Found February 11, 2012 on
Let's be honest, the Baltimore Orioles suck. That's not rude, it's truthful. The Yankees are the toast of the AL East, while the Rays, Red Sox, and Blue Jays aren't too far behind. Far behind are the O's though, very far behind. Well, I believe I found a way for them to contend this season. No, not signing Roy Oswalt, who is still a free agent. Nope, use this baseball grenade and their pitchers will throw shutouts every game, while their offense can attempt to put a couple runs across the plate for the victory. Of course if one of the pitchers gets a little wild, we might have a casualty on our hands instead of just a blown up bat.
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The Orioles just designated Matt Angle for assignment to make room on the 40 man roster for Luis Ayala. Angle is a left handed hitting center fielder considered to be a marginal prospect ( somewhere in the 20's range/honorable mention type). Angle made his debut in the majors in July of 2011, appearing in 31 games with a .177 BA/.293 OBP and in AAA he hit .266 with a .343...
Living in Newark, NJ now (yes, the name of this website has been irrelevant for the last 6 months), I get a good fill of New York sports news, which is great. One thing I miss though is Baltimore sports news. Baltimore sports news, specifically about the Orioles, is a combination of extremely depressing, pathetic and sometimes absolutely bizarre.
My Dad sent me an article today...
Who says the Orioles haven't made any moves?Name: Chris TremblayPosition: 2BThrows: RHeight: 5'10" Weight: 185Age: 25Tremblay was born in Montreal and was drafted out of Kent State by he Padres in the 19th round of the 2009 draft.Up to this point he has been a light-hitting utility type (catcher, centerfielder and pitcher were the only spots he did not play in the Padre...
During Orioles FanFest, Chris Davis spoke with the media for a couple of minutes.
Hardy answered questions about the additions to the roster for Spring Training, playing first base vs. third, outlook for the season and several other items.
Here are some quotes and notes I was able to pick up from him.
Speaking about his injuries and getting ready for Spring Traning:
No, I went...
Baltimore's catcher uses Rosetta Stone to communicate better with foreign pitchers.
Spring Training will officially kick off this week, and pitcher Roy Oswalt still doesn’t have a job.
ESPN’s Jayson Stark described the situation.
“He wanted to go to Texas. … [visit site to read more]
The Baltimore Orioles have apologized to two South Korean baseball organizations upset with the club over its contract with a local high school pitcher. The Korea Baseball Association said Friday that the Orioles violated local rules that bar the signing of student players until their graduation year.
The Philadelphia Phillies have 1 possible path to bring back Roy Oswalt, while Antonio Bastardo leads a slew of young guns into Camp Clearwater. The baseline from Triple-A to the majors is 50%, who will stick with the parent club and who will miss that last jump? There are 8–including Michael Stutes–and 4 each will fall on different sides of the centerfield fence.