2014 record: 67-95, 5th place in AL West
Manager: Jeff Banister, 1st season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $141 million
It was a nice Monday for Wei-Yin Chen. It began with the birth of his first child, Karsten. His wife, Yi-Wen, delivered their son at 8:07 a.m.
Buoyed by the success of fellow Japanese pitchers in the major leagues, high school pitcher Shohei Otani has expressed his interest in the major leagues.
The Orioles know that many will probably make them in the underdogs in their ALDS series that starts on Sunday at Camden Yards.