Buck Showalter


As a most fascinating and successful offseason comes to an end, some readers have chided me for claiming that the past four months have been fruitful.


Experienced Dan Duquette watchers know he doesn’t like to make outlandish predictions. He doesn’t like to tease writers.


When Buck Showalter found out that he was going to be the model for the Orioles’ first garden gnome, he wasn’t pleased. He jokingly suggested the team honor Manny Machado instead.


The Orioles should be announcing their invitations to spring training this week.


Grapefruit League games start on March 1, and if you’d like to take a tour of spring training parks, the Orioles play all of their Florida road contests within 90 minutes of their Sarasota home.