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.
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.
News and notes from around the web including: Why Josh Rupe doesn’t belong on the roster, John Sickels weighs in on Matt Wieters and more.
In Matt Wieters the Orioles already have their starting catcher for the next 5 years, but also have what looks to be their backup catcher in Caleb Joseph. The Libscomb University product was drafted in the 7th round of the 2008 MLB draft and signed for $125,000.
With Justin Duchscherer headed for an MRI on his hip, it’s looking more and more likely that he’ll open 2011 on the disabled list. Many have labeled Britton as the front runner to take over for Duchscherer. Here are five reasons why Britton shouldn’t get the nod over Chris Tillman.