Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Look at Orioles Pitching and Power in 1966

After a brief funk that included a three-game losing streak and losses in four of five games, the Orioles rallied this week behind solid pitching, notably Chris Tillman’s nine-strikeout game on Wednesday, and offensive fireworks in Thursday’s 10-2 win versus the … Continue reading

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Considering Chris Tillman’s Nine Strikeout Game in Context

Chris Tillman tied a career high with nine strikeouts on Wednesday, and calmed some growing fan anxiety, to give the O’s a 3-1 victory versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Prior to Wednesday, his most recent nine-strikeout effort came on Aug. … Continue reading

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Sharing the Legend of Robert Andino

I can’t imagine there were many fans at First Tennessee Park on Tuesday night who thought much about the fact that Robert Andino was playing second base for the visiting New Orleans Zephyrs. Aside from my call of “Dino” during one … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Tom Phoebus Tosses a No-Hitter

Tom Phoebus pitched the third no-hitter in Baltimore Orioles history, blanking the Boston Red Sox 6-0 on this day in Orioles history, April 27, 1968. Phoebus struck out nine and walked three as part of his no-hit effort in front … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Robbie Alomar Goes Deep Three Times

Second baseman Roberto Alomar hit three home runs and totaled six RBI to power the O’s to a 14-5 home win versus the Red Sox on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, April 26, 1997. It was the only three-homer … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Brian Roberts and Luis Matos are Double Trouble

Brian Roberts and Luis Matos each had a double and two stolen bases as your Baltimore Orioles defeated the Boston Red Sox 8-4  at Fenway Park on this day in Orioles history, April 25, 2005. Roberts finished the day 3-for-5 with … Continue reading

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Remembering Milt Pappas

Throughout the 2016 season Roar from 34 will use Flashback Fridays to remember the 1966 Baltimore Orioles and to honor the 50th anniversary of the franchise’s first World Series title. Given the events of the past week, it’s only fitting that I write … Continue reading

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