Author | Keith Melchior

Feast or Famine: An exercise in futility

June 16, 2011 | Keith Melchior

With the NBA and NHL playoffs both leagues crowning  champions this week,  I think back to when Baltimore rejoiced in the Ravens’ Super Bowl  victory. The city was painted purple and fans from all over partied in the streets and watched the celebration in the rain. Hard to believe that was 10 years ago already. [...]

Mysterious player on O’s roster

June 13, 2011 | Keith Melchior

This player has been pretty much a stalwart on the Orioles’  roster since 1996. He shows up at the ball park just about every day and makes his way through the clubhouse and onto the bench. He has outlasted former managers Davey Johnson, Ray Miller, Mike Hargrove, Lee Mazzilli, Sam Perlozzo, and Dave Trembley. Sometimes [...]

Time to pack your bags…

June 01, 2011 | Keith Melchior

As of this writing, there are quite a few reasons the Orioles are 5 games under .500. Injuries are always at the forefront of teams that are struggling, but some really bad pitching, bad hitting, bad managing, and five 3+ game losing streaks are killing the 2011 Orioles. The season is 1/3 completed after today’s [...]

Who’s on 1st? What’s on 2nd? I don’t know’s on 3rd!!!

May 30, 2011 | Keith Melchior

May 30th

After Preakness Day success…..nothing?

May 24, 2011 | Keith Melchior

Congrats to the Maryland Jockey Club and the Maryland Racing Commission for the success they achieved on Preakness Day. It looks like their promotion of Kegasus, which many thought was a terrible marketing idea, worked out in their favor as an announced 107,000 people walked, or staggered, through the gates at Old Hilltop.  The infield [...]

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