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?
For teams thinking prices on RP market would come down as 4pm gets closer, they're not. Hand, Britton, Kintzler all garnering huge interest.
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) July 31, 2017
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.
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’.
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.
Some more shine for Trey Mancini.
And finally, some sad news over the weekend.
3.5 hours until the deadline. Let’s see what happens…