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Call to the Pen 6 hours ago

Baltimore Orioles: In Cuba Henry Urrutia is baseball royalty

Recently, we caught up with former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Henry Urrutia. Here’s what we learned about the member of Cuban baseball royalty. HIALEAH, FL – In Cuba the Urrutia family is considered baseball royalty. Former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Henry Urrutia‘s father, Ermidelio Urrutia who is the patriarch of the clan was a five-tool outfielder and a […] Baltimore Orioles: In Cuba Henry Urrutia is baseball royalty - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen 16 hours ago

Baltimore Orioles: Team preview and prediction for 2020 season

Are the Baltimore Orioles in for another long season in 2020, or will we see progressive development of young talent and the shaping of a future contender? The Baltimore Orioles are undeniably a team in transition right now, but that doesn’t mean no positives can arise from this 2020 season. Are the O’s going to […] Baltimore Orioles: Team preview and prediction for 2020 season - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 26, 2020

Baltimore Orioles: The best player at every position

Today we take a deep dive into one of the storied franchises in MLB history, the Baltimore Orioles. Here’s the team’s definitive all-time lineup, ranked. Before officially becoming the Baltimore Orioles back in 1954, the team was one of the American League’s eight charter teams in 1901. Initially, the organization was known as the Milwaukee […] Baltimore Orioles: The best player at every position - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 15, 2020

Baltimore Orioles: Brady Anderson from leadoff hitter to… home run hitter?

In ’96, Baltimore Orioles OF Brady Anderson hit the weight room (and the HGH aisle?) and hit baseballs out of every MLB park he came within 100 miles of. Now, why did Baltimore Orioles outfielder Brady Anderson go and get mad before the 1996 season? Did he forget he was a leadoff hitter who was paid […] Baltimore Orioles: Brady Anderson from leadoff hitter to… home run hitter? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 14, 2020

Books: The day the Orioles played empty, and other single-game volumes

Wonder what playing in front of an empty stadium is like? The Orioles and White Sox did just that. Before the spring training shutdown and regular season delay were done, over the coronavirus alarm, they talked about playing spring exhibitions before empty houses. Baltimore Orioles designated hitter/first baseman Chris Davis wasn’t exactly thrilled. He’d been […] Books: The day the Orioles played empty, and other single-game volumes - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 13, 2020

Baltimore Orioles: Trey Mancini has more than baseball to focus on

The news that the MLB season has been postponed is beneficial to Baltimore Orioles first baseman/outfielder Trey Mancini, who has other issues to focus on. Last week, it was announced that Trey Mancini was leaving the Baltimore Orioles to have an undisclosed medical procedure. Although information was scant at best, it was expected that Mancini […] Baltimore Orioles: Trey Mancini has more than baseball to focus on - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Mar 2, 2020
Know your enemy: Baltimore Orioles

Know your enemy: Baltimore Orioles

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports something will go here KEY ADDITIONS: Jose Iglesias, Dilson Herrera, Kohl Stewart, Taylor Davis KEY SUBTRACTIONS: Dylan Bundy, Jonathan Villar Once again, I have put the “key” lists at the top of this preview because... well, when Taylor Davis is a “key addition,” you know the team is in trouble. And that’s not a swipe at Davis, but a recognition that he’s at best a backup catcher and the Orioles are still likely years away from anything resembling a contending team. Davis is likely in Baltimore because former Cubs coach Brandon Hyde is Orioles...
Call to the Pen Mar 1, 2020

Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis crushing the ball in Spring Training

Spring Training stats may not mean much, but for the Baltimore Orioles and Chris Davis, they are a sign of hope for the coming season. The past two seasons have been a complete disaster for Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis. His bat has been completely dormant, leading to a horrific .172/.256/.308 batting line, with […] Baltimore Orioles: Chris Davis crushing the ball in Spring Training - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Chris Davis

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  • Trey Mancini

    Trey Mancini

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