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Before you go and say that your favorite prospect should be starting for the major league club, think about a few things first. Numbers like batting averages, slugging percentage and on-base percentage don’t always give someone a good inclination about how a prospect will do in the major leagues. Numbers aren’t everything.
When the Baltimore Orioles placed Matt Wieters on the disabled list they made a tough decision to call up Caleb Joseph and option Steve Clevenger. Joseph had never played at the Major League level and looked lost swinging the bat. Joseph did however play outstanding defense and really helped turn the Orioles starting pitching around.
The Baltimore Orioles have a lot of similar hitters, Nelson Cruz, Steve Pearce and Delmon Young are all right handed outfielders with power bats and limited defensive skills. I have gone over each players strengths and weaknesses before.
The Baltimore Orioles start a road series against the Toronto Blue Jays in a pivotal series. The Orioles can really put a lock on the AL East with a series win or sweep against the Jays. The Orioles won last night in a one-game series against the Washington Nationals, it was a makeup game. Kevin …
The Baltimore Orioles are ranked fifth and the Washington Nationals are ranked seventh in this weeks power rankings from ESPN, the full list can be shown here. I know I do not talk about power rankings often because they can very from week-to-week and are strictly opinion but sometimes they catch my eye.
Now that the Oakland Athletics have officially released Jim Johnson rumors have it that the Baltimore Orioles are interested in bringing him back. Johnson has had a horrible season this year and he is now a free agent. If the Orioles bring back Johnson it will likely be on a minor league deal and he …
Have yourselves some Buds because it is Bud Norris player profile time. The Baltimore Orioles acquired Bud Norris from the Houston Astros in 2012 before the trade deadline, so far it has been a good trade for the Orioles. The Orioles did have to give up one of their top local prospects in Josh Hader …