The Orioles’ home opener is April 4, meaning that baseball will soon be back, and all will be well with the world. With all you fine folks in mind, we offer this guide to celebrating beyond Opening Day.
Dylan Bundy was responsible for most of the Orioles’ big early deficit in a 16-5 loss to the New York Mets on Wednesday night, allowing seven runs on 11 hits before turning the game over to the bullpen.
The Orioles might have avoided a real headache in a year full of them by missing out on Jason Vargas, and despite all that’s gone badly for them this season, it looks like Andrew Cashner was the right pitcher to stabilize their rotation.
The Orioles, with a 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, finished the first half of the season with a 23-58 records that makes them one of the worst teams through 81 games in baseball history.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has had a challenging stretch in center field over the past week or so, but manager Buck Showalter said it's not at the point where he or Jones needs to change anything.
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has the highest ERA of any pitcher with at least 100 innings since the start of 2017. The next active pitcher on that list, Matt Harvey, was designated for assignment by the New York Mets on Friday.
Cedric Mullins is getting one of the longest looks of any Orioles prospects here in spring training, and is rewarding the club's faith in him by showing he has the speed and defense to make a difference at the big league level.