How Big of a Leap Are the 2022 Orioles Really Making?

A pessimist could look at the 2022 Orioles and see just another losing season. This “glass-half-empty” perspective would focus on the team’s low payroll...the lack of true impact players...and the inevitable selling that is still ahead at this year’s trade deadline. But the optimist sees something else. A “glass-half-full” person can see the beginnings of … Continue reading How Big of a Leap Are the 2022 Orioles Really Making?

The Real Cost of Grayson Rodriguez’s Lat Strain

Will the injuries to John Means and Grayson Rodriguez – and the innings limits that are sure to come – push back the timeline of the O’s rebuild and make 2023 another lost season? It was never going to be as simple as a cramp. Even though that was the initial word coming from Norfolk … Continue reading The Real Cost of Grayson Rodriguez’s Lat Strain

Who Will Be the Next Player to Represent the O’s in Cooperstown?

15 years later and the question still hovers over Camden Yards like a dark cloud on a rainy summer night. It was the summer of 2007 when Cal Ripken, Jr. was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame after his record-breaking career. And at the time, the roster of Orioles in the Hall of Fame … Continue reading Who Will Be the Next Player to Represent the O’s in Cooperstown?