Connolly's Corner By Dan Connolly
Thoughts On Curtailing Boorish Stadium Behavior From A One-Night Heckler
Dan Connolly admits he was "that guy" once -- the drunken idiot at a sporting event screaming at a professional athlete -- and he says other fans can help police outrageous behavior in the stands.
Five Reasons Why The Orioles Will Be Better In 2017
Dan Connolly lists five reasons he thinks the Orioles will be one game better in 2017, and he says he still believes in Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.
World Baseball Classic Isn't Perfect, But It Should Continue
Dan Connolly says he understands the criticism the World Baseball Classic receives, however, U.S. aside, it's important to the countries that participate and their fans, which is really what it's all about.
Orioles' 2017 Success Hinges On Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman
Dan Connolly says, fair or not, the 2017 Orioles will rise or fall based on the performances of young right-handers Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy.
Among Fans, Optimism Currently Higher For Orioles Than Ravens
Dan Connolly says for the first time in two decades, the Orioles may be in a better spot to succeed in the near future than their football-playing brethren, the Ravens.
Orioles Should Consider Trading Manny Machado, Zach Britton For Future Gains
Dan Connolly says the Orioles can make some tough choices now, like trading Zach Britton and Manny Machado, to create a new foundation for 2018 and beyond.
Changes Needed To Boost Prestige Of Reliever Awards
Dan Connolly says Zach Britton's exclusion from the list of Cy Young finalists proves the award is officially for starters only, so MLB should find a way to properly recognize relievers.
Orioles Need More Offensive Balance In 2017 Lineup
Dan Connolly says the Orioles' lineup needs to be diverse. It needs to have guys who can get on base, steal and force the issue when the home run isn't there.
For The Orioles, Making The Playoffs Constitutes Successful Season
Dan Connolly says, for the Orioles, making the playoffs constitutes a successful season, because after all, only one in 30 cities has a tickertape parade each November.
What Orioles Got At Trade Deadline Just Might Be Enough
Dan Connolly says Dan Duquette doesn't always get what he wants, but often, he gets just what the Orioles need.
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Ubaldo Jimenez Costing Orioles More Than Just His Salary
Stan "The Fan" Charles says it's sheer folly for the Orioles to keep Ubaldo Jimenez in the rotation in hopes of catching lightning in a bottle.
Orioles Have Made Small Pitching Moves Count
In less than six months, Dan Duquette has acquired eight pitchers currently on the Baltimore Orioles' 40-man roster, and for the most part, they've done well.
After Another Difficult Start, What Will Orioles Do With Ubaldo Jimenez?
After another rough outing, will the Orioles stick with Ubaldo Jimenez in the rotation or move him to the bullpen as they've done in the past?
Stan 'The Fan' Charles' MLB Power Rankings: May 22, 2017
The Baltimore Orioles are up to No. 3 in Stan "The Fan" Charles' latest MLB power rankings after winning two of three from Blue Jays helped them steady the ship.
Fantasy Baseball Risers, Fallers: May 22, 2017
Phil Backert highlights the top fantasy baseball risers and fallers, and he says now's a great time to take a step back and formulate a plan to attack any categories that are in need of improvement.
Wade Miley Makes One Mistake And Orioles Suffer Hard-Luck Loss
Despite Orioles left-hander Wade Miley pitching through seven innings, the three-run homer he gave up in the first ended up being the difference in a 3-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays May 21.
Orioles' Ryan Flaherty Goes To Disabled List With Sore Shoulder
Baltimore Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty was placed on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis May 21; infielder Paul Janish will temporarily take Flaherty's spot as he recovers.
Welington Castillo Does It Again As Orioles Continue Home Mastery
Orioles catcher Welington Castillo homered for the third time in his last two games as he led Baltimore to a 7-5 win against Toronto and back on top of the AL East.
Orioles' Welington Castillo Ends Long, Wet Night With Home Run
Catcher Welington Castillo continued his hot streak at the plate with a two-run homer in the 10th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-3 win against the Toronto Blue Jays May 19.
Fantasy Baseball Waiver-Wire Watch: May 19, 2017
Phil Backert surveys the fantasy baseball waiver wire and says there are several viable options for owners of injured Freddie Freeman.
Orioles Hope To Quickly Forget About Painful Road Trip
When the Orioles return to Camden Yards May 19, they will try and forget their roughest stretch of the 2017 season. In a three-city trip May 10-18, they lost six of seven, and all six were one-run losses.