Author | Joe Giglio

Dan Duquette Needed Dana Eveland To Fail

March 30, 2012 | Joe Giglio

Thursday’s press release of left-handed pitcher Dana Eveland being designated for assignment is confirmation of the off-season plan devised by first-year Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette. Yes, the failure of Eveland — who signed a $750,000 contract in December — to establish himself as a legitimate rotation candidate in Spring Training [...]

Unnecessary Roughness: Week 1

September 13, 2010 | Joe Giglio

Every Monday morning I will bring the NFL fan my reflections, scrutiny, assessment, and hopefully some perceptiveness from the day around the league. Bear in mind that this is being written after 9 hours of football, countless buffalo wings, and currently during the vision that is Mike’d Up on NBC. Without further ado, my thoughts [...]

The Road to XLV

September 07, 2010 | Joe Giglio

As the football fans of America slowly get football fever for NFL Kickoff ’10, I will kick off Baltimore Chops coverage. Here are XLV predictions/thoughts/anecdotes on The Road To XLV: I. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. The New York Jets will not fulfill their self imposed expectations of winning a Super Bowl. [...]

Ravens-Giants: Matchups to Watch

August 27, 2010 | Joe Giglio

The third game of the preseason is taken so much more seriously by coaches, evaluators, and Monday Morning Quarterback’s like you reading this blog. The starters play into the third quarter and the entire tone of the game has a “real” feel to it. Hits are just a little bit harder, offensive lineman stay on [...]

St. Louis fans of the East

August 24, 2010 | Joe Giglio

From Jeff Zrebiec’s Q and A with Buck Showalter in Sunday’s Baltimore Sun: Q: What have been your early thoughts about Baltimore the city, and Orioles fans? A: Basically, my knowledge of Baltimore was coming here, checking in the hotel, getting up the next day, walking over here, game, walking back late at night, getting [...]

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