Originally posted on Ken Rosenthal Blog  |  Last updated 3/31/12
  Jamie Moyer pitched for the Baltimore Orioles from 1993 to ’95. For much of that time, ESPN’s Buster Olney was the Orioles’ beat writer and I was a columnist for The (Baltimore) Sun.   “Write about Moyer,” Buster would tell me.   “Nah,” I would reply. “Nothing to the guy.”   Buster and I must have had an exchange along those lines a half-dozen times, almost to the point where it was a running gag between us.   Back then, Moyer was practically the definition of non-descript, a left-handed swingman who both started and relieved. The Orioles were his fourth team; he had been by released three others. At the end of the ’95 season, his 10th in the majors, he would be 59-76 with a 4.51 ERA - and about to turn 33.   Well, I should have listened to Buster.   Moyer was just getting started.   He signed with the Boston Red Sox when the Orioles allowed him to become a free agent after the ’95 season. Since then? He is an astonishing 208-128 with a 4.13 ERA.   And on Frid
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