Vito Frabizio Arrested
The once promising right hander was arrested in New York for assisting his friend in a bank robbery. Fabrizio admitted that the money they stole would have gone towards heroin.
ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian talks about Zach Britton
Steve Melewski and Tim Kurkijan provide us with our daily dose of Zach Britton hype. Kurkijan believes Zach Britton could eventually become the best pitcher in the Orioles’ rotation. Better than Brian Matusz?
Britton Aces Orioles’ Spring Tests
Roch Kubatko posted a profile on Zach Britton over at Baseball America, which includes encouraging quotes from Craig Tatum and Norflk Pitching Coach Mike Griffin. Phenomenal read.
Jake Fox will hit 30 home runs?
Can Jake Fox continue to hit one home run every 7.22 at-bats?
Career Profile: Mike Bordick
Bordick is an interesting case of a Grade C prospect who turned himself into a useful player. Sickels takes a year-by-year look at his development.
The Earl Weaver Effect, Part I: Bunting Edition
If you just isolate 1972-1986, Weaver’s Orioles averaged 27% less bunts than the league, reaching over 40% in five different seasons. Weaver did not manage the Orioles in 1983 or 1984, but when he returned for the 1985 and 1986 seasons the team’s sac bunts again remained well below league average.