Friday, October 31st, 2014

I think we can finally put the “Would Jim Johnson make a good starting pitcher?” questions to bed for good. Johnson, who set an Orioles record with 51 saves last season, has been quoted in the past as saying he would like to be a starter. It’s been a topic of discussion for several years, [...]

Despite pulling a moribund franchise from the depths of a 15-year losing streak and coming within one game of the American League Championship series, despite reversing a 69-93 record to 93-69, despite putting together the best record in one-run and extra inning games in recent memory, apparently O’s skipper Buck Showalter did NOT do enough [...]

For the last several weeks, our friends over at Baltimore Sports Report┬áhave been doing a very fun little exercise where they choose the cast for “Buckyball: A True Underdog Story” (like Dodgeball), a movie that documents the Baltimore Orioles’ amazing 2012 season. Some of the cast they have chosen include: Will Smith as Adam Jones, [...]

Yesterday, the Orioles made one contract move, as they exercised their $1 million option for right handed reliever Luis Ayala. Ayala – his inherited runner track record aside – was damn impressive out of the bullpen, pitching to a 2.64 ERA in 66 appearances. However, it was the option that the club declined that has [...]