Orioles

Steve Davis: Gausman’s Call-Up Indicts Others

View Comments
Steve Davis Steve Davis
Email: steve@1057thefan.com Steve Davis co-hosts the Norris ...
Read More

Baltimore Orioles
Upcoming Games

Buy Orioles Tickets Full Schedule
Friday Apr 10
vs. Blue Jays
Saturday Apr 11
vs. Blue Jays
Sunday Apr 12
vs. Blue Jays
Orioles Central
Shop Team Gear
Shop Tickets
MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries
1057topper Steve Davis: Gausmans Call Up Indicts Others
(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

I am like everybody else, excited about what Kevin Gausman has to offer on Thursday night.

We saw with Manny Machado last year that a player can get called up from Bowie, and have a positive impact.

That said, this is not what the Orioles wanted to happen. They wanted Gausman to get more seasoning in the minors, and probably do some time in Norfolk too. So, while this is an endorsement of Gausman’s abilities, it is also and indictment of others in the organization.

Jake Arrieta is on the ballclub, and the Orioles passed on him. Zach Britton is supposed to be a great prospect, but his stay up here was short. Steve Johnson only got one start. Jair Jurrjens was quickly dispatched.

Now, some of these guys will be back, but the fact that the Orioles were willing to speed up the clock on Gausman tells you what they think of some of their other players as well.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,762 other followers