This is an old one from last year, but I’m honestly not sure if/when the archives are coming back; in the meantime, enjoy this one!
Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Orioles’
By: Bob Owens
Last year, four out of the five teams in the A.L. East had at least 85 wins, and the division has earned a reputation as the toughest in baseball. Come 2011, will this division maintain its excellence, or will some of these teams fall off a cliff? In alphabetical order, let us take [...]
Too often fans want to put too much emphasis on results, which is understandable, particularly in the case of a team that hasn’t won anything since Boyz II Men topped the charts. The point is to win, after all. But, especially in the early going of a new regime taking over a franchise in pitiful shape, we must remember to look more at the philosophical direction of the franchise and what the front office is doing to set the team up for success.
But what one really notices when comparing these 2 HOF shortstops is that while Ripken probably hit a few higher marks in his career (368 TB in 1991, 47 2B in 1983, 102 BB in 1988, 2 MVP), Jeter is remarkably more consistent throughput his career.
Orioles Legend, 1969 Cy Young Winner Mike Cuellar DiesFriday, April 2nd, 2010 by Chuck
Mike Cuellar, who shared the 1969 American League Cy Young with Denny McLain and who led the Baltimore Orioles to three consecutive World Series appearances between 1969-1971, passed away today from complications of stomach cancer. He was 72.
A lefthander famous for his screwball, Cuellar posted a career record of 185-130 with a 3.14 in over an [...]
An attempt comprehend the reason why the Orioles would trade two young arms for Kevin Millwood.