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.
The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with home run king Chris Davis for $10.35 million, avoiding arbitration.
Who knows what’s in store for the Orioles in the final days of the 2013 season, but I do know this the Yankees came to town and ripped a chunk out of our baseball hearts.
It sure didn’t look like he did a very good when he was here, but as it turns out, MacPhail made some great moves.
Tommy Hunter joined the Scott Garceau Show With Jeremy Conn from Boston before the Os huge series against the Red Sox.
It was pretty telling what happened on Wednesday night. The Orioles desperately needed a win versus the Rays…. and Buck bypassed Jim Johnson.
I have been pretty steadfast in my support of Jim Johnson. Earlier in the season, I said I would not change closers. Now, on the heels of back to back blown saves that he has had, I think it is time to try someone else.
A week ago, the New York Yankees came to Camden Yards for a three-game series and got swept by the Baltimore Orioles.
Adam Dunn hit a one-out home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tommy Hunter to give the Chicago White Sox a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
A caller to our show this week said one thing the Orioles are missing is that feared hitter in the heart of the batting order. Sir, go to the back of the hardball class and clean off your glasses, what have you been watching?
The Orioles tried to make sure they have all this depth in the rotation, so we’re about to see if they were right.