Tag Archive: 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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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

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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Jun 25

Tides make it a Comeback

Down 6-2 in the fourth inning of Tuesday night’s game, the Norfolk Tides scored seven unanswered runs to beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 9-6 in 10 innings. Josh Stinson, Norfolk’s starter, pitched just 2.2 innings Tuesday night giving up five runs on seven hits. Stinson was replaced by Randy Wolf who pitched 2.1 innings and …

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Jun 24

Norfolk’s Rotation

Every year, in every season, all teams, no matter the league they are in, have to deal with injuries to their starting pitchers. The Norfolk Tides are no different. Two of the Tides’ original five-man rotation, Suk-min Yoon and Steve Johnson, are on the disabled list. Yoon was placed on the DL on Monday and …

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Jun 17

Orioles Sign Rapada… Again

Late Monday night, the Baltimore Orioles announced they have signed 33–year-old left-handed relief pitcher Clay Rapada to a minor league deal. Rapada last pitched for the Orioles origination in 2011. Rapada will join Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday, pending a physical.

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