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Struggling Orioles starting next step of rebuild

The Orioles began the year attempting to acquire and evaluate talent. Now, they’re starting to make decisions on some of those players.

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Orioles minor league recap 6/19: Bruce Zimmermann pitches a Maddux

Bruce Zimmermann with the CGSO, the Shorebirds and Keys with a bunch of All Stars, and a rough night for Tyler Herb

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Wednesday Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles are on a seven-game skid

This is fun. Aren’t we all having so much fun? This is fun!

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Things Fall Apart: Orioles give up six home runs, lose a laugher to the Athletics, 16-2.

Gabriel Ynoa wasn’t good, Paul Fry was bad, and Dan Straily was even worse.

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Tuesday night Orioles game thread: at Athletics, 10:07

Gabriel Ynoa will try to wrangle the Orioles into line in Game 2 of a three-game series against the A’s.

What should the Orioles make of Hanser Alberto?

Baseball’s most unknown .300 hitter, Hanser Alberto has done enough to play himself into an everyday gig on a bad team. Is there any chance he’s worth more than that? Maybe, but probably not.

Who closes? Givens’s struggles bring up the question for Hyde, Orioles

Closing hasn’t been automatic in Baltimore, so Brandon Hyde faces a dilemma. Stick with Givens, try someone else, or let everyone get a shot?

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Orioles minor league recap 6/17: Aberdeen stumbles on a slow night

The IronBirds fell 4-1 in the only game played by an Orioles affiliate last night.

Tuesday Bird Droppings: Where the roster turnover continues

Mike Elias jettisoned another Dan Duquette-era acquisition by designating Joey Rickard yesterday.

Mistake in the field, struggles at the plate cost Orioles in Oakland

Orioles get early lead, see it vanish with a two-run error, then can’t mount another offensive attack in Monday night loss.

Monday night Orioles game thread: at Athletics, 10:07

It’s out of the frying pan and into the fire as the Orioles go from being swept to kicking off a West Coast trip.

Orioles designate Joey Rickard for assignment, add Sean Gilmartin

This is the end of an era for the Orioles. Not a good era, but an era nonetheless.

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Orioles-Athletics series preview: The West Coast trip begins

The Orioles can’t seem to win in Baltimore, so maybe a trip to the opposite coast can jolt them into competence.

Chance Sisco might be a power hitter now

The catcher has added power to his game this season.

Orioles minor league recap 6/17: Norfolk twirls a Fathers’ Day shutout

Claimed off waivers less than a month ago, Chandler Shepherd pitched 6.2 scoreless, and Tanner Scott and Evan Phillips combined for the shutout win.

Monday Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles are headed out west

The Orioles got swept over the weekend and now the west coast awaits. Don’t stay up too late!

Mychal Givens blows another save, Orioles lose 8-6 to Red Sox

The offense fought back for a late lead, but Givens struggled yet again.

Sunday afternoon Orioles game thread: vs Red Sox, 1:05

Can John Means put an end to yet another Orioles losing streak?

Orioles minor league recap 6/16: Diaz fuels another Bowie win

Only two of the five Orioles domestic affiliates were winners on Saturday. Yes, Delmarva won yet again.

Sunday Bird Droppings: Where it’s Father’s Day

The Orioles will honor their fathers today by trying not to embarrass themselves on the field.

Defense plagues Orioles in 7-2 loss to Red Sox

The Orioles were done in once again by mental and physical errors

Saturday afternoon Orioles game thread: vs. Red Sox, 4:05

The Orioles face a red-hot Chris Sale Saturday afternoon, while Dylan Bundy looks to calm a powerful Boston offense.

Mark Trumbo says that he was not the reason for the end of the Orioles post-game pie ritual

In a recent interview with The Athletic’s Dan Connolly, Mark Trumbo wanted it to be known that he didn’t stop the post-game pies.

Orioles minor league recap 6/15: Combined one-hitters for Aberdeen and Bowie

There were multiple affiliates with strong pitching performances last night, but Bowie and Aberdeen were two of the more impressive among them.

Saturday’s Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles got blown out again

It’s been a rough couple of days in Birdland.

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Orioles shellacked by Red Sox, 13-2, as Luiz Ortiz spot start goes poorly

Luis Ortiz has been pitching horribly in Triple-A. The Orioles called him up out of desperation. It went as expected.

Friday night Orioles game thread: vs. Red Sox, 7:05

Whether you’re ready for him or not, you’re getting an Orioles game started by Luis Ortiz tonight.

Orioles-Red Sox series preview: Maybe the O’s will win this series

The Orioles welcome the Red Sox for three games at Camden Yards this weekend.

The Orioles have a pitch count problem

Orioles starters have pulled themselves out of the league cellar in ERA, but they’re getting killed by shaky command and foul balls.

Orioles minor league recap 6/14: Diaz goes deep again in Baysox victory

Second-ranked prospect hits his third home run for Bowie while Norfolk wins, Knight struggles in Frederick.

Friday Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles lost another rubber game

The Orioles again squandered an opportunity to win a series, and still have yet to do so since April.

Orioles on the wrong side of 12-3 rout by the Blue Jays

It was a pitchers’ duel for the first five innings of the series finale, until things devolved into a blowout in the second half of the game.

Thursday night Orioles game thread: vs. Blue Jays, 7:05

The Orioles will try to bounce back tonight at Camden Yards after yesterday’s loss to Toronto.