Time for more patience with Bundy, plus a few more playoff notes

Looking ahead to the 2015 season, I think the time has come for us to stop asking one question: When is Dylan Bundy going to be in this rotation? Even though he pitched just 41 1/3 innings this season, it was a success for Bundy. He came back from Tommy John surgery, made it into a minor league game less than a year removed from ... read more

A look at O's prospects who begin play today in Arizona Fall League

Seven Orioles prospects take the field later today as play begins in the Arizona Fall League. The Orioles players are on the Glendale Desert Dogs, who open against Mesa. Each major league team sends four pitchers and three position players to the AFL. The O's pitchers are Zach Davies, Parker Bridwell, Mychal Givens and Ashur Tolliver. Also on the Glendale roster are catcher Michael Ohlman, ... read more

About last night and tonight ...

BOSTON - It doesn't seem that long ago when playing at Fenway Park was excruciating for the Orioles. A cup-splitting kick that doubled them over for days. Not anymore. The Orioles are 19-9 in Boston since Sept. 20, 2011. Overall, they're 32-19 against the Red Sox since 2012. The Orioles have won 11 of their last 15 games since being swept at Wrigley Field. They're ... read more

More from the minor league award winners

Last night was a special one for the Orioles player development department as this year's award winners were announced and honored at Camden Yards. They were introduced to the crowd at the ballpark and before that held a press conference with reporters that was also attended by their family members who came to support the players and honorees. First baseman Christian Walker was named O's ... read more

Hearing from Dan Duquette and the minor league award winners

First baseman Christian Walker and right-handed pitcher Tyler Wilson were named the Orioles minor league Player and Pitcher of the Year today. Walker is the Brooks Robinson Award winner and Wilson is the Jim Palmer Award winner. Those players appeared at a press conference before tonight's game, along with Elrod Hendricks Community Service Award winner Mark Blackmar, Ryan Minor and Delmarva coaches who won the ... read more

The scoop on Schoop's improving bat and other O's notes

Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop didn't exactly tear it up at bat in the month of August. But it was the best month of his rookie season and perhaps showed that he is starting to improve as a big league hitter. We saw further examples the last two nights when he hit nearly 900 feet worth of homers at Camden Yards against Cincinnati. In 24 ... read more

A few notes from the final day of the minor league season

Single-A Delmarva catcher Chance Sisco capped off a strong first full season in pro ball by winning the batting title in the South Atlantic League, becoming the first Shorebird to ever do that. The 19-year-old Sisco entered Monday with a four-point lead and did not play. He finished the year batting .340 with five homers, 63 RBIs and a .854 OPS. In his final two ... read more

Flaherty and Lough score big off bench, plus Sisco pursues a batting title

If you list a job description for Adam Jones it might include driving in runs and showing leadership. For Chris Tillman it might include anchor the top of the rotation. For other players that job description might be less clear cut, but for players like Ryan Flaherty and David Lough it must includes the words 'be ready.' That pair combined for five hits, four runs ... read more