We all knew the win streak would end sooner or later, however we had hoped some consistency would remain.
A week sure is a long time in baseball, ain’t it?
The Orioles are back at .500 and within two games of a playoff spot after sweeping the Red Sox in Boston this past weekend. On Sunday night Dan and Nestor caught up and discussed where the team is at and most importantly, where they’re heading…
While the Orioles trip and tumble towards the final month of the 2017 season, with a playoff berth appearing to be more unlikely every other night, one constant throughout the season has been the breakout year being experienced by young second baseman Jonathan Schoop.
Four seasons ruined, millions of dollars lost, and a once proud reputation shattered to pieces. A lesser club – one not possessing either the financial or supporter base strength – probably wouldn’t have survived.
It was 25 years ago, on Monday 6 April 1992, when the first pitch was thrown in Baltimore’s brand new ballpark, Oriole Park at Camden Yards (OPACY).
As the Orioles stumble their way through their worst season since 2011, there’s been a number of stars – both young and old – who have felt the wrath of Orioles fans and writers alike.
Brian Matusz and Ubaldo Jimenez aside, not many people within the Orioles organization in recent years have received as much criticism as Dan Duquette has – rightly or wrongly.
Following a thumping three-game sweep at the hands of the Chicago Cubs immediately after after the All-Star Break, the Orioles slipped to a season-high seven games below .500, and appeared to be heading towards the trade deadline as sellers.
For reasons other than just what he’s achieved on the field, Adam Jones has always been – and remains – one of the Orioles most popular players.
Following the 2017 MLB Draft last month, the farms of all 30 MLB teams were ranked by numerous baseball writers around the nation, and in the case of the Baltimore Orioles, it came as no surprise they ranked towards the lower end of the scale.
How many times throughout the course of an MLB season do we find ourselves muttering, “It’s a marathon, not a sprint…“?