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Roar from 34, a Baltimore Orioles Blog. Humor. History. Homerism. Since 2006.

Do You Remember When Chris Davis Was Baseball’s “Top Free Agent”? Roar From 34 Remembers.

The Baltimore Orioles‘ remaining paths of intrigue following a 115-loss 2018 season have been traveled. O’s fans will “Walk With Elias” as the team’s executive vice President and general manager and sail with Brandon Hyde as the skipper. There’s nothing left … Continue reading

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Which Baltimore Sporting Event Do You Regret Leaving Early? And Who Is To Blame?

Perhaps you’ve seen the story that ESPN’s Michael Wilbon left Sunday’s Chicago Cubs game early and therefore missed David Bote’s walk-off grand slam against the Washington Nationals. That is, ahem, not so grand. The “time-I-missed-a-great-sports-ending” storyline is a fun one. … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Aug. 13, 1957 – The Season’s Most Valuable Oriole Goes Deep Twice Against the Washington Senators

It’s a fun day for Baltimore Orioles history. After all, Aug. 13 was the day Jim Palmer tossed a no-hitter in 1969 and Earl Weaver stalled his way into a rain-shortened victory against the rival New York Yankees in 1978. Be … Continue reading

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Cedric Mullins Enjoys Dynamic Orioles Debut, Immediately Joins Cedric Daniels of “The Wire” Among My Favorite Cedrics

Welcome to the Show, Cedric Mullins. Adam Jones had his replacement in center field lead the Baltimore Orioles onto the field at Camden Yards Friday night. Mullins took things from there compiling the first three-hit night by an Orioles player … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Which Two Baltimore Orioles Players Have Led the League in Errors?

The Baltimore Orioles have been a comedy of errors in 2018. Just this week the team managed to defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 in spite of its defense, which produced five errors and other missed opportunities that didn’t show … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: Aug. 9, 2010 – Brian Roberts Hits a Walk-Off Homer, O’s Record Their Sixth Win in Seven Games Under Buck Showalter

The 2010 Baltimore Orioles weren’t much better than the 2018 team record-wise at this point in the season; however, things sure felt differently on this day in Orioles history, Aug. 9, 2010. Brian Roberts‘ first home run of the 2010 … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Aug. 8, 1990 – Gregg Olson Earns a Save Versus the Powerhouse Oakland A’s on His Way to Setting the Orioles Record

Fresh off his lone career All-Star nod, Gregg Olson tossed 1.2 scoreless innings to earn his 26th save and preserve a 4-1 win against the powerhouse Oakland Athletics on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, Aug. 8, 1990. Ben McDonald got … Continue reading

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