Opposite dugout: Red Sox readying themselves for postseason

Manager: Alex Cora (1st season) Record: 105-51 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: DH J.D. Martinez (41 HR, 124 RBIs, .329/.401/.624), RF Mookie Betts (.343/.434/.636, 28 SB), LF Andrew Benintendi (.283/.361/.460, 20 SB), 1B Steve Pearce (.282/.397/.500), LHP Chris Sale (2.00 ERA), RHP Craig Kimbrel (42 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: 14-2 Pitching probables: Sept. 24: RHP Dylan Bundy (8-15) vs RHP Nathan Eovaldi ... read more

Celebrate 35th anniversary of World Series title with “An Evening with the ‘83 Orioles” on Nov. 14

Whatever your best memory of the 1983 Orioles World Series season - Tippy Martinez picking off three runners in an extra-inning game before emergency catcher Lenn Sakata won it with a walk-off homer, Tito Landrum’s sudden death blast in the American League playoffs, Rick Dempsey’s MVP performance in the Fall Classic or Cal Ripken Jr. catching the last out in the clincher against the Phillies ... read more

Zach Wilt: Will 100-loss season be a turning point for the Orioles?

At 44-108, 2018 has officially become the worst season in franchise history for the Orioles. In 65 years of Orioles baseball, 2018 marks just the third 100-loss season. The Birds lost 107 games in 1988, when they began the year 0-21, and 100 games in their inaugural season in 1954. Their .289 winning percentage this season is their lowest in franchise history. With 10 games ... read more

Opposite dugout: Yanks look to nail down home field in wild card game

Manager: Aaron Boone (1st season Record: 93-59 Last 10 games: 4-6 Who to watch: DH Giancarlo Stanton (35 HR, 93 RBIs), RF Aaron Judge (.279/.391/.534 with 26 HR), 3B Miguel Andújar (.295/.329/.520 with 84 RBIs), SS Didi Gregorius (84 RBIs, 10 SB), LHP CC Sabathia (3.80 ERA), LHP Aroldis Chapman (31 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: 10-6 Pitching probables: Sept. 21: RHP Yefry Ramírez (1-6) ... read more

Josh Michael: Three Orioles prospects whose stock fell this season

Last week, I highlighted three Orioles prospects that saw their stock rise the most in 2018. This week, I will flip the script and highlight three prospects that saw their stock drop the most. As I did last week, I want to remind you that this is not a list of three prospects that had the worst seasons or the three worst prospects in the ... read more

Opposite dugout: Blue Jays travel south for final series against Orioles this season

Manager: John Gibbons (11th season) Record: 67-82 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 1B Justin Smoak (24 HR, 75 RBIs), OF Randall Grichuk (23 HR, 54 RBIs), DH Kendrys Morales (21 HR, 57 RBIs), RHP Ken Giles (22 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: 12-4 Pitching probables: Sept. 17: LHP Ryan Borucki (3-4) vs. TBA; 7:05 p.m., MASN2Sept. 18: RHP Aaron Sanchez (4-6) vs. RHP ... read more

Zach Wilt: Wondering about Buck Showalter’s future

One of the biggest pieces of the Orioles rebuild didn’t come to Baltimore in a trade or free agent signing, but actually in a hiring from ESPN. Buck Showalter hung up his suits and put on a uniform again back on July 29, 2010. Showalter chose No. 26, to honor the late great Johnny Oates, and took over as the O’s skipper on Aug. 3. ... read more

Opposite dugout: Youthful White Sox have sights set on the future

Manager: Rick Renteria (2nd season) Record: 57-89 Last 10 games: 3-7 Who to watch: 1B José Abreu (.270 with 22 HR, 78 RBIs); SS Tim Anderson (130 hits, 26 SB); 3B Yolmer Sánchez (133 hits, 30 2B); DH Matt Davidson (20 HR, 58 RBIs); RHP Lucas Giolito (10-10, 5.76 ERA); RHP Reynaldo López (5-9, 4.22 ERA); RHP Jeanmar Gómez (4.82 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: ... read more