The Wall Street Journal examined every offseason move and ranked each MLB team based on "the volume of moves it made and the net quality of the players it ended up with." The Orioles won the offseason with a WAR of 9.0.
Cal Ripken Jr. doesn't think Albert Pujols will go anywhere if he becomes a free agent at season's end. "I can¿¿¿t see Albert playing outside the Cardinal uniform," Ripken told KMOX radio in St. Louis over the weekend.
The Orioles keep being mentioned as one of a handful of teams that are expected to vie for Albert Pujols' services. But I have trouble envisioning outbidding the big boys for one of the best players in baseball.