Alex Bender


The artist formerly known as Vuff has been a front page writer for Camden Chat since January 2013. He likes to use acronyms like FIP, SIERA, DRS, UZR, wRC, and wOBA.


Series Preview: O's vs. Rays, 14-16 April

After a disappointing series loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles will try to finish their first six-game homestand on a better note, as they face the Tampa Bay Rays.

Series Preview: O's @ Yankees, 7-9 April

After stopping their losing streak at four games thanks to an impressive outing by Chris Tillman, the O's head to New York to finish off their road trip with a three-game set against the Yankees.

2014 Bowie Baysox season preview

Continuing with our look around the Orioles' minor league affiliates, today we take a look at the Bowie Baysox, which will open the season with many of the O's most heralded prospects.

Series Preview: O's vs. Red Sox

What is with these off-days after Opening Day? Oh well. Baseball is finally here!

2014 AL East Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

The 2014 season is almost here! As we continue to sit through Spring Training games, Camden Chat will spend the rest of this week previewing the O's foes in the AL East. Today: the Tampa Bay Rays.

2013 in review: Ryan Flaherty

Whether due more to careful platooning or real improvements in his game, Ryan Flaherty was a surprisingly valuable part of the 2013 Orioles.

2013 in review: Jason Hammel

Hammel had a career year in 2012, but O's fans hoping for an encore performance - or something close - were sorely disappointed in 2013.

2013 in review: Henry Urrutia

Orioles fans got only a brief look at Urrutia this year, as he played in just twenty-four games and received fifty-eight plate appearances. He showed the ability to make contact and hit for a decent average, but unfortunately, little else.

Hindsight is 20/20: Koji Uehara

A tongue-halfway-in-cheek look at Dan Duquette's worst non-move of the '12-13 offseason.

2013 in review: Darren O'Day

After receiving an affordable two-year-plus-option deal following a stellar 2012 campaign, O'Day regressed in 2013 - but not enough that he wasn't a valuable member of the Orioles' bullpen.

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