It was May 2012.The Orioles were getting better, and Adam Jones was nearing free agency.
Here are some things you may not know about J.J. Hardy: His father was a tennis professional, and he’d rather watch the finals of the U.S. Open than the opening week of NFL games.
Buck Showalter didn’t know anything about Josh Stinson when he was picked up the Orioles. By the end of the season, he really liked him.
On June 24, everything looked wonderful for Nick Markakis. He had just hit his eighth home run, driven in his 40th run and he was batting a robust .292.