First Rat to desert a sunken ship….
Jim Duquette has resigned as VP of the Orioles. Duquette was instrumental in such earth-shattering signings as Corey Patterson and Danys Baez, while also having the savvy to trade John Maine away for Anna Benson (kind enough to bring her husband, Kris, at least for one season). The Nest fully expects more shake-ups to continue in the coming weeks from all sides: front office, coaching staff, and players.
Another promising note: According to Baltimore Sun blogger Roch Kubatko, an MLB scout he talks with has called the O’s “ugly,” and the worst team in baseball.
Baltimore Baseball: Catch the Fever!