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L.J. Hoes, OF/2B, Baltimore Orioles
Current Level: AAA
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 13th
Current Value: Underrated
Hoes doesn’t have the highest ceiling but he could develop into a solid role player. A 2008 third round draft pick out of a Washington high school, the prospect has spent much of 2...
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Greetings, everyone. I've been away for much of the weekend and greatly affected by the power outage in the area. Hope everyone is healthy and safe out there.Anyhow, I didn't catch much of the Orioles this weekend aside from being at the game Friday night - which was a win; however, the Orioles have struggled both on the pitching and offensive front for the better part of...
Back in the off-season, the Orioles acquired Wei-Yin Chen and I – along with many fans thought – what he would bring to the table. They were in a desperate need for some pitching, and Baltimore needed to find some arms, so Dan Duquette – the new general manager at the time – decided to scour the Asian market.There Duquette found Chen. Ok, so he was probably watching him for...
Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts has been placed on the 15-day DL with a groin injury. Roberts, who missed 13 months of action while recovering from multiple concussions, is batting just .182 with five runs batted in and no-home runs in 17 games this season.
Roberts became somewhat of a fantasy darling in June as owners anticipated the 12 year veteran to return to his...
Left-hander Dontrelle Willis is retiring after a rocky stretch with Baltimore's top farm club.
Willis was the NL Rookie of the Year in 2003 with the Marlins and quickly became one of baseball's most popular players. But the big left-hander has struggled since he won 22 games seven years ago and was second in the NL Cy Young Award voting.
''(It's) kind of sad...
Baltimore Orioles rookie Wei-Yen Chen nearly threw a gem Tuesday, and he deserved better. He was cruising in the seventh inning when his perfect game, no-hitter and shutout vanished on a homer by the Seattle Mariners' Casper Wells. Chen finished having allowed two earned runs on two hits in 7 1/3 innings. He walked none and struck out nine on 97 pitches. The left-hander...
The trade that sent Erik Bedard to the Seattle Mariners is famous for bringing Adam Jones to Camden Yards. Jones wasn’t the only big talent included in the infamous deal, though — Chris Tillman, a 6’5″ right-handed pitcher and the Mariners’ second round pick in 2006 was considered at at time to be an ace in the making. Topping out as the 22nd-best prospect in the game according...
Orioles and Nationals team up to have fans vote for Beltways Ballot of Hammel and Harper for the All-Star Game
The Orioles and Washington Nationals have partnered in an effort to help send the “Beltways Ballot” of RHP JASON HAMMEL and OF BRYCE HARPER to Kansas City for this year’s All-Star Game. Hammel and Harper are candidates on Major League Baseball’s...
Chris Tillman gave up just two hits in 8 1-3 innings in first start of 2012, Adam Jones hit his 20th home run of the season into the upper deck in left field, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Wednesday.
Jones' homer leading off the second inning came on a 2-0 pitch from Seattle starter Hector Noesi (2-11) and landed well back in the upper level seats...
Robert Andino homered in the ninth off Seattle reliever Charlie Furbush to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night after starter Wei-Yin Chen flirted with a perfect game for more than six innings.
Andino's home run was his first since May 7 and fourth this season. It ended Furbush's (4-2) streak of 22 2-3 scoreless innings, the third...
Matchup Insight O’s vs. M’s Game 2
Tough loss last night for the King Felix Hernandez led Mariners. The Baltimore Orioles are still hanging in there too. They may be losing touch with the Yankees but they are still in second place in the super tough AL East.
Baltimore Orioles (42-37) vs Seattle Mariners (35-47)
Wednesday July 4
Safeco Field – Seattle, WA
MLB Hall of Famer and former Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jim Palmer has contracted with Exton, Pa. based Hunt Auctions to sell his three Cy Young Awards and two of his four Gold Gloves.
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Dontrelle Willis, a fan favorite in South Florida who made his mark as a Marlin with his "QUIRKY" delivery and "infectious" smile is out of baseball. Willis announced his retirement from the game after a failed comeback bid with the Baltimore Orioles organization. The popular left-hand pitcher ends his major league career with a record of 72...
Kendrys Morales is surging for the Los Angeles Angels, and he's always hit well against the Baltimore Orioles.
The designated hitter just completed a strong road trip as he gets ready for Thursday night's opener of a four-game set against the visiting Orioles.
Morales is 13 for 33 during an eight-game hitting streak, batting .400 in seven games on the Angels' 5-4 trip...