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You know those instances when you feel that you have a better knowledge of what moves a team needs to make than the general manager? Well, this is not one of those times.
One thing that we all know for sure is that the Baltimore Orioles need to add at least one solid starter before the playoffs or they can kiss any dream of playoff success away. Baltimore is tied for third worst in team ERA with a 4.30.
This includes starting rotation and bullpen so both groups need positive improvements, but the O's signed Francisco Rodriguez this week, which will do wonders for their bullpen. He has immense playoff experience and has been dominant this season in somewhat of a resurgence with the Milwaukee Brewers.
But the rotation is still left with a wide open gap that is going to catch up with Baltimore at some point. Even with one of the best offenses in the game, it is impossible to win the World Series with such horrific pitching. Every World Series champion in the past five seasons ha...
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Two mistakes ruined Wei-Yin Chen's chance of a third straight win since coming off the disabled list.
Chen yielded two home runs to Eric Hosmer, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Alcides Escobar doubled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning.
Hosmer hit a solo homer on a full-count pitch in the...
The Baltimore Orioles find themselves right smack dab in the thick of things in the American League East pennant race. At 57-45, the O’s are enjoying a great season thus far and are only 3.5 games behind the first-place Boston Red Sox. Orioles fans as a whole have begun taking notice of the team’s success. [...]The post Orioles fan dyes hair orange, rocks ridiculous orange mustache...
The Baltimore Orioles are aggressively making changes to get back to the playoffs.
The return of Wei-Yin Chen seems to have already bolstered their chances.
Chen looks to win a third straight start since returning from the disabled list while the Orioles attempt to re-establish themselves at the plate against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
Baltimore (57-44) holds one...
Remember when the Red Sox used to have little trouble with the Orioles?
From 2005-11, the Sox never dropped a season series against Baltimore, including winning 16 of 18 in 2009. However, the Orioles flipped the script in 2012, winning 13 of 18 matchups. This year, the Orioles lead the season series 5-2 entering a three-game set over the weekend at Camden Yards. Baltimore will be...
Jason Hammel has had a nightmarish two months after a fast start
for the Baltimore Orioles.
The Baltimore Orioles have been the most aggressive buyers on the
trade market and they might not be done shopping, says Ken
The Red Sox will have a chance this weekend to see firsthand what they walked away from.
Francisco Rodriguez is now a member of the Orioles’ bullpen, but it wasn’t before the Red Sox reportedly had discussions with Milwaukee regarding the veteran reliever. According to WEEI.com’s Alex Speier, the Red Sox talked to the Brewers about K-Rod, but they ultimately determined that...
There is one team in the AL East that has been a thorn in the side of Red Sox Nation. That team is the Baltimore Orioles, who at this point in the season are the only division rival to hold a winning record (5-2) against the Boston Red Sox.
The Red Sox (61-42) get a chance to even that record, but things won’t be easy, as they open up a weekend...
Over the weekend it was reported that the Baltimore Orioles were "tapped out" financially after acquiring right-hander Scott Feldman from the Chicago Cubs. Baltimore swung it's second trade of the summer last night -- acquiring Francisco Rodriguez from the Milwaukee Brewers -- and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting today that they may not be done making moves...
Arguably the largest chip in the starting-pitching trade market has fallen, as the Texas Rangers acquired Matt Garza from the Chicago Cubs yesterday for a package built around top prospects Mike Olt and C.J. Edwards. As such, team's figure to shift their focus to the next-best available arms, and Houston Astros right-hander Bud Norris can be included on that list. General...
After the Braves lost Tim Hudson to a season ending foot injury, it was speculated that the Braves would be looking for pitchers. The Braves, however, were happy with their pitching depth, according to this report:
#Braves are monitoring starting pitching market, but think they're in decent shape with the six starters they have.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) July 25, 2013...