When the Orioles traded for veteran starting pitcher Kevin Millwood in December, it was only a matter of time before he was officially announced as their Opening Day starter.
That day came last week. And Opening Day comes tonight.
In today's newspaper, Dan Connolly discussed Millwood's role as the veteran leader of the Orioles pitching staff.
The 35-year-old right-hander begins his 14th season in the major leagues tonight. He is 155-121 with a 4.02 ERA in 383 career games (375 starts). Last year, Millwood posted a 13-10 record and 3.67 ERA in 31 starts for the Texas Rangers.
So, now we'll ask the question: