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

Baltimore Orioles Truck Arrives in Sarasota (Photos)

Thursday was “Truck Day” in Baltimore with the Orioles packing up equipment at Camden Yards and sending it to Sarasota for Spring Training. The truck arrived on Monday, and friend-of-the-blog Norm Schimmel was there to capture some images. Pitchers and … Continue reading

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Orioles Minicamp in Sarasota (Photos)

Your Baltimore Orioles opened their January minicamp in Sarasota on Monday at the Ed Smith Stadium complex. As the Baltimore Sun explains, the minicamp, “has been focused primarily on getting an early look at the organization’s young pitchers, and it … Continue reading

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Wait Till Next Year …

It’s November. Orioles fans have hardly seen signs of fall, much less winter. Down in Sarasota, however, there’s already a sign of spring. -34-

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From the Demper to David Ross, How Past Orioles Efforts Compare to the 2016 MLB Playoffs

The 2016 MLB playoffs have already included historic performances. Here are a few outstanding efforts that we’ve witnessed so far and how they compare to the Orioles’ postseason records.

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Baltimore Orioles, Game 163: “This is the End.”

Blue Jays 5 – Orioles 2, 11 innings -34-  

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A Brief History of Two Claps and a Ric Flair

There’s a budding Twitter bromance taking place between Orioles reliever and resident Budweiser smuggler Tommy Hunter and wrestling legend Ric Flair. After delivering an off-color, Flair-inspired locker room speech following Sunday’s wild card clincher, Hunter reached out to the 16-time … Continue reading

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Should the Orioles Be So Excited About a Wild Card Berth? Allow Me Answer That With Two Claps and a Ric Flair.

Overall, nine Orioles teams have won 90 or more games and not made the playoffs. The 2016 O’s are the third team to have won exactly 89 games, and they are the first of that trio to have made the … Continue reading

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