Biggest Orioles Headlines From The First Half Of 2014Posted on July 16, 2014
As the Baltimore Orioles get ready to return from the All-Star break July 18, PressBox takes a look back at some of the biggest storylines from the first half of the season.
Nelson Cruz Delivering, Chris Davis Struggling, Steve Pearce Having Career Year
There have quite a few surprises for the Orioles' offense in 2014. Nelson Cruz has been Baltimore's most valuable player during the first half of the season [Read full story.], while last year's MVP, Chris Davis, has found himself on the opposite side of the spectrum. [Read full story.] Steve Pearce is on track for a big paycheck with the numbers he's putting up this season, and he's taken quite a road to get there. [Read full story.]
Move To The Bullpen Revitalizes Zach Britton's Orioles Career
Zach Britton entered the 2014 season as a pitcher on the bubble, but he has adjusted well to his new role and could be on his way to a breakout year. [Read full story.]
Manny Machado Becomes Center Of Controversy Against Athletics
The Orioles took one of three against Oakland June 6-8, but the outcome of the series took a backseat to on-field incidents involving Manny Machado. [Read full story.]
Orioles Lose All-Star Matt Wieters, But Catcher Caleb Joseph Becoming A Favorite Player
The 2014 season got more difficult for the Orioles June 16, as Baltimore lost starting catcher Matt Wieters for the rest of the year. [Read full story.] Wieters' injury has created an opportunity for Caleb Jospeh, who spent six years pursuing the dream in the minor leagues. [Read full story.]
Looking Back At Nolan Reimold's Orioles Career
Even though Nolan Reimold didn't spend a lot of time on the field during his five-year Orioles career, Paul Folkemer says he managed to make a mark on the team all the same. [Read full story.]
The Orioles' local television ratings are down from the same point last season, but the team is on track to surpass its 2013 attendance numbers.