Believe it or not, there are reasons for Orioles optimism
Kevin Cowherd: Let's face it: you've heard nothing but doom and gloom about the Orioles for weeks. A lot of it came from serial kill-joys like me, who think the Orioles didn't do enough in the offseason to improve themselves, avoid a 15th straight losing season, another last-place finish in the AL East, etc. But today, with the season opener against the Minnesota Twins around the corner, we break out the smiley-face for this column. Yes, today we give you seven things to like -- no, really -- about the Orioles this season: Click here for the text version of this column.