Saturday, October 15, 2011

TTFB: Mining the Baltimore Orioles for Buck's nuggets

When Buck Showalter was named manager of the Baltimore Orioles in August of 2010, he stated that his goal was to uncover enough nuggets to make the Orioles into a contender. Now, with one full season in Baltimore under his belt, it’s clear that Buck has not unearthed enough nuggets. With the looming departure of President of Baseball Operations Andy MacPhail and the subsequent General Manager search about to begin, it seems like a good time to assess the Orioles current inventory of nuggets.
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1 comment:

  1. There have been plenty of nuggets in the Oriole farm system.

    The problem is the Oriole top pitching prospects have failed to develop, time...after time...after time.

    It must be systemic.

    Or the Curse of the Bambino has moved to Baltimore because the team failed to properly honor their favorite son at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.