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Bird Droppings

Saturday Bird Droppings: No Black Friday deals for the Orioles

With the Winter Meetings still a week away, the Orioles are waiting to do their holiday shopping.

Friday Bird Droppings: One month to go until Christmas

The Orioles have a shopping list of their own, though their deadline to finish it isn’t Christmas.

Thanksgiving Bird Droppings: An Orioles season to be thankful for

The Orioles are actually good now, and poised to get even better. That’s something we all can celebrate.

Wednesday Bird Droppings: A quiet holiday week

Not much is stirring in Birdland, searching for a pitcher, and thinking about the infield.

Tuesday Bird Droppings: J.J. Hardy is on the Hall of Fame ballot

The longtime Orioles shortstop is eligible for Cooperstown for the first and probably only time.

Monday Bird Droppings: Waiting on the wheeling and dealing

Mike Elias is working hard behind the scenes. When will we see something happen?

Sunday Bird Droppings: Waiting for an Orioles free agent move to happen

The Orioles have made some inquiries, with nothing happening yet.

Saturday Bird Droppings: Orioles tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players

Will Santander stay or go, Adley alone at catcher, and the free agent market gets more talented.

Friday Bird Droppings: Wondering about the next Orioles MVP

It’s been more than 30 years since an Oriole was crowned the AL Most Valuable Player. Is their next MVP currently on the roster?

Thursday Bird Droppings: A wild imagined version of the 2023 Orioles emerges

One FanGraphs writer rolled out an imagined roster he calls the "Meaty Orioles"

Wednesday Bird Droppings: Elias says O’s are “working the phones” for free agents

The offseason rolls on, moves are happening, Hyde is the runner-up, and the 40-man roster bulks up.

Tuesday Bird Droppings: The Orioles hope to snap their awards drought tonight

After Adley Rutschman’s second-place finish in Rookie of the Year, the Orioles haven’t won a BBWAA award since 2014. Brandon Hyde could change that.

Monday Bird Droppings: It’s award season and the Orioles are up for two

Will Adley Rutschman be Rookie of the Year? We’ll find out tonight.

Sunday Bird Droppings: Heston Kjerstad is the Arizona Fall League MVP

While waiting to see if the Orioles sign any free agents, enjoy the news of a prospect’s triumph.

Saturday Bird Droppings: Orioles expected to be players in free agency

Rule changes, Bannon DFA’d, the offseason so far, and where the Orioles fit.

Friday Bird Droppings: The offseason roster shuffling has begun

In Baltimore and around the majors, the hot stove action is picking up pace.

Thursday Bird Droppings: The Orioles offseason is under way, without Jordan Lyles

The path is open for the Orioles to improve the starting rotation. Will they spend on the right guys to do it?

Wednesday Bird Droppings: Mike Elias talks Orioles offseason

The GM meetings are underway, the coaching staff is set, and free agency starts tomorrow

Tuesday Bird Droppings: The Orioles have two BBWAA award finalists

Adley Rutschman and Brandon Hyde are among the AL’s top three vote-getters for Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year, respectively.

Monday Bird Droppings: Hot stove season is here!

Like you, I am eagerly awaiting liftoff.

Sunday Bird Droppings: Trey Mancini is a World Series champion

The Houston Astros finished the season off last night. Trey is the champion we always knew he was.

Saturday Bird Droppings: MLB’s offseason begins this weekend

The World Series concludes in the next day or two, Cave agrees to ‘23 contract, Servideo is healthy, and Kjerstad impresses in Arizona.

Friday Bird Droppings: Pondering Ramón Urías’s future with the Orioles

The O’s third baseman just won a Gold Glove after a strong 2022 campaign, and yet he might get lost in the shuffle in 2023.

Thursday Bird Droppings: Trey Mancini is two wins away from a World Series ring

The Orioles remain on hold until the series ends, so you can root for a former one to win, if you want.

Wednesday Bird Droppings: Ramón Urías gets deserved recognition

Urías wins Gold, Lyles wants to come back, winter is coming, and Kjerstad competes in derby

Tuesday Bird Droppings: November baseball

The World Series continues, looking ahead to the offseason, and more in today’s Bird Droppings.

Monday Bird Droppings: Dreaming of the Orioles in a World Series

Only three teams in baseball have had a longer World Series drought than the O’s. What do you say we end that streak? Like, next year?

Sunday Bird Droppings: Five months until Opening Day

March 30 is the start of the 2023 Orioles season. That’s not so far away.

Saturday Bird Droppings: One day closer to the offseason

The Phillies take the lead, Harvey to get surgery, and unanswered questions.

Friday Bird Droppings: The Orioles accolades are rolling in

Brandon Hyde and Jorge Mateo were honored by a pair of publications as the AL’s best manager and MLB’s best defensive shortstop.

Thursday Bird Droppings: Still annoyed about the Gold Glove snub of Jorge Mateo

There’s another day to go until the World Series, so we’re thinking about grudges.

Wednesday Bird Droppings: Just waiting for the World Series to start

It would be neat to have any relevant baseball programming to watch this week. Anyway!