2014 Baltimore Orioles
American League East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record96–66 (.593)
Divisional place1st
Other information
Owner(s)Peter Angelos
General manager(s)Dan Duquette
Manager(s)Buck Showalter
Local televisionMASN
WJZ-TV (CBS 13)
(Gary Thorne, Jim Palmer, Mike Bordick, Jim Hunter)
Local radioWBAL (AM)
Baltimore Orioles Radio Network
(Joe Angel, Fred Manfra, Jim Hunter, Dave Johnson)
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The 2014 Baltimore Orioles season was the 114th season in franchise history, the 61st in Baltimore, and the 23rd at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Birds would finish in first place in the American League East Division and return to the playoffs for the second time in three seasons, claiming their first division championship since 1997. The Orioles swept the Detroit Tigers in the Division Series and advanced to the AL Championship Series, where they were swept by the Kansas City Royals.

New Oriole Nelson Cruz led the majors in home runs with 40; following Chris Davis' 2013 championship this was the first time in franchise history two Orioles (or Browns) had won back-to-back home run titles. As a team the Birds hit 211 home runs to lead baseball, their third consecutive 200-homer season (another franchise first).

Preceding offseason

Entering the offseason, the Orioles had 11 arbitration eligible players, three contract options, and several outgoing free agents. They looked to make additions to their starting rotation, to add a "big bat", as well as to improve their bullpen, which was strong in 2012, but "average" in 2013.[1]

Outgoing free agents

Incoming free agents

Preseason trades

Regular season

March/April

On March 31, the Orioles won their 2014 regular season opener against the Boston Red Sox, but then proceeded to lose their next four games. After a full week and a 4–2 loss to the New York Yankees, the Orioles were in last place in the American League East and 3 games below .500. Orioles All-Star 3rd baseman Manny Machado, still recovering from off-season surgery, did not play in any games for the Orioles during the month of April; but Orioles catcher Matt Wieters got off to an uncharacteristically fast start hitting .338 with 4 homeruns and 15 RBIs.[26] The Orioles finished the month with 11 wins and 12 losses.[27]

May

Tommy Hunter started the season as the Orioles closer and was successful in 11 of his 12 save opportunities, but he blew 2 consecutive saves on May 10 and 13 and then was placed on the 15-day disabled list.[28] On May 11, the Orioles placed catcher Matt Wieters on the disabled list. Wieters was hitting over .300 and would ultimately be lost to the team for the entire season. The Orioles finished May with 15 wins and 15 losses but moved up to 3rd place in the American League East. The one bright spot in an otherwise mediocre April–May was the torrid hitting of new Oriole Nelson Cruz; by May 31 Cruz led all of MLB with a staggering 20 home runs and 51 runs batted in.

June

On June 6, the Orioles lost to the Oakland Athletics, 4–3 in 11 innings, dropping them 6 and 1/2 games out of first place. It would be the farthest out of first that the Orioles would be all season.[27] Adam Jones batted .348 with nine homers and 20 RBIs in June.[29] Utility player Steve Pearce, who had appeared in only 3 games for the Orioles in April, batted .361 in June with 5 home runs and 13 RBI's.[30] The Birds finished the month with 16 wins and 12 losses, trailing the first-place Blue Jays by one game.[27]

July

On Saturday July 5, the Orioles split a double-header with the Boston Red Sox and moved into sole possession of first place in the American League East and would remain in first place for the rest of the season.[27] By the All-Star break, the Orioles had increased their lead to 4 games[27] and three Oriole players were voted by the fans to the American League squad: Matt Weiters (his third), Adam Jones (his fourth) and Nelson Cruz (his third). This marked the first time in club history that three Orioles were voted onto the American League squad in consecutive years.[29] By the end of the month, new Oriole closer Zach Britton had 11 saves for the month[31] and the Orioles led the American League East by 1.5 games.[27]

August

On August 9, reserve catcher Caleb Joseph hit a homerun in the Orioles' 10–3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals; making him the first Orioles catcher to homer in 5 consecutive games.[32] Orioles 3rd baseman Machado injured his right knee on an awkward swing against the New York Yankees on August 11. After going on the disabled list and trying to rest his knee, he decided to have his knee surgically repaired thus ending his season.[33] Oriole shortstop J. J. Hardy batted .322 for the month with 5 homeruns and 18 RBI's.[34] First baseman Chris Davis filled in for Machado at third and hit 7 homeruns with 17 rbi's for the month.[35] The Orioles ended the month of August with four consecutive wins; increasing their lead in the American League East to 9 full games over the second place Yankees.

September

The Orioles started the month with a 6–4 loss to the Minnesota Twins but still maintained an 8 and 1/2 game lead over the second place Yankees.[27] Newly acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza also started the month with the Orioles and before September was over he would hit 3 triples, 3 homeruns, drive in 10 runs and bat over .300.[36] On September 7, the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7–5; Nelson Cruz went 4-for-5 with two home runs and 7 RBIs.[37] On September 12, Orioles' first baseman Chris Davis was suspended for 25 games for testing positive for amphetamine.[38] Davis claimed he tested positive due to the use of adderall—for which he previous had a "therapeutic use exemption" but did not have for the 2014 season.[39]

members of the 2014 Baltimore Orioles celebrating at Oriole Park immediately after clinching the American League East title
members of the 2014 Baltimore Orioles celebrating at Oriole Park immediately after clinching the American League East title

On Tuesday, September 16, the Orioles clinched the American League East Championship by beating the second place Toronto Blue Jays 8–2. The Orioles had not won an American League East title since 1997 and Tuesday marked the first time since 1969 that the Orioles won a division title in front of their fans at home.[40] Steve Pearce, who had replaced Chris Davis at first base, blasted a three-run homerun off Toronto right-hander Drew Hutchison to give the Orioles a 3–1 lead in the first inning. Oriole right-hander Ubaldo Jiménez, who hadn't been in the starting rotation for a month, picked up the win.[40] On September 25, the Orioles gave up a walk off hit to Derek Jeter in his final game at Yankee Stadium. The Orioles finished the season with 211 homeruns. 2014 is the third consecutive season the Orioles hit more than 200 homeruns and the first time in franchise history that they did it 3 years in a row.[41] The Orioles 401 walks were also the fewest walks as the modern Orioles[41] and their 44 stolen bases were their fewest since 1961.[41]

In-season transactions

Injuries etc.

Season standings

American League East

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 96 66 0.593 50–31 46–35
New York Yankees 84 78 0.519 12 43–38 41–40
Toronto Blue Jays 83 79 0.512 13 46–35 37–44
Tampa Bay Rays 77 85 0.475 19 36–45 41–40
Boston Red Sox 71 91 0.438 25 34–47 37–44


Record vs. Opponents


Source: AL Standings Head-to-Head
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET HOU KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 11–8 5–1 3–4 1–5 4–3 3–4 4–2 4–3 13–6 2–4 5–2 12–7 6–1 11–8 12–8
Boston 8–11 4–3 2–5 1–5 4–3 6–1 2–5 4–2 7–12 3–4 1–5 9–10 4–2 7–12 9–11
Chicago 1–5 3–4 9–10 9–10 3–3 6–13 1–5 9–10 2–5 4–3 3–4 5–2 2–4 5–2 11–9
Cleveland 4–3 5–2 10–9 8–11 5–2 10–9 2–5 11–8 4–3 2–4 2–4 4–2 6–1 2–4 10–10
Detroit 5–1 5–1 10–9 11–8 4–3 13–6 3–4 9–10 3–4 5–2 2–4 3–4 4–3 1–5 12–8
Houston 3–4 3–4 3–3 2–5 3–4 3–3 7–12 3–3 4–2 8–11 9–10 2–5 11–8 4–3 5–15
Kansas City 4–3 1–6 13–6 9–10 6–13 3–3 3–3 11–8 4–3 5–2 2–5 4–2 5–1 4–3 15–5
Los Angeles 2–4 5–2 5–1 5–2 4–3 12–7 3–3 7–0 2–4 10–9 7–12 5–2 14–5 5–2 12–8
Minnesota 3–4 2–4 10–9 8–11 10–9 3–3 8–11 0–7 3–4 1–6 5–2 2–4 2–5 4–2 9–11
New York 6–13 12–7 5–2 3–4 4–3 2–4 3–4 4–2 4–3 2–4 3–3 8–11 4–3 11–8 13–7
Oakland 4–2 4–3 3–4 4–2 2–5 11–8 2–5 9–10 6–1 4–2 9–10 4–2 9–10 4–3 13–7
Seattle 2–5 5–1 4–3 4–2 4–2 10–9 5–2 12–7 2–5 3–3 10–9 4–3 9–10 4–3 9–11
Tampa Bay 7–12 10–9 2–5 2–4 4–3 5–2 2–4 2–5 4–2 11–8 2–4 3–4 5–2 8–11 10–10
Texas 1–6 2–4 4–2 1–6 3–4 8–11 1–5 5–14 5–2 3–4 10–9 10–9 2–5 2–4 10–10
Toronto 8–11 12–7 2–5 4–2 5–1 3–4 3–4 2–5 2–4 8–11 3–4 3–4 11–8 4–2 13–7


Game log

Past Games Legend
Orioles Win Orioles Loss Game Postponed Clinched Playoff Spot*
Boldface text denotes an Orioles pitcher
* The codes in larger text are those which will be used most frequently. The codes in smaller text are only used
for one game per season and needn't be concerned about in early months (Apr.-Aug.) of the season.
Baltimore Orioles 2014 Season Game Log — Season Record: 96–66 (.593) — Home: 50–31 — Road: 46–35
March/April: 12–12 (.500) — Home: 5–6 — Road: 7–6
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
1 March 31 Red Sox 2–1 Britton (1–0) Lester (0–1) Hunter (1) Camden Yards 46,685 1–0 W1
2 April 2 Red Sox 2–6 Lackey (1–0) Jiménez (0–1) Camden Yards 25,078 1–1 L1
3 April 3 Red Sox 3–4 Doubront (1–0) Chen (0–1) Uehara (1) Camden Yards 20,880 1–2 L2
4 April 4 @ Tigers 4–10 Smyly (1–0) González (0–1) Comerica Park 23,625 1–3 L3
5 April 5 @ Tigers 6–7 Porcello (1–0) Norris (0–1) Nathan (1) Comerica Park 32,041 1–4 L4
6 April 6 @ Tigers 3–1 Tillman (1–0) Verlander (0–1) Hunter (2) Comerica Park 34,261 2–4 W1
7 April 7 @ Yankees 2–4 Kuroda (1–1) Jiménez (0–2) Kelley (1) Yankee Stadium 48,142 2–5 L1
8 April 8 @ Yankees 14–5 Chen (1–1) Nova (1–1) Yankee Stadium 35,864 3–5 W1
9 April 9 @ Yankees 5–4 Matusz (1–0) Kelley (0–1) Hunter (3) Yankee Stadium 39,412 4–5 W2
10 April 11 Blue Jays 0–2 McGowan (1–1) Tillman (1–1) Santos (4) Camden Yards 22,327 4–6 L1
11 April 12 Blue Jays 2–1 (12) Britton (2–0) Redmond (0–1) Camden Yards 30,446 5–6 W1
12 April 13 Blue Jays 3–11 Buehrle (3–0) Jiménez (0–3) Camden Yards 39,281 5–7 L1
13 April 14 Rays 7–1 Chen (2–1) Archer (1–1) Camden Yards 15,799 6–7 W1
April 15 Rays Postponed (rain). Makeup date June 27 as part of doubleheader.
14 April 16 Rays 3–0 González (1–1) Odorizzi (1–2) Hunter (4) Camden Yards 22,611 7–7 W2
15 April 18 @ Red Sox 8–4 Tillman (2–1) Lackey (2–2) O'Day (1) Fenway Park 36,408 8–7 W3
16 April 19 @ Red Sox 2–4 Tazawa (1–0) Norris (0–2) Uehara (4) Fenway Park 37,689 8–8 L1
17 April 20 @ Red Sox 5–6 Mujica (1–1) Matusz (1–1) Fenway Park 33,947 8–9 L2
18 April 21 @ Red Sox 7–6 Chen (3–1) Buchholz (0–2) Hunter (5) Fenway Park 37,513 9–9 W1
19 April 22 @ Blue Jays 3–9 Delabar (2–0) Meek (0–1) Rogers Centre 14,866 9–10 L1
20 April 23 @ Blue Jays 10–8 Tillman (3–1) Redmond (0–2) Hunter (6) Rogers Centre 15,202 10–10 W1
21 April 24 @ Blue Jays 11–4 Norris (1–2) Cecil (0–1) Rogers Centre 16,283 11–10 W2
22 April 25 Royals 0–5 Ventura (2–1) Jiménez (0–4) Camden Yards 22,478 11–11 L1
23 April 26 Royals 3–2 (10) Britton (3–0) Duffy (1–1) Camden Yards 34,941 12–11 W1
24 April 27 Royals 3–9 Shields (3–2) González (1–2) Camden Yards 38,368 12–12 L1
April 29 Pirates Postponed (rain). Makeup date May 1 as part of doubleheader.
April 30 Pirates Postponed (rain). Makeup date May 1 as part of doubleheader.
May: 15–15 (.500) — Home: 6–6 — Road: 9–9
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
25 May 1 Pirates 5–1 Norris (2–2) Morton (0–4) Hunter (7) Camden Yards 13–12 W1
26 May 1 Pirates 6–5 (10) Hunter (1–0) Pimentel (2–1) Camden Yards 28,290 14–12 W2
27 May 2 @ Twins 3–0 Jiménez (1–4) Nolasco (2–3) Hunter (8) Target Field 24,165 15–12 W3
28 May 3 @ Twins 1–6 Correia (1–3) Chen (3–2) Target Field 25,318 15–13 L1
29 May 4 @ Twins 2–5 Hughes (3–1) González (1–3) Perkins (7) Target Field 25,559 15–14 L2
30 May 6 @ Rays 5–3 O'Day (1–0) Peralta (1–2) Hunter (9) Tropicana Field 11,855 16–14 W1
31 May 7 @ Rays 4–3 Webb (1–0) Gomes (2–2) Hunter (10) Tropicana Field 11,282 17–14 W2
32 May 8 @ Rays 3–1 Jiménez (2–4) Price (3–3) O'Day (2) Tropicana Field 11,076 18–14 W3
33 May 9 Astros 4–3 Chen (4–2) Williams (1–2) Hunter (11) Camden Yards 28,875 19–14 W4
34 May 10 Astros 5–4 (10) Webb (2–0) Clemens (0–1) Camden Yards 26,264 20–14 W5
35 May 11 Astros 2–5 Cosart (2–3) Tillman (3–2) Qualls (2) Camden Yards 45,944 20–15 L1
36 May 12 Tigers 1–4 Porcello (6–1) Norris (2–3) Nathan (8) Camden Yards 24,517 20–16 L2
37 May 13 Tigers 1–4 Miller (1–0) Hunter (1–1) Nathan (9) Camden Yards 29,950 20–17 L3
38 May 14 Tigers 5–7 Verlander (5–2) Gausman (0–1) Nathan (10) Camden Yards 36,727 20–18 L4
39 May 15 @ Royals 2–1 Chen (5–2) Ventura (2–3) Britton (1) Kauffman Stadium 12,455 21–18 W1
40 May 16 @ Royals 4–0 Tillman (4–2) Guthrie (2–3) Kauffman Stadium 25,985 22–18 W2
41 May 17 @ Royals 0–1 Duffy (2–3) Norris (2–4) Holland (11) Kauffman Stadium 24,064 22–19 L1
42 May 18 @ Royals 6–8 Shields (6–3) Jiménez (2–5) Holland (12) Kauffman Stadium 22,692 22–20 L2
43 May 20 @ Pirates 9–2 González (2–3) Liriano (0–4) PNC Park 22,787 23–20 W1
44 May 21 @ Pirates 8–9 Morris (4–0) Webb (2–1) Melancon (7) PNC Park 19,365 23–21 L1
45 May 22 Indians 7–8 (13) Outman (4–0) Patton (0–1) Atchison (1) Camden Yards 18,894 23–22 L2
46 May 23 Indians 8–4 Norris (3–4) House (0–1) Camden Yards 39,602 24–22 W1
47 May 24 Indians 0–9 Kluber (5–3) Jiménez (2–6) Camden Yards 36,873 24–23 L1
48 May 25 Indians 4–2 González (3–3) Bauer (1–2) Britton (2) Camden Yards 37,649 25–23 W1
49 May 26 @ Brewers 7–6 (10) O'Day (2–0) Wooten (1–2) Britton (3) Miller Park 42,889 26–23 W2
50 May 27 @ Brewers 6–7 (10) Rodriguez (2–1) McFarland (0–1) Miller Park 25,552 26–24 L1
51 May 28 @ Brewers 3–8 Gallardo (3–3) Norris (3–5) Miller Park 28,280 26–25 L2
52 May 29 @ Astros 1–3 Fields (1–3) Guilmet (0–1) Qualls (4) Minute Maid Park 22,884 26–26 L3
53 May 30 @ Astros 1–2 Oberholtzer (2–6) González (3–4) Qualls (5) Minute Maid Park 38,482 26–27 L4
54 May 31 @ Astros 4–1 Tillman (5–2) Keuchel (6–3) Britton (4) Minute Maid Park 29,619 27–27 W1
June: 16–12 (.571) — Home: 9–9 — Road: 7–3
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
55 June 1 @ Astros 9–4 Chen (6–2) Feldman (3–3) Minute Maid Park 17,022 28–27 W2
56 June 3 @ Rangers 8–3 Matusz (2–1) Ogando (2–3) Globe Life Park in Arlington 31,542 29–27 W3
57 June 4 @ Rangers 6–5 Norris (4–5) Martinez (1–2) Britton (5) Globe Life Park in Arlington 27,934 30–27 W4
58 June 5 @ Rangers 6–8 Ross (2–4) Matusz (2–2) Soria (12) Globe Life Park in Arlington 34,254 30–28 L1
59 June 6 Athletics 3–4 (11) Abad (1–2) Meek (0–2) Doolittle (8) Camden Yards 28,076 30–29 L2
60 June 7 Athletics 6–3 Gausman (1–1) Gray (6–2) Camden Yards 44,202 31–29 W1
61 June 8 Athletics 1–11 Kazmir (7–2) Jiménez (2–7) Camden Yards 38,244 31–30 L1
62 June 9 Red Sox 4–0 Norris (5–5) Peavy (1–4) Camden Yards 19,729 32–30 W1
63 June 10 Red Sox 0–1 Workman (1–0) Tillman (5–3) Uehara (13) Camden Yards 24,184 32–31 L1
64 June 11 Red Sox 6–0 Chen (7–2) De La Rosa (1–2) Camden Yards 25,886 33–31 W1
65 June 12 Blue Jays 4–2 Gausman (2–1) Buehrle (10–3) Britton (6) Camden Yards 17,403 34–31 W2
66 June 13 Blue Jays 0–4 Hutchison (5–4) Jiménez (2–8) McGowan (1) Camden Yards 44,031 34–32 L1
67 June 14 Blue Jays 3–2 Norris (6–5) Dickey (6–5) Britton (7) Camden Yards 33,901 35–32 W1
68 June 15 Blue Jays 2–5 Happ (6–3) Tillman (5–4) Janssen (12) Camden Yards 46,469 35–33 L1
69 June 16 @ Rays 4–5 McGee (3–0) O'Day (2–1) Oviedo (1) Tropicana Field 10,576 35–34 L2
70 June 17 @ Rays 7–5 González (4–4) Bédard (3–5) Britton (8) Tropicana Field 10,803 36–34 W1
71 June 18 @ Rays 2–0 Gausman (3–1) Cobb (2–5) Britton (9) Tropicana Field 12,448 37–34 W2
72 June 20 @ Yankees 3–5 Huff (2–0) Britton (3–1) Yankee Stadium 46,197 37–35 L1
73 June 21 @ Yankees 6–1 Norris (7–5) Nuño (1–4) Yankee Stadium 47,165 38–35 W1
74 June 22 @ Yankees 8–0 Tillman (6–4) Tanaka (11–2) Yankee Stadium 47,493 39–35 W2
75 June 23 White Sox 6–4 Brach (1–0) Belisario (3–4) Camden Yards 17,931 40–35 W3
76 June 24 White Sox 2–4 Quintana (4–7) González (4–5) Belisario (8) Camden Yards 20,596 40–36 L1
77 June 25 White Sox 5–4 (12) Hunter (2–1) Webb (4–2) Camden Yards 22,020 41–36 W1
78 June 27 Rays 2–5 Colomé (1–0) Gausman (3–2) McGee (2) Camden Yards 15,614 41–37 L1
79 June 27 Rays 4–1 Tillman (7–4) Oviedo (3–3) Britton (10) Camden Yards 34,895 42–37 W1
80 June 28 Rays 4–5 Bédard (4–5) Chen (7–3) McGee (3) Camden Yards 36,387 42–38 L1
81 June 29 Rays 7–12 Cobb (3–6) Meek (0–3) Camden Yards 32,665 42–39 L2
82 June 30 Rangers 7–1 Jiménez (3–8) Saunders (0–5) Camden Yards 15,252 43–39 W1
July: 17–8 (.680) — Home: 8–3 — Road: 9–5
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
83 July 1 Rangers 8–3 McFarland (1–1) Martinez (1–6) Camden Yards 19,150 44–39 W2
84 July 2 Rangers 6–4 Brach (2–0) Cotts (2–5) Britton (11) Camden Yards 13,478 45–39 W3
85 July 3 Rangers 5–2 Chen (8–3) Baker (0–2) Britton (12) Camden Yards 24,535 46–39 W4
July 4 @ Red Sox Postponed (rain). Makeup date July 5 as part of doubleheader.
86 July 5 @ Red Sox 2–3 Uehara (4–2) McFarland (1–2) Fenway Park 35,714 46–40 L1
87 July 5 @ Red Sox 7–4 Brach (3–0) Lackey (9–6) Britton (13) Fenway Park 36,468 47–40 W1
88 July 6 @ Red Sox 7–6 (12) Brach (4–0) Mujica (2–4) Britton (14) Fenway Park 35,811 48–40 W2
89 July 7 @ Nationals 8–2 (11) McFarland (2–2) Stammen (0–4) Nationals Park 35,126 49–40 W3
July 8 @ Nationals Postponed (rain). Makeup date August 4.
90 July 9 Nationals 2–6 Fister (8–2) Norris (7–6) Camden Yards 35,575 49–41 L1
91 July 10 Nationals 4–3 Chen (9–3) Gonzalez (6–5) Britton (15) Camden Yards 30,417 50–41 W1
92 July 11 Yankees 3–2 (10) McFarland (3–2) Warren (1–5) Camden Yards 45,389 51–41 W2
93 July 12 Yankees 0–3 Greene (2–0) Tillman (7–5) Robertson (23) Camden Yards 46,667 51–42 L1
94 July 13 Yankees 3–1 (5) Gausman (4–2) Whitley (4–3) Camden Yards 34,483 52–42 W1
ASG July 15 All-Star Game NL 3–5 AL Scherzer Neshek Perkins Target Field Box
95 July 18 @ Athletics 4–5 O'Flaherty (1–0) Britton (3–2) O.co Coliseum 27,232 52–43 L1
96 July 19 @ Athletics 8–4 Chen (10–3) Hammel (8–7) Britton (16) O.co Coliseum 36,067 53–43 W1
97 July 20 @ Athletics 2–10 Gray (11–3) Gausman (4–3) O.co Coliseum 30,124 53–44 L1
98 July 21 @ Angels 4–2 Norris (8–6) Shoemaker (7–3) Britton (17) Angel Stadium of Anaheim 39,028 54–44 W1
99 July 22 @ Angels 4–2 González (5–5) Morin (2–3) Britton (18) Angel Stadium of Anaheim 35,353 55–44 W2
100 July 23 @ Angels 2–3 Weaver (11–6) Hunter (2–2) Street (25) Angel Stadium of Anaheim 40,185 55–45 L1
101 July 24 @ Mariners 4–0 Chen (11–3) Iwakuma (8–5) Safeco Field 19,621 56–45 W1
102 July 25 @ Mariners 2–1 (10) O'Day (3–1) Furbush (1–5) Britton (19) Safeco Field 34,792 57–45 W2
103 July 26 @ Mariners 3–4 Young (9–6) Norris (8–7) Rodney (28) Safeco Field 36,936 57–46 L1
104 July 27 @ Mariners 3–2 McFarland (4–2) Medina (4–2) Britton (20) Safeco Field 26,523 58–46 W1
105 July 29 Angels 7–6 (12) Webb (3–1) Rasmus (2–1) Camden Yards 36,882 59–46 W2
106 July 30 Angels 4–3 Gausman (5–3) Richards (11–4) Britton (21) Camden Yards 27,195 60–46 W3
107 July 31 Angels 0–1 (13) Santiago (3–7) Webb (3–2) Street (28) Camden Yards 24,974 60–47 L1
August: 19–9 (.679) — Home: 12–3 — Road: 7–6
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
108 August 1 Mariners 2–1 Chen (12–3) Elías (8–9) Britton (22) Camden Yards 39,487 61–47 W1
109 August 2 Mariners 3–6 Leone (4–2) González (5–6) Camden Yards 36,508 61–48 L1
110 August 3 Mariners 1–0 Tillman (8–5) Iwakuma (9–6) Britton (23) Camden Yards 35,217 62–48 W1
111 August 4 @ Nationals 7–3 Gausman (6–3) Roark (11–7) Nationals Park 42,181 63–48 W2
112 August 5 @ Blue Jays 9–3 Norris (9–7) Buehrle (11–8) Rogers Centre 36,183 64–48 W3
113 August 6 @ Blue Jays 1–5 Hutchison (8–9) Chen (12–4) Rogers Centre 33,054 64–49 L1
114 August 7 @ Blue Jays 2–1 González (6–6) Happ (8-6) Britton (24) Rogers Centre 34,676 65–49 W1
115 August 8 Cardinals 12–2 Tillman (9–5) Masterson (5–7) Camden Yards 43,743 66–49 W2
116 August 9 Cardinals 10–3 Jiménez (4–8) Lackey (12–8) Camden Yards 40,894 67–49 W3
117 August 10 Cardinals 3–8 Lynn (12–8) Gausman (6–4) Camden Yards 27,779 67–50 L1
118 August 11 Yankees 11–3 Norris (10–7) Capuano (1–3) Camden Yards 34,018 68–50 W1
August 12 Yankees Postponed (rain). Makeup date September 12 as part of doubleheader.
119 August 13 Yankees 5–3 O'Day (4–1) Kelley (2–4) Britton (25) Camden Yards 37,587 69–50 W2
120 August 15 @ Indians 1–2 (11) Atchison (6–0) Matusz (2–3) Progressive Field 27,845 69–51 L1
121 August 16 @ Indians 0–6 Carrasco (5–4) Jiménez (4–9) Progressive Field 27,881 69–52 L2
122 August 17 @ Indians 4–1 Gausman (7–4) Salazar (4–6) Britton (26) Progressive Field 22,564 70–52 W1
123 August 18 @ White Sox 8–2 Norris (11–7) Sale (10–3) U.S. Cellular Field 17,686 71–52 W2
124 August 19 @ White Sox 5–1 Tillman (10–5) Quintana (6–10) U.S. Cellular Field 13,307 72–52 W3
125 August 20 @ White Sox 4–3 Chen (13–4) Noesí (7–9) Britton (27) U.S. Cellular Field 15,137 73–52 W4
126 August 22 @ Cubs 1–4 Arrieta (7–4) Gausman (7–5) Rondón (20) Wrigley Field 33,761 73–53 L1
127 August 23 @ Cubs 2–7 Grimm (4–2) Norris (11–8) Wrigley Field 37,156 73–54 L2
128 August 24 @ Cubs 1–2 Wada (4–1) González (6–7) Rondón (21) Wrigley Field 32,774 73–55 L3
129 August 25 Rays 9–1 Tillman (11–5) Odorizzi (9–11) Camden Yards 15,516 74–55 W1
130 August 26 Rays 4–2 Brach (5–0) Balfour (1–6) Britton (28) Camden Yards 16,406 75–55 W2
131 August 27 Rays 1–3 Smyly (9–10) Gausman (7–6) McGee (15) Camden Yards 20,762 75–56 L1
132 August 28 Rays 5–4 Miller (4–5) Yates (0–2) Britton (29) Camden Yards 16,915 76–56 W1
133 August 29 Twins 9–1 González (7–7) May (0–4) Camden Yards 27,464 77–56 W2
134 August 30 Twins 3–2 Miller (5–5) Burton (2–3) Britton (30) Camden Yards 30,322 78–56 W3
135 August 31 Twins 12–8 Chen (14–4) Nolasco (5–10) Britton (31) Camden Yards 40,905 79–56 W4
September: 17–10 (.630) — Home: 10–4 — Road: 7–6
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
136 September 1 Twins 4–6 Hughes (15–9) Gausman (7–7) Perkins (33) Camden Yards 33,156 79–57 L1
137 September 2 Reds 5–4 Norris (12–8) Latos (5–4) Britton (32) Camden Yards 15,021 80–57 W1
138 September 3 Reds 6–0 González (8–7) Axelrod (1–1) Camden Yards 20,246 81–57 W2
139 September 4 Reds 9–7 Hunter (3–2) Parra (0–2) Britton (33) Camden Yards 21,114 82–57 W3
140 September 5 @ Rays 0–3 Boxberger (4–1) Webb (3–3) McGee (16) Tropicana Field 14,632 82–58 L1
141 September 6 @ Rays 2–3 Boxberger (5–1) Brach (5–1) Tropicana Field 17,969 82–59 L2
142 September 7 @ Rays 7–5 (11) Brach (6–1) Ramos (2–6) Miller (1) Tropicana Field 19,914 83–59 W1
143 September 8 @ Red Sox 4–0 González (9–7) Kelly (3–4) Fenway Park 35,894 84–59 W2
144 September 9 @ Red Sox 4–1 Tillman (12–5) Ranaudo (3–2) Britton (34) Fenway Park 37,008 85–59 W3
145 September 10 @ Red Sox 10–6 Chen (15–4) Workman (1–9) O'Day (3) Fenway Park 35,374 86–59 W4
146 September 12 Yankees 2–1 (11) Brach (7–1) Warren (3–6) Camden Yards 31,871 87–59 W5
147 September 12 Yankees 5–0 Norris (13–8) Mitchell (0–1) Camden Yards 43,707 88–59 W6
148 September 13 Yankees 2–3 Greene (5–3) González (9–8) Robertson (36) Camden Yards 44,231 88–60 L1
149 September 14 Yankees 3–2 O'Day (5–1) Robertson (2–5) Camden Yards 43,947 89–60 W1
150 September 15 Blue Jays 5–2 Chen (16–4) Stroman (10–6) Britton (35) Camden Yards 25,061 90–60 W2
151 September 16 Blue Jays 8–2 Jiménez (5–9) Hutchison (10–12) Camden Yards 35,297 91–60 W3
152 September 17 Blue Jays 6–1 Norris (14–8) Happ (9–11) Camden Yards 37,537 92–60 W4
153 September 19 Red Sox 3–5 (10) Tazawa (4–3) O'Day (5–2) Mujica (7) Camden Yards 39,079 92–61 L1
154 September 20 Red Sox 7–2 Tillman (13–5) De La Rosa (4–8) Camden Yards 43,015 93–61 W1
155 September 21 Red Sox 2–3 Kelly (5–4) González (9–9) Mujica (8) Camden Yards 38,329 93–62 L1
156 September 22 @ Yankees 0–5 Pineda (4–5) Chen (16–5) Yankee Stadium 35,614 93–63 L2
157 September 23 @ Yankees 5–4 Jiménez (6–9) McCarthy (10–15) Britton (36) Yankee Stadium 43,201 94–63 W1
158 September 24 @ Yankees 9–5 Norris (15–8) Greene (5–4) Yankee Stadium 46,056 95–63 W2
159 September 25 @ Yankees 5–6 Robertson (4–5) Meek (0–4) Yankee Stadium 48,613 95–64 L1
160 September 26 @ Blue Jays 2–4 Hutchison (11–13) Tillman (13–6) Stroman (1) Rogers Centre 27,037 95–65 L2
161 September 27 @ Blue Jays 2–4 Happ (11–11) Chen (16–6) Janssen (25) Rogers Centre 37,996 95–66 L3
162 September 28 @ Blue Jays 1–0 González (10–9) Dickey (14–13) Britton (37) Rogers Centre 45,901 96–66 W1

Post-season

Division Series

Main article: 2014 American League Division Series

The Orioles swept the Detroit Tigers in the Division Series.

ALDS notes

Championship Series

Main article: 2014 American League Championship Series

The Orioles were swept by the Kansas City Royals 4 games to 0 in the AL pennant series.

Postseason game log

2014 Baltimore Orioles Postseason Game Log
American League Division Series vs. Detroit Tigers (Baltimore won series 3–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Series
1 October 2 Tigers 12–3 Tillman (1–0) Scherzer (0–1) Camden Yards 47,842 1–0
2 October 3 Tigers 7–6 Brach (1–0) Soria (0–1) Britton (1) Camden Yards 48,058 2–0
3 October 5 @ Tigers 2–1 Norris (1–0) Price (0–1) Britton (2) Comerica Park 43,013 3–0

2014 ALDS Composite Box Score

Inning 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 2 1 2 1 0 2 1 12 0 21 26 1
Detroit 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 2 1 10 22 2
American League Championship Series vs. Kansas City Royals (Baltimore lost series 0–4)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Series
1 October 10 Royals 6–8 (10) Davis (1–0) O'Day (0–1) Holland (1) Camden Yards 47,124 0–1
2 October 11 Royals 4–6 Davis (2–0) O'Day (0–2) Holland (2) Camden Yards 46,912 0–2
3 October 14 @ Royals 1–2 Frasor (1–0) Chen (0–1) Holland (3) Kauffman Stadium 40,183 0–3
4 October 15 @ Royals 1–2 Vargas (1–0) González (0–1) Holland (4) Kauffman Stadium 40,468 0–4

2014 ALCS Composite Box Score

Inning 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Baltimore 0 2 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 12 30 3
Kansas City 4 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 3 18 37 2

Accolades

The following players represented the Orioles in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

DH Nelson Cruz won the MLB and American League home run championships with 40

Center fielder Adam Jones and Right fielder Nick Markakis both won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award.

Manager Buck Showalter was named the American League Manager of the Year, his third award.

General Manager Dan Duquette was named The Sporting News' Major League Baseball Executive of the Year

Roster

2014 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Norfolk Tides International League Ron Johnson
AA Bowie Baysox Eastern League Gary Kendall
A Frederick Keys Carolina League Luis Pujols
A Delmarva Shorebirds South Atlantic League Ryan Minor
A-Short Season Aberdeen IronBirds New York–Penn League Matt Merullo
Rookie GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League Orlando Gómez

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