The Orioles are about to cut ties with Billy Rowell, their 2006 first-round draft pick. Rowell is one of but a number of Orioles’ top picks never to make the majors.
One of the Orioles’ mysteries of 2012 was the disappearance of Zach Britton. Britton didn’t pitch for 17 days.
The first game of the World Series isn’t a perfect predictor. Just ask the Baltimore Orioles.
Forgetting, for the moment, Justin Verlander’s performance in Game 1 of the World Series, one of the things a Series-bound team is supposed to have is an ace.
The Sporting News has named Orioles’ manager Buck Showalter American League Manager of the Year.