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Call to the Pen Jan 9, 2020

Baltimore Orioles reliever Miguel Castro survives armed robbery

Baltimore Orioles reliever Miguel Castro is lucky to be alive after an armed robbery in the Dominican Republic. In theory, a baseball camp in the Dominican Republic should be a safe space for a major leaguer. That is where Baltimore Orioles reliever Miguel Castro found himself recently, working with players who were looking to follow […] Baltimore Orioles reliever Miguel Castro survives armed robbery - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Jan 7, 2020

Baltimore Orioles make quietly good signing with Jose Iglesias

The Baltimore Orioles upgraded their shortstop position on Monday, as they have reportedly agreed to a contract with Jose Iglesias. Last season, the shortstop position was a black hole for the Baltimore Orioles. With Rule V draftee Richie Martin getting most of the action at short, and predictably being far over his head in the […] Baltimore Orioles make quietly good signing with Jose Iglesias - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 29, 2019

Baltimore Orioles show signs of life in free agency

At long last, the Baltimore Orioles have signed their first free agent of the offseason. The Baltimore Orioles have been essentially silent this offseason. Given that they are solidly in the midst of a rebuild, it is not a surprise that they would not be overly active in free agency. However, one would have thought […] Baltimore Orioles show signs of life in free agency - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 28, 2019

Baltimore Orioles: Chris Tillman on the comeback trail

After taking 2019 off, former Baltimore Orioles All Star Chris Tillman is looking to make a comeback. When last we saw Chris Tillman, the former Baltimore Orioles All Star was just a shell of himself. Once one of the better pitchers in the AL East, Tillman had lost over 3 MPH on his fastball and […] Baltimore Orioles: Chris Tillman on the comeback trail - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More