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Prediction Time: How Many Games Do the Orioles Win?

We’ve tossed this around plenty in the comments, but now that Opening Day is basically upon us it’s time to go on the record. The roster is set and we know what we know from Spring Training. So let’s have at it: how many games will the Orioles win this year? And why? I’ve been […]

Assessing the Orioles’ Roster So Far

So I was doing a series called “Orioles 2011 Outlook” where I planned to go position-by-position with thoughts on what to expect from each of them. Scratch that. Way I see it, interest in that kind of thing is low and you can probably guess what I’m going to say anyway. That, and I haven’t […]

Orioles 2011 Outlook: First Base

For the O’s in 2011, first base is the question that wasn’t. With Derrek Lee signed on it seemed, when coupled with the acquisition of Vlad Guerrero, to settle two positions. Lee would play first and Luke Scott would move out to left field. Today…not as clear. In theory, Lee remains the “everyday” first baseman […]

Orioles 2011 Outlook: Outfield

Where the hell did March go? I glance at the calendar and see there’s more Spring Training 2011 in the past than there is in the future. That doesn’t seem right. But it is. So now’s the time, as a result, to start our series of outlooks/predictions/assessments for the various elements that will determine success […]