School of Roch: Norris on Bowie start: "Pretty excited with the work day"
Bud Norris was pretty stoked for someone working through what has typically been considered a mid-season recuperative break.
Jonah Keri's power rankings piece focuses on the AL East this week. Keri has a reputation of hexing players he has just written about, so if Gausman or Machado struggle after the All Star Break direct your ire towards him.
Well, I suppose that's one way to fix a rotation logjam.
If non-specific GM speak answers are your thing then this article will delight you.
Hopefully he saved a dinger for the game so he can help the AL squad secure home field advantage for the O's in the World Series!
Busta sees the Birds as having the toughest go of it after the All-Star break.
That was 13 years ago now. Time is ridiculous, man...
Keep in the know regarding some Baby Birds.
On this date in 1993, Cal hit his 278th HR as a shortstop, topping Ernie Banks' previous record for the position. 3 years later Cal will be shifted back to 3rd base for the first time in 2216 games, with Manny Alexander replacing him as the starting SS. In 2005 Rafael Palmerio earned his 3000th career basehit.