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Nick Markakis walking (Sarasota 2014)

July 28, 2015

It's fitting that Nick Markakis would return to Baltimore at a time when the Orioles are struggling to find their identity as a team. That search for identity is in some sense the story of Markakis' time with the Orioles.

Brady Anderson (Sarasota 2014)

July 23, 2015

It seems the most common comparisons being made with the 2015 Baltimore Orioles involve the 2014 Baltimore Orioles. For weeks now we've heard about where this year's team stands relative to last year's team, we've seen the similarities in the batting and pitching stats between the two seasons, and we've hoped - oh yes, we've hoped - that a slow start is, once again, simply a prelude to a grand finale to the regular season. 

Eddie Murray's Baseball Card

July 22, 2015

Eddie Murray homered in his first game back with the O's on This Day in Orioles History, July 22, 1996.

Zach Britton Delivery (Sarasota 2015)

July 16, 2015

The Orioles start the second half of the 2015 season on Friday in Detroit. Here are five accomplishments within reach that would put individual players and the team in rare company.  

Manny Machado Has 20-20 In His Sights

Manny Machado (Sarasota 2015).JPG

July 8, 2015

Manny Machado inched closer to his first 20-homer season on Wednesday, (briefly) took the team lead in home runs from Chris Davis, and was announced as a participant in the 2015 Home Run Derby.

Nelson Cruz (Sarasota 2014-2)

July 2, 2015

Nelson Cruz homered on his birthday yesterday as part of a 7-0 Seattle Mariners victory. He did the same thing - homering on his birthday - last year for the Orioles. Any word on what the record is for consecutive birthday home runs?