The Schmuck Stops Here

The Schmuck Stops Here Peter Schmuck's musings on the local and national sports scene
Schmuck: Agreement with Cobb is latest twist that turns Orioles rotation into solid unit

The Orioles were criticized all winter for doing little to upgrade their rotation.

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Schmuck: Now, UMBC is history, but the Retrievers made us all proud

The UMBC Retrievers were faced with a choice — carry the emotion forward from Friday night's stunning, historic victory over No. 1 Virginia or simply accept their place in history and go home to their adoring fans.

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Schmuck to UMBC: Thanks for the memory

Peter Schmuck relives a big NCAA upset 40 years to the day before UMBC's all-time NCAA bracket-busting victory over No.

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Schmuck: If Alex Cobb hasn't ruled out Baltimore, the Orioles should rule him in

The Orioles came into the past offseason hoping to score a bargain starting pitcher.

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Schmuck: Orioles probably know this, but they need to play it cool with Hunter Harvey

Hunter Harvey looks like a keeper, but the Orioles should not talk themselves into putting him in the major league rotation too soon.

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Orioles victory was a nice reminder of what they want to do a lot less this year

The Orioles enjoyed a 10-8 comeback victory over the Red Sox on Sunday that was a lot like a bunch of other divisional victories last year.

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