Some thoughts on Rafael Palmeiro making a comeback
Legend has it that a reporter once asked Lefty O’Doul what he thought Ty Cobb would hit if he were playing at that time.“Oh, about .320,” O’Doul was said to have replied.Asked why only .320, O’Doul said: “Well, you have to remember the man is almost 70.”The story is illustrative of the self-confidence of former… Read More
What The Orioles Could Learn From The Houston Astros
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a proposed plan the Baltimore Orioles could follow this offseason, with the assumed goal of contending for one more season before Manny Machado, Zach Britton, Adam Jones and Brad Brach hit free agency.But with the Houston Astros having won the World Series – and proving Sports Illustrated’s bold… Read More
Radical Realignment? Orioles Fans: Would You Be For Or Against?
Today on NBC Sports / Hardball Talk; Craig Calcaterra relayed a Tracy Ringolsby article from Baseball America which spoke about possible expansion and radical realignment within Major League Baseball. Per Calcaterra, "Ringolsby stated that there is a 'growing consensus' within baseball that expansion and realignment are inevitable. The likely expansion cities would be Portland and Montreal.… Read More