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National League
The birds are back in town
The birds are back in town

The Orioles didn't open the season at home but played the first three games of the regular season in Tampa, only an hour's drive north of the club's spring training facility in Sarasota. That makes today's home opener against the Toronto Blue Jays feel all the more like the true starting point for the 2015 season. And it couldn't happen too soon. Baltimore is a baseball town. We mark our family history by the Orioles starting line-ups of the era. Grew up in the 1960s? Your idea of baseball is Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and a bunch of Cy Young Award winners at Memorial Stadium. Your children think more in terms of Cal Ripken Jr. and the opening of Oriole Park...