Garceau: Past Orioles Star In All-Star HistoryThe Orioles will be well represented in Tuesday’s All-Star game in San Diego. Manny Machado was voted the starter at third base he’ll be joined by Mark Trumbo, Matt Wieters and pitchers Zach Britton and Brad Brach. Wieters is an All-Star for the fourth time, Machado is a 3-time All-Star, Trumbo and Britton are making their second trip and Brad Brach gets the honor for the first time.
Garceau: MLB Surprises This SeasonIn a little over a week most MLB teams will hit the halfway mark of the 2016 season. Some teams have surprised us, the Orioles and Indians weren’t popular picks to win their divisions but the standings tell us they’re both in first place, and raise your hand if you thought the Rangers would have second best record in baseball.
Garceau: Orioles Look Good Through Third Of The SeasonAfter taking 2 of 3 from the Yankees this weekend the Orioles are back in first place in the A.L. East, percentage points ahead of the Red Sox. A third of the 2016 season is in the books (plus 1-game) and the Orioles have the second best record in the league and fifth best record in baseball.
Garceau: 6 Of The Most 'Untouchable' Records“Records are made to be broken," we’ve all heard that cliché, haven’t we? Not all sports records are created equally and some, I promise you, won’t be broken.
Garceau: Wieters Celebrates A Big Birthday Win In The West If Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, the Orioles bench was about to become a close second.
Garceau: Orioles At Quarter Mark, 4 Players Up & 4 Players DownThe Orioles start the road trip with a 24-15 record, they lead the AL East by percentage points over Boston and their .615 win percentage is the best in the American League and second to only the Cubs (.715) in all of Major League Baseball. The first quarter of the season has included two 7-game win streaks.
Garceau: Orioles Already Show Postseason PotentialGarceau says, "I know 33 games is just a small slice out of a 162 game pizza, so let’s just call it 'so far so good.'"
Garceau: Breaking Down Ravens' Past Draft PicksThe Rams and Eagles have traded up and are expected to grab quarterbacks with the first two picks, so if the Ravens stay at six they’ll get one of the top four players on their board. The last time the Ravens picked in the top six they grabbed Jamal Lewis with the 5th pick in the 2000 draft.
Garceau: MLB American League PredictionsIt’s time to play ball and that means it’s time for my annual MLB picks.
Garceau: Breaking Down NFL Rule ChangesOpponents of the automatic ejection rule wonder if it’ll lead to cheap shots as players attempt to get an opponent to retaliate after getting an earlier misconduct penalty.
Garceau: The Case For Tony DungyIn 2002, Dungy took over in Indianapolis, he became the first coach in NFL history to have six straight seasons with 12 or more wins.