Monday’s O’s Links: Birds Fly North!

Adam Jones throws the ball in the field.
GulfBird Sports/Craig Landefeld

Spring Training has come to an end, and the O’s are heading north. They will stop in Norfolk for a game against the Tides, but otherwise Opening Day is basically upon us. You have three days to dig all the orange out of your closet/attic and make sure it’s washed, ironed, and ready to rock on Thursday. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

To the penultimate pre-Opening Day version of links!

O’s Could Continue Having Davis Bat Leadoff

When Chris Davis has been batting leadoff in Grapefruit league games, we’ve assumed it’s just been to get him as many AB as possible. However, it sounds like the team is actually considering putting The Big Fella atop the order this season. Interesting.

How Does the O’s Rotation Compare to Other AL East Teams?

Based on the projections, it ain’t good. But that’s the way we like it around here, right?

The Sun Never Sets on the Orioles Empire

In this episode of Locked On Orioles, Justin McGuire spoke with…get this…a Red Sox fan, in Great Britain, who is going to watch every single…Orioles game this season. Wacky. Find out how and why at the link.

Five Things We Learned About the Orioles at Spring Training

The Sun’s Jon Meoli lays out the lessons he picked up covering the team in Sarasota. Is it a problem that the roster isn’t as flexible as the O’s prefer? How has the heart of the order changed? How about the perception of the team overall?

Rough weekend for old pal Albert Belle…

Let’s end on a high note, however…

3 days!

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