Found December 24, 2012 on Oriole Post:
We’re about halfway through the offseason and the notion amongst fans, along with the media is that the Baltimore Orioles have not done much to improve their roster. The Orioles, as we all know, had an impressive 2012 season that culminated in their first playoff berth in over 15 years. One would have thought that the organization would have found another bat, plus perhaps another arm to bolster a team that has a strong core with players like Adam Jones, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy and Nick Markakis. Aside from re-signing Nate McLouth and finding guys such as pitchers Daniel Schlereth and Zach Braddock along with first-baseman Travis Ishikawa, the Orioles need to do more. The local media have said from day one of the off-season that the Orioles would not have any high-dollar signings such as a Zack Grienke and Josh Hamilton based on their sources. They were right. I would like the organization to take a shot on someone; however, it seems like the Orioles want to get...
1 Comment:
  • What moves? Is Dan (Brilliant moves last season) Duquette stuck
    in neutral? Lose a draft pick and get LaRoche dammit!! If K.C. and the Blue Jays can throw away proven (emphasized) prospects, then certainly we can part with an unproved draft choice. What is he going to do, pickle it? How can he sit and watch his old Boston Yazholes buying up everything in sight, and not get off the pot?
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