Zach Britton on Caleb Joseph's path to the majors and a look back at the Angels series

The 2010 season was just the third pro season for catcher Caleb Joseph. Coming off a solid 2009 year at Single-A Frederick, he was named the Orioles' No. 10 prospect by Baseball America before the year. He would begin 2010 playing at Double-A Bowie for the first time. He must have been excited to begin that year in the Eastern League. Little did he know, ... read more

O's bid to sweep Angels comes up short in series finale

The Orioles were six outs from an impressive sweep of the Los Angeles Angels, but they could not get them tonight. The Angels scored twice in the last of the eighth to come from behind 2-1 and beat the Orioles 3-2 tonight at Angel Stadium. Josh Hamilton led off the eighth and singled off Tommy Hunter. Erick Aybar's double tied it, 2-2. Hunter picked up ... read more

O's game blog: Orioles look for first three-game sweep at Anaheim since 2010

The Orioles are looking for their second three-game sweep of the season tonight when they play at Anaheim. The O's took three in St. Petersburg against Tampa Bay from May 6-8. The Orioles swept a four-game series at home against Texas from June 30-July 3. They were swept in a three-game series at home by Detroit from May 12-14. The Orioles last took three in ... read more

Orioles awarded competitive balance pick, plus starting rotation notes

The Orioles added a pick in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft this afternoon when Major League Baseball announced the results of the third annual Competitive Balance Lottery. The Orioles were awarded the fifth pick after the second round next June. The drawing was conducted this afternoon at Major League Baseball's New York offices. The Competitive Balance Lottery gives clubs with the lowest revenues and in ... read more

As they chase AL East crown, which teams will be chasing the Orioles?

Well, that was two impressive back-to-back wins by the Orioles and three impressive wins on this road trip. Lose a ninth-inning lead on Friday and win 8-4 at Oakland on Saturday. Lose big by a 10-2 score Sunday and respond by taking two in a row in Anaheim against the Angels. The Angels began this series with a Major League-best 28-10 record since June 6 ... read more

Miguel Gonzalez pitches a gem as the Orioles beat the Angels

The Orioles have posted back-to-back wins against the team with the best home record in the majors and their pitching has led the way. Miguel Gonzalez pitched 7 2/3 innings, allowing just two runs tonight as the Orioles beat the Angels 4-2. The Orioles have allowed four runs in two games to the highest scoring team in the majors. The Angels entered this series with ... read more

O's game blog: A look at three hitters with strong stats against lefty pitching

If the Orioles can win either of the next two games, they will win this series from the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels have won a club-record 10 straight home series. Even with last night's loss to the Orioles, the Angels are 14-3 in their last 17 home games and 25-6 in their past 31. Tonight, the O's face left-hander Hector Santiago (2-7, 4.32 ERA). ... read more

Davis, Burgess moving to Bowie and other O's notes

Two outfielders are moving up today on the Orioles farm. Outfielders Glynn Davis and Michael Burgess are moving from Single-A Frederick to Double-A Bowie and are expected to be in the Baysox lineup tonight. The 22-year-old Davis, a Baltimore native, was batting .295 with one homer and 31 RBIs for the Keys. In 89 games, he has a .363 OBP, .386 slugging percentage, a .750 ... read more