Brian Matusz

Baltimore Orioles #17 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 02/11/87
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
2014 Orioles 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 6.2 9 5 4 1 5 5 5.40 2.10

Zach Britton's sinker is the key to his career

Britton fell off the prospect map after under-performing in his first three chances in MLB. This season though, he's reinvented himself as a reliever and used his sinker to remind us all why he was once one of the best prospects in all of baseball.

Kevin Gausman's off-season improvement plan

Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman's offseason goals include gaining 20 pounds and working on his fastball command. How might those help him out heading into the 2014 season?

2013 in review: Brian Matusz

Brian Matusz has turned into a solid lefty specialist, but that's not what we hoped the first-round draft pick would become. Due an increase in salary despite no signs of improvement against right-handed batters, Matusz may be trade bait this winter.

O's may deal Matusz

Once a heralded prospect, Matusz may be getting too expensive for the O's now that he's been relegated to LOOGY detail.

A tale of two Orioles bullpens

The 2012 and 2013 Orioles bullpens demonstrate the fickle nature of reliever performance.

Orioles GIFs of the Week

Choose your favorite Orioles GIF, but choose wisely.

Game 2 preview: Miguel Gonzalez, Brian Matusz

A scouting report.

Saturday Bird Droppings

If you're looking for good news about the Orioles, you might want to skip today's articles. Help me, Russ Canzler. You’re our only hope.

The surprisingly non-tragic career of Rick Ankiel

He isn't what he set out to be, but the ex-pitcher has still gotten more out of his abilities than most.

Report: Orioles telling teams Ayala is available

Don't get too worked up, because rule #1 of baseball trade rumors is probably nothing will happen. But the Baltimore Sun says the Orioles are telling teams Luis Ayala is available, so maybe he will get traded. Mark breaks down why it could happen.

Os 12, Pirates 10: Never cared for games they play

The Orioles triumphed over the Pirates in a four-hour spring training game that may have eroded a piece of Mark's soul. But that's just the price I pay - destiny is calling.

Saturday Bird Droppings

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