So, who is the real Ubaldo Jimenez? Is it the guy who had a shaky 2014 after signing the richest contract for a free agent pitcher in team history?
From 2007-12, the Orioles had successful drafts. Matt Wieters, Brian Matusz, Mychal Givens, Manny Machado and Kevin Gausman were all high draft picks. So was Dylan Bundy.
In 2016, the Orioles Opening Day rotation is likely to feature Kevin Gausman for the first time, and they need him.
Most Orioles fans point to the departures of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis when trying to figure out what went wrong with the team this season.
But, there was more, much more.
BALTIMORE – Chris Davis’ voice started to crack. His Orioles career is probably in its last few days, and he knows what’s coming.