T.J. McFarland


BALTIMORE – When the Orioles clubhouse opened for a brief availability on Friday afternoon, clubhouse attendants easily outnumbered the players.


BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter says picking Brian Matusz over T.J. McFarland was not easy. The Kansas City Royals are not as left-handed as many people think, manager Buck Showalter said.


DETROIT –- The Orioles had some difficult decisions to make when the postseason roster was set. One of them was not including Brian Matusz and T.J. McFarland.


When the Orioles purchased Alexi Casilla’s contract on Saturday, they designated Preston Guilmet for assignment. Not a big deal—unless you’re Preston Guilmet.


NEW YORK – The Orioles were reduced to a sideshow in the Derek Jeter grand finale. Someone had to be the straight men, and in this case, it was the American League East champions.