After a much needed break from baseball, the Baltimore Orioles return home this weekend for a four game series against the Cleveland Indians.
Baseball Americans Jim Callis was kind enough to answers a bunch of questions regarding the Orioles and their prospects.
Baseball Prospectus’ Jason Parks weighs in on the O’s young hitters. There are very few people in the baseball media that are more informed about young players in both the majors and minors than Parks.
Two home runs in the 7th inning weren’t enough to pull the O’s back in it after Tillman couldn’t find the strike zone from the beginning of the night.
After holding the Detroit Tigers to one run over six solid innings in the Orioles’ home opener on April 4, Jake Arrieta followed up with the briefest outing of his career against the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Arrieta cruised through the first two innings of the game before the wheels fell off in the third, [...]
A thorough breakdown of Zach Britton‘s major league debut: detailed analysis of each pitch, his mechanics and mound presence.
Just how efficient should we expect Baltimore’s defenders, about a third of whom are new additions, to be this year, and just what kind of impact might that have on the numbers of Mr. Britton, the rookie ground-ball-machine?
Jeremy Guthrie’s 8 scoreless innings and Brian Roberts‘ 2 RBI triple powered the Orioles to victory in 2011 opener.