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Scott Garceau: Easter No Time To Panic

Sometime during the Orioles 1983 season I asked manager Joe Altobelli if he was worried about some forgotten aspect of his club, Joe paused for a few seconds to tell me he might be concerned but was never worried. 473 more words


O's steal two from Rays

The Baltimore Orioles earned their first shutout of the 2014 season after the team earned a 3-0 series clinching victory over the Tampa Bay Rays this afternoon at Camden Yards. 218 more words


J.J. Hardy out of Orioles' lineup for sixth straight game

Last week the Orioles seemed optimistic that J.J. Hardy’s back spasms would be a minor issue, but tonight the shortstop will be out of the lineup for the sixth consecutive game. 78 more words

Orioles Still Have a Problem Getting On Base

Over the last 2 off seasons, one of the main issues the Orioles have needed to address was their lineup’s ability to get on base.  That issue wasn’t addressed before the 2013 season, as the team finished towards the bottom of the league in OBP, and was ranked dead last in BB% in the American League (ok, they weren’t DEAD last, they were tied for dead last).   90 more words


O's Drop Series Opener Against Yanks

The Birds were unable to spoil Derek Jeter’s final home opener, coming up short yesterday against the New York Yankees, losing 4-2 in the year’s first matchup between the two teams.   465 more words

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Back spasms keeping J.J. Hardy out of the Orioles' lineup

Initially when J.J. Hardy sat out a game last week with back spasms the Orioles said it was merely a precautionary move early in a long season, but the shortstop had to skip Sunday’s game with more back spasms. 125 more words

Position Battles: Shortstop

As I detailed yesterday in discussing second base, I rarely pay for the high-priced middle infielders. Too many people are willing to pay market value because there’s not as much depth at shortstop as say, first base. 1,061 more words

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