So, we bid adieu to the younger JJ as he takes flight from Birdland and migrates West to the Bay area. Best wishes to him. And we welcome Jemile Weeks into the nest. Once a well-regarded 2B prospect, he hasn't translated his skills to the major leagues as of yet. Time will tell...The O's shed a boatload of money with this deal, so there's that. Now the question is: will they spend it? We shall see.
School of Roch: Duquette on trade
Lost in all the trade hoopla is the non-tendering of knuckleballer Eddie Gamboa. I haz a sad.
Schmuck putting the Warehouse on blast. 'Bout time somebody did.
Paul Folk breaks down the deal.
Chris Stoner's take on the deal.
Moldy and #TeamSteve are in the fold. Rejoice!
Get a look at Michael Ohlman's swing mechanics.
Interesting. Seems that MLB is looking to hold down costs by instituting a max bid, while players from NPB are looking to get more of a choice in their destination. There were previous reports that posted players would be able to choose from the clubs with the 3 highest bids.
Today is the birthdate for a few short stint O's of old: Chico Salmon, Clay Dalrymple, Hooks Iott, and Bill Crouch. On this date in 1901 the future current Baltimore Orioles franchise is created in the form of the St. Louis Browns.