Tag Archive: Darren O’Day

Jul 21

Cuellar's lost gem and losing two of three vs the A's

Speaking of gems, Mr. Mike Cuellar was one such gem. We (Orioles) stole him from Houston in a trade. And this special pitcher took the mound on Oct. 9, 1973. It was game three of the American League playoffs against the powerful Oakland Athletics. This best of five series was knotted at 1-1. Jim Palmer …

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Jul 17

First-place Orioles at the all-star break

I see there is a photo Manny Machado in the most recent Sports Illustrated. Can’t wait to read the article on our first-place team in the AL East. So it made me curious how did our great teams do in the past at the All-star break”?  Our first World Champion team (1966) was in a …

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Jul 04

Beating Yu Darwish and now the first-place Birds

It’s easy to forget that well-traveled Joe Saunders pitched a big game for Baltimore in 2012. It was the strange one-game playoff game in 2012. Clearly the Orioles were a big underdog in Texas on Friday Oct. 6th. The Japanese sensation Yu Darwish would pitch for Texas. But what the heck, we were back in …

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May 15

O'Day should be the Orioles next closer

The Baltimore Orioles have struggled with Tommy Hunter as their closer this season.  Hunter has a 6.60 era this season and has yet to have a one-two-three inning this season.  Those numbers are not good from someone who should be the closer.  Hunter has shown that his velocity has also been down.  The Orioles clearly …

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Apr 22

And Chris Davis was the winning pitcher (Red Sox series)

It was only a few years back. But it’s such a nutty game it’s worth visiting again. It’s a Sunday in early May and the Birds are in Fenway Park. Get this, the starting pitcher is Tommy Hunter. Yes, the same pitcher who closed off the Red Sox in a scary game on Monday. It’s …

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Apr 16

Player Profiles: Darren O'Day

O DAY O DAY O DAY O DAY!!!! The Baltimore Orioles right-handed pitcher Darren O’Day has earned his own chants in Baltimore.  The Orioles aquired O’Day off waivers from the Texas Rangers during the offseason prior to the 2012 season and has become a fan favorite. Before coming to the Orioles, O’Day was a bit …

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