Justin Wilson

Four questions left for Orioles to answer before Monday's 4 p.m. trade deadline

Four questions left for Orioles to answer before Monday's 4 p.m. trade deadline

By 4 p.m. Monday, all the questions that have loomed over the most blasé of recent Orioles seasons will hopefully be answered.

The nonwaiver trade deadline will come and go, the Orioles will go on taking batting practice and stretching, and they'll face one of the league's hottest teams — the Kansas City Royals — to continue to maintain relevance in a crowded American League.

But what they'll look like when they get there is hardly simple.

Here are the four major questions the Orioles will have answered by 4 p.m., all the culmination of weeks of trade speculation and up-and-down baseball that leaves them as the game's most uncertain team at the...

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