Monday’s O’s Links: As the Rumor Mill Turns

Zach Britton throws from the mound.
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The O’s took two of three in Texas over the weekend, finishing the season at 6-1 against the Rangers. Can’t we play them more often?

In other news, the rumor mill continues to turn, but so far the only trade the O’s have pulled off is Hyun-soo Kim for Jeremy Hellickson. Some fans aren’t too happy about that one.

What else is up?

Despite Hellickson Move, Orioles Aren’t Buyers

Our own Andrew Stetka, writing in his weekly MASN guest column, says that the other night’s trade shows that the Orioles are, as many of us feared, neither buying nor selling, but are instead stuck in neutral.

The One Move the Orioles Should Really Make Today

Camden Depot’s Nate DeLong says that the Orioles should really, really, move Zach Britton today. Assuming the deal is right, of course. Here’s hopin’.

Grading Each of Duqeutte’s 14 Summer Trades

Paul Folkemer of Baltimore Baseball runs down all the summer trades Duquette has made as EVP of the Orioles. A fun trip down memory lane, though it would be more fun if it weren’t in damn slideshow form.

10 Rookies Who Deserve Their Due

Some more shine for Trey Mancini.

Lee May Dead at 74

And finally, some sad news over the weekend.

 

3.5 hours until the deadline. Let’s see what happens…

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