Orioles beat team with a similarly losing record for the win

The Baltimore Orioles (9-27) beat the Kansas City Royals (12-24) last night. The final score was 3 – 5. What last night’s game shows is that if the Orioles focus on playing teams who’ve lost at least 20 games so far this season, they have a real fighting chance. Chris Davis even hit a three-run … Continue reading “Orioles beat team with a similarly losing record for the win”

Kevin Gausman throws first ‘Immaculate Inning’ of 2018

Kevin Gausman of the Baltimore Orioles threw an immaculate 7th inning in a loss to the Cleveland Indians Monday night. An immaculate inning is where a pitcher faces three hitters and strikes them out on three pitches each. If an immaculate inning sounds silly, that’s because it is. It’s not even all that impressive when … Continue reading “Kevin Gausman throws first ‘Immaculate Inning’ of 2018”

San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt has a 21-pitch at bat

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt made Jaime Barria of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Orange Country throw 21 pitches in the first inning of Sunday’s game. Belt eventually lined out to right field, but it doesn’t really matter. The at-bat lasted 12 minutes and 45 seconds. When you make a starting pitcher throw that … Continue reading “San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt has a 21-pitch at bat”

Orioles sign pitcher Alex Cobb to four-year, $60 million deal

The Baltimore Orioles got out their giant orange checkbook and signed Tampa Bay Rays right-handed pitcher Alex Cobb to a four-year deal worth a reported $60 million. The deal supposedly includes deferred money, money the team will not be paying Cobb until after his career with the Orioles is over. If memory serves, Chris Davis … Continue reading “Orioles sign pitcher Alex Cobb to four-year, $60 million deal”

There’s a reason people hate the New York Yankees

From The Baltimore Sun: Manny Machado won’t be a free agent until next offseason, but Aaron Judge is already making his pitch to the All-Star shortstop on why he should join the Yankees.   “Adding him to our lineup that we’ve already got would be something special. I told him he’d look good in pinstripes,” Judge said.   … Continue reading “There’s a reason people hate the New York Yankees”

Yankees best player to make only $622,300 this season

New York Yankees’ outfielder Aaron Judge, the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year, will make only $622,300 this season. He hit 52 home runs last season, yet he’s not even a millionaire. He’s his team’s best player, yet he’s one of its lowest paid players. Japanese born pitcher Masahiro Tanaka with a 2017 ERA … Continue reading “Yankees best player to make only $622,300 this season”