Monday’s O’s Links: An Infuriating First “Half” Comes to a Close

Buck Showalter stands with his hands on his hips.

Well Birdland, we made it. It was a long, arduous, and infuriating few months of baseball, but we’re at the All-Star break and hey! We have back-to-back wins to keep us cozy in our memories for the next four days.

Let’s check out the good, the bad, and the ugly from the O’s blog-O-verse.

Jonathan Schoop Emerging from Under the Radar

Eduardo Encina of The Baltimore Sun with an awesome feature on the Birds’ lone All-Star.

Thinking About 2018 and 2019

BSL’s Chris Stoner asks a ton of questions about the Orioles of the near future. Plenty to chew on over the all-star break for fans and front office alike, for sure.

Orioles “Yet to Decide” on Trade Deadline Approach

Included in Mark Brown of Camden Chat’s discussion of Ken Rosenthal’s report over the weekend is the tidbit that Peter Angelos is “philosophically opposed to selling.” Good times! I’m philosophically opposed to my team’s owner continually meddling in baseball operations. If Dan & Buck (and Brady, I guess) decide that selling is the best move (it probably is), than they should have free reign to do it as they see fit.

He Hasn’t Done Nothing

Adam Brett Walker, that is. So that’s…encouraging?

Cisco Shines in Futures Game

For the second straight year, Chance had himself a day at the Futures Game. As for Tanner Scott…well, he did what he does: threw hard.

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