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  1. 4 points
    30+ homer pace. Yep, let's DFA this guy. 🙄
  2. 4 points
    Appreciate like the 8 people that bought tickets. Honestly though, the lack of people purchasing and attending these night is pretty disappointing. We picked great nights, mostly with giveaways and the Orioles gave us a great deal yet there were what, two people who post here besides me here tonight? I'm actually embarrassed at this point to even try and get these deals in the future. If no one is going come, I'm not going to waste the Orioles time. If you live in the Baltimore area, this note is for you. We have 100s of people on here daily and you never want to come out during these nights? It's just disappointing. $20 tickets, meet other Hangouters, box seats. I guess I just don't get it! We used to have a pretty good turn out, even when the team was bad, but now, SteveA and O's is Legend are about the only regulars (Always good to see them both). At the end of the day, if no one wants to come out to these nights I won't bother the Orioles in the future.
  3. 2 points
    As for Trumbo, I will be VERY disappointed if he suits up again for the Orioles. I hope he recovers from his injury, but we can just release him after that. I don't see where he fits here anymore.
  4. 2 points
    I updated the second post in this thread. Should be a complete list of active international signings. Does not include players signed by other clubs first.
  5. 2 points
    There are some misreads, but for the most part it's about 1 mph fast. @ChuckS
  6. 2 points
    Jon Miller told a story about being on a west coast trip with Chuck Thompson. Chuck said he only ever gets to see stadiums and hotels, so Jon took him to see the redwoods in Muir Woods on an off Day. They get there, Chuck looks up and says "Holy Guacamole!"
  7. 2 points
  8. 2 points
    So did we. Probably should have had him higher though. I was more bullish on him but wasn't sold until I saw the numbers on the changeup this year. I really wish i had access to the minor league trackman data. that's the holy grail for me when it comes to truly evaluating prospects.
  9. 2 points
    Fun one! 🦄Dwight Smith Jr.: SALAMI! First of his career with his Dad cheering in the stands. Love it. Renato Nunez: Good lord is he hot right now. His 14th(!) home run plus an RBI single. Trey Mancini: Nearly identical line to Nunez as he put up a 2run bomb and added a single. Trey! Pedro Severino: A solid 2-4 night with a double as he continues to be a surprisingly good offensive player. 🦄Richard Bleier: Save! 1.2 IP of solid pitching. He's coming around, hopefully, right when we need him. Mychal Givens: A good scoreless inning. Gotta start somewhere. Paul Fry: Solid as usual man. Scoreless inning and a third. Andrew Cashner: After throwing 46 pitches in the first inning, he somehow lasted long enough to earn the win. That's impressive in its own weird way. DJ Stewart: Nice catch in RF after he initially overran the ball, and a nice AB to earn a walk.
  10. 2 points
    There were nothing wrong with his relay throws on those plays. That catch yesterday was awkward but at least he had the speed to get to the ball and then readjust back. I'm not sure Mancini or DSJ would have gotten there for example. Not without having to lay out. His jumps look good and he's got above average sprint speed. Solid average for a corner OF. The standards for defense are too high on this board. I've often seen the attitude of, unless you are plus out there you are a DH. I don't think some of you understand what average defense looks like. I wouldn't be surprised if DJ puts up some positive DWAR #'s in the corners. Especially in LF where I think his arm plays best.
  11. 1 point
    I've seen enough. Another AAAA type. No different than Yefrey Ramirez. Has a good arm, spotty command, underwhelming secondary offerings. That velocity though!
  12. 1 point
    No stadium gun tonight. Hays swung at a pitch over his head in a 1-0 count and then rolled over on an outside breaking ball that he had to reach for on the next pitch. Channeling his inner Dariel Alvarez. He had one walk in his first 35 at bats in Frederick. That kind of plate discipline does not play at the major league level.
  13. 1 point
    Knight is definitely finding the Carolina League to be more of a challenge than the Sally. Today, 6 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 4 K’s. Most of the damage was done in the first inning, when he allowed 3 runs on 2 walks and 2 hits. On the positive side, despite the rough start Knight made it through 6 innings in a tidy 85 pitches.
  14. 1 point
    Wasn't pitching when he was out there...
  15. 1 point
    I want him promoted when he's ready to be promoted. I don't want him spending four years at AAA because "the major league team isn't ready".
  16. 1 point
  17. 1 point
    Bordick: "I think as Villar goes, so will go the Orioles". Hope we don't trade him!
  18. 1 point
    I was the youngest in my class and graduated at 17 Years and 5 months of age. (January Birthday). There were twin girls in my class that had a birthday the day before mine only they were a year and a day older.
  19. 1 point
    Well, Hess is pitching.
  20. 1 point
    At 16 he might not be done yet.
  21. 1 point
    I haven't seen any of the DSL dudes and probably won't unless they make it stateside. Pretty much what COC and Art said.
  22. 1 point
    I'm guessing it is a combination of the size, age, and position. Sixteen and 6'4" in center are eye catching numbers.
  23. 1 point
    I'm interested in the 16 year old 6'4" CF batting 2nd. Stiven Acevedo.
  24. 1 point
    Laura and I are in for August 3. We'll drive up on Friday from Durham for that game, too. Orioles vs Blue Jays - Prime Sat, Aug 3, 2019 7:05 PM Oriole Park Section 8 Row 13 Seat 1 - 2
  25. 1 point
    Really love this new guy DJ Hess 😂
  26. 1 point
    I haven't seen a single person on this board advocate trading Mancini just to get younger. If we can get a nice package back then a trade makes sense. But we shouldn't be trading him from a position of unnecessary desperation which is what happened with the Gausman deal last year. If the package coming back is similar to what we got for Gausman, then I am against trading Mancini. I think there will be some good offers if he's still at .850 + OPS in July.
  27. 1 point
    I'm not saying you should die on a hill. And I'm not saying Mancini is THE GUY to build around. But you think Mancini is Trumbo at 27, we'll just have to agree to disagree and move on. If you look at what Trumbo did in his age 27 season vs what Mancini is doing this year, you'll see that it's not a valid comp.
  28. 1 point
    You still are quoting from MLB pipeline around here?
  29. 1 point
  30. 1 point
    lol, it's like we want to trade the one guy that we bitch and whine about never being able to have. Either you keep a guy who's young, good, cheap and cost controlled because they are that way....or you trade them because they're young, cheap, cost controlled. At some point you gotta make a decision to keep em. And if anyone says "OMFG MOUNTCASTLE!!!! WHAT ABOUT MOUNTCASTLE AT FIRST!??!?!?!?!" Please, save it. Just save it. This board has long suffered from backup QB syndrome....the guys we have are never good enough and there's always someone waiting in the wings that COULD BE better.
  31. 1 point
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  34. 1 point
    That's my concern. A year of development time is huge as a teenager. As a pro, a 20-year-old in AA probably has 30-50% more projected career value (on average) than a 21-year-old with the same performance at the same level.
  35. 1 point
    The idea that we might trade away Mancini before dropping Davis or Trumbo I find troubling.
  36. 1 point
    It could be that Elias and company have been talking numbers with some players and doesn't want to lose a bargaining chip right now. "Hey Adley, we love you, but two others will sign for $500,000 under slot to help better the team. Should we pencil you in $750,000 under slot?"
  37. 1 point
    I agree. I hope we are correct. Then again, I don't see what trying to hide what you're going to do with 1:1 does. Maybe if you're afraid to disclose something industry specific, something about how you evaluate talent...but if there's a consensus #1 and you say you're going to take him...I dunno. But Elias is smarter than us. (Except CoC).
  38. 1 point
  39. 1 point
    Thanks! Today's full schedule. With potential Day 1 prospects in bold. (some are just slim chances to be day 1 picks, the pitchers will not all pitch in today's game) NCAA BASEBALL12:00 PM Campbell vs. NC State (Site 10 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Seth Johnson, Will Wilson 12:00 PM Coastal Carolina vs. Auburn (Site 3 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Will Holland 12:00 PM Florida State vs. Florida Atlantic (Site 4 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Drew Mendoza 1:00 PM Nebraska vs. Connecticut (Site 9 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Jacob Wallace 1:00 PM Southern Miss vs. Arizona State (Site 13 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Hunter Bishop, Matt Wallner, Alec Marsh 1:00 PM Southern vs. #6 Mississippi State (Site 6 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Ethan Small 1:00 PM McNeese vs. Indiana State (Site 2 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) 2:00 PM Illinois State vs. Indiana (Site 7 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) 2:00 PM Central Connecticut vs. #5 Arkansas (Site 5 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Isaiah Campbell, Matt Cronin, Dominic Fletcher 2:00 PM UNC Wilmington vs. #14 North Carolina (Site 14 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Greg Jones, Michael Busch, Tyler Baum 4:00 PM Loyola Marymount vs. Baylor (Site 1 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Shea Langeliers, Davis Wendzel 4:00 PM Michigan vs. Creighton (Site 16 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Tommy Henry, Jordan Brewer, Will Robertson 4:00 PM Duke vs. Texas A&M (Site 15 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Graeme Stinson (won't pitch), John Dokaxis 4:00 PM Sacramento State vs. #11 Stanford (Site 11 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Kyle Stowers, Erik Miller 4:00 PM Clemson vs. Illinois (Site 12 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Logan Davidson 4:00 PM Army vs. #8 Texas Tech (Site 8 / Game 1) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Josh Jung 6:00 PM UIC vs. #7 Louisville (Site 7 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Logan Wyatt, Tyler Fitzgerald 6:00 PM Quinnipiac vs. #10 East Carolina (Site 10 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Bryant Packard 7:00 PM Liberty vs. Tennessee (Site 14 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Garrett Stallings, Andre Lipcius 7:00 PM Harvard vs. #9 Oklahoma State (Site 9 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) 7:00 PM TCU vs. California (Site 5 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Nick Lodolo, Andrew Vaughn 7:00 PM Florida A&M vs. #3 Georgia Tech (Site 3 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Kyle McCann 7:00 PM Stony Brook vs. #13 LSU (Site 13 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Josh Smith 7:00 PM Ohio State vs. #2 Vanderbilt (Site 2 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) JJ Bleday, Drake Fellows 7:00 PM Mercer vs. #4 Georgia (Site 4 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Aaron Schunk, Tony Locey 8:00 PM Florida vs. Dallas Baptist (Site 8 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Brady McConnell 8:00 PM Jacksonville State vs. #12 Ole Miss (Site 12 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) 8:00 PM Fordham vs. #15 West Virginia (Site 15 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Alek Manoah 8:00 PM Central Michigan vs. Miami (FL) (Site 6 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Evan McKendry 10:00 PM Omaha vs. #1 UCLA (Site 1 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Chase Strumpf, Michael Toglia, Ryan Garcia 10:00 PM Cincinnati vs. #16 Oregon State (Site 16 / Game 2) (NCAA Baseball Championship) Adley Rutschman, Grant Gambrell
  40. 1 point
    I'm fine with Rutschman. But part of me wants Witt, just so I can keep remembering his dad's first few years in the majors when he was the love child of Nook LaLoosh and Steve Dalkowski. In Sr.'s first 300 MLB innings he walked 280 and hit 29 batters.
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  42. 1 point
    Me and Ben (O's84) are in. FYI - if anyone had issues accessing their mobile seats. Go to https://am.ticketmaster.com/orioles/ on your phone, log in and add the tickets to your digital wallet.
  43. 1 point
    Nunez has like an .780 OPS since joining us last year. He’s got 2 more years of being pre arb. He’s not going anywhere. I’d be surprised if Trumbo makes it through the next 18 days and is even capable of playing. I’m not rooting against him, but is injury sounded career threatening at his age.
  44. 1 point
    I am not, repeat not, a military expert or veteran. But I believe that throwing a hand grenade through a pane glass window from 100 feet would rate as a very strong arm. 😉
  45. 1 point
    I was at a game five years ago, Memorial Day. Random guy sitting next to me notices that recently-recalled Caleb Joseph is 2-for-29. He goes on for what seems like an hour about how he can see a GM putting up with, like, 1-for-7 or maybe 1-for-9. Everybody has to adjust. But Duquette should be looking for a new job if you let a slump get to 2-for-20, much less 2-for-29. I now realize that I've met wildcard.
  46. 1 point
    Nasty ish! Like tonight's game... only in a GOOD way.
  47. 1 point
    Stewart isn't going to get posted when the contract is over, he'll be a free agent. Of course they could theoretically post him before that happens.
  48. 1 point
    Name is good. Band is good. Name is not good for band.
  49. 1 point
    He has two options left. And of course the O's can send him to the minors to start the season without even using an option. Right now I see Givens, Bleier, Fry, Castro in the pen. Araujo for 17 days after which I like Kline. I would like to see the O's carry two guys that can give them 4 innings in relief per outing. Yacabonis is one. Gilmartin who is on a minor league contract is the next best guy for that 4 inning slot. He did that very well at the end of the season. I am just saying that the pen may be tough to crack out of ST and Lucas will be super easy to send down because he is on a minor league contract.
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