dan72 wrote:Here we go again. Another AL East team looking to improve.
dan72 wrote:Here we go again. Another AL East team looking to improve. As the off season closes and we get closer to spring training, I would expect the Orioles to do something. We can't even resign Saunders at this point so I should not be suprised that Michael Morse is not on the Orioles radar. Instead he is on the Yankees wish list.
The Orioles could use another power bat in the line up. Morse can DH, play 1B and LF.
Here is the quote from the Bleacher report.
Seafordeagles wrote:About the only thing that the Orioles could use from Morse is his power. Our left fielders are better and I think Buck wants Chris Davis at 1st base and not a platoon situation with someone like Morse. I have to admit his power numbers are very intriguing. Hopefully the Yankees won't get him for a song.
Jordan Tuwiner wrote:That's good point. If Morse return to his 2010/2011 self I would love to see the O's trade for him. But I'm not sure it's a guarantee that he'll return to form. Although he did start to hit really well towards the end of last season.
Seafordeagles wrote:Here's something interesting. Morse came up as a shortstop for the Mariners. In 243 major league games in the outfield he has only 2 errors. I realize he probably will never be mistaken for McLouth in the outfield but he is certainly not a bad outfielder.
We have a platoon at DH(Betemit and Valencia), a platoon in left(McLouth and Reimold), and Chris Davis at first. Then, even some depth at those positions with Jackson, Hoes, Ishikawa, Pearce, etc.
nice postSeafordeagles wrote:Here's something interesting. Morse came up as a shortstop for the Mariners. In 243 major league games in the outfield he has only 2 errors. I realize he probably will never be mistaken for McLouth in the outfield but he is certainly not a bad outfielder.
Seafordeagles wrote:They gave Morse away...
Seafordeagles wrote:OFF TOPIC, Morse to Mariners in a 3 team trade with the A's. Washington received one of their former prospects back. They gave Morse away...
Jordan Tuwiner wrote:I think this is an absolutely terrible trade for Seattle. I mean I really, really just do not understand why they made this deal. Montero is a below-average defender behind the plate and now he will be forced to play there. Seems silly to me, especially when Morse isn't much better than Jaso offensively when you consider their positions. Mariners now have Montero, Morse, Ibanez, and Morales. And I thought the Orioles had too many DHs.
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