Monthly Archives: May 2018

On Boog Powell and Youthful Home Run Streaks in Baltimore

New York Yankees rookie Gleyber Torres became the youngest American League player to homer in four consecutive games on Friday. The 21-year-old second baseman beat the O’s best effort by roughly a year. Boog Powell became the youngest Orioles batter … Continue reading

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This Day in Orioles History: Jim Palmer Earns His First Win, Homers

Have yourself a day Jim Palmer. The Hall of Fame pitcher earned his first win for the Baltimore Orioles on May 16, 1965, against the New York Yankees at Memorial Stadium. Palmer also homered to help the O’s to a … Continue reading

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What do Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop, and Joey Rickard Have in Common With Cal Ripken Jr., Albert Belle, and Brady Anderson?

Multi-homer games are like extended losing streaks for the 2018 Baltimore Orioles. Despite the seeming frequency of each event, there was still something unique about what happened over the weekend when three different Orioles players had multiple homers in a … Continue reading

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