Here’s hoping that everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving today, one full of turkey and pumpkin pie. And in the Thanksgiving spirit, here’s an extra helping of Orioles thoughts and observations.
We learned yesterday that the Orioles have expressed interest in free-agent right-hander Yovani Gallardo. There haven’t been any negotiations with Gallardo -- that should start to pick up in the upcoming weeks -- but he’s the Orioles’ first known starting pitching target.
Gallardo, 29, could command...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.