right-hander Alex Cobb is expected to come off the injured list to start for the Orioles in Friday’s series opener against the Minnesota Twins at Camden Yards, manager Brandon Hyde said Tuesday.
The sin of Oriole Chris Davis is that he is the highest-paid player in O’s history, and his output nose-dived shortly after his income soared. When you under-produce this spectacularly, the world gets very harsh, very fast. But there are lessons here.
The Orioles held "Kid's Opening Day" at Oriole Park on Sunday, but the young Orioles were not up to the task of competing with the Yankees. They wilted under a shower of home runs and lost 15-3 as New York swept the series and dropped the O's under .500.
The Orioles did so much that defined what made them successful on the road in their home opener Thursday at Camden Yards, but the shaky bullpen didn't execute its part in an 8-4 loss to the New York Yankees.
From thousands of empty seats at Camden Yards to boos for struggling first basemen Chris Davis, there were plenty of reminders of the Orioles' 2018 futility at the team's 2019 home opener. But the fans who showed up said they were encouraged by the rebuilding club's energy and winning start.