Peter Schmuck's final grades for the 2012 Orioles
Baltimore Sun columnist Peter Schmuck offers his final grades for the Orioles' 2012 season. Schmuck's grades are based on each player's performance in relation to his role on the team, his total playing time and his talent level. So, a utilityman who gets a "B" after playing a limited number of games is being graded essentially against himself, not against his teammates or in relation to similar players on other teams.
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Dylan Bundy( Jim Rogash, Getty Images / September 21, 2012 )
Top pitching prospect showed up in the majors for a couple of brief appearances after moving through three levels of the minors in first pro season. He gets an "A" for performance in minors, but no major league evaluation yet.