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Caps Need to Capitalize

May 11, 2009 |

The Caps need to play better on defense.  Varlamov has been solid all series long except maybe game 4, however he needs some help.    How in the world can Yanni be such a big draw?  Are there even that many folks of Greek origin in Pittsburg that he would sell out?  I know the [...]

Orioles Embarrass Baltimore Once Again

May 11, 2009 |

The Orioles appear to have already given up this season.  Thus far the team has been a complete embarrassment.   Let’s first address the base running.  Even little league players are taught how to not slide over the bag, Adam Jones you should be ashamed of yourself.  How can you be playing for a MLB [...]

O’s Shutout, Then Take Yanks To The Woodshed

May 10, 2009 |

Friday Night – O’s Shutout   A-Rod returned to visit Camden Yards for the first time this season and promptly crushed a three run homer.  It must be the start of new cycle for him as it was the end of a cycle for Mannywood.    I was glad to see O’s fans giving him [...]

Insight On The Freel Deal

May 10, 2009 |

Ryan Freel was traded to the Chicago Cubs on Friday for Joey Gathright.  The birds also sent cash considerations in the deal.  Like many of you I predicted this about a week ago in a previous blog.   Freel’s tenure as an Oriole was short but not at all sweet.  I for one am glad [...]

Mannywood, And My Diatribe On The Steroid Era

May 08, 2009 |

Is anyone really surprised, shocked, taken aback?  If you are I don’t know why, Manny Ramirez fits the bill perfectly as an aging superstar who’s numbers haven’t diminished in the least.  Coincidentally he is also Dominican but we will address that much later.   Here in Baltimore we have dealt with the specter of steroids [...]