Three pitchers the O’s drafted early on excelled in their respective professional debuts with Aberdeen, with each guy posting impressive numbers while also opening eyes with their developmental progress. Now, the Orioles are getting a first-hand look at the talented trio during instructional league in Sarasota, Fla.
The Orioles’ September slide gave way to a finish in the American League East basement and an entirely different feel around Baltimore baseball for the season’s final few weeks. To avoid a similar scenario in 2018, the Orioles — who have a slew of pending free agents after next year — will have to win […]
The Orioles have given fans reason for hope for the future in September and Austin Hays is one of the biggest reasons why. Hays was honored as the Orioles’ MLB Pipeline Hitting Prospect of the Year, while Alex Wells was selected as Pipeline’s Top Pitching Prospect.
It’s easy to chalk up the 2017 season as a disappointment for the Orioles, who were eliminated from postseason contention in mid-September. But before you go counting down the days until 2018’s Spring Training, let’s appreciate some of the positives. Here are five things worth remembering from this season.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones plans to meet with principal owner Peter Angelos this winter, though the longtime Oriole — a free agent after 2018 — said he will not lobby for a contract extension.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis needed to vent. The slugger, who had one of the most frustrating seasons he can remember in 2017, was candid with the media as he discussed plans to revamp his swing by next spring.
While the Orioles will undoubtedly reflect and think about what went wrong in 2017, the plan for ’18 remains pretty clear.
Blake Snell gave the Rays a quality start and the offense put away the game late as the Rays ended the season on a high note, defeating the Orioles 6-0 Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
Saturday night was about evaluating Miguel Castro while taking his first career big league start with a grain of salt. Good or bad, Orioles manager Buck Showalter stressed Saturday afternoon, the outcome was not going to be a definitive evaluation of what the righty was or could be for the O’s come spring.
Brad Miller accounted for most of the Rays’ offense and Chris Archer ended the season on a high note as the Rays defeated the Orioles, 4-2, on Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
Miguel Castro (3-2, 3.29 ERA) will make the first start of his career Saturday at Tropicana Field in a possible audition for next year’s Orioles’ rotation.
Baseball luck has certainly not gone the Orioles’ way for the past few weeks as Baltimore — once a Wild Card hopeful — has struggled mightily in September. And while there were plenty of other runs scored and opportunities lost in Friday’s 7-0 loss to Tampa Bay, a fourth-inning ruling showed manager Buck Showalter’s frustration […]