I Don’t “Like Our Guys” Anymore

I have a T-shirt. It was a freebie that I picked up on arrival at Camden Yards. Many of you probably have it as well.

It says, “We Like Our Guys”. You know what? I don’t anymore, no matter the insistence of The Warehouse. Let’s break it down.

Chris Davis – The worst player in MLB

Jonathan Schoop – Amazingly almost as bad as Chris Davis. He’s really bad.

Manny Machado – Awesome but his value is completely tied up in what he can bring back in a trade. If the dysfunctional Front Office can figure that out. Otherwise he’s just leaving in free agency for nothing. I’m getting pissed off now.

Third base – Now I’m going to start getting really angry.

Corner OF – Trumbo? Mancini? I mean you know the Orioles are starting two DH’s who are not really good hitters at the corner OF spots? Right?

CF – Adam Jones has been a great representative of the team and the city. He isn’t a center fielder anymore. He’s still a productive major leaguer (though he’s having quite a power outage recently). He is playing hard. He’s trying. But here we are.

C – Yeah. A disaster.

SP – Dylan Bundy is actually good. Kevin Gausman? He could be good. Otherwise it’s a tire fire.

RP – Here’s the thing. Other than the freaks, relief pitchers have a short shelf life and the Orioles have sat too long on their assets.

It’s going to be a long cold lonely winter. The Orioles have no leadership and no assets. They are 23-57 which is historically bad.

A few months ago, I said that it’s really hard to only win 60 games.

Now I’m wondering how the Orioles even get to that level.

I don’t like our guys. Not one bit.

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Steve Caimano
Steve is a St. Louis native who relocated to the Baltimore area in 1993. While his heart will always be with his beloved Cardinals, he is an O’s fan and (partial) season ticket holder because...baseball and Camden Yards on a perfect summer night. Steve retired from the US Navy after...more

2 Cheers on “I Don’t “Like Our Guys” Anymore

  1. avatarYada Yada Yada on said:

    Fire sale. Get what you can for them. Re-boot.

    How did it get this bad, this fast? Makes one a believer in Billy ball…beats paying long term deals to “hitters” who can’t hit.

  2. avatarBrian M on said:

    I don’t like our guys either, but maybe I could. There is no accountability in the front office so how can u expect any in the dugout. It’s a train wreck that you just can’t turn away from. With proper management these guys could be decent. All club house management and upper level would have to go to give them a chance.

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