Baltimore Orioles

Fact & Opinion: Orioles Version

With the usual apologies to former Baltimore Sun columnist and current baltimoreravens.com contributor John Eisenberg, here is my initial attempt at my version of “Fact & Opinion”, in regards to the Baltimore Orioles. (You can discuss this on the BSL … Continue reading

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How does Stanton’s likely extension impact the O’s and Machado?

According to several reports, such as this one, Giancarlo Stanton is about to sign a 13-year contract for 325 million but the deal will have an opt out clause after 2019.   Stanton also wasn’t set to become a FA until … Continue reading

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Chris Mellen (Baseball Prospectus) gives thoughts on O’s Minor Leaguers

Recently, Baltimore Sports and Life (BSL) Orioles Analyst Jeff Long wrote about Baseball America’s Top 10 Oriole Prospects, and a sustainable future. In addition to his work with BSL, Long is also a contributor to Baseball Prospectus (BP). BSL has … Continue reading

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O’s Q&A with Eno Sarris, FanGraphs

It is the heart of Major League Baseball’s award season as the baseball community celebrates the year that was. However, the MLB General Manager Meetings held this week not only serves as preparation for the Winter Meetings (December 9th – … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a Deal

What do you do with the (almost) $40 million man? When the Baltimore Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year, $50 million deal before the 2014 season, they handed out the third-largest free agent contract in franchise history, behind Miguel … Continue reading

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O’s Defense Q&A with Ben Jedlovec, Baseball Info Solutions

To discuss the Baltimore Orioles defense, we’ve reached out to Ben Jedlovec, President of Baseball Info Solutions. Baltimore Sports and Life (BSL) thanks him for his thoughts. (You can discuss this on the BSL Board here.) BSL: JJ Hardy recently … Continue reading

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An early look at the offseason and potential payroll

For my first article at BSL, I wanted to take an early, basic look at what the Orioles are looking at here in the off-season. Additionally, I wanted to briefly touch on some things I would like to see the … Continue reading

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A look at MLBTR’s O’s Free Agency Predictions

Yesterday MLBTradeRumors released their rankings of the top 50 free agents for this offseason, including predictions for the landing spots of each guy. These predictions are basically a mix of likely landing spots and chatter around the game on different … Continue reading

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The Manager of The Year Is…

Buck Showalter has been terrific for the Baltimore Orioles. He has seemingly transformed the franchise from a perennial doormat that served as a farm system for the best teams, one that free agents stayed away from for fear of getting the … Continue reading

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On BA’s Top 10 Oriole Prospects and a Sustainable Future

Today Baseball America released their list of the Top 10 O’s prospects, and the group was headlined by the usual suspects. Bundy and Harvey are #1 and #2 on the list, but the talent level predictably drops off from there. … Continue reading

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