Jeff Long   

Orioles Analyst

Jeff was the owner of the Orioles blog Warehouse Worthy, which focused on making advanced statistics a part of the conversation for the average fan. Outside of baseball, Jeff is a graduate of Loyola University where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Business Administration. The Maryland native currently works for an Advertising Agency in downtown Baltimore. He also contributes to Beyond the Boxscore.

 

Articles by Jeff Long


Kevin Gausman is Consistently Inconsistent

Kevin Gausman has been both elite and pedestrian this season. While that can be frustrating, Gausman has shown all of the tools that made him a consensus top prospect in baseball. Discuss Gausman’s 2014 season and his role in the … Continue reading

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Ubaldo Jimenez, Reliever

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how Ubaldo Jimenez would fair as a reliever. My plan outlined a successful two-pitch approach for Jimenez as a bullpen arm. That was written about three weeks before Jimenez was officially … Continue reading

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The Orioles’ Soft-tossing Bullpen

The Orioles have, for the second time in three seasons, the best bullpen in baseball. Granted, this is somewhat subjective, but if we go by WPA, or the total Win Probability Added by O’s relievers, then they’ve been the best … Continue reading

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Bud Norris Figured Out His Platoon Issues

When the Orioles first acquired Bud Norris I wrote that he was actually two different pitchers. When facing right-handed batters he basically only threw a fastball-slider combination, but had a four-pitch mix against left-handed batters. Discuss this post and more … Continue reading

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Tillman’s Impressive Control

Chris Tillman pitched 7 excellent innings today against the Seattle Mariners. It turned out that the O’s needed Tillman’s effort as Nick Markakis’ solo home run in the first inning was the difference in the ballgame. Tillman managed to go … Continue reading

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Would Ubaldo Jimenez Succeed in the Bullpen?

There’s been a lot of discussion on the BSL board about what the Orioles should do with their glut of #3-#5 pitchers given that Ubaldo Jimenez is set to come off the DL shortly. Complicating matters, as Chris mentions in … Continue reading

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O’s Q&A – My Take

Recently Chris Stoner hosted a Q&A with several national baseball analysts on a variety of Oriole-related topics. My goal here is to provide some of my thoughts on those questions, as well as reactions to the thoughts of the national … Continue reading

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The case for trading for Jeff Samardzija

Last week I discussed why the Orioles should consider bringing back former Oriole Jake Arrieta. Statistically this would make a ton of sense, but realistically there are more than numbers at play here. Bringing back Arrieta was always a long … Continue reading

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The Case for Trading for Jake Arrieta

Who doesn’t love reunions? You know, when you run into someone unexpectedly that you haven’t seen in a while. Maybe it was a sudden parting of ways and it would be nice to catch up with that person. For the … Continue reading

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The Complicated O’s Bullpen

The bullpen is one of the most overlooked parts of the roster, though it doesn’t deserve to be taken for granted as many fans are wont to do. Take for example, this season’s standings so far. As of June 21st … Continue reading

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