Category Archives: Orioles

That Guy Who Looks Like My Brother Broke Brady’s HR Record

It was a bomb, too, easily clearing the 420 sign in center. Watch it here.

Oh yeah and the O’s won 3-2. Two back in the Wild Card with 12 to play.

Previously: Chris Davis totally looks like my brother.

DMV: Nats And O’s Have Similar Shots At Not Making The Playoffs

Tanner Roark, trio of homerers lead Nats to a Mets sweep. 5.5 back. [NI]

Jim Johnson blows it as O’s drop another to Yanks. 2.5 back. [Melewski]

Nats have a 2.7% shot at the playoffs. O’s 4.4%. [Baseball Prospectus]

There was testiness after Werth got drilled by Francisco. [Nat Journal]

Just another amazing play on a slow-roller by Manny Machado. [FTW]

Nick Markakis’ new baby weighs “7 pounds, 16 oz.” Or 8 pounds. [BSR]

Haslett is understandably testy about his D shitting the bed. [The Insider]

DeAngelo fined $20k for that out-of-bound horse-collar. [The Insider]

Pics of famous people wearing Redskins gear. [Redskins Republic]

The Post’s editorial board is coming out against “Redskins” now. [WaPo]

Adam Oates visited Ovechkin in Russia this summer. Cool. [Mike Wise]

Brooks Laich got (mildly) hurt in the first Caps practice. [Caps Insider]

Gilbert Arenas made a Nick Young-John McCain shirt once. [FTW]

Coach K says Duke won’t schedule Maryland anymore. Bummer. [Bog]

DMV: O’s Undone By Long Ball

Gausman can’t keep ball in park as O’s blow late lead to Yanks. [CSNB]

Maybe Buck should’ve made a move rather than let Gaus keep going. [BS]

Good wrap-up of the machinations involved in AL Wild Card race. [ESPN]

Nats are a long-shot, but team isn’t giving up quite yet. [Nats Insider]

Despite what standings say, Nats still looking to move playoff tix. [NE]

RGIII says no, but others say that Griffin was rusty in MNF opener. [Bog]

If you thought Perry Riley played a lot Monday, it’s because he did. [RR]

Skins loss to the Eagles as told by GIFs from The Sopranos. [Hogs Haven]

Ryan Kerrigan passes concussion tests, should be good for GB. [WP]

Always got a soft spot for Bram Weeeeinnnssssstttteeeeinnnn. [Bog]

Today is an important day. Give your family a hug. Never forget.

DMV: The O’s ‘Hakuna Machado’ Song Is Pure Joy

This Lion King-inspired Manny Machado song is delightful f’real. [FTW]

O’s beat White Sox behind Miguel Gonzalez. Three back. [Camden Chat]

There’s a dude in a Woodrow Wilson costume outside Nats Park. [Bog]

An in-depth look at Jayson Werth’s second-half resurgence. [WaPo]

London Fletcher now stands alone as NFL’s active Iron Man. [The Insider]

The NFL deemed FedEx to be playable, so it must be so. [The Insider]

Love this AP photo of Chris Thompson, punt returner. [The Insider]

Why Your Team Sucks 2013: Washington Redskins edition. [Deadspin]

Ranking the Caps’ top 20 prospects. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]

Watch Ovechkin shatter a light during a commercial shoot. [RMNB]

Terps football schedule is pretty much set through ’19. [Terps Insider]

Some mockups of some Terps athletic faciliezzzz [Terps Insider]

JMU gets a shot at an FBS team (Akron) tomorrow. [JMU Sports Blog]

DMV: The New Chris Davis Ice Cream Appears Crush-Worthy

O’s win 7-2 at Cleveland behind Bud Norris. Now two back. [Steve Melewski]

The O’s GIFs of the Week continue to be awesome. [Camden Chat]

Chris Davis has an ice cream now. It’s called Crunch Davis. [The Sun]

Tyler Clippard blew it, Nats lost 3-2 in Philly. Now 7.5 back. [Nats Insider]

Bryce is getting treatment on his hip, which is news to Davey. [Nats Journal]

Mike Shanahan confirmed that RGIII is starting in Week 1. [The Insider]

Three theories about why the Redskins kept Pat White. [Hogs Haven]

Skins modify Cofield’s deal to save $2.4m in cap space. [The Insider]

The costumes from the Redskins players’ island party are amazing. [Bog]

Kansas St. is trying to steal JMU’s “Start Wearing Purple” thunder. [JMUSB]

This is what JMU’s new basketball court will look like. Okay. [JMUSB]

That Guy who worked at the 9:30 Club has died. [Washington City Paper]

DMV: Jim Johnson Keeps Blowing

Jim Johnson kicks a bat rack after blowing save in Arizona

O’s lose third straight game in walk-off fashion in Arizona after Jim Johnson blows his second straight save, fall 2.5 back in Wild Card. [Camden Chat]

Johnson blew three saves in 2012. In 2013 he’s blown nine. [Sweet Spot]

Nats win fifth straight game, remain 8.5 back in Wild Card. [Nats Insider]

Denard Span made a game-saving catch to finish it off. [Nats Insider]

Desmond crushed 448-foot HR, longest in Nats Park in ’13. [Nats Enquirer]

Nats’ Gulf Coast team is 41-6, on 17-game win streak. [Nats Journal]

Clinton Portis is leading a suit against the NFL for head injuries. [TWT]

Here’s the story of RGIII rehabbing in a local man’s swimming pool. [Bog]

What Al Harrington brings to the Wiz: He’s a 4 that can shoot 3s. [BF]

Gilbert Arenas will be the third-highest paid NBA player this year. [TAI]

JMU football is ranked 19th in the FCS this preseason. [JMU Sports Blog]

100 reasons Baltimore > D.C., according to Baltimorons. [DCist]

(Jim Johnson GIF taken with love from Baltimore Sports Report.)

DMV: Chris Davis Sweats Where He Wants

Chris Davis can sweat wherever he wants to, and more Orioles GIFs. [CC]

Orioles can’t lose in Texas, sweep Rangers, Tillman gets 12th W. [BS]

Nats don’t need to trade for pitcher, need current players to step up. [Boz]

Speaking of new starters, Ross Ohlendorf gave a good effort. [Nats Insider]

Jayson Werth is not interested in any ‘doom and gloom’ questions. [NE]

It’s possible Richard Justice thinks the Nats need a new skipper. [Bog]

RGIII meets with Dr. Andrews on Wednesday, here are 4 scenarios. [RR]

Check out new all-football all-the-time MMQB site from Peter King. [MMQB]

PK says RGIII starts taking snaps on 8/15, starts MNF opener. [MMQB]

Terps recruit Melo Trimble appears to be really good at scoring. [CSNB]

Most misleading headline ever features topless Brewers fan. [Deadspin]

Phil Mickelson had one of the all-time best closing rounds in a major. [FTW]

DMV: O’s Call Up One Cuban Slugger And Sign Another

O’s bring 26-year-old Cuban outfielder Henry Urrieta to the bigs after he hit .365/.427/.531 in AA and AAA. He figures to get time at DH. [O’s Insider]

O’s sign 24-year-old Cuban OF Dariel Alvarez for $800k. [MLB.com]

Everything you need to know about Dariel Alvarez. [Prospect Pipeline]

Chris Davis, the AL East horse race among five MLB things to watch. [FTW]

Plans for a new Nats spring training facility have hit a snag. [Nats Journal]

Read an excellent excerpt from Dave Sheinin’s new RGIII book. [WaPo]

DMV: Bryce Harper Vs. Chris Davis For All The Home Runs

Home Run Derby offers Chris Davis a chance at national spotlight. [FTW]

Every O’s All-Star came to Baltimore through Andy MacPhail. [BS]

Orioles GIFs of the Week, including an All-Star wet willy. [Camden Chat]

Good: Bryce Harper usually makes the most of his big moments. [NI]

Bad: Ian Desmond calls out Harper for a selfish ejection on Saturday. [NE]

Cool pic of Pierre Garcon hanging with Nats before a game in Miami. [HH]

47-46 48-47 at the break, Nats in contention but something’s a little off. [Boz]

John Wall is off the hook, this is the worst first pitch in a long time. [DS]

Not sure why he’s there, but Otto Porter has struggled at the 2. [CSNW]

Caps and MoJo in contract negotiations, but how much is he worth? [JR]

JaVale McGee still has pogo stick legs for a 7-footer. Watch. [FTW]