It’s Thanksgiving, and spring training begins 11 weeks from today. Looking back on 2013, there are five things Orioles fans should be thankful for.
1) Manny Machado
No one should be disappointed that Chris Davis didn’t win the Most Valuable Player Award. Miguel Cabrera clearly deserved it.
Chris Davis’s wonderful season did not translate into a Most Valuable Player Award.
In the first week of free agency, there were no notables signed by the Orioles—or anyone else.