May 27, 2014
There are plenty of Orioles-Brewers storylines to be had during this week's Interleague series, including a storyline about trading away Nelson Cruz that the team and its fans would likely rather forget.
Before getting to Cruz, here are some other potential storylines:
May 25, 2014
Johan Santana can opt out of his Orioles minor league deal at the end of the month. He'll throw again Tuesday in extended spring training, and, according to Dan Connolly's Sunday update on Orioles Insider, Dan Duquette is playing it cool.
“He is a competent major league pitcher, and there is always room for them,” Duquette said.
May 14, 2014
May 12, 2014
Shortly after the Houston Astros jumped out to an early 3-0 lead against the Orioles on Sunday, I Tweeted the following: "As long as Houston has to go to the bullpen, I remain optimistic about this game."
May 7, 2014
April 30, 2014
Times have changed for Rick Dempsey. The former Orioles catcher has gone from performing the rain delay antics seen in the video below as a player to taking rain delay clubhouse naps as an analyst, as Bud Norris revealed via Twitter earlier this month.
Here's Dempsey in action way back when:
April 29, 2014
After losing two of three to the Kansas City Royals, the Orioles are preparing to square off in a two-game, interleague set with the Pittsburgh Pirates. It's BUCKle Up versus Buccos in Baltimore (weather permitting, of course).
The common thread that runs through these five games is fedoras. Yes, fedoras.