Britton, Harris, Tatum Cut, Duchscherer to DL, 25 Man Roster Set | Orioles Nation
After cutting eight players yesterday and being left with 29 of the 40 man roster, the Orioles announced today that they have cut LHP Zach Britton, IF Brendan Harris, and C Craig Tatum. All three will presumably start the year at AAA Norfolk.
Jeremy Guthrie Joins Twitter | Orioles Nation Forums
Jeremy Guthrie is the latest Oriole to join Twitter.
Post-Hype Analysis: Matt Wieters | Minor League Ball
John Sickels answers what he says is one of his most frequent email questions: “what do you think of Matt Wieters?”
Baseball is back: Predictions for the Orioles and the 29 other teams | Maryland Pro Sports
Luke puts the Orioles at 77 wins for 2011.
SI predicts Orioles to finish 4th; 91 wins is best-case scenario | Baltimore Sports Blitz
Sports Illustrated says the Orioles will finish 78-84. It wouldn’t be a winning season, but it’s a 12-game improvement. According to staff writer Ben Reiter, the team’s best-case scenario is winning 91 games.
Jake Fox is Rude…Evidently | Dempsey’s Army
Heath tells us why Jake Fox swinging at a 3-0 pitch in a 10-run game isn’t a topic for controversy.
Orioles sitting at home while other teams go abroad | Camden Depot
The latest in the continuing coverage of the Orioles international efforts on talent acquisition.
Hoes takes time to work on his defense and the mental part of the game | MASN
Steve Melewski says L.J. Hoes is “an articulate young man of 21 who has an ability to analyze his play and understand where he needs to improve. He seems very coachable and passionate about the game.”
Study: Baltimore third among ‘most depressed’ baseball cities | Baltimore Sports Blitz
Avvo.com, a website that gives out medical and legal advice, claims that Baltimore is the third most depressed baseball city in America behind Washington and Oakland.
Why Is Josh Rupe Coming To Baltimore? | Camden Crazies
Daniel Moroz wonders why Josh Rupe is on the opening day roster: “The difference between Rupe and, say, Mark Hendrickson is more or less negligible over the course of two weeks. I just don’t like the apparent process.”