Orioles Deal Tommy Hunter for Outfield Depth

Posted in Offense, Trades with tags , , , , on August 12, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

This post is a little bit late, but the Orioles were busy during the hours leading up to the trade deadline.  They ended up swinging deals for Gerardo Parra of the Brewers and Junior Lake of the Cubs.  I wrote about the latter for ESPN Sweetspot Orioles blog Camden Depot.

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Ben Revere Could Help the Orioles

Posted in Offense, Trades with tags , , , , , , on July 29, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

I’ve been on hiatus for some time now, but I’m back in the blogging game just in time for the 2015 trade deadline.  The Orioles corner outfielders have been terrible this year, so it’s no surprise that they would be looking for an upgrade in left or right field before the trade deadline.  Today at ESPN Sweetspot Network Orioles blog Camden Depot, I explain why I think the Phillies’ Ben Revere would be a good (if unexciting) target for Baltimore.

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The Camden Highball (Episode 13): The Rosters They Are a-Movin’

Posted in Offense, Pitching, Podcast with tags , , , , , on June 9, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

Yesterday, there was a new episode of the Camden Highball podcast over at ESPN Sweetspot Network Orioles blog Camden Depot to help you get the week started.  Pat and I talked to Jeff Long of Baseball Prospectus and Baltimore Sports and Life about Oliver Drake, Steve Pearce, and Manny Machado.

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The Camden Highball (Episode 12): Previewing the 2015 MLB Draft

Posted in Draft, Podcast, Rule 4 with tags , , , , on June 1, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

There is a new episode of the Camden Highball up today.  Pat and I talk to former Camden Depot writer Nick Faleris about next week’s MLB Rule 4 Player Draft and get his general thoughts on what he sees in the 2015 Baltimore Orioles.

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Outfield Reinforcements Won’t Be Coming from the Minors

Posted in Minor Leagues, Offense with tags , , , on May 27, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

The Orioles have had a roughly average offense so far in 2015, but they are getting very little production from their corner outfielders.  Today at ESPN Sweespot Network Orioles blog Camden Depot, I take a look at what they have in their minor league outfields and why there isn’t anyone who will be able to come up and help out in the major leagues.

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The Camden Highball (Episode 11): Talkin’ Bats with Juan Baret

Posted in Pitching, Podcast with tags , , , on May 25, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

This week on the Camden Highball (the weekly podcast for ESPN Sweetspot Network Orioles blog Camden Depot), Pat and I talk with local bat maker Juan Baret (of Baret Bats), who specializes in the construction and production of handcrafted customized wood baseball bats.  We also talk about how no one can score a run off of Mike Wright and the Brian Matusz ejection.

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The Camden Highball (Episode 10): “That’s Not Good”

Posted in Offense, Pitching, Podcast with tags , , , , , , , on May 12, 2015 by oriolesprovingground

This week on the Camden Highball, Pat and I wonder if Steve Pearce can be a super utility player and talk about Jimmy Paredes‘ hot bat.  We also talk to Ryan Romano of Camden Depot and Beyond the Boxscore about the less than ideal starts of Bud Norris and Chris Tillman.  This week’s episode also features music from Brad Engler.

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