Baltimore Orioles

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    Should The Mets Be Deadline Buyers?

    For a while now, the Mets have been pointing to 2015 as The Year, the time when all the pieces come together and produce a big league roster capable of, at...

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    Catching Situations To Watch

    I was happy to see former University of Tennessee star JP Arencibia in a Texas Rangers uniform earlier this week.  Following the loss of AJ Pierzynski, Texas needed a full-time catcher...

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    Season Preview: American League East

    In previous years, Off The Bench has run its extremely popular “30 Teams in 30 Days” series in the month prior to each new season. While the finished product of 30...

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    Five Trades for Matt Wieters: #FireJimBowden

    ESPN’s chief idiot and former General Manager  Idiot of the Reds and Nationals just published something that made me want to curse: Five Trades for Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters.  I have...

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    Free Agent Season Preview: AL East

    It is now free agent season and Off The Bench is embarking to bring each team a preview of what to expect as open signing dawns today.  Each day, we’ll be posting a...

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    Johan Santana Is The Next Francisco Liriano…. But Where?

    In 2005, a young hard throwing lefty joined reigning Cy Young winner Johan Santana in the Minnesota Twins starting rotation and was dubbed his heir apparent. Nearly a decade later, it...

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    The 2013 Baseball Surprises that Shouldn’t have been all that Surprising

    Each year, casual fans read some bleacher report article from some misinformed “baseball” writer proclaiming the biggest surprises of the early season.  Here’s an example.  But often, these “big surprises” are...

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    Michael Cuddyer Really This Good? Slugging Percentage Plus June Update

    The simplest form of baseball statistics is batting average.  It’s been around since they invented the game. But since Bill James and the sabermetrics nerds of the world have really let...

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    It’s Time Chris Davis Becomes A Household Name

      It’s time to learn the Baltimore Orioles’ first baseman’s name.  It’s Chris Davis and he is really good.  For years, Chris Davis was a struggling first baseman, shuttled up and...

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    Manny Machado for MVP?

    Manny Machado, the Baltimore Orioles 20 year old third basemen, has thrust himself into the conversation as one of the best young players in baseball but he might be doing something...

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    Who’s Awesome And Who’s Not Awesome

    Every so often, when I don’t have any other ideas, I revert back to the old “Who’s Awesome” template. I know it’s a bit of a cop out but it can...

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    Baltimore Orioles Season Preview: What A Difference A Year Makes

    What a difference a year makes for the Baltimore Orioles. One year ago, the baseball world was preparing for the Orioles 15th consecutive losing season; now, Orioles fans are wondering if...

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