Friday’s O’s Links: We Can’t Get Enough Richard Bleier

Richard Bleier throws from the mound.
GulfBird Photo/Craig Landefeld

After a much-needed off day, things get…well, they don’t get easier at all, quite frankly. The Birds travel to Boston to face the Red Sox, who are 10-2, for another four-game stressfest. I hate the MLB schedule-makers, man.

To some links…

Richard Bleier is the O’s Other Groundball-Generating Machine

Camden Depot’s Matt Kremnitzer just can’t get enough of Richard Bleier. And hey, I can’t really say that I blame him. That guy has been incredibly reliable. How’s he doing it? Matt tries to shed some light on the subject.

Your New Favorite Reliever Power Rankings

Need more Bleier? Of course you do. He isn’t the only guy on this list Birdland will recognize, however. It’s like ESPN’s Sam Miller put together numbers three through one just to take all of us O’s fans on an emotional rollercoaster.

Manny Machado Should be Playing Third Base, Not Shortstop

The other day, our own Andrew Stetka joined Justin McGuire’s Locked on Orioles podcast to talk about Manny’s move to shortstop. Of course, that night, Manny did this. I think Andrew’s point is still quite a valid one, however.

Bird’s Eye View Episode 232: Happy Together

I usually get Jake & Scott’s show into Wednesday’s links, but there were none of those this week, for two reasons: one, we were having some work done on the site. Two, I was having some wisdom teeth pulled out of my face. Listening to Jake & Scott talk about the Birds as they were fresh off taking three of four in New York (and hadn’t yet lost two of three to Toronto) is the opposite of “having teeth pulled” from an experiential standpoint.

Adam Jones Q&A

Here’s a long interview with AJ, in which he talks about Jackie Robinson, his kids, his future, Buck Showalter, idiot fans yelling racial epithets at him, and plenty more.


Here’s to another successful weekend on the road in Evil Empire-land, O’s fans.

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