Josh Michael: 2017 first-rounder DL Hall terrific this season

The Orioles are in the midst of a rebuild and gained an influx of prospects that drastically overhauled their top 30 prospects list per Despite the newcomers, left-handed pitcher DL Hall could still be the cream of the crop and his 2018 performance is proving it. Hall, 19, was the Orioles’ first-round selection in the 2017 First-Year Player Draft out of Valdosta High School ... read more

Opposite dugout: For openers, Rays’ pitching a patchwork affair

Manager: Kevin Cash (4th season) Record: 56-56 Last 10 games: 4-6 Who to watch: DH C.J. Cron (22 HR), 2B Joey Wendle (.292/.345/.416), 3B Matt Duffy (.301/.353/.383), RF Mallex Smith (23 SB, eight 3B), RHP Tyler Glasnow (4.27 ERA), RHP Sergio Romo (13 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: 6-7 Pitching probables: Aug. 7: RHP Alex Cobb (3-14) vs. RHP Tyler Glasnow (1-2), 7:10 p.m., MASN2Aug. ... read more

CareFirst Fan Challenge featuring Adam Jones returns to Birdland

Calling all Orioles fans: The CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Fan Challenge is back! Do you want to battle Adam Jones in a cook-off? Do you think you have what it takes to take down the undefeated champ? Tweet a picture of your signature dish @masnOrioles with #IChallengeAJ, and you could face Jones in a cooking battle! So scour through your cookbooks, choose your best recipe wisely ... read more

Andrew Stetka: Orioles hit reset button on bullpen

The Orioles have gutted their bullpen over the past few weeks with trades of three prominent relievers. Closer Zach Britton went to the New York Yankees while setup men Darren O’Day and Brad Brach were traded to the Atlanta Braves in separate deals. Those three players led the Orioles in appearances in 2015, and were an integral part of the relief staff during this ... read more

Zach Wilt: Appreciating every moment with Adam Jones

The next era of Orioles baseball has officially begun. In the last couple of weeks, the front office has indicated that a full rebuild is officially underway. Manny Machado, Zach Britton, Kevin Gausman, Darren O’Day, Brad Brach and Jonathan Schoop were all dealt before the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. It was one of the craziest days I can remember in Orioles history. In ... read more

Opposite dugout: Rebuilding Rangers host O’s as trade deadline has passed

Manager: Jeff Banister (4th season) Record: 46-63 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 1B Joey Gallo (26 HR, 59 RBI), DH Shin-soo Choo (20 HR, 51 RBI), CF Delino DeShields (18 SB), C Robinson Chirinos (14 HR, 45 RBI), 3B Adrián Beltré (.287), LHP Mike Minor (7-6, 4.73 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: 1-2 Pitching probables: August 2: RHP Andrew Cashner (3-9) vs. RHP ... read more

Josh Michael: Three top 10 2018 draft picks are pitching well

The Orioles are in the midst of a rebuild, and have done a pretty good job restocking their farm system already, but their work is far from done. This year’s draft was also a great step forward, and today I am going to highlight three top 10 arms that are performing well since being selected. Before I highlight those three, it needs to be mentioned ... read more

Opposite dugout: Powerful Yankees have struggled against Orioles

Manager: Aaron Boone (1st season) Record: 67-37 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 3B Miguel Andújar (.293 with 12 HR, 43 RBIs), SS Gleyber Torres (.286/.335/.534 with 26 HR, 61 RBIs), DH Giancarlo Stanton (242 HR, 64 RBIs), RHP Masahiro Tanaka (8-2, 4.09 ERA), LHP Aroldis Chapman (1.93 ERA, 28 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: 5-5 Pitching probables: July 31: RHP Yefry Ramírez (1-3) ... read more