On Sept. 6, 2012 in game 137 the Orioles baseball world was as good as it has ever been. The crowd was electric from the first Jason Hammel pitch and when Matt Wieters dropped a 3-run homer inside the left field foul pole the place exploded as the Orioles took a 4-nothing first inning lead.
A loud Orioles’ crowd greeted the Yanks on Cal’s big night.
Friday morning in Camden Yards looks much different than it did the night before. Fans packed the place for a sold-out showdown– the first of four against the New York Yankees. But the game wasn’t the only thing that had fans excited.
Seventeen years ago, all eyes were on Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. as he set a game-streak record that still has not been broken. And Thursday, he is honored at Camden Yards in front of a packed house with Orioles legends looking on.
The Orioles start their biggest series at Camden Yards in over 10 years and Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun tells Haynie & Zinno that the Birds will make the playoffs this year.
Orioles closer Jim Johnson joined The Norris & Davis Show to talk about the team’s big weekend against the Yankees, the race to the playoffs, the mood of the locker room and playing in front […]
Birds of a feather…
Mark Zinno and Ken Weinman debate the reasons why Camden Yards is still empty despite the Birds run towards the post season.
The Orioles continue to defy baseball logic. They continue to win at an unexpected pace. They continue to be in the playoff race and in the AL East division race. And yet, when the Orioles come back to one of the nicest parks in all of the sport, the fans don’t seem to fill it.
The Orioles welcomed an all-time great into the O’s Hall Of Fame Saturday.
Bronze batter. He was larger than life on the field, now, Hall of Famer Eddie Murray will stay that way in bronze. He is the next former Oriole in a long line of players honored in a new tribute.
This could be a key stretch of games for Baltimore as they look to get into the postseason for the first time since 1997.