Last week, the Orioles brass met to discuss the plan for this offseason.
After those discussions, the sense coming out of the warehouse is that they’ll have the money needed to make this team competitive – or better – next year.
The sense is that they should be in position to make a legitimate run at their key free agents, specifically Chris Davis, Darren O’Day and even Wei-Yin Chen and Matt Wieters. Gerardo Parra and Steve Pearce are in play, too, but won’t cost as much as the first four.
In other words, the Orioles think they can make competitive offers to their free agents, place the ball in their players’ hands and make it tough on...