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.
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.
I’ve had three months to think about Yovani Gallardo. Dexter Fowler, not very long.
While the Orioles have taken some steps to increase their on-base percentage, the way the team scores runs could be remarkably the same this year.