Monday’s O’s Links: Back at It, O’s Back in It

Hunter Harvey throws as Darren O'Day watches.
photo: Craig Landefeld/GulfBird Photo

Greetings again, Birdland. After taking my birthday week “off,” O’s Links are back in effect. What’d we miss?

Oh, just a 5-1 week including a three-game sweep in Fenway to crawl back to within two games of the wild card?

Not bad!

Let’s see what else is up…

Red Sox Can’t Buy Key Hit as Orioles Complete Sweep

Oh yeah, drink it in.

After Weekend Sweep, O’s Back to Sniffing Postseason Spot

Writing in his weekly MASN guest column, our own Andrew Stetka marvels at the fact that the Birds have been able to maintain their relevance in the AL postseason chase. It’s had a lot to do with the overall mediocrity surrounding them, but let’s not look past how good they’ve been in August.

What’s Next for Miguel Castro?

Camden Depot’s Matt Kremnitzer takes some of the “Can Miguel Castro be a starter?” talk and dives into the numbers. Castro’s K rate is definitely cause for concern, but he looks to have some very solid potential. If nothing else, he’s a very intriguing option for 2018, and should *hopefully* be a useful piece in Baltimore for several years to come.

Tim Beckham, Free of High Expectations, Finally Hitting Like a Star

If even Dan Duquette told you he saw THIS coming from Beckham, you can rest assured that he’s lying to you. Timmy’s incredible start in Baltimore has gone a long way to making the aforementioned awesome August possible. And check this out!

Prospect Notes: Hunter Harvey

Remember him? He’s finally pitching again, and the results have been very promising.

 

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RSR/ESR Senior Editor. Derek is originally from and a current resident of Pasadena, MD. He’s a graduate of UMBC and has been a lifelong Baltimore sports fan. In 2007 he founded B’More Birds’ Nest, where he wrote about the Ravens and Orioles before joining RSR in 2012. Derek tells anyone...more

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