Steve Davis: Don't Blame The PitchingFor all the concern, and it's legitimate, about the starting pitching not going deep enough into games, the issue right now, and has been, the Orioles bats. Not just the last 3 games by the way, in which the Orioles have only scored two runs in 27 innings.
Orioles Experience First Scoreless Game Against RaysArcher and Orioles starter Kevin Gausman were both dominant early, each taking a shutout into the fifth inning.
Dave Johnson Talks Orioles PitchingThe Orioles have the best record in the league and the third best overall, but before they open up against the Blue Jays later this week, Norris and Davis were joined by Dave Johnson to go over the Orioles pitching staff.
Orioles Acquire Jayson Aquino From CardinalsThe Orioles announced that they have acquired left hand pitcher Jayson Aquino from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for cash considerations.
Bob Haynie: Gallardo On The Hill For The BirdsRight-hander Yovani Gallardo will make his regular season debut as a member of the Orioles on Wednesday night against Minnesota in game two of the series at Camden Yards.
Bob Haynie: Starting Pitching Will Make Or Break The OriolesIf the Orioles are going to have any chance of continuing this run of success and being a contender in the American League, the starting pitching will have to be better than it was in 2015.
Steve Davis: Orioles' Rotation ConcernsThe rotation was the Orioles biggest area of concern in the off-season, and based on what we have seen so far, there isn't any indication things have drastically improved.
Steve Davis: Put Yourself In Kim's ShoesIt has been a terrible start for Hyun Soo Kim so far at spring training. However, I think people need to calm down on their dire predictions that maybe he doesn't belong.
Bob Haynie: Too Early To Meltdown Over Starting Pitching For OriolesThrough three exhibition games in Florida, the hurlers really haven't done much to alleviate the concerns.
Steve Davis: Orioles Counting On Bounce BacksThe main objective was to improve the rotation, and right now, the rotation is worse than last year, which was pretty bad.
Scott Miller MLB Writer For Bleacher ReportThe aforementioned outfield changes in Boston are a direct reflection of the team’s issues offensively in 2014. After acquiring Cespedes from Oakland in exchange for SP Jon Lester, Boston made their goals clear. “I know everyone in Boston is wondering who’s going to pitch, but I thought when they traded Lester for Cespedes, they were really smart to cut bait,” said Miller.
Orioles Pitching Coach Dave WallaceAnother pitcher for the Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez does have the talent but finding that strike zone has caused the 30 year old some trouble. Wallace says that he is “a great young guy but he is trying to do a little more than what he is capable of. He needs to relax.”