Welcome to Baltimore Nelson Cruz

The Baltimore Orioles are 1-1 in their first two games of the season against the defending World Champion Boston Red Sox. The Orioles defeated the Red Sox on Opening Day Monday 2-1, then Baltimore lost to Boston Wednesday 6-2. Outfielder Nelson Cruz scored all four of the Orioles’ runs. In [continue reading]

April 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Orioles Opening Day 3.31.14

I have been going to Orioles Opening Day every year since 1989 (except when I lived in Memphis) and probably even a few before then. It seems it is always a nice day (I wasn’t here for the snow in 2003), and it seems we always win. Yesterday was no exception. The Orioles defeated the [continue reading]

April 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

Orioles tie MLB Lead with 3 Gold Gloves

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy were honored with this year’s American League Gold Glove Awards for defensive excellence at their respective positions. This is the second straight year the Orioles have had three Gold Glove [continue reading]

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

#BirdlandSocial at Oriole Park

I know baseball season is over, at least for the Baltimore Orioles, but I just had to share what a great time I had at the first ever Social Media Night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards – more commonly known as #BirdlandSocial. $35 bought me a bleacher seat and entrance to the pre-game party at [continue reading]

October 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

the Jeffrey Maier incident

Do you want to know why Orioles fans hate the Yankees? One of the main reasons, for me anyway, is the Jeffrey Maier Incident. It was October 9, 1996 in the Bronx. The Orioles were leading the Yankees 4-3 in Game 1 of the ALCS. In the bottom of the 8th inning, New York’s Derek Jeter hit a [continue reading]

September 12, 2013 // 1 Comment