Found February 20, 2012 on The Fantasy Fix:
Adam Jones (Credits Below) The definition of a sleeper has drastically changed over the years. Access to the internet, and instant news feeds such as Twitter, have ultimately provided equal access to relevant cutting edge information to all fantasy baseball enthusiasts. The following list of names will sound familiar to you, so you may not consider them a sleeper. However, these guys are a sure bet to outperform their current ADPs, and should be targeted on draft day. All round calculations are based on a 12 team league. Adam Jones While I was agonizing over the fact that I missed on Andrew McCutchen in our annual industry mock draft, I realized that I drafted almost the same player in Adam Jones in the seventh round. Jones clearly doesn’t fit the prototypical “sleeper” mold, but you will likely get a a similar value to McCutchen, with a five round discount. In Jones, you’re going to get a slightly higher average, at the cost of 10-15 stolen bases over the course of the year. Re...

Adam Jones wearing camo cleats

This morning, O’s center fielder Adam Jones tweeted (no surprise there) a picture of his spring training cleats, and they are…well, they’re something to see. Have a look: SimplyAJ10: Rockin the Camos So, according to Adam, that design is supposed to be camouflage. I dunno, looks a bit pixelated to me…maybe camouflage that you would see in a hunting game for an old...

Three Orioles on Baseball America’s Top 100 Prospects List

Baseball America has released their annual Top 100 Prospects list, and it features three players in the Baltimore Orioles’ organization. Pitcher Dylan Bundy comes in at #10, shortstop Manny Machado at #11, and infielder Jonathan Schoop at #82. BA had this to say about the prospects: Bundy – Major League ETA 2013. First goal: Beat big brother Bobby to Baltimore. Next: Make the...

The Baltimore Orioles

As we continue our MLB preview at TSHQ, we find ourselves in the AL East at Camden Yards to preview the Baltimore Orioles. One of the most difficult divisions to grow in, the Orioles played spoiler to the Boston Red Sox to culminate the 2011 season. That was the highlight of Baltimore’s long tumultuous season. This offseason, they brought in a new GM in Dan Duquette and turned...

Orioles open camp under cloudy sky, murky outlook

The dark clouds, swirling winds and threat of severe thunderstorms seemed like an appropriate backdrop Sunday for the Baltimore Orioles' first workout for pitchers and catchers. The forecast for their 2012 season is bleak, and there's no clarity to their plans for the starting rotation. It's going to be a wide-open competition, especially after the Orioles traded Jeremy...

Orioles infielder Robert Andino eager to play any role necessary

Orioles infielder Robert Andino was among the position players who reported to camp in Sarasota early Monday morning.

Orioles newcomer Wilson Betemit eager to contribute

New Orioles DH/IF Wilson Betemit arrived at spring training camp Tuesday, joining a growing list of position players who have arrived at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex early.

Reserve catcher Teagarden recovering from offseason knee procedure

Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden, acquired in the offseason to be a veteran reserve to Matt Wieters, said Tuesday that he’s about 85 percent healthy after having two procedures on his right knee.Teagarden had a Baker’s cyst – a buildup of joint fluid – behind his right knee removed in November. Doctors had to perform another procedure in the knee to remove blood that was...

For Dylan Bundy, first spring training with Orioles is all about learning

First-round draft pick hopes to soak up knowledge from Arrieta, Britton, Hunter, MatuszFirst-round draft pick hopes to soak up knowledge from Arrieta, Britton, Hunter, Matusz

Orioles notes: Brian Roberts emerges, works on hitting

Second baseman hits balls off tee, stays mostly mum on recovery from concussion symptomsAs Orioles position players continue to trickle in ahead of the club's first full workout Friday, one player has been noticeably absent from the team's clubhouse.

Dana Eveland hoping for long tenure with Orioles

Journeyman pitcher is with his seventh major league team in as many yearsThe nomadic professional baseball career of Orioles left-hander Dana Eveland has seen its share of spring training sites.

Orioles introduce their new public address announcer

The Orioles announced on Tuesday that they have selected their new public address announcer for Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Ryan Wagner, a lifelong Orioles fan from Baltimore, is the new "Voice of Oriole Park."

State of the system - Baltimore Orioles

Once strong, the Orioles' farm system is now lacking.Click the title to read more.Read more great baseball stuff at The Hardball Times.

Spring Training, engage.

The Orioles have opened Spring Training in sunny Sarasota, Florida this weekend and the fans have responded with a resounding yawn. It is hard to blame them, the Orioles have not done much this offseason to generate a lot of positive buzz going into the 2012 campaign. Despite the thrilling end to the Orioles 2011 season fans were subject to the following: An embarrassing debacle...
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