I met him, fifteen years ago. I was told there was nothing left. No reason, no conscience, no understanding; even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, good or evil, right or wrong. I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face and, the blackest eyes... the *devil's* eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up because I realized what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply... Open Thread.
Texas won, too lazy to link.
Harper hits first pro homer in AFL game | MLB.com: News
Scottsdale won, and apparently no Orioles prospect did anything worth mentioning.
Contract Crowdsourcing Results: First Baseman | FanGraphs Baseball
The folks at FanGraphs let their readers speculate on what the market will be for free agents. Here's the results for first basemen.
Connor a top candidate for O's pitching coach | orioles.com: News
I know this is a bit old, but I missed it. And I wasn't aware Rick Kranitz was a goner.
Schmuck baseball playoff expansion - baltimoresun.com
Peter Schmuck's not a fan of expanded playoffs. So, at least I agree with him on that topic.
Orioles Insider: Orioles agree with Adair as bullpen coach
Rick Adair is your new bullpen coach. So cash in those bets, folks. I had Rick Dempsey. Don't know what I was thinking on that one.
Orioles Insider: C.J. Wilson on Buck Showalter
Jeff Zrebiec talked with C.J. Wilson this summer, just before the Orioles hired Buck Showalter as manager, for his memories of the field boss. He's got nothin' but love for his former skipper.