Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Angels Hit Hard Against Jimenez, Bundy As Orioles Give Up SweepUbaldo Jimenez (2-5) is still winless on the road in four tries. He ran into trouble in the third inning, giving up five runs, all earned, and was chased from the game with two outs in the sixth. Jimenez gave up six earned runs on eight hits, walking three and striking out three. Shortly after recording his 1,500th strikeout in the sixth inning, Jimenez was removed in favor of Dylan Bundy.
Jimenez Gives Up Six Runs, Angels Top Orioles 10-2Los Angeles took a 6-0 lead in the third against Ubaldo Jimenez (2-5), who gave up six runs and eight hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Listen Live: Baltimore Orioles at LA Angels [Live Audio] MLBTwo of the brightest stars in the majors square off Friday as the Baltimore Orioles begin a nine-game road trip with a weekend series against the surging Los Angeles Angels. Baltimore shortstop Manny Machado moved to the front of the MVP discussion with a dominant April but surely will be challenged by Angels center fielder Mike Trout, who is heating up following a slow start.
Garceau: Orioles At Quarter Mark, 4 Players Up & 4 Players DownThe Orioles start the road trip with a 24-15 record, they lead the AL East by percentage points over Boston and their .615 win percentage is the best in the American League and second to only the Cubs (.715) in all of Major League Baseball. The first quarter of the season has included two 7-game win streaks.
Lind Homers To Propel Mariners Over Orioles 7-2Adam Lind broke open a close game with a three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Thursday to complete another successful road series.
Watch: Bowie Baysox Pitcher Tolliver Catches Ball BarehandedBowie Baysox pitcher Ashur Tolliver took a huge risk during the game on Wednesday night. Below, you'll see the pitcher snatch a ball barehanded.
Wieters Wins Big During 700th Career Start With OriolesMatt Wieters made his 700th career start at catcher for the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday and celebrated by helping them snap a brief two-game losing streak.
Orioles Beat Mariners 5-2, Set Up Rubber Match With MarinersMark Trumbo and Matt Wieters hit back-to-back homers for the Orioles, whose 17-7 record at Camden Yards is the best home mark in the major leagues. Wieters also had two doubles for his first three-hit game this season.
Jeremy Conn: Orioles Look 'Pretty Darn Good' At Quarter PoleWe are almost a quarter of the way through the season and the Orioles statistically have the best record in the American League. They also have the best record at home throughout all of baseball.
Orioles Insider Rich Dubroff On The Big BeatdownRich Dubroff joined Vinny and Rob to talk Orioles baseball and Jimenez's performance.
Could Pitching Changes Be On The Horizon For The Baltimore Orioles?Jim Duquette, former NY Mets GM and former VP of Operations for the Baltimore Orioles, joined the Norris and Davis show to talk about the Orioles and the MLB.