Five Orioles who have either reaped the benefits from or suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune over the season’s first 20 games.
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.
The Orioles open their season in Tampa Bay with a three game series for the second year in a row. Opening day is finally here and as Kevin Gregg put it, “it’s go time, boys!”
News and notes from around the web including: Why Jake Fox’s breakout isn’t for real, mechanical changes in Matt Wieter’s swing, five prospects to watch at Delmarva and more.
Notes on Brian Roberts‘ neck injury, Derrek Lee’s BP session, the game day pitching schedule, a look at which pitchers the Pirates will throw at the Orioles and more.
Nick Markakis discusses carrying the late season success of 2010 into 2011, his goals for 2011, and the atmosphere surrounding spring training.
Guest writer Dave Gershman of Beyond the Box Score provides plenty of reasons for optimism heading into the 2011 season. Dave details some of the potential you may or may not see from your 2011 Orioles.