Friday, December 19th, 2014

After recording a triple for his first MLB hit, Manny Machado wasted no time in getting on the board with his first home runs, taking Luke Hochevar deep not once but TWICE on Friday night. To see video of home run #2 – a 3-run jack that put the O’s up 7-1 – click here. [...]

The moment we have all been waiting for since Manny Machado was drafted finally happened last night. Let me start out by saying that it felt both amazing and surreal as I stood and cheered for Manny Machado as he was introduced to the crowd at Camden Yards – amazing because of how excited everyone was for [...]

AP Photo Last night, in front of an announced crowd of 21,226 at Camden Yards, the Orioles’ top position prospect Manny Machado made his big league debut. Unfortunately, before many of those 21+ thousand fans had even had a chance to find their seats, the Birds were in a 4-0 hole. Starter Wei-Yin Chen, who [...]

With O’s fans still riding high just hours after the team completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners – a game that included the feel-good story of pitcher Steve Johnson recording his first major league win 23 years to the day after his father did the same with the Birds – the organization shocked [...]

Lost in the hoopla of yesterday’s huge extra-inning comeback win by the Birds was this little bit of insanity. Game situation: Bottom of the 11th inning, game tied 7-7. Mark Reynolds leads off for the Orioles, facing Oliver Perez of Seattle. Two ball, two strike count. And away we go: h/t Orioles Nation h/t Lookout [...]

The Orioles continue to show a level of fight that we’re not used to seeing from our Baltimore baseball club (in recent years, anyway; this year’s squad has done this kind of thing time and time again). Trailing 5-0 going into the bottom of the second inning, and 7-2 going into the bottom of the [...]

(Editor’s note: Matt might be getting a little ahead of himself here. Still, I for one am just thrilled to be having these types of discussions in August, so I have no reservations about posting this.)  After Monday night’s games, the Orioles are just 0.5 games out of the second wild card spot, and one [...]

After losing two of three to the Oakland Athletics at home last weekend, and facing what looked to be a bear of a road trip, things were looking a bit grim for our O’s. Instead though, the Birds managed to continue the road successes that have marked this surprising 2012 season by taking two of [...]