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The Orioles are open to trade offers involving up-and-coming outfielder star Cedric Mullins, per MLB Network's Jon Heyman. Any deal would, of course, require a large prospect haul in return. (Source: Jon Heyman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Heyman notes that the Phillies, Rangers, Astros, Giants, Mets, and Yankees all need outfield help, though it's unclear if any of these teams have engaged in trade talks. The Orioles' asking price is high and they would presumably want to trade him outside of the AL East (or potentially outside of the entire AL altogether).

Category: Rumors


The Orioles placed Anthony Santander on the 10-day IL with a knee sprain. (Source: Baltimore Orioles on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This will end his season. The 26-year-old hit .241 with a .719 OPS in 110 games for the Orioles in 2021.

Category: Injury Updates


Keegan Akin allowed five hits, one walk, one run, and six strikeouts in five and one-third innings. The Orioles lost 4-3 Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: Akin has a 6.63 ERA this season. He'll be undrafted next spring.

Category: Game Recaps


Austin Hays went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and one strikeout. The Orioles lost 8-6 to the Red Sox.

Fantasy Impact: Hays has a career-high 21 homers this season, and he's hitting .254 with a. .766 OPS.

Category: Game Recaps


Trey Mancini went 1-for-5 with one double, three RBIs, and two strikeouts.

Fantasy Impact: Mancini is a front-runner for comeback player of the year but he will probably be available as a reserve in 2022 fantasy drafts. He's got 21 home runs with a .778 OPS this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Ryan Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two walks, two singles, and one strikeout. The Orioles lost 8-6 Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Mountcastle has had an up-and-down sophomore season and will likely find himself in the early double-digit rounds in fantasy drafts next spring. He's got 30 home runs and is hitting .263 with a .815 OPS.

Category: Game Recaps


Alex Wells allowed five runs on six hits, one walk, and three strikeouts in five innings. The Orioles lost 8-6 Sunday and are 47-102 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Wells has a 7.96 ERA. He's not relevant in redraft leagues.

Category: Game Recaps


John Means allowed two runs on five hits, two walks, and five strikeouts in seven innings. The Orioles lost 6-0 and are 45-94 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Means will face the Yankees in his next start. He allowed 11 hard-hit balls and got eight whiffs against the Royals on Thursday.

Category: Game Recaps


Mike Baumann came on in relief of Alex Wells and allowed one run (zero earned) on two hits, one walk, and one strikeout in three and two-third innings. The Orioles won 7-3 Tuesday over the Royals.

Fantasy Impact: Baumann's win was the first of his career in his first-ever big league appearance. The 25-year-old will try and carve out a role with the Orioles in the final month of the season.

Category: Game Recaps


Jorge Mateo went 0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and one stolen base. The Orioles beat the Royals 7-3 on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Mateo is one of the fastest players in the major leagues, but he's severely handicapped at the bottom of the Orioles lineup for fantasy purposes. Managers can remember the name as a sleeper for the next draft season.

Category: Game Recaps


DJ Stewart went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer off Royals starter Jackson Kowar. The Orioles won 7-3 Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Stewart is hitting .209 with a .720 OPS this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Zac Lowther allowed one run on three hits, two walks, and two strikeouts in six innings. The Orioles lost 3-2 on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: Lowther has a 6.91 ERA this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Tyler Wells pitched a perfect ninth inning as the Orioles beat the Yankees 8-7 on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Wells has a 3.35 ERA this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Marcos Diplan allowed one run on one hit and one walk in one inning. The Orioles bailed him out by scoring four runs in the top of the seventh Sunday to win 8-7.

Fantasy Impact: Diplan's first career win was his first career decision; he's got a 4.42 ERA.

Category: Game Recaps


Cole Sulser was perfect with one strikeout over one and one-third innings. The Orioles beat the Yankees 4-3 on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Sulser has a 2.98 ERA, and if there's a pitcher to own in the Orioles bullpen - it's him.

Category: Game Recaps


Chris Ellis allowed zero runs on zero hits, three walks, and two strikeouts through five innings.

Fantasy Impact: Ellis is not a recommended pick-up in standard redraft leagues.

Category: Game Recaps


Jose Iglesias was released by the Angels on Friday. (Source: Jeff Fletcher on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: The Angels likely plan to play Jack Mayfield at shortstop the rest of the season. Iglesias hit .259 this season with eight home runs as he is set to hit free agency after this year.

Category: Transactions


Matt Harvey allowed four runs on six hits, one walk, and zero strikeouts in four innings. The Orioles lost 5-4 on Wednesday and have the worst record in baseball.

Fantasy Impact: Harvey has a 6.28 ERA in 27 starts this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Spenser Watkins allowed six runs on seven hits, one walk, and four strikeouts in five innings. The Orioles lost 12-8 Sunday and are 40-89 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Watkins has a 7.47 ERA this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Pedro Severino went 2-for-5 with one home run, one single, one run scored, one strikeout, and six RBIs. The Orioles won 13-1 and are now 40-86 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Severino set a career-high with six RBIs, thanks to a fifth-inning grand slam that broke the game open for the Orioles. He's hitting .235 with a .680 OPS this season.

Category: Game Recaps