Taking another quizzical look at the Orioles

What’s worse than the pop quiz I handed out on a Sunday?

How about one around the holidays?

This is what happens when you attend a school with no days off. You knew the risk.

The first item crossed off the shopping list will be:
Starting pitcher
Reliever
Middle infielder
None of the above

The opening day third baseman will be:
Rio Ruiz
Hanser Alberto
Someone who isn’t on the current roster
None of the above

Richie Martin will begin the year:
At shortstop
In a utility role
At Triple-A Norfolk
None of the above

Ryan Mountcastle will reach the majors by:
Opening day
May
September
None of the above

Alex Cobb will make:
One to five starts
Six to 10 starts
More than 10 starts
None of the above

Chance Sisco will spend:
All of the season with the Orioles
At least half of the season with the Orioles
None of the season with the Orioles
None of the above

The utility player on opening day will be:
Stevie Wilkerson
Pat Valaika
José Rondón
None of the above

Paul-Fry-Delivers-at-SEA-Gray-Sidebar.jpgThe left-handed reliever making the most appearances will be:
Richard Bleier
Paul Fry
Tanner Scott
None of the above

Dillon Tate will open the season:
In the Orioles bullpen
In Triple-A Norfolk’s bullpen
In someone’s rotation
None of the above

The most deserving former Oriole to enter the team’s Hall of Fame is:
Adam Jones (when he retires)
Andy Etchebarren (posthumously)
Rafael Palmeiro (despite you-know-what)
None of the above

Jonathan Villar will be:
Playing for a team other than the Orioles
Definitely playing for a team other than the Orioles
Most definitely playing for a team other than the Orioles
None of the above

Asher Wojciechowski will lead the league in:
Starts
Walks
Vowels
None of the above

Representing the Orioles at the All-Star Game will be:
Trey Mancini
John Means
Hunter Harvey’s mullet
None of the above

Trey Mancini’s position on opening day will be:
Right field
First base
That he’s still glad he wasn’t traded
None of the above

The Orioles will change their 2021 start times at home to:
7:05 p.m.
6:05 p.m.
1983
None of the above

The Orioles will replace Kiss Cam with:
Hug Cam
Awkward Silence Cam
Eric Hanhold
None of the above

(It’s a thinker)

The best turkey on Thanksgiving is:
Butterball
Shady Brook Farms
Ángel Hernández
None of the above

The hardest calculation in baseball is:
wOBA
wRC+
Number of Orioles pitching changes
None of the above

The highlight of the Winter Meetings will be:
Trading for or signing a major league player
The Rule 5 draft
My panic attack
None of the above

The most popular kids-related promotion is:
Kids Cheer for Free
Kids Run the Bases
Kids Run After Home Run Balls
None of the above

Extra credit question:

The Orioles will host the All-Star Game:
Between 2022-2025
After the Phillies host it in 2026
Sometime after hell freezes over
None of the above

OK, pencils down.

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