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Oct 27, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Are nearby management changes a preview of 2018?

The AL East and a close neighbor will have new managers in the 2018 season as the Baltimore Orioles skipper approaches the end of his contract. With all these changes nearby, Baltimore Orioles are fortunate not to have a major change in management. Buck Showalter will be entering his 20th year as a baseball manager. […] Baltimore Orioles: Are nearby management changes a preview of 2018? - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 27, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

The Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis was nominated for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, but he did not win. Instead of the award going to the Baltimore Orioles power hitter, Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs. The nominees were announced in early September, but the finalist was announced today, Oct. 27. Conditions for nomination According to […] Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis nominated for Roberto Clemente Award - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 26, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Halloween stencils for Birdland fans

Yes, the World Series is happening, but without Baltimore Orioles baseball, it just isn’t quite the same. To bring a bit of the Baltimore Orioles into your life at the end of October, the team has released a big set of Halloween stencils. The set is perfect for carving pumpkins or for other art forms. […] Baltimore Orioles: Halloween stencils for Birdland fans - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 26, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Manny Machado should win a Gold Glove award

The Baltimore Orioles third-baseman extraordinaire, Manny Machado, is in the running for a Gold Glove Award. He is the only Baltimore Orioles player who is in the running for one of these prestigious awards. If Machado wins this award, it would be his third one having earned Gold Glove awards in 2013 and 2015. Machado […] Baltimore Orioles: Manny Machado should win a Gold Glove award - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 25, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Camden Yards a finalist in Reader’s Digest awards

According to Reader’s Digest, the home of the Baltimore Orioles is one of the top 10 nicest places in the United States. Unfortunately, the home of the Baltimore Orioles, Camden Yards, was not named the nicest place in the US. According Reader’s Digest, that honor belongs to Gallatin, Tennessee. Camden Yards was up against some […] Baltimore Orioles: Camden Yards a finalist in Reader’s Digest awards - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 25, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: How the team got its name and ended up in Birdland

In the world of sports, some team names make perfectly good sense and the Baltimore Orioles are one of those teams. The Baltimore Orioles are named for the state bird of Maryland, which just happens to be the Baltimore Oriole (not just an Oriole). Interestingly, though, the Baltimore Orioles as we know them today, were […] Baltimore Orioles: How the team got its name and ended up in Birdland - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 24, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Why Curtis Granderson is worth a look for 2018

In 2017, the Baltimore Orioles had a few weaknesses that were not related to pitching. The Baltimore Orioles were short on left-handed batters and they were also lacking full-time outfielders in left and right. In an article from The Baltimore Sun,  Eduardo A. Encina suggested several free agents who could fill one or the other, […] Baltimore Orioles: Why Curtis Granderson is worth a look for 2018 - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 24, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Record temperatures set at 1979 World Series

As all eyes are focused on the 2017 World Series and the record-setting heat, Baltimore Orioles fans might remember back to the frigid temps that set records in 1979. When the Baltimore Orioles faced the Pittsburgh Pirates, Game 1 was actually rescheduled due to an unbaseball-like wintry mix. As the first pitch was thrown on Oct. […] Baltimore Orioles: Record temperatures set at 1979 World Series - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 24, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Adam Jones should win the Heart & Hustle Award

Every year, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) selects players from each team that are worthy of the Heart & Hustle Award. The Baltimore Orioles nominee in 2017 is Adam Jones. The Baltimore Orioles center fielder received this nomination for his love of the game and for being such a positive representative of what […] Baltimore Orioles: Adam Jones should win the Heart & Hustle Award - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 23, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis and his not-so-good 2017 season

The Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis used to be “that guy” in the Orioles lineup. He’s still that guy, but the reasons have changed. The Baltimore Orioles first-baseman was that guy that no one wanted to face because he was that guy who could hit a serious bunch of home runs. But, in 2017, his status […] Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis and his not-so-good 2017 season - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 23, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Anthony Santander’s stats in 2017

The Baltimore Orioles picked up Anthony Santander as a Rule 5 pick from the Cleveland Indians during the 2017 off-season. Then, the newly acquired Baltimore Orioles outfielder injured his elbow and had to sit out for most of the season. As the young player, who is still considered a rookie going into the 2018 season, […] Baltimore Orioles: Anthony Santander’s stats in 2017 - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 23, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Top ten pitchers who gave up the most home runs

The 2017 season was the year of the home runs, and the Baltimore Orioles were in the thick of it, both in hitting and giving them up to hitters. By the end of the 2017 season, the Baltimore Orioles batters ranked fifth in the number of home runs hit by the team: 232. Sadly, the […] Baltimore Orioles: Top ten pitchers who gave up the most home runs - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Final foe fell and it feels awfully fine

With the Baltimore Orioles role in the American League East, the fans and the team are forced to face the New York Yankees 19 times each season. And last night, the Baltimore Orioles division foe fell to the Houston Astros in the final game of the ALCS. Now, the Yankees get to go home with […] Baltimore Orioles: Final foe fell and it feels awfully fine - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: Happy 35th Birthday to Darren O’Day

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Darren O’Day is 35 years old today, Oct. 22, 2017. And, at Birdswatcher, we’d like to wish him a very Happy Birthday. As the Baltimore Orioles submarine pitcher celebrates his birthday, let’s look at his 2017 season. O’Day is one of only four Orioles with a guaranteed contract for 2018. He […] Baltimore Orioles: Happy 35th Birthday to Darren O’Day - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2017

Baltimore Orioles share a World Series record with Dodgers and Astros

No, the Baltimore Orioles are not going to the World Series in 2017. But, the Baltimore Orioles share a rather surprising statistic with the 2017 World Series teams. In fact, the Orioles share the statistic twice. The modern Orioles (not the St. Louis Browns) have won the American League pennant several times: 1966, 1969, 1970, […] Baltimore Orioles share a World Series record with Dodgers and Astros - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More