Esskay

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  • joined Dec 22, 2008
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
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A 30-year-old life-long Marylander whose first sporting love was baseball. He likes Star Wars way too much to ever be considered a normal person. As his handle may suggest, he thinks that no trip to Camden Yards is complete without eating an Esskay hot dog, with the ketchup on one side of the bun and the mustard on the other. His real name is Mark.

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  • MLB Baltimore Orioles
  • NFL Baltimore Ravens
  • NCAAB Maryland Terrapins
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Trade deadline mania: What did the contenders do?

The Orioles made a move, but so did most of the serious contenders for American League playoff spots. Here's a rundown of all of the July 31 trades.

O's get Andrew Miller from Bos. for E. Rodriguez

The Orioles have traded prospect Eduardo Rodriguez to the Red Sox for reliever Andrew Miller. Why? Duquette only knows.

Angels @ O's. He went to Garrett! Or no, he didn't

After a flurry of rumors and other activity off the field on Wednesday, the Orioles get back in action against the Angels at night. Kevin Gausman starts for the O's against Garrett Richards of the...

Check out tonight's Orioles-Angels lineups.

Briefly this afternoon, we were seized by the madness of Jon Lester trade rumors. Far less exciting is a baseball game to be played tonight between the Orioles and Angels. Here are your lineups.

O's, Red Sox talks on Lester have "heated up"

The Orioles and Red Sox talks about Jon Lester have heated up, according to multiple reporters.

Machado walks off LAA with HR in 12th, O's win 7-6

The Orioles walked off the Angels, 7-6, in 12 innings in the opening game of their series on Tuesday night. Manny Machado hit his 11th home run of the year to bring an abrupt, and awesome, end to...

Angels @ O's. He went to Jered! Wait, no he didn't

The Orioles and the Angels kick off their three-game series on Tuesday night. Join our game thread for live chat about all of the action!

O's Gausman, Bundy, Harvey off trade table

The trade deadline approaches, and the Orioles appear unwilling to move any of Kevin Gausman, Dylan Bundy, and Hunter Harvey, according to a New York Post report.

Check out tonight's Orioles and Angels lineups

Chris Davis is riding the pine as the Orioles open up a three-game series against the Angels. Check out the rest of Tuesday night's lineups.

Orioles have contacted Boston about Jon Lester

The Orioles have contacted the Red Sox about starting pitcher Jon Lester, according to the two-headed Fox Sports tandem of Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal.

O's mystified by Chris Young, lose to M's, 4-3

Bud Norris struggled on Sunday, but not as much as the Orioles hitters did. The bats went 3-for-30 on the day, and they were facing the immortal Chris Young for most of it. Well, his initials are...

O's outlast Felix, Davis HR in 10th gives 2-1 win

It took ten innings for the Orioles to beat the Mariners on Friday night, but they did it, and the GIFs flowed. They outlasted Seattle starter Felix Hernandez and won in the tenth, 2-1, thanks to a...

Friday Victory GIF Party: O's beat Mariners, 2-1

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It is Friday night. The Orioles have won the game over the Mariners, 2-1. You know what must be done.

Is a future Hall of Famer on the O's right now?

The Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are this weekend. Do any of this year's Orioles have any chance of ever being inducted as Orioles?

Chen goes 8 innings as O's take opener vs. Sea 4-0

The Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners in the opening game of their four-game series by a 4-0 score. Wei-Yin Chen pitched eight shutout innings for the Orioles, who got most of their offense on a...

O's @ Mariners. Leave the gun, take the Cano-li.

The Orioles open up a four game series with the Mariners on Thursday night. Wei-Yin Chen starts for the O's with Hisashi Iwakuma starting for the Mariners.

Check out tonight's Orioles and Mariners lineups

A four-game series between the Orioles and the Mariners kicks off on Thursday night. Here are the lineups as Hisashi Iwakuma is set to face off against Wei-Yin Chen.

A's DFA Jim Johnson; don't hope for O's reunion

The Oakland Athletics designated former Orioles closer Jim Johnson for assignment on Thursday afternoon, a sad ending for the holder of the #2 spot on the all time O's saves leaderboard.

Orioles Minor League Rundown: 7/23

The Orioles affiliates had a good day on Wednesday, with four of their top five affiliates notching wins. Christian Walker, recently added to Norfolk, and Mike Yastrzemski, a fresh Bowie promotion,...

O's @ Angels. Dream Weaver, get us thru the night.

The Orioles go for the sweep on Wednesday night, which is usually a bad sign and probably will be again. Jered Weaver starts for the Angels against Chris Tillman for the O's.

Check out tonight's Orioles-Angels lineups

The Orioles go for the sweep of the Angels on Wednesday night. They'll have to beat starting pitcher Jered Weaver to do it, though. Chris Tillman starts for the O's.

O's win pick in 2015 draft's Comp. Balance Round B

The Orioles were awarded a pick in the Competitive Balance Round B for the 2015 draft. This is the third straight year they've won a CBL pick. Will they trade the pick again?

O's @ Angels. Get some positive vectors vs. Hector

It's game two of the series between the Orioles and the Angels on Tuesday night. Miguel Gonzalez returns from his brief minor league adventure to start the game opposite Hector Santiago.

Check out tonight's O's, Angels lineups

Orioles and Angels lineups for game two of their series on Tuesday night. First pitch is scheduled for 10:05 Eastern.

O's promote Md. kid Glynn Davis to Double-A Bowie

The Orioles have continued their spree of prospect promotions, bumping up outfielder Glynn Davis, a Maryland kid, from High-A Frederick to Double-A Bowie.

Gausman stinks like O.co sewage, O's crushed 10-2

The Orioles stunk in Oakland on Sunday afternoon, dropping the rubber game of their series against the Athletics, 10-2. Kevin Gausman was charged with five runs in four-plus innings and looked...

O's @ A's. Sonny came home with a vengeance.

It's the rubber match between the Orioles and the Athletics on Sunday afternoon. The starting pitching matchup features a pair of promising young starters in Kevin Gausman and Sonny Gray.

Jones, Hardy homers power O's 8-4 bounce-back win

The Orioles got back into the win column on Saturday, grabbing an early lead thanks to home runs from Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy. They added on enough for a harder-than-it-looked 8-4 win over the...

Orioles @ Athletics. The rebound game.

It's Wei-Yin Chen against Jason Hammel as the Orioles and Athletics play game two of their series on Saturday night.

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