The “Orioles to Las Vegas” Rumor: What We Know…and What We Don’t Know

This past weekend the faint rumors about the Orioles possibly leaving Baltimore at some point picked up some new steam. Not much, mind you...but enough to make this an issue worth examining. And enough to wonder why some of our best local journalists haven’t yet done more to shine more light on the subject. So …

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Observations from Spring Training

Different. That’s the first word that comes to mind about the “vibe” at Orioles spring training in Sarasota this year. It just feels different than it has in the past. It’s the Orioles’ first-ever spring camp in Sarasota without Buck Showalter at the helm. But – as we all know – the changes didn’t stop …

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Spring Training Has Arrived…for Orioles Fans

7 things O’s fans should do before Opening Day   While all of us in the greater Baltimore region suffered through temperatures in the mid-40s – and prepared for another snowstorm later this week – the new Orioles held their first workout in sunny, 80-degree weather in Sarasota today. Today’s first full-squad workout was the …

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Is Young Yankee Slugger the O’s Worst Nightmare?

Here we go again. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but…in addition to the problems the Orioles are facing with their own roster, there could be an even bigger problem looming for the O’s – and the rest of the American League East. The New York Yankees have a young slugger who …

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Are the Orioles on the Brink of Trading Hyun Soo Kim?

Before I attempt to answer the question that is the title of this blog post, I have a confession to make: I don’t really know the answer. But it seems pretty clear that the Orioles are up to something when it comes to Hyun Soo Kim after yet another bizarre spring training with the Korean …

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The Orioles Cavalry 2.0

[Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/trustyourstuff] [Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/trustyourstuff%5D In hindsight, I’m sure Dave Trembley wishes he’d never said it. But the former Orioles manager – back in the spring of 2009 – declared that help was on the way for the Orioles’ troubled pitching staff.  “The cavalry is coming,” said Trembley…launching a phrase that would be …

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