Monday’s O’s Links – We Could Have Used More Rain

Certainly not the weekend any of us were hoping for up in Beantown. The O’s lost all three games they played, and today’s brunchtime tilt has already been rained out. The weather gods are showing the Birds some mercy at least, even if the Red Sox hitters were in no such mood.

Hopefully the Birds can regroup a bit today before they head out to face Detroit. This will be just their second series of the year against a team that didn’t make the playoffs in 2017, so it would be a great time to rack up a few wins and get back on the right side of the ledger for a bit.

To the links.

Dylan Bundy’s Fast Start

Dylan Bundy was awesome again yesterday, but this time, in addition to the offense letting him down, the defense behind him did the same. Hey, what can go wrong when you stick Danny Valencia in the field and Tim Beckham at 2B? Ugh. . Anyway, Matt Kremnitzer of Camden Depot digs into Bundy’s fast 2018 start.

O’s in Upheaval, From Field to Front Office

This piece is on The Athletic, which means you need to subscribe (that is, pay) to read it. I’m linking it because I hear a lot of great things about The Athletic, so if you were on the fence about subscribing, Ken Rosenthal digging into the current turmoil at The Warehouse might be enough to push you over the edge.

An Early Look at the Manny Machado Market

Oh, just jump right into our nightmare, Jon Heyman, the water’s great! Spoiler: the Orioles aren’t atop the list. Some former Orioles front office members are, though.

Sunday Notes: Trey Mancini Who?

FanGraphs has a funny little Trey Mancini story, and we could all use a smile.

Firing Buck Would Answer Just One of O’s Many Questions

Apparently Bovada of Las Vegas has Buck Showalter as their manager most likely to be fired this season, at last look. Only people with no sense of context at all about the Orioles would say such a thing, but our own Andrew Stetka, in his weekly MASN guest column, addresses the silliness.



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