Pedro Strop


One of the highlights of this past Orioles season was how well they played against the Detroit Tigers. They also played well against the Oakland Athletics.


For much of this season, Orioles fans have been fixated on Jim Johnson, blaming him for what they think ails the team.


He has been an integral part of the Orioles’ success in the first half, so let’s sing a song of reliever Tommy Hunter.


Ninety-six games into the 2013 season, lots has gone right for the Orioles. There have been some things that just haven’t worked out.

1. Jason Hammel


Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop are gone. Two of the most engaging personalities and two of the most agonizing pitchers leave simultaneously.