Baltimore Orioles

Where the O’s are, and where they are going

With exactly two weeks before New Year’s Eve, let’s review where things presently stand for the Baltimore Orioles and see if we can plot out a likely map for where they are going in 2015. (You can discuss this on … Continue reading

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Is There A Case for Scherzer?

Most of the intriguing free agents have already signed on to long-term contracts, leaving the free agent marketplace looking as barren as a college campus during their holiday break. Just two of MLBTR’s top 10 free agents remain, with Max … Continue reading

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Why not James Shields?

This has been a very disappointing season in Birdland thus far. We saw the teams MVO leave for Seattle, we saw our best reliever leave for NY and we saw our fan favorite leave for Atlanta. On top of all … Continue reading

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They Said, We Say: Orioles Talk December 11th

It’s been a productive Winter Meetings for several MLB organizations; less so for the Baltimore Orioles. Once again, we go around the web to discuss some of the stories of the day with the O’s. (You can discuss this on … Continue reading

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The Case for Cole

Jon Lester has signed a six year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, putting an end to a couple days of interminable, laser-specific coverage and setting the tone for the pitching free agent market — and that’s just fine. … Continue reading

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They Said, We Say: Orioles Talk December 9th

The Winter Meetings continue on in San Diego, and discussion of the Orioles continues to be found across the web. (You can discuss this on the BSL Board here.) Today’s links: FanGraphs: Dan Szymborski Chat They Said: The chat included … Continue reading

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The Outfield Market: A Barren Wasteland of Overhyped Options

Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis have both signed contracts, offering four seasons of their services in exchange for millions of American dollars. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your perspective) neither player will be doing so in Baltimore, which means the … Continue reading

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They Said, We Say: Orioles Talk December 8th

In what will be a new regular series here at Baltimore Sports and Life (BSL) we will pull commentary found elsewhere, and give some reaction in what we are calling ‘They Said, We Say.’ (You can discuss this article on … Continue reading

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Duquette to Toronto? Possible Replacements

Following a week in which the defending American League East Champion Baltimore Orioles saw departures of Nelson Cruz, Nick Markakis, and Andrew Miller; Baltimore Sports and Life (BSL) O’s Analyst Rob Shields wrote an article asking if Executive Vice President … Continue reading

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After a tough week in Birdland, can Duquette turn this off-season around?

The Orioles entered this off-season as the AL East Division Champs, which was a title they hadn’t claimed since 1997. They were able to beat Detroit, the team many people felt would represent the AL in the World Series, in … Continue reading

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