It took the Orioles more than a month to announce that the team's April 9 postponed game against the Tampa Bay Rays would be made up as part of a split-admission doubleheader during the Rays' next trip to Camden Yards, on Saturday, June 25. Players from both the Orioles and Rays preferred to play a single-admission doubleheader that day, but after meeting with Orioles team ownership, the players agreed to have a double-admission doubleheader.
Outfielder Mark Trumbo hit a pair of home runs to give him nine on the season and lead the way for a 4-1 Orioles win over the struggling New York Yankees before an announced 16,083 at Camden Yards on Tuesday.
Nolan Reimold has opened the O's homestand with back-to-back multi-hit games and launched a tie-breaking three-run home run off the top of the right field scoreboard to carry his team to a 6-3 victory before 19,912 Friday night at Oriole Park.
Only 10 Major League Baseball teams, including the Baltimore Orioles, don't have a naming rights deal or a pending one for their ballparks. Such deals — which can produce revenue of more than $10 million a year — have become the norm in professional sports. But don't expect any changes at Camden Yards.
The Orioles batting order was built to be in attack mode, designed to send balls over the fence at Camden Yards in a flurry. And in Friday night's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, that blueprint was on full display against one of the best pitchers in the American League.
Yovani Gallardo made his Orioles debut on Wednesday night and gave up just two hits over five innings to get the decision in a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins before 12,622 shivering fans at Camden Yards. Chris Davis hit his first homer.
Despite all the alternate plans — proposals for a dome, a multi-purpose stadium to attract a football team back to town and handfuls of alternate sites — Baltimore ended up with a baseball-specific ballpark on a former industrial site. On Monday, the Orioles host their 25th home opener at the seemingly timeless Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Whether outfielder Hyun Soo Kim¿s next step is accepting an assignment to Triple-A Norfolk or returning to South Korea remains to be seen. But one thing became clear on Tuesday: Kim will not be running down the orange carpet at Camden Yards on Opening Day.
If there were moments of doubt for Leigh Swistock during her past two years at Carroll Community College, times when she wasn't certain she could really balance all of her campus commitments — president of the Campus Activities Board, vice president of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and more — with her academic work, she needn't worry any longer. The second-year student has just won two prestigious academic awards, having been named the 2016 New Century Scholar and receiving the
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman, who has been slowed this spring by tightness in his right hip flexor, will make his first spring training start in a `B¿ game on the Camden Yards South field of the Ed Smith Stadium complex.
Individual tickets for Orioles regular-season games at Camden Yards will go on sale Wednesday, March 9, at 10 a.m., the club announced Thursday. The Orioles recommend that fans purchase tickets online. But Opening Day tickets will not be included in the sale of individual game tickets.
Charles "Charlie" Oberman, who had been a supervisory usher at Royal Farms Arena for 50 years and also had ushered at Memorial Stadium and Camden Yards, died Jan. 23 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 96.