All season, the Baltimore Orioles relied on a simple formula — hit more homers than the other guys and use a deep relief corps to outpitch them in the late innings. So much for that.
Game 1 of the American League Championship Series is here, and it’s turning into a real fight. The Orioles are facing the tough Kansas City Royals at Camden Yards.
Game day is upon us. The ALCS is just a few short hours away from getting started. The Orioles and their fans are excited and ready as the birds inch one step closer to the World Series.
If you live in Baltimore, you’ve certainly heard of Mt. Royal Avenue before. Well, the mayor decided to get rid of the street name for the Orioles’ ALCS match-up against the Royals.
The Orioles may not have started the ALCS series against the Royals, but fans already have reason to celebrate. Fan favorite J.J. Hardy has signed a 3 year contract extension with the Orioles to remain with the team through 2018.
The countdown is on. In less than 24 hours, the Orioles start their push to become American League champions and go on to the World Series.
The Kansas City Royals have traded infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.
Ubaldo Jimenez had dynamite stuff, as seven strikeouts and one walk in five innings would indicate. He also made one costly mistake to Alex Gordon.
Danny Duffy walked briskly to the mound to start the seventh inning Saturday night, ready to throw his first warm-up pitch before anybody else on his team had even taken the field.
Chris Tillman tossed his first career shutout, Nelson Cruz drove in two runs and the Baltimore Orioles grinded out a 4-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Nelson Cruz homered and the first-place Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
The game began with their Gold Glove center fielder dropping a fly ball.