Originally written July 01, 2013 on Subway Squawkers:
It wasn't that long ago that we were calling Oriole Park at Camden Yards "Yankee Stadium South" and thinking of Baltimore as a franchise down on its heels. Now, thanks to manager Buck Showalter, GM Dan Duquette, and a good young team, the Orioles are a team on its way up, sweeping the Yankees and helping the Bombers head down to fourth place.I watched part of Saturday's game and most of Sunday's game, and it all depressed me very much. Orioles fans have much to be excited about, and to look forward to. They have a good core to their team that is only going to get better. Chris Davis (first drafted by the Yankees, by the way!) has 31 homers, leading the league. Speaking of former Yankees, the O's found a home for former Yankee Chris Dickerson. Adam Jones is a star, and could have been drafted by the Yanks in 2003. Instead, they chose Eric Duncan. I could go on, but it's just depressing. I envy the O's getting to watch a team on the upswing, instead o...

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