Upon Further Review By Jim Henneman
Are Orioles Already Too Late To International Party?
The Orioles jumped into the international scouting scene this year under new GM Mike Elias, but Jim Henneman wonders if it's already too late for the club given the realities of that market.
Jim Henneman: Don't Give Astros American League Pennant Just Yet
Jim Henneman takes issue with the perception that the Houston Astros clinched the American League pennant at the trade deadline. Plus, he offers his thoughts on the Orioles' rough series against the Yankees Aug. 5-7.
Jim Henneman: Playing The 'Over/Under' Numbers Game On HOF Speeches
Jim Henneman plays the over/under game on the speeches given at the Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony July 21, and he explains Mike Mussina was a safe bet to take the Hall's 12-minute suggestion to heart.
PSA: Become A Member Of The Baseball Hall Of Fame ... And Visit
In his own public service announcement, Jim Henneman advises baseball fans to become members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum -- and to visit Cooperstown, too.
Jim Henneman: Despite All-Star Whiffs, Balance Of Power Shifting To National League
The American League has now won seven straight All-Star games and 25 of the last 32, but Jim Henneman says the balance of power is shifting to the National League.
Jim Henneman: Will Orioles' International Haul Bring Quality? Time Will Tell
Jim Henneman breaks down the Orioles' first foray internationally under the leadership of general manager Mike Elias, and he says there's an interesting contrast between the Orioles' and Yankees' July 2 classes.
Jim Henneman's Notebook: College World Series, Home Runs Keep Flying And More
In his latest notebook, Jim Henneman breaks down the College World Series, the home runs that keep flying out of big-league ballparks and why June 26 was a big day in the Orioles' minor leagues.
Jim Henneman: Here's Why Trey Mancini Won't Be Dealt By Orioles
Jim Henneman says Trey Mancini won't be dealt by the Orioles, and he adds it really has nothing to do with his ability, but everything to do with the position he plays best -- first base.
Jim Henneman's Notebook: Edwin Encarnacion Trade, Orioles Trade Chips And More
Jim Henneman weighs in on the Yankees' Edwin Encarnacion deal and the Orioles' trade chips, and he says the player attracting the most interest for potential trade talks is reliever Mychal Givens, even with his horrendous start.
Calvert Hall's Augie Miceli: A Man For All Seasons
Former Calvert Hall head football coach Augie Miceli will soon retire after 60 years at the school. Jim Henneman knows Miceli as a teacher, coach and friend -- or as Henneman puts it, "a man for all seasons."
Jim Henneman On Orioles' Draft Decision: When In Doubt, Take The Shortstop
Two of the options the Orioles have with the top overall pick are Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman and Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., and Jim Henneman says, when in doubt, take the shortstop.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bryce Harper, Manny Machado ... And A Glance Around MLB
Jim Henneman dives into a little spring cleaning on Vladimir Guerrerro Jr., Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, MLB schedule quirks and more.
Jim Henneman's Baseball Leftovers: Modern Roster Construction, Orioles Trades Of Yesteryear And More
Jim Henneman offers his latest baseball leftovers, including his thoughts on modern roster construction, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s debut, Orioles trades of yesteryear and more.
History Shows Path To Big Leagues Can Be Slow For Promising Orioles
While Jim Henneman understands fans' frustration regarding promising prospects being sent down to the minors to start the season, he also says the club's history provides a potential roadmap for those players.