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.

 

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Series Preview: Rays @ O’s 4/14 – 4/16

Overview The O’s continue a rough early season schedule with yet another divisional matchup, this time with the Tampa Bay Ray. This will be the third of five conecutive series against division foes for the Orioles, and the end of … Continue reading

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Chris Tillman’s Fantastic Start

Chris Tillman is the de facto ace of the Orioles’ pitching staff. He was the Opening Day starter for the O’s this season, and takes the #1 slot in the rotation for the club. While Tillman isn’t a top 15 … Continue reading

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Adam Jones and Hitting Behind in the Count

The other day while watching the game I heard Jim Palmer make a somewhat strange assertion. He said that Adam Jones hit better when behind in the count. Now, this could be a little bit of hyperbole, but it made … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About the Last 10 Years in One Image

 We’re all too familiar with the Orioles’ difficulties over a certain fifteen year period. While recent on-field successes have helped raise spirits in Baltimore, the sting of the late 1990s and 2000s still hurts across Birdland. It does however, make … Continue reading

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Series Preview: Red Sox @ O’s 3/31 – 4/3

Overview It’s Opening Day! The Orioles will roll out the orange carpet and fireworks and balloons will fill the air. There will be bunting s far as the eye can see. Baseball is back. (You can discuss this on the … Continue reading

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BSL’s 2014 MLB Predictions

The start of the MLB season is tantalizingly close. Technically it was actually over a week ago, but the only person who counts that is the Commissioner. For the rest of baseball, the season begins in earnest this week. Here … Continue reading

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The Orioles’ Offseason in Perspective

Dan Duquette has shown a fairly unparalleled competency at adding players via free agency who are able to provide production at a relatively low cost. Recent examples include Nate McLouth and Miguel Gonzalez, and any number of players from this … Continue reading

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Darren O’Day Adds a Change Up

Darren O’Day is adding a new pitch to his toolbox in hopes of improving an already solid arsenal. Former Oriole and current scout Todd Frohwirth has been working with O’Day during Spring Training to hone a new pitch for the … Continue reading

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Inside Edge Stats on Oriole Fielders

Recently FanGraphs added Inside Edge fielding data to the wealth of information already available on their site. Basically, Inside Edge is an attempt to meet half way between the quantitative fielding metrics and the qualitative scouting reports. Luckily FanGraphs supplies … Continue reading

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Should Teams Shift on Manny Machado More?

Last season Manny Machado hit into 7 shifts. His batting average on balls in play when a shift was on was a lofty .571, while his BABIP with no shift was a more normal .324. That said, 7 samples is … Continue reading

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