Friday’s O’s Links: Jonathan Schoop Breaks Out

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop gets ready to defend.
GulfBird Sports/Craig Landefeld

The final game of the MASN Cup was rained out in DC last night, so the O’s got an unexpected (but likely not unwelcome) night off. Dylan Bundy and Chris Tillman get an extra day of rest, as does the taxed bullpen. With Bundy, Tillman, and Kevin Gausman scheduled to go up against a Royals offense that has been putrid this season, you’d expect runs to be a premium in Kansas City.

So we’re likely in store for three slug-fests.

To the links!

Well, the Orioles are Doing it Again

Hey, three of my favorite things! 1. Jeff Sullivan. 2. Jeff Sullivan writing about the Orioles. 3. An article about the O’s thumbing their noses at the nerds’ projections…again!

Schoop’s Great Start Fueled by More Contact

Jonny Beisbol is on fire. Camden Chat’s Alex Conway looks into why.

The Secret to Success for MLB’s Seven Unexpected Winners

The O’s aren’t the only team defying projections so far. The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh looks at how all seven squads are doing it.

Pedro Alvarez – A Pleasant Surprise in Right Field

Well I’ll be darned. Add him to the list of outfielders we don’t have room for.

A Closer Look at Dylan Bundy’s Big Improvement in 2017

Melewski is using Brooks Baseball now? What?!

And on that note, happy weekend, and more importantly, happy BunDay Birdland!

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