Andrew Stetka: Hardy’s absence will create a new look in O’s infield

With J.J. Hardy set to become the latest member of the Orioles to make a trip to the disabled list, parts are going to continue to move for the Birds. It’s just the latest in a string of injuries that has recently included first baseman Chris Davis, along with the likes of Zach Britton and Darren O’Day out of the bullpen. Nothing new for the ... read more

Opposite dugout: Indians seizing control in AL Central

Manager: Terry Francona (5th season) Record: 36-31 Last 10 games: 7-3 Who to watch: 3B José Ramírez (.313 with 11 HR, 34 RBIs); DH Edwin Encarnación (.261 with 16 HR, 36 RBIs); CF Michael Brantley (.296 with 61 hits); RHP Carlos Carrasco (7-3, 3.21 ERA); RHP Corey Kluber (5-2, 4.15 ERA). Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (1-5 in 2016) Pitching probables: Monday, June 19: ... read more

Opposite dugout: Underachieving Cardinals still a threat in NL Central

Manager: Mike Matheny (6th season) Record: 30-35 Last 10 games: 4-6 Who to watch: 3B Jedd Gyorko (.295/.344/.490 with 8 HR, 27 RBIs), 1B Matt Carpenter (.244/.365/.475 with 12 HR, 36 RBIs), CF Dexter Fowler (10 HR, 28 RBIs), RHP Carlos Martínez (5-5, 2.95 ERA), RHP Lance Lynn (5-3, 2.69 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (2-1 in 2014) Pitching probables: June 16: RHP ... read more

Zach Wilt: Offense can still carry the Orioles

Yesterday afternoon, the Orioles wrapped another disappointing road trip and fell back under .500 with a 32-33 record. The Birds went 1-7 on their eight-game road trip in D.C., New York and Chicago, and they have now lost 16 of their last 18 games away from the friendly confines of Camden Yards. They are now 11-23 on the road this season and thankfully return home ... read more

Orioles launching “Have a Catch” campaign

This Father’s Day weekend, the Orioles are beginning a new campaign stemming from Major League Baseball’s “Play Ball” campaign called the “Have a Catch” campaign, spurring fans and kids to get outside and play catch. The event will be introduced during the final game of the series between the Orioles and the Cardinals this Father’s Day, June 18. This event is sold-out and has raised ... read more

Dillon Atkinson: When it rains, it pours

After Tuesday night’s 6-1 loss to the White Sox, the Orioles are now 31-32 and in fourth place in the American League East, 7 1/2 games back of the division-leading Yankees. Sure, the Orioles’ record makes it look like they’re just a near perfectly average Major League Baseball club. But the maddening part of it all is that they started off the season 22-10, looking ... read more

Yard Work: Episode 9

Hey, O’s fans. Welcome to this week’s edition of Yard Work. On this episode ... Happy Draft Day! Tonight is the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, where we’ll see the biggest talent in college and high school baseball take the next step on their path to becoming major league players. The Orioles have several picks in the top 100, including the 21st overall selection. The team ... read more

Andrew Stetka: Chris Tillman’s slow sink drowns O’s

There’s been a fairly common theme over the past five years when it comes to analyzing the Orioles. They are a team that’s won because of power throughout the lineup, a strong bullpen and stellar defense. The one weak spot has always been the starting pitching. It’s typically been a rotation that has been forced to overperform to some extent just to get by. Perhaps ... read more