One reader offers his reasons for frustration with baseball's economic model. -duck
That leaves a few recognizable players exposed to the Rule 5 Draft -- including shortstop Blake Davis and recently acquired pitcher Steve Johnson -- and leaves room to question why certain journeyman-type players are still on the 40-man. The Orioles kept pitcher Chris Waters, for instance, even though he didn't seem to be on the radar when the Orioles needed help at several points last season. -duck
Davey Johnson, the Orioles' former All-Star second baseman who was the last manager to lead the club to a winning season, has taken a job with the Washington Nationals. Johnson, 66, will be a senior advisor to general manager Mike Rizzo. -duck
Pretty good night for the O's in the AFL. -Stacey
Corey Patterson used to be looked on fondly, doncha know. -Stacey
Frankly, my dear, I don't give an Open Thread.