Closers by nature tend to throw hard, thrive under pressure & famously burn out quickly. We take a look at the careers of the top five all time Saves leaders for the Baltimore Orioles:
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.
Dan Szymborski of ESPN.com joined Zinno on “Last Call” to discuss who would be the better value: keeping Jim Johnson at $10M or Ervin Santana at $14M.
Ervin Santana could have an impact. He could. But if he agrees to terms here, the Orioles will have spent over $70 million this off-season and added over $33 million to the 2014 payroll.
Prior to this, I thought the off-season was a disaster, an F. They needed to upgrade the rotation, get a DH, fill holes and hopefully upgrade LF and 2B, plus try top extend Davis and/or Wieters.
The biggest question heading into camp is who will handle the job of closer, an opening created by Executive Vice President Dan Duquette’s decision to trade Jim Johnson to Oakland rather than pay the right-hander top dollar as the reigning AL saves leader.
We all know that the Orioles have been relatively quiet with the big moves since the 2013 season came to an end and that has not gone over well with fans and media alike.
Orioles pitcher Zach Britton joined the “Sports Rehab” with Glenn & Bob to talk about getting to know the new Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace.
Jim Duquette of Baltimore Baseball Tonight and SiriusXM Baseball joined Scott and Jeremy today to talk about the Orioles offseason to date.
The Athletics have completed their trade with Baltimore that brought closer Jim Johnson to Oakland by sending minor league catcher David Freitas to the Orioles as the player to be named.
John Manuel joined Ed & Steve to talk about the Orioles recent trade of closer Jim Johnson.
When your team is in the AL East and they are cutting salary while everyone else is adding players, you start to ask yourself that question. What are we doing?