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O’s game blog: Dylan Bundy will try to provide rotation needed innings

When right-hander Evan Phillips went two innings in a spot start for the Orioles last night, it was the latest outing where the Orioles starter did not get deep into the game. Right-hander Dylan Bundy (8-14, 5.48 ERA) will try to change that tonight in the second game of a series versus Toronto. Over the past eight games, O’s starters have thrown a total of ... read more

Dean Kremer on all the strikeouts and notes from loss No. 107

When the Orioles presented their minor league awards on Saturday night at Camden Yards, they also recognized one of the 15 players they got in the July trades. That was 22-year-old right-handed pitcher Dean Kremer. Kremer got recognition for leading the minors in strikeouts. That is the entire minor leagues this year at all classifications. No one fanned more than Kremer, who struck out 178 ... read more

No runs, no win: O’s blanked by Blue Jays (with postgame quotes)

It has just been that kind of year for the Orioles. A day after their biggest first inning of the season and a game where they scored eight times, they were shut out at Camden Yards tonight. And with this 5-0 loss to Toronto, the Orioles fall to 43-107. At 107 losses, the 2018 Orioles match the 1988 Orioles for most defeats in a season ... read more

O’s game blog: Evan Phillips gets the start against Toronto

The first 13 times this year the Orioles played Toronto, they went 1-12 and scored 35 runs. The last three times the clubs played - Aug. 27-29 at Camden Yards - the Orioles swept the series and scored 29 runs. See how much more you can win when scoring runs in bunches? From Aug. 20-22, the Orioles scored five runs in a three-game series at ... read more

Tonight’s starter Evan Phillips on improvements he made at Triple-A

Right-hander Evan Phillips last pitched in a game for the Orioles on Aug. 15. He last pitched in a game for anybody on Sept. 2, when he threw a scoreless inning with two strikeouts for Triple-A Norfolk. Tonight he’s the starting pitcher for the Orioles against Toronto. We’ll see how long he can go and how well he can pitch. The Maryland native, born in ... read more

Dan Duquette talks Victor Victor Mesa, Cedric Mullins talks about his big game

So the Orioles have 13 games remaining in the 2018 season. And that could mean just 13 games remaining for the club’s two top baseball operations decision-makers. Both executive vice president Dan Duquette and manager Buck Showalter have contracts that expire at the end of the season. There have been no announcements yet from the club on the futures with the Orioles of one or ... read more

O’s use big first inning, solid ‘pen to beat White Sox (quotes added)

They were blanked last night, but the Orioles would not be shut out today. Behind their biggest first inning of the 2018 season, they beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 to avoid getting swept in three straight at Camden Yards. The Orioles (43-106) avoided, at least for a day, tying the 1988 Orioles for most losses in club history. They won for just second time ... read more

O’s game blog: O’s need a win to avoid being swept in three straight

The Orioles have lost by 8-6 and 2-0 scores to the Chicago White Sox this weekend at Oriole Park. They need a victory today over the White Sox or Chicago will have its first three-game sweep at Baltimore in more than 20 years. Chicago’s last three-game sweep in Baltimore from was from Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 1998. Since then, the White Sox have swept a four-game ... read more