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Pete and Andy: Strike One?

January 29, 2008 |

Andy MacPhail, welcome to Orioles’ baseball!  Baltimore has beaten Peter Angelos’ decision-making (or lack thereof) to death.  We know the guy redefines micromanagement.  Enough said. By all accounts, the M’s and O’s are/were on the cusp of consummating a deal that would send Bedard west and a slew of prospects to Camden Yards. It seems [...]

Billick’s Out. You Want Offense? Shoulda Got Martz…

January 11, 2008 |

Quick Plug: Now’s the time to spend a half hour making notes for your ’08 Fantasy Draft. Don’t be the guy that forgot that Ron Grant came on strong. And here’s a special plug to my fantasy whipping-boy Nick Pavlou’s segment on Fantasy Sharks: The Nuthouse. If you’ve never done an auction draft or if [...]

Anybody Feeling a Draft?

December 20, 2007 |

It sounds as if we’re going to be seeing Troy Smith on Sunday and the overwhelming response from the Baltimore masses has been….apathy.  At this point the fans are looking for draft slotting.  To say that the players as a group are looking for anything short of victory is silly, but I don’t wear cleats [...]

Tejada Gets His Wish: O’s get Propsects, Glenn Davis, Bucket of Nickels

December 12, 2007 |

The Andy MacPhail era has begun.  If Tejada wanted out, he’s gotten his wish.  The O’s are getting a quintet of players w/ what seems like solid potential. Now the Warehouse won’t go so far as to say that we’re undertaking a rebuilding process but at least they’re trying to get value while they can.  [...]

The Remaining Questions: The Dolphins and Billck’s Future

December 10, 2007 |

W/ the Ravens standing soundly at 4-9, there is little intrigue left to the season.  But 2 questions remain:  will they lose to the Dolphins?  Will Billick be back?  Let’s take a look at both: 12/16  Baltimore Ravens (4-9) at Miami Dolphins (0-13) Summary:  The Dolphins are bad, like history-of-the-NFL bad.  The Ravens are bad, [...]