Found February 28, 2012 on
Former major league star Gary Sheffield is in Orioles training camp this morning, hoping to sell the O's on former Severna Park star Josh Banks, who has pitched for the Blue Jays, Padres and Astros.
BEST OF MAXIM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Josh Banks worked out in front of Orioles officials on Tuesday afternoon at the Buck O'Neil Minor League Complex and signed a minor league contract with the club.
What's Gary Sheffield been doing now that his playing days are over? He's acting as an agent and signing players to deals.
Domonic Brown worked on hitting with Gary Sheffield this offseason, and he seemed to impress the former all-star slugger.
[Quotes via Matt Gelb, Philly.com]
"He's going to be one of the great ones," Sheffield said. "He's going to be. It's all about staying focused with him. He's a guy who wants to do great. If he can keep that same focus and intensity...
In a continuing effort to beef up their pitching staff, the Orioles signed journeyman Josh Banks to a Minor League contract Tuesday.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for the thing that’s now called Daily Notes.
1. Injury Reports
2. Other Assorted Headlines
3. GIF: Josh Banks’s Kunckleball
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Other than the breaking news from yesterday that some people are entrusting their professional livelihood to Gary Sheffield, it’s been spring training as usual for the Tigers.
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