Bodie at Bowie: New to O's in 2015, Bodie did solid job with Baysox (plus qualifying offer notes)

There were many reasons the Double-A Bowie Baysox won their first Eastern League championship this season. The great leadership of manager Gary Kendall and his coaching staff and the strong performances of so many players were pretty important. But there was one man who was there for all of it and did some solid work out of the media spotlight. But as I talked to ... read more

Reimold hits first leadoff home run, Mancini a hit with Orioles (O's win 4-3)

Nolan Reimold reached base four times as the leadoff hitter in Game 1, and he homered in his first at-bat from the same slot in Game 2. Reimold seems to like the view from atop the order. This is Reimold's first career leadoff home run and the sixth for the Orioles this season. He drove a 94 mph fastball from Yankees starter Luis Severino into ... read more

O's game blog: Mancini, Drake and Givens take top honors, plus Machado on playing 162

The Orioles announced that first baseman Trey Mancini is their minor league Player of the Year and that Oliver Drake and Mychal Givens are co-Pitchers of the Year today. The Orioles also announced that Double-A Bowie outfielder Glynn Davis has been named this year's recipient of the Elrod Hendricks Minor League Community Service Award. Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson has been named the winner of ... read more

A look at the candidates for the top Orioles minor league awards

In the next day or two, we will find out who will be this year's winners of two major Orioles minor league awards. In a pregame ceremony Friday night, the Orioles will present the Brooks Robinson Award to their minor league Player of the Year and the Jim Palmer Award to the Pitcher of the Year. First baseman Trey Mancini is the heavy favorite to ... read more

Joe Gunkel on the mound tonight for Bowie in decisive Game 5 (Bowie leads 7-2)

BOWIE, Md. - After playing 150 games between the regular season and postseason, the Double-A Bowie Baysox have one more left to play tonight. It's being billed as the biggest game in the 23-year history of the franchise. Tonight at 6:05 p.m., Bowie hosts Reading in the fifth and deciding game of the Eastern League Championship Series. The Baysox crushed the Fightin Phils 9-1 on ... read more

One win for the championship: Bowie hosts Reading in Game 5

In the 2015 Eastern League playoffs, it seems you can get the Double-A Bowie Baysox down, but not out. In the first game of Bowie's EL semifinal series with Altoona, the Baysox blew a 7-0 lead and lost 8-7. They then won the next three games by a combined score of 21-3 to reach the EL Championship Series. They then again lost the series opener ... read more

Reading romps to Game 3 win over Bowie in Eastern League Championship Series

BOWIE, Md. - The Double-A Bowie Baysox won big Wednesday night but lost big tonight. Now they'll have to win any way they can the next two nights to claim the Eastern League championship. Reading's Fightin Phils hammered Bowie 9-3 to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five Eastern League Championship Series. Bowie had evened the series with a 10-3 win last night at Reading. ... read more

Jason Garcia on his recent success, Mychal Givens on his Saturday stop at Bowie

On a night when the Orioles bullpen gave up 10 runs, Jason Garcia had a strong outing last night. He retired all five batters he faced Saturday in Kansas City's 14-6 win. Since he returned to the active roster Aug. 6 from the disabled list, Garcia has been throwing well. He has pitched scoreless outings in eight of 10 appearances with a 2.70 ERA, a ... read more