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. Previously a contributor to Beyond the Boxscore, he joined Baseball Prospectus in September 2014.

 

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Orioles Talk: Weekly Roundtable

Every week, the Orioles analysts here at Baltimore Sports and Life will collaborate with a special guest from network partner at 24×7 Networks – Eutaw Street Report. We’ll have a Q&A roundtable discussion on a variety of topics around the … Continue reading

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O’s Starters Jockeying for Position

The second half has been kind to the Orioles as they’ve gone 30-17 since the All Star Game, good for a winning percentage of .638. That’s a significant improvement over the .582 winning percentage the O’s have posted over the course … Continue reading

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BSL Orioles Roundtable 9/5

Every week, the Orioles analysts here at Baltimore Sports and Life will collaborate with a special guest from network partner at 24×7 Networks – Eutaw Street Report. We’ll have a Q&A roundtable discussion on a variety of topics around the … Continue reading

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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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