Bumping this thread so it returns to page 1. When the OP is updated it doesn’t register as a new post so the thread tends to fall off the front page. Tons of great stuff in the updated OP, and it looks like Eric has more coming before the day is out!
She sounds sharp. As director of development she's going to have a huge impact on how we scout, draft and develop. She's essentially in charge of working with Sig and Elias to start creating a new Oriole Way.
Nice to see this team becoming more modern. And having a message and plan to move forward.
“For me, it’s not the reps where you’re concentrating on what you’re working on and there’s a focus. There’s the reps that are just reps. They’re empty. So I think it’s good to kind of remind guys, ‘Hey, pay attention to what you’re doing and have a purpose for what you’re doing.’
“That’s the second day. There’s no telling where this thing is going. I feel like we started out really hot. There was a steak dinner on the line. There’s no telling what’s going to happen now.
“I think I owe Hanser (Alberto) a car. He’s really excited.”
I’m really interested in what are the most important things to look at in these brief appearances. The guy comes in and throws 15 pitches, what’s the most important thing about those 15 pitches?
Yesterday Phillips was awful, today a couple of guys were awful, the other guys were OK to good to great to fabulous.
I don’t know what to look for, I just hope the guys who make the decisions are seeing the right things.