Commentary & Analysis

Commentary and analysis on the Baltimore Orioles from the writers of SB Nation's Orioles blog, Camden CHat.

Weekly Wrap: Chris crushes and Caleb is clutch

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A look at the highs and lows of the past seven days for the Orioles.

Scoreboard watching: AL postseason seeding edition

If the season ends with the same teams in the same places as they are now, the Orioles will be the second seed and host the Royals in the ALDS.

Possible September call-ups for the Orioles

With September approaching, which September call-ups can the O’s expect to contribute?

The Orioles keep the Adam Jones bobbleheads coming

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And it never gets old.

Get to know your O's: Brad Brach

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This guy has been woefully underrated and has been a nice addition to the O's bullpen. Learn about his path to the big time.

Weekly Wrap: Tillman, Pearce highlight so-so week

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Chris Tillman, Steve Pearce, and Darren O'Day led the charge this week as the Orioles came off their first losing road trip of the season.

A new great Orioles era snuck up on us - it's here

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Some time when we weren't paying attention, a new era of Orioles greatness snuck up on us - and maybe it's here to stay. Buck Showalter, Adam Jones, Nick Markakis, and more have brought back the...

Have the Projections Warmed Up to the Orioles?

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Having outperformed their pre-season projection, the Orioles should be getting more respect from the projection systems as the season goes on.

The all-time Orioles home run leaders by position

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The Padres recently set a sad, sad record - how do the Orioles franchise home run records look?

Your annual reminder that J.J. Hardy is awesome

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Happy 32nd birthday to J.J. Hardy! He's a very good baseball player.

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Get to know your O's: Cord Phelps

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He has only made one cameo for the orange and black and may not get too many more. But for now, he is an Oriole and we love him.

Weekly Wrap: Jimenez scuffles, Schoop hits bombs

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Ubaldo Jimenez scuffled again, but Bud Norris, Wei-Yin Chen, Jonathan Schoop, and Darren O'Day came through when it counted.

Where do O's stand ahead of Monday's MASN hearing?

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The Orioles and the Nationals filed papers to a New York court on Wednesday evening in advance of a Monday hearing for the next step in the MASN dispute. What do we know now that we didn't know...

Thoughts on the Orioles and projection systems

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Don't like projection systems? Ignore 'em! Don't like what people are saying about the Orioles? Who cares? Just tune in to the game and watch the Birds kick some butt.

How dominant is the back of the Orioles bullpen?

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With Andrew Miller, is it possible that the back end of the Orioles bullpen is top in the league?

Jonathan Schoop is having a miserable season

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You're killing me, Schoop!

Get ready for the Orioles infield to get crazy

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With injuries to Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy -- in the short term, at least, things could get really interesting.

Get to know your O's: Manny Machado

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Admit it! You freaked out, with all of Birdland, when Machado was gripping his knee at home plate last night. He is a special player, but it's not just his talents on the baseball field that make...

It's time to beat the Yankees

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The Orioles haven't posted a winning season against the Yankees since 1997. It's high time to change that, don't you think?

Weekly Wrap: Hardy hits, Machado still clutch

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Manny Machado continued his timely hitting while J.J. Hardy hit the ball all over the place.

The case that MLB cheated the O's in MASN dispute

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The Orioles, through the proxy of MASN, have taken baseball to court over a dispute about MASN rights fees. How did things get to this point? Probably because MLB decided it was going to screw the...

Should the Orioles make any qualifying offers?

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What should the Orioles do with J.J. Hardy, Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis in the offseason?

Jimenez's return should start a six-man rotation

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The high-priced but struggling starter returns without an obvious place to slot in. The team should just add a slot.

Get to know your O's: Andrew Miller

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For this weeks installment it seemed only fitting to give a breakdown on the newest Oriole.

The Orioles are winning one-run games, and it's OK

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A life lesson from a bad habit as interpreted to apply to baseball fandom. It works, I promise.

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