Frederick Keys Blog

Orioles Minor League Free Agents Announced

The following players are officially minor league free agents, according to Baseball America. Baltimore Orioles RHP: Tim Alderson (AAA), Tim Bascom (AA), Eric Beaulac (AAA), Zach Clark (Hi A), Manny Delcarmen (AAA), Daniel McCutchen (AA), Jose Nivar (Lo A), Stu Pomeranz* (AA), Adam Russell (AAA), Zech Zinicola (AA) LHP: Mark Hendrickson (AAA), Daniel Schlereth (AAA) C: Allan de […]

Keys Release 2013 Schedule

Keys Open 25th Anniversary Season on Friday, April 5th Frederick, MD – The Frederick Keys, Advanced Class-A Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, have set its schedule for the 2013 season. The upcoming year will mark the 25th season of Keys baseball. Frederick will start its campaign at home for the second consecutive year as the […]

Keys End Year On A High Note

End Second Half with Winning Record and Four-Game Win Streak FREDERICK, MD – Defeating the Carolina Mudcats 5-2, the Keys ended their 2012 season on a high note, winning four consecutive games to close out the second half with a winning record. After a tumultuous 27-43 first half record, which was the worst of all […]

Keys Drown Mudcats In Extras With 2-1 Win

Tyler Wilson Dominates Again; Gives Up No Runs and Strikes Out Ten FREDERICK, MD – With a walk, balk, sacrifice bunt and then sacrifice fly, the Keys walked-off 2-1 winners against the Carolina Mudcats in the 10th inning in front of 5,704 fans at Harry Grove Stadium. The decisive play came with Tyler Townsend at […]

Hammel Paces Frederick To 5-2 Win

Baltimore Orioles Pitcher on Rehab Assignment Tosses Five Scoreless and Strikes Out Seven FREDERICK, MD – Donning a Frederick Keys uniform, Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jason Hammel guided the Keys to a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Mudcats in front of 6,962 fans at Harry Grove Stadium. Hammel pitched five innings, giving up no runs […]

Comeback Win Ends Trip

Keys Return Home After Satisfying 5-4 Win in Salem A road trip that saw the Keys playoff hopes come to a close ended on a positive note, as the Keys rallied for four seventh inning runs in a 5-4 win in Salem Friday night. The victory salvaged a game in the four-game series with the […]

Playoff Hopes Dashed

Keys Loss Coupled With Wilmington Win Eliminates Frederick Frederick’s bid at a second half pennant in the north came to a close on Thursday night as the Keys dropped a 3-1 game in Salem. Wilmington defeated Myrtle Beach 9-3 so the Keys post-season hopes were erased. The Blue Rocks clinched the division also eliminating Potomac […]

Keys Fall To Brink Of Elimination

Frederick a Strike Away but Fall Short in Salem The Keys had done just about everything to stay in the thick of the Northern Division pennant chase on Wednesday night. They had overcome a three-run deficit and a Salem rally to tie the game following. And they were one strike away. But consecutive two-out doubles […]

Travis Adair Activated From DL

INF Travis Adair has been activated from the disabled list. In a corresponding move, INF Sammie Starr was transferred to Delmarva. Adair, 24, was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 13th round of the 2008 draft. He was signed as a minor league free agent by the Orioles this past off-season. Year Age Tm […]

Tyler Townsend Activated From DL

1B Tyler Townsend has been activated from the disabled list (wrist). Townsend, 24, was selected by the Orioles in the 3rd round of the 2009 draft. Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS 2009 21 Aberdeen NYPL A- BAL 31 […]