Through 14 games, the Orioles have only hit nine homers which is good for 27th in the majors. They have not homered in four of their last five games.
Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.
CJ Nitkowski joined Mark Zinno on Last Call to talk about what’s going on in Major League Baseball.
“Its the kind of game you like to see on opening day. Two ace starters kind of going toe to toe and it comes down one big hit.”
Mel Antonen of MASN Sports joined Vinny and Rob and talked about the Birds and their opening day win over the Red Sox.
Obviously, it is a no-brainer to say that it was quite the “Welcome to Baltimore” Opening Day for Nelson Cruz.
The Orioles start a new season with Opening Day, taking on the Boston Red Sox Monday afternoon.
Evan Longoria homered and Alex Cobb pitched four innings in his final spring training tuneup to lead the Tampa Bay Rays over the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Thursday night.
Baltimore starter Bud Norris gave up a solo homer to Andrew McCutchen, then settled in and helped the Orioles beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Thursday night.
Glenn is excited about the 2014 Orioles’ season. The Birds have the bats to keep up with any team in the AL East and the pitching isn’t looking too bad either.
Former Oriole and current YES broadcaster Ken Singleton joined Zinno to discuss the Orioles and what’s in store for 2014.
Roch Kubatko joined Vinnie and Rob on the Fan to talk Orioles spring training.