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?
Time will tell, but early returns are favorable but mostly from the fan base. However, Britt Ghiroli of mlb.com joined Zinno on “Last Call” to discuss the trade.
On the surface, this deal makes no sense if you’re looking at what the team got back in return. What we’ve heard is you can’t look at this deal on the surface.
Buster Olney joined Ed and Steve to give his thoughts on who might replace Jim Johnson.
Whom and what do the Orioles need to stay in the race this season.