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Kevin Ebert

  • joined Oct 15, 2013
  • last login Jul 18, 2014
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Author at Camden Chat. Likes baseball and numbers and stuff.

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A.L. East mid-season review: LF and DH

5

The Orioles have been the best in the division in left field and designated hitter mainly thanks to one man: Nelson Cruz.

Dylan Bundy is on the way back to Baltimore

8

Dylan Bundy looked great on Friday night, but he still has things to work on. I was there to watch him pitch for the Ironbirds, where he won't be pitching much longer.

What should the Orioles do with six starters?

27

When Miguel Gonzalez returns from the DL on Tuesday, the Orioles rotation will have six members. Will the Orioles actually stay with a six man rotation? If they don't, what should they do?

Has Bud Norris found the missing link?

5

Bud Norris has pitched to middling results for the Orioles. This year, something significant has changed about his repertoire that could lead to much more success for him.

Orioles Draft Review: 2009

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As the draft, approaches we take a look at what the Orioles were able to accomplish during the 2009 draft. There are a few interesting names on the list.

The Importance of Being Quick to the Plate

7

Some of the Orioles pitchers have been allowing a lot of stolen bases this season, while others have barely had a steal attempted against them. Is this just random variation, or is there a reason...

Manny Machado plays the field for the first time

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Manny Machado is rehabbing with the Frederick Keys. He played the field for the first time on Saturday afternoon. He looked healthy, but maybe he was holding something back.

Who will play 2B when Manny Machado returns?

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With Manny Machado on the mend to take over third base duties, the Orioles will have three players on the roster for one position. Who should take the bulk of the playing time at second base?

The Orioles should DFA Delmon Young immediately.

The Orioles only have 25 roster spots and one of them shouldn't be used for a player that doesn't provide anything different than other members of the roster. The Orioles should find a more useful...

The optimal Orioles lineup

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Most MLB managers don't use a perfectly optimized lineup. I attempt to show what the optimized Orioles lineup would look like, even if it's different from what the club actually uses.

Boston Red Sox season preview

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While we wait for the games to start counting, let's see how the World Series champion Boston Red Sox look coming into 2014. They have to deal with some major losses in the offseason. Were they...

Which A.L. East team has the best left fielder?

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We continue our tour of the A.L. East by position. Here, we rank the left field situation for each of the five teams in the A.L. East. After beginning the offseason with a giant hole in left field,...

Getting to Know Ubaldo Jimenez

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The Orioles jumped into the free agent market to sign Ubaldo Jimenez. Just how good is the pitcher that the team signed to one of the largest free agent contracts in their history?

Making the case to sign A.J. Burnett

The Orioles need to improve their starting rotation in 2014. The best way to do that without committing to a player for multiple seasons or giving away a draft pick is to sign a free agent pitcher...

The Orioles can improve their back up catcher

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The Orioles back up catchers accumulated a half win below replacement level last season. Signing George Kottaras would be an inexpensive way to improve the position. He would complement Matt...

SBN winter meetings simulation - Orioles edition

In what is every fan's dream, I got to act like Dan Duquette for a week. I improved the club as much as I could by signing free agents and making trades with other GM's. Come see what I did and let...

Trade targets to upgrade the Orioles rotation

The Orioles rotation struggled mightily in 2013. Who should they trade for this offseason in order to make improvements to the rotation? A couple of the teams that went deep into the playoffs may...

Why Manny Machado deserves to win a Gold Glove

Not only did Manny Machado play the best third base in the American League this season, he played as well or better than any other third baseman has played in the era of defensive metrics. Maybe...

Orioles free agent target: Jeff Baker

Jeff Baker would help the Orioles in a couple of different ways. He specializes in hitting against a certain type of pitcher that the Orioles have traditional struggled against. Find out what he...

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