Found March 15, 2012 on Oriole Post:
Good morning all out there. Hope everyone is enjoying a warm, wonderful Thursday in the Mid-Atlantic region, specifically around Baltimore. Well, Baseball America recently posted their predictions where all 30 teams should finish in 2012. Sadly, they – much like pretty much every other newspaper, news station, media outlet, blog and whatever else – picked the Baltimore Orioles to finish last in the American League East. Shocked? No. Of course, the Yankees and Rays are favorites in the division. The Red Sox are predicted to finish third, and the Jays, fourth. Here’s what they had to say about the Black and Orange… 5. BALTIMORE ORIOLES Best-Case Scenario: RHP Jake Arrieta and LHP Brian Matusz bounce back, and LHP Zach Britton continues to develop, allowing Baltimore to feel good again about its rotation of the future. Worst-Case Scenario: The Orioles waste time worrying about a few extra wins in the short term rather than building for the long term. In The Spotlight: Matus...

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