Operation October: ALDS Eve

We are officially less than 24 hours away from the beginning of the Orioles' 2014 postseason run. This is it, Baltimore. After you pinch yourself, make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Trust me, you won't regret it. We'll be giving fans behind-the-scenes glances at the O's playoff run through our social media networks. On top of that, we'll be running ... read more

Daniel Clark: Four keys to Orioles having ALDS success

With the regular season having come to a close, now is a good opportunity to reflect on expectations for the 2014 season and appreciate just how impressive this Orioles team has performed. Despite the numerous injuries and suspensions during the journey, a 96-66 record, a 12-game division lead and a ninth American League East title was probably more than what even the most optimistic Orioles ... read more

Operation October: Preparing for the postseason

It's officially October, which means postseason baseball at Camden Yards is finally here! It's been two long weeks since the Orioles clinched the American League East title, and the city of Baltimore has been more than ready for the Birds to host the AL Division Series. As dedicated O's fans, we know you #StayHungry for more Orioles access, so we'll be giving you a behind-the-scenes ... read more

Matt Kremnitzer: Can the Orioles rotation hold up?

The offseason addition of Ubaldo Jimenez was supposed to bolster a decent group of Orioles starting pitchers that included Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen, Bud Norris and Miguel Gonzalez (along with Kevin Gausman waiting in the wings). Instead, Jimenez was terrible and was eventually demoted to the bullpen, Gausman joined the rotation full-time and every non-Jimenez starter finished the season with an ERA of 3.65 or ... read more

Andrew Stetka: Preparing for the postseason

It's obvious that Buck Showalter has done an admirable job in leading the Orioles since 2010 when he took over for Juan Samuel and Dave Trembely before him. Showalter has led the Birds to two postseason berths now and the team heads into this year's playoffs as a division champion for the first time since 1997. There's one thing that could tell you just how ... read more

Orioles set to host nearly 1,400 at-risk children for first two games of ALDS

With postseason baseball on the horizon, diehard Orioles fans are gearing up to watch the Birds host the first two games of the American League Division Series. Oriole Park at Camden Yards will be flooded with orange and black, and among the many fans will be nearly 1,400 at-risk children watching the games from Sections 96 and 98! The Orioles are inviting the children to ... read more

Matthew Taylor: Postseason moments aren't always savored

When you think of great postseason moments, which ones come to mind? Chances are there are a fair number of home runs in the mix. Carlton Fisk. Kirk Gibson. Kirby Puckett. Joe Carter. David Freese. Playoff home runs are tailor-made for highlight reels. They tell quick, dramatic stories that often come to define a game and even a series. As the Orioles approach the 2014 ... read more

Opposite dugout: High-scoring Blue Jays look to keep O's from AL's best record

Manager: John Gibbons, second year Record: 81-78 Last 10 games: 4-6 Who to watch: RF Jose Bautista (.290/.409/.534, 27 doubles, 35 HR, 103 RBIs, 101 R); 1B Edwin Encarnacion (.269/.357/.555, 27 doubles, 34 HR, 98 RBIs); RHP R.A. Dickey (14-12, 3.78 ERA, 1.24 WHIP); LHP J.A. Happ (10-11, 4.27 ERA, 1.35 WHIP) Season series vs. O's: 6-10, 62 runs scored, 69 runs allowed Pitching probables ... read more