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BLOG: Simple PleasuresThe way this team played down the stretch, winning six out of their final 10 games of the season, was a lot of fun. They added a play-off feel for baseball to this town because they did not roll over and die for contenders.
BLOG: Positive AcquisitionsThis past Baltimore Orioles offseason, we made a big deal about the team bringing in Derek Lee and Vladimir Guerrero and what they would mean to the middle of this teams lineup.
BLOG: O's Bright SpotIn this disastrous Baltimore Orioles 2011 baseball season, there hasn't been a whole lot for O's fans to cheer about.
BLOG: Utter EmbarrassmentThe good news is Friday night, the Baltimore Orioles finally beat the New York Yankees. The bad news is what came after.
BLOG: What To DoEvery Orioles player not signed through 2013 should be traded
BLOG: Have The Orioles Reached Rock Bottom?I said the O's would not compete this year and Andy MacPhail didn't make the right moves to help this club, but I honestly didn't think it would be this bad. I actually picked them to win 83 games and finish a hair over .500, but it's apparent that is not going to happen.
BLOG: Orioles Slide ContinuesThe Orioles lost their eighth game in a row last night. This time to the Minnesota Twins
Can't Win 'Em AllThe Orioles lost their first game last night 7-3 to the Detroit Tigers. Let's not start jumping out of planes people. The team is going to lose more than a few games this season. Last night, the difference was in the starting pitching.
BLOG: On The Injury FrontThe Orioles have gotten some good news injury wise of late. MRI's for both Brian Roberts and Justin Duchscherer came back clean.
BLOG: I Know It Doesn't Count But...Break up the birds!!! The Baltimore Orioles are 2-0 so far in spring training baseball games. Vladimir Guerrero went deep today. Nick Markakis went yard twice.
BLOG: Please Be OKThe news that Brian Roberts can't practice with a stiff neck scares me. He is the guy that for lack of a better term, stirs the drink for the Baltimore Orioles offense.
BLOG: Injuries Can Torpedo A Season Before It StartsAs I look at the Baltimore Orioles season, I know that health will be key for them to have any kind of success.