Category Archive: AAA Norfolk Tides

Aug 04

Orioles Minor Leaguers of the Week: Zach Davies & Ivan De Jesus

Baltimore Orioles farmhands Zach Davies and Ivan De Jesus both had an outstanding week with their respective teams. Davies, a Bowie Baysox pitcher, threw 13 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits, 3 ER, 2 walks, while striking out 13 batters and winning both of his starts on the week for the double-A affiliate of the …

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Aug 02

Some New, and Old, Faces at Norfolk

The Norfolk Tides will add a few new faces to their team photo come Monday afternoon. One new player to note is Joe Saunders. Yes, that Joe Saunders; the same one who pitched for the Orioles in 2012 and led them to the first playoff win in 14 years.

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Aug 01

Orioles sign Saunders

The Baltimore Orioles have signed Joe Saunders to a minor league deal.  Saunders will head to Triple-A Norfolk and pitch as a reliever.  Saunders is 33 years old and has bounced around from team to team this season.  Saunders grew up an Orioles fan and helped the Orioles during the 2012 playoff run.  Saunders is …

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Jul 31

Yankees designate Brian Roberts for assignment

The New York Yankees have designated former Baltimore Oriole Brian Roberts for assignment today.  Roberts who has struggled to stay healthy in his career actually stayed healthy for the Yankees but was very unproductive.

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Jul 24

Orioles acquire Paredes

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired Jimmy Paredes from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations.  Parades is and infielder and outfielder who was playing for the Royals Triple-A team and will report to Norfolk for the Orioles.  This is a depth move for the Orioles who might be preparing to make a bigger …

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Jul 21

Three Tides that Have High Trade Value

With the MLB trade deadline coming up, I thought I would take a look at three Norfolk Tides’ players who has the most trade value. I’m not saying these players will be traded because I have no inside information about anything the Orioles do. This is simply just a list of three players who have …

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Jul 16

A few reasons to watch The 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game

The Triple-A All-Star Game always seems to take a back seat when you compare it to the Future’s Game, and with good reason. The Future’s Game is always so exciting. The major sports networks always build up the excitement talking about how people will get the chance to see all the young great phenoms of …

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Jul 09

Should Steve Lombardozzi be starting for the Orioles?

One of the biggest questions fans had about the Orioles this offseason was the second base position. The Orioles and their fans thought that question had been answered when Johnathan Schoop was named the starting second baseman on opening day. The hype surrounding Schoop was enormous; Last year he was tearing it up at Triple-A …

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Jul 01

Orioles activate and DFA Reimold

The Baltimore Orioles have activated Nolan Reimold from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.  Reimold needs to clear waivers in order for him to stay in the Orioles organization which I see him doing.  Reimold will likely go to triple-A Norfolk and continue rehabbing.  Reimold hit .315 and two home runs during …

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Jul 01

A Look at the Tides Infield

With Manny Machado being suspended for the next four games, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at possible call-ups from Triple-A Norfolk the Orioles could make to replace him. Norfolk has had plenty of infielders, non-first baseman, on the roster this season but interestingly enough none of them are listed as …

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