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2016 Schedule
89-73, 2nd in AL East
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Does Givens fit the Miller mold?

Could Orioles reliever Mychal Givens succeed in a "super reliever" role like Andrew Miller? Jim Bowden discusses. Potential super relievers (Insider)

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Jimmy Yacabonis gets first AFL save

The Orioles prospect struck out four, walked two, and didn't allow a hit in 1 2/3 innings, getting the save for the Peoria Javelinas in Thursday's Arizona Fall League action. Box score

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Is Hyun Soo Kim suited for platoon role?

Kim served the Orioles in that capacity this season and didn't have a hit in 22 plate appearances against lefties. However, his numbers from his time in Korea suggest he'd do just fine with everyday at-bats. Camden Depot

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Orioles too concerned with saves?

Even before the wild-card game against the Blue Jays, using a reliever as dominant as Zach Britton in more crucial situations could have earned the O's a couple more wins during the regular season, per Dan Szymborski's metrics. Focus on saves can cost wins (Insider)

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Did Chris Tillman bounce back in 2016?

While traditional numbers would say Tillman had a strong comeback year after a rough 2015 season, the advanced statistics don't suggest a drastic change. Camden Depot

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A team's focus on saves can cost it wins

Saves don't help teams win as much as they help relievers build save stats. It's time for managers to start using their closers in more important and higher-leverage situations.

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Remembering Jim Palmer's playoff debut

With Julio Urias set to become the youngest starter in postseason history on Wednesday, David Schoenfield looks back at the other 10 youngest pitchers to start a playoff game. At 20 years, 356 days old, Palmer threw a shutout against the Dodgers in Game 2 of the 1966 World Series. A talented group (Insider)

Salary arbitration projections: Orioles

All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:

  • Chris Tillman - $10.6 million
  • Ryan Flaherty - $1.7 million
  • Zach Britton - $11.4 million
  • Vance Worley - $3.3 million
  • Brad Brach - $2.9 million
  • Manny Machado - $11.2 million
  • Jonathan Schoop - $3.4 million
  • T.J. McFarland - $700,000
  • Kevin Gausman - $3.9 million
  • Caleb Joseph - $1 million
  • MLBTradeRumors.com

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Suspect in Toronto beer-tossing leaves job

The man suspected of throwing a beer can at Baltimore outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during a playoff game in Toronto is no longer employed at the media company for which he worked.

Remembering Landrum's LCS heroics

Few people could have predicted Miguel Montero's pinch-hit grand slam on Saturday, but was it the most unlikely in LCS history? Tito Landrum, who had just 13 homers in his nine-year career, could claim the title for his blast in Game 4 of the 1983 ALCS. Schoenfield: Improbable LCS homers

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Two Orioles among top FA power bats

Mark Trumbo's MLB-leading 47 homers say it all, but Pedro Alvarez also showed plenty of pop in limited plate appearances with Baltimore. Buster Olney previews how they stack up to other big bats. The well-stocked slugger market (Insider)

Stewart impresses in AFL opener

Top Orioles prospect D.J. Stewart went 3-for-5 with a double for the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday. Promising lefty Tanner Scott started the game and gave up a run on two hits in two innings. Box score

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Jays beer-throwing suspect charged with mischief

The Blue Jays fan suspected of throwing a beer at Baltimore outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during Tuesday night's American League wild-card game has been charged with mischief.

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Orioles pitching coach Wallace calls it a career

Dave Wallace, who spent three years as the Baltimore Orioles' pitching coach and has been in coaching for 36 years, is retiring, manager Buck Showalter announced Thursday.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25615th
On Base Percentage.31721st
Slugging Percentage.4433rd
Earned Run Average4.2219th
Quality Starts69Tied-18th

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