The 2022 All Star Game has come and gone and now it’s time to look ahead to the second half of the baseball season. Here in Birdland – thanks to a remarkably hot stretch in the weeks leading up to the All Star break – that second half figures to be far more interesting than … Continue reading Burning Questions About What the Orioles Might Look Like One Year from Today
Month: July 2022
35 Years Ago: The Arrival of Bill Ripken
We’re coming up on yet another anniversary in Birdland. 35 years ago this Monday – on July 11, 1987 – Bill Ripken made his major league debut for the Orioles at Memorial Stadium. In a game that has been regularly featured on MASN’s Orioles Classics rebroadcasts, Bill went 0-for-3 with a walk in four plate … Continue reading 35 Years Ago: The Arrival of Bill Ripken
How Do Adley Rutschman’s First Six Weeks Compare to Matt Wieters’?
Saturday, July 2 marks the six-week anniversary of Adley Rutschman’s major league debut at Camden Yards. In that time, Rutschman has played in 32 games, with the team going 16-16 in those games while Adley has slashed .220/.287/.407. Of course since Rutschman is a highly touted rookie catcher, the comparisons of Rutschman to Matt Wieters … Continue reading How Do Adley Rutschman’s First Six Weeks Compare to Matt Wieters’?