First off, let's talk about the components of a winning season. There are three factors that go into it: Good starting pitching, timely hitting, and good defense. You need to have at least two of these components working for you 90% of the time. As we evaluate the start of the season, it's hard to find a game where we've been good enough to
Well, everyone wants to know what I think the O's can do to get out of this early season slump. I think we have to sit down first and look back at the way we are losing these games. It's not enough to just have talent and think that sooner or later it will all fall into place - not going to happen. On
One of the toughest things to deal with as a minor leaguer in an organization is to have an icon of the game playing at your position. Justin Turner was dealing with just that situation, but I recently had a chance to talk with Turner about his call-up to the big leagues in the wake of Brian Roberts' injury. The obvious excitement is there,
Well the title says it. It's going to be another battle with the big boys of the East. The Yanks and the Red Sox are loaded, and it's going to be bloody before it's over. As usual, as I see all my friends and O's fans this time of year, they want to know what I think about the club. What are our chances?