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  1. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    Wasn't that implied by that sentence?
  2. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    If that's the case and he doesn't want to sign here, isn't it still frustrating that we are place he doesn't want to sign despite an obvious need for him. Is it the dysfunction of not knowing who will be manager, GM, SS, and CFer next year on a team that came in last in the prior season?
  3. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    I'm holding out hope. It's all we have! lol
  4. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    I was kinda hoping another Tillman implosion would make them a little more motivated with Cobb, but who knows if he even wants to come here. I'd take Feldman over Tillman as well.
  5. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    In reality this is the worse thing that could have happened. He tosses a crap load of junk at them, they square him up pretty well, but his defense limits the damage so the results look decent. This pretty much puts Tillman in the rotation through April at the very least. Yay!!! No need for Cobb when we have the likes of Tillman starting every five days. Hope the Orioles are going to set a record for runs scored this season because if not, this team will be lucky to finish .500.
  6. TT: Predicting the Opening Day Roster

    Not sure people are pining for him rather then thinking Buck for some reason will want him back if he's available. I just see him as a fit.
  7. Wynns sent to Norfolk

    But there's more to catching defense then just throwing out runners. I think Sisco has enough bat to make up for his below average defense. Also, Joseph is much better playing 4 time a week then 5 or 6 for longer periods of time. I see a playing time share with Joseph catching four times a week and Sisco three.
  8. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    I agree. I don't think his shoulder has been right since the second half of 2016.
  9. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    Unless the Orioles sign Cobb, I'm not sure they are going for it. I think they are trying to field a decent team, but the goal will be to maximize the return on Machado at the All-Star break or sooner. You don't allow the three top starting pitchers to sign elsewhere, keep 2 or 3 Rule Five draft picks, and have multiple NRIs make the team if you are going for it for real.
  10. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    That's exactly why you don't guarantee a guy like him a contract. He should have been in here on a minor league deal and told he needs to earn it.
  11. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    I'm going to try and stay positive and assume with one years left the Orioles brass is going to do what's best to win this year, not worry about veteranosity crap like that. I could be wrong but it would be silly to give Tillman all of April if he's pitching like he did last year.
  12. What If Tillman Gets Hammered in Spring Training?

    But that's ridiculous if true. He's coming off one of the worse seasons in history as a starting pitcher and was not bad, but awful in his first start. He's not a guy who's just getting his work in my opinion. If he can't find the strike zone again and/or gets hammered when he does get it over, the orioles can't start the year with him in the rotation. Maybe Tillman thinks that or maybe Tillman is just saying that, but the fact is the Orioles only guaranteed him $3 million so it;s not like they are definitely counting on him. Of course that is $3 million more than they should have guaranteed, but that's water under the boat at this point. Tillman was AWFUL and actually looked worse than last year. Considering Buck said he looks ahead of where he was last year, it doesn't bode well for him being better than last year. No use making a dumb signing dumber but forcing him onto the team. If he does get forced on their, it will be easy to understand why players like Machado and Jones will leave next year and why no free agents really want to come here. Who wants to "go fot it" with guys like Tillman in the rotation, 2 or 3 Rule 5 guys, 2 or 3 NRI guys? Just ridiculous.
  13. TT: Predicting the Opening Day Roster

    Well there are value in both at times, but I agree, contending teams normally don't need either.
  14. TT: Predicting the Opening Day Roster

    Not sure I understand why people should be upset with NRIs making the team. Maybe historically, but with the way the market has gone this year, players like Valencia, Rasmus and even Rodriguez and Edgin were available on minor league contracts when normally they would be on major league deals.
  15. TT: Predicting the Opening Day Roster

    I don't know who exactly was behind his selection, but I know all the talk was about him being a guy who hit 98 MPH. He was never that guy at any point with the Orioles, and the decision to keep him all season ended up being mind boggling because I never once saw a guy who showed high end talent. In the minors, I NP'd him every year. He doesn't have the stuff or command to be a big league pitcher. The Rickard selection made some sense and they got some value out of him. They just have better options now, and once teams realized he couldn't hit anything offspeed, he became a zero with the bat.