What to do with Jimenez?

Ubaldo Jimenez When the Baltimore Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez it came with huge fanfare and huge promises. Jimenez signed a four-year $50 million dollar contract and the Orioles gave up their first round pick of the 2014 MLB draft.  So far it has been a rocky marriage, to say the least. Jimenez has struggled with a four and nine record with a 4.83 era and the run support has not been there for Orioles.  Read more about What to do with Jimenez?

Ravens report card versus the Cowboys: The offense

IMG_0744.JPGThe Baltimore Ravens beat the Dallas Cowboys 37 to 30 in the second preseason game. The Ravens never trailed in this game, having pretty much dominated in all aspects of the game. The starters for the Ravens played extremely well but, it was not until the Ravens put in their third string that they started to score. Let’s get to the report card. Read more about Ravens report card versus the Cowboys: The offense

The Gulf Coast Orioles, Baby Birds Learning to Fly

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GCL Orioles

SARASOTA, FL – While watching the Gulf Coast League Orioles play their Tampa counterparts, I learned a few things about these youngsters hoping to get into the minor league system.  This is no game log or even an analysis of individual players, but the overall picture of how Everyone from Dan Duquette to the volunteer ushers are producing the stars of tomorrow for Baltimore. Read more about The Gulf Coast Orioles, Baby Birds Learning to Fly

Orioles lineup 8/16/2014

The Baltimore Ravens play the Cleveland Indians in the second game of a three-game series.  The Orioles lost last night in extra innings and Brian Matusz gave up a walk-off home run. The Orioles offense was silent and only managed one run.  Chris Davis struck out four times batting second.

The Orioles and Ravens will be playing at the same time.  Which one will you be watching?

Here is the lineup: Read more about Orioles lineup 8/16/2014

A Mets and Yankees game plus the Orioles's stay in first place

victory jump opening day 2014I remarked to my boys that this was my third Mets Stadium. Of course, I’m an Orioles fan for life but took a trip when small to Old Polo Grounds to see the Mets play in 1963 or so. All I recall was Pirates outfielder Donn Clendenon hit a homer that hit a woman in the stands.

And so I went to Shea sometime in the early 1980s and on Sunday it was Citi Field so see Bartolo Colon take on the visiting Giants. Sure, it’s a nice stadium and both Colon and Madison Baumgarten were pitching well. That was the good news for the Mets. After that, the Giants went to crush the Mets. We saw homers fly out of the place. Hunter Pence hit two shots. Baumgarner cruised. Read more about A Mets and Yankees game plus the Orioles's stay in first place