Baltimore Orioles

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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Should Zach Britton be a Starter?

If you expected BSL’s first post since the O’s were ousted from the playoffs to be us waxing poetic about the season and all that the 2014 Orioles achieved; well, you don’t know us very well at all.  If you … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Kansas City Royals Hitters

If you were one of the baseball fans clamoring to see new teams in the American League Championship Series then you got your wish. Your Baltimore Orioles will be facing off against the Kansas City Royals. Head on over to … Continue reading

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Orioles Give J.J. Hardy and His Glove an Extension

After sitting out in September due to a back injury, J.J. Hardy has had nothing but good news. He hit .300/.417/.600 with a home run in the ALDS, is heading to the ALCS, and now there is news that the … Continue reading

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Kansas City Royals Q&A with Jeff Zimmerman

The American League Championship Series begins Friday between the Orioles and Kansas City Royals here in Baltimore. To preview the Royals, Baltimore Sports and Life (BSL) has reached out to Jeff Zimmerman for his thoughts. In addition to his work … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bullpens

The tale of the tape paints an interesting story between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals, the 2014 ALCS teams vying for a trip to the World Series. The Orioles won the AL East, typically one of the most … Continue reading

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Buck’s Decision

Buck Showalter has been getting rave reviews from media all across the country for his excellent decision making so far this postseason. Buck pretty clearly out-maneuvered Brad Ausmus in the ALDS, and he’ll have another managerial mismatch ahead of him … Continue reading

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Baltimore Orioles Facing David Price: Swing Early!

The Baltimore Orioles are one game away from advancing to the American League Championship series. With a current 2-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers, the Baltimore Orioles stand a great chance of advancing to the ALCS for the first time … Continue reading

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Betting on ALDS and NLDS Game 1: The Other Games

Previously, I’ve made my postseason predictions and estimated the probability that the Orioles win Game 1 of the 2014 ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. Here, I’ll make Game 1 predictions – and evaluate the money line – for the other … Continue reading

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