Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Orioles History of Walk-Off Errors (Here’s Looking at You, Eutaw Street Report)

The Orioles defeated the Rockies 3-2 on a walk-off error Monday night when pitcher Jordan Lyles misplayed a Manny Machado tapper back to the mound and failed to gun down Adam Jones, who left third base on contact and then hesitated … Continue reading

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A Tale of Nolan Reimold Walk-Off Homers

Sunday’s Orioles game had gotten just strange enough that it needed an unlikely hero to top things off. Caleb Joseph had his shot at the role but didn’t earn the part. Instead, Nolan Reimold became the Orioles’ leading man. Yes, that … Continue reading

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Of Odrisamer Despaigne and the Rare Four-Inning Save

Odrisamer Despaigne came within one out of recording a four-inning save for the Orioles on Friday night. The four-inning save is an infrequent occurrence in this age of pitching specialization, but just how rare is it? It has been eight years … Continue reading

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The 1966 Orioles: “The Kookiest Cast of Characters Who Ever Called Themselves a Ball Club”

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.  The Orioles earned their way into Time magazine … Continue reading

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How Do the 2016 Orioles Stack Up to Past O’s Playoff Teams?

The Orioles enter the All-Star break in first place in the American League East with a chance to claim their 13th postseason berth since arriving in Baltimore in 1954. How do the 2016 Orioles stack up to those previous dozen … Continue reading

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Mark Trumbo Could Put the Orioles in Rare Company for Home Runs

The Baltimore Orioles could become only the third franchise to claim three different players with 50-homer seasons.* Mark Trumbo enters the All Star break leading the majors  with 28 home runs in 87 games. He’s on pace to eclipse 50 homers and could challenge … Continue reading

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Trade Demand Helped Strengthen Orioles Bullpen in 1966

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.  My Friday guest post at MASNSports this week discusses Jonathan … Continue reading

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