The first two times Buck Showalter talked with Jim Johnson after Monday night’s trade, neither could keep it together.
“I’m not good at goodbyes,” Showalter said. “It’s sad for me.”
If the Orioles sign some outside help to close, they could still decide to use someone from in house to do the job.
Maybe it’s an obvious candidate. Maybe it isn’t.
Lost in the Jim Johnson trade reaction was the smaller piece of news a few hours earlier. The Orioles re-signed Nolan Reimold.