Walk-Off Walk Continues Run of Ramon Urias Orioles Oddities

“A walk-off walk. Absolutely ridiculous!”

Kevin Brown sounded as surprised as the rest of us as the Orioles defeated the Yankees 2-1 in 11 innings at Camden Yards Friday night.

Ramon Urias, who gave the Orioles their first walk-off win of the 2021 season on April 13, earned this season’s first walk-off after being down 0-2 in the count to Aroldis Chapman.

As the baseball world should know by now, Orioles batters welcome the challenge of facing the fire-balling Chapman.

If you want an odd baseball finish, Urias is your man. His prior walk-off heroics featured a fielders choice to defeat the Washington Nationals on July 25, 2001. That came after the aforementioned walk-off against the Seattle Mariners on April 13, 2021, which happened in a seven-inning game.

The Orioles finished Friday’s game with 10 walks and six hits. They now rank second in the American League in walks an 14th in hits.

Game Highlights

Postgame Interview with Ramon Urias

Obligatory “Walk This Way” Video

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Baltimore Orioles Rundown: April 13

Today in Baltimore Orioles History

April 13, 1966 (Reminder: The Orioles were really good back then)

The O’s got back-to-back home runs from Brooks Robinson and Frank Robinson in the first inning and a two-run homer from Jim Palmer in the second inning to power their way to an 8-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. In addition to his power at the plate, Palmer earned the complete-game victory on the mound. The 1966 Orioles started the season with an 11-1 record in the month of April.

About Last Night

Focus more on … Cedric Mullins: 2-for-5 with a grand slam and a ninth-inning double off of All-Star Milwaukee Brewers closer Josh Hader.

Focus less on … RISP: 1-for-13 including failing to plate a run with the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the eighth inning of a one-run game.

Game Highlights

Postgame Presser

Standings (Click for full MLB.com standings)

Up Next

Milwaukee Brewers @ Camden Yards, Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.

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Happy Opening Day, Orioles Fans!

Happy Opening Day, Baltimore Orioles fans. It’s the one time of year when everyone is in first place (except for the teams that played a miserable opening series against Tampa Bay and are 0-3 already).

Despite the dispiriting start to the 2022 season, Opening Day is still a special time. As the O’s kick off their 30th season in “The ballpark that forever changed baseball,” have a look back at some memories from Opening Day 1992 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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