Monthly Archives: June 2016

In 1966, Davey Johnson and Andy Etchebarren Were the Rookies With Three-Hit Games

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. See the previous installments here.  Hyun-Soo Kim has five three-hit games thus … Continue reading

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Hyun-Soo Kim, Joey Rickard, and Three-Hit Games in Context

Hyun-Soo Kim and Joey Rickard are stacking three-hit games like it’s 2009. That’s the last time two Orioles rookies had three or more three-hit games in the season’s first 71 games. The duo then was Nolan Reimold and Matt Wieters. … Continue reading

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Showalter Stories: The Time Buck Called Chito Martinez’s Shot

The Orioles are tied with the Boston Red Sox atop the American League East, but  Wednesday’s discouraging outing from Kevin Gausman combined with the overall state of the O’s rotation has provided enough reason to fret about problems we were … Continue reading

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How Often Do the Orioles Score Nine Runs and Lose?

The Orioles scored nine runs on Sunday afternoon … and lost. Just how often does that happen? Since 1954, the Orioles have scored nine or more runs and lost 64 times. Prior to Sunday it happened most recently on May … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: O’s Bowl of Froot Loops Runneth Over

Mickey “Froot Loops” Tettleton homered twice as part of a 7-1 victory versus the Milwaukee Brewers on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, June 9, 1989.  The “Why Not?” Orioles improved to 32-24 with the victory and maintained a four-game lead … Continue reading

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Ryan Flaherty Knows How to Get to Eutaw Street

Ryan Flaherty doesn’t pack the punch of, say, Manny Machado, but he showed on Tuesday night that he does have some pop of his own. Flaherty hit the 84th Eutaw Street home run in Camden Yards history in the second … Continue reading

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The 2012 Orioles Did the 2016 Blue Jays One Better

MLB Stat of the Day noted on Monday that the Toronto Blue Jays had four hits versus the Red Sox, all of which were home runs. That hasn’t happened in a game since August 2012 when the Dodgers did it. You know who … Continue reading

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