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Gulf Coast League Orioles

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The Gulf Coast League Orioles are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Gulf Coast League. The Orioles were originally a team from 1991–2003, but were reactivated in 2007. The Orioles play their home games in Sarasota, Florida at Ed Smith Stadium, which became the spring training home to the Orioles at the start of the 2010 season.

Gulf Coast League Orioles
Founded in 1991
Sarasota, Florida
Minor league affiliations
LeagueGulf Coast League
Major league affiliations
CurrentBaltimore Orioles
Minor league titles
League titles (0)None
Division titles (2)
  • 1991
  • 2011
Team data
NicknameGCL Orioles (1991-2003, 2007-present)
BallparkEd Smith Stadium
Baltimore Orioles
ManagerAlan Mills


The Orioles came back as a team in 2007 for the first time since the GCL Orioles folded in 2003, as the Baltimore Orioles now had seven minor league affiliates. under new manager Orlando Gomez. After a rocky 1-4 start, the Orioles progressively got better and won eight games in a row, but placed 2nd in the East and missing the playoffs. They finished the season 32-24.

Season by seasonEdit

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
GCL Orioles (1991–2003)
1991 35-24 1st Ed Napoleon Lost League Finals
vs. GCL Expos (2 games to 1)
1992 29-29 9th Phillip Wellman Missed
1993 30-28 8th Oneri Fleita Missed
1994 23-36 12th Oneri Fleita Missed
1995 34-25 7th Julio Garcia Missed
1996 36-24 4th Tommy Shields Missed
1997 27-33 10th Butch Davis Missed
1998 28-32 8th (t) Butch Davis Missed
1999 31-28 6th Jesus Alfaro Missed
2000 25-31 9th Jesus Alfaro Missed
2001 22-34 11th (t) Jesus Alfaro Missed
2002 24-36 12th Jesus Alfaro Missed
2003 32-28 4th Jesus Alfaro Missed
GCL Orioles (2007–Present)
2007 32-24 2nd East Orlando Gomez Missed
2008 14-41 16th Jesus Alfaro Missed
2009 30-26 5th Ramon Sambo Missed
2010 25-34 13th Ramon Sambo Missed
2011 38-22 2nd Ramon Sambo Lost in 1st round
vs. GCL Yankees (1 game to 0)
2012 25-35 12th Ramon Sambo Missed
2013 30-30 6th (t) Orlando Gomez Missed
2014 29-31 10th Orlando Gomez Missed
2015 34-25 5th (t) Matt Merullo Missed
2016 27-32 11th (t) Orlando Gomez Missed
2017 28-32 12th (t) Carlos Tosca Missed
2018 13-42 18th Carlos Tosca Missed

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