Revisiting 2009 Baseball America Prospect Handbook Rankings: Baltimore Orioles

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Since 2000, Baseball America has come out with their annual Prospect Handbook. For each team, readers get a chance to see: the top 30 prospects from the previous year, a projected lineup for a future season, the top draft picks of the decade, a list of who has the best tools in the organization and an overview of the organization (records for each team in the … [Read more...]

Orioles’ Adam Jones Not Buying Hype On Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka

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Baltimore Orioles outfield Adam Jones has been in the headlines recently. First, it was about allowing players to beat up the fans who run on the baseball field. Now, he is calling out New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. When asked about Tanaka, Jones didn't give it much thought. Jones says he doesn't buy any of the hype around the Japanese right-hander, who signed a … [Read more...]

Rex Ryan Rips MLB, Orioles For Making Ravens Start Season On the Road

The NFL is the biggest game going today, so of course there is going to be an uproar when the defending Super Bowl champions are forced to start their season on the road because of a scheduling conflict with their baseball little brothers.The Baltimore Ravens will open the 2013 NFL season on the road in Denver, because the Orioles did not want to move the start time of a … [Read more...]

2012 MLB Playoffs: Is Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Done After Being Benched?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM_AkEMDEe4&feature=youtube_gdataNew York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez was benched in favor of Raul Ibanez in a big spot against the Baltimore Orioles in the 2012 ALDS and Ibanez helped deliver a win! After injuries, scandal, and another playoff slump, is A-Rod at the end of the road in regards to All-Star productivity? … [Read more...]

Jim Johnson, Aroldis Chapman and the Top 10 Closers in the MLB Today

With the 2012 regular season completed, bullpens will become even more important during the postseason. Closers in particular will be under more pressure than usual during these next few weeks.Before these pitchers make a name for themselves in the postseason, let’s admire what the top closers in baseball did during the 2012 regular season.  Some closers helped many fantasy … [Read more...]

2012 Baltimore Orioles: How Far Can They Go This Season?

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Getty ImagesI think we all as baseball fans agree when I say that the Baltimore Orioles have emerged onto the scene as one of the best teams in the American League.The Orioles entered Sunday night’s contest against the New York Yankees one game back of first place in the American League East. The Orioles this week were at the top of the division in September for the first since … [Read more...]

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Rips Umpires After Blown Call in Loss to Orioles

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Baltimore SunNew York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira wasn't happy at all with the umpires after the team's loss to the Baltimore Orioles Saturday night in which a blown call happened that showed Teixeira was out though he was clearly safe on a replay.Teixeira decided to rip on the refs after the 5-4 loss."Sometimes you wonder if the umpires are just trying to get out of … [Read more...]