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A first look at the O’s plans for Sarasota

Orioles fans don’t have long to wait before the O’s report to their first spring training in Sarasota, but you can steal a look at the renovations in the works for 2011 even sooner than that. The Major League facilities at Ed Smith Stadium and the Minor League complex at Twin Lakes Park, now dubbed the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex, will both undergo renovations to

A big hat for Bergesen

After the long winter months of the offseason, the O’s news is finally starting to heat up. From FanFest to single-game ticket sales, promos, and the return of Tejada, there’s no shortage of Orioles buzz in the days leading up to spring training. But before we get to all that this weekend, let’s jump back to FanFest for a short story involving rookie pitcher Brad

Where in the Yard? (Updated w/ Answer)

Following an O’s-filled weekend that brought you 2010 Orioles FanFest, we’re right back here in the Orioles Buzz for another Monday edition of ‘Where in the Yard?’ Last week we looked at a few standings, which put Lauren in the lead, but this week the slates are wiped clean. We’ll start over and give you all a fresh chance to out-identify Lauren on all things

A fantastic FanFest

This year’s Orioles FanFest is in the books, and the event appeared to be an overwhelming success. Lines stretched around the block as fans eagerly awaited entrance to 2010 FanFest, and the Convention Center and its surrounding streets were flooded with Oriole orange and black. The sprawling first floor of the Convention Center held everything from Orioles Bingo to Fan Forums, ticket counters, giveaway booths,

Getting plenty of Birds for your buck at Orioles FanFest

On the fence as to whether or not you want to head to Orioles FanFest tomorrow? Aside from the fact that your time could hardly be better spent than supporting the O’s on a Saturday just weeks from the start of Spring Training, you’ll get plenty of the Birds for your buck. Tickets to FanFest are just $10 for adults and $5 for children 14

Orioles to raise funds for Haitian relief effort

The Orioles and OriolesREACH will help to raise funds for the Haitian relief effort through a variety of means at the team’s FanFest celebration this Saturday at the Baltimore Convention Center. A portion of the money generated from FanFest ticket sales, as well as proceeds from silent auctions and sales of O’s memorabilia will be donated to the Haitian earthquake relief effort. Collection buckets will

Some Standings...

Drum roll please... Okay, so it’s not that dramatic, but below is the first set of standings for the Orioles Buzz photo feature ‘Where in the Yard?’ But before you wonder where all the points came from, here’s how I broke things down. There were five opportunities to identify photos taken in or around Camden Yards - 5 points. Then on top of those five,

Where in the Yard? (Updated w/Answer)

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day everyone. Whether you’re at work or off for the holiday, we’re back at the ballpark for another Where in the Yard? challenge here in the Orioles Buzz. This week promises more Birds, but these two aren’t the only ones of their kind that you’ll find in the Yard. And don’t forget, since we’ve reached Week 5, things will play

Season plan holders to receive Brooks Robinson figurine

All 2010 Orioles full and partial season plan holders are in for a one-of-a-kind reward for their loyal support of the O’s. Keep an eye on your mailbox for an exclusive Brooks Robinson figurine, depicting the Hall of Famer with his glove dipped in 14 Karat Gold. All fans who renew their full or partial season plans or purchase a plan (with a two-seat minimum)

FanFest to feature more than 70 Orioles (Updated)

The Orioles have announced today that more than 70 current, future and former Orioles players and coaches will participate in this year’s Orioles FanFest at the Baltimore Convention Center next Saturday, January 23. The Following current and future O’s are scheduled to attend: Matt Albers Robert Andino Garrett Atkins Michael Aubrey Josh Bell Brad Bergesen Jason Berken Alberto Castillo Brandon Erbe Michael Gongzelz Jeremy Guthrie

Countdown to Spring Training

Orioles spring training tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16. If that doesn’t tell you that baseball season is right around the corner, what does? The countdown to spring training has officially begun, and in case you’re on the fence as to whether you want to make the trip down to the Orioles’ first spring training in Sarasota, a handful of

Orioles renew partnership with WSBA

The Orioles today announced a multi-year partnership with NewsRadio 910 WSBA to air Orioles baseball in York, Pa. WSBA aired Orioles baseball in Central Pennsylvania from 1988 through 2006. The Orioles then made the switch to WOYK 1350, where Yorkers listened to Orioles games for the past three seasons. But after a brief separation, the O’s and WSBA have renewed their partnership, and starting again

Where in the Yard? (Updated w/ Answer)

This week marks the fourth round of the O’s Buzz photo feature ‘Where in the Yard?’ and more than a few of you are showing just how well you know your very own Camden Yards. We’ll really find out how well you’re doing when we post a few standings here in the O’s Buzz following next week’s photo challenge. But in Week 4, I’m predicting

ONEderful Wishes

Of all the Orioles’ efforts in the community, Brian Roberts’ work with the University of Maryland hospital for children is one of the most well known. Though B-Rob sometimes prefers to keep the specifics of his visits to the hospital out of the limelight, he’s always looking for ways to make an impact, and there’s no bigger example than his annual Baseball Bash. But this

Where in the Yard? (Updated w/ Answer)

It’s officially a new year for Orioles baseball, but the slates haven’t been wiped clean here in the Orioles Buzz. We’re already two weeks into the new weekly feature, ‘Where in the Yard?’ and a few of you are two-for-two. Whether this will be your first attempt or you’ve been here before, add another to your tally by guessing where the photo below was taken

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