Inside The Numbers With Matt Kremnitzer
After Career Year, Is Trey Mancini A Building Block Or Trade Chip For Orioles?
Trey Mancini had a monster season in 2019, but with three years of team control left and the Orioles rebuilding, is he a long-term piece or a trade chip? Matt Kremnitzer breaks down the numbers and what an extension would look like.
Matt Kremnitzer: Orioles' Decision To Move On From Jonathan Villar Tough To Swallow
Even with the Orioles in the midst of a full-scale rebuild, Matt Kremnitzer says the club's apparent decision to move on from infielder Jonathan Villar because of money is a tough pill to swallow for a number of reasons.
Is There Hope For Orioles RHP Alex Cobb?
Can Alex Cobb can stay healthy and return to form for the Orioles in 2020? Matt Kremnitzer breaks down some of the numbers -- and he says Cobb's second half in 2018 provided a glimpse of what he can provide.
Orioles Should Offer Intriguing Outfield Mix In 2020
Given his productive play in September, Austin Hays looks like the 2020 opening day center fielder for the Orioles. Matt Kremnitzer looks at Hays' September and how the rest of the outfield is shaping up.
Which Orioles Showed Enough To Earn Longer Look In 2020?
Matt Kremnitzer looks at several Orioles players who took steps forward in 2019 and should stick around for 2020 and possibly beyond, including John Means and Pedro Severino.
Can John Means Keep It Going For Orioles In 2020?
Left-hander John Means, armed with an improved changeup, has been a revelation this year for the Orioles. What chance does he have to build off his success in 2020? Matt Kremnitzer dives into Means' peripheral numbers and the Statcast data.
Hunter Harvey's Late-Season Debut Provides Much-Needed Excitement For Orioles
Hunter Harvey has performed well in his late-season appearances with the Orioles, and Matt Kremnitzer says the former first-round pick has the potential to be an outstanding relief weapon for the Orioles.
Orioles' Gains In Pitching Development Haven't Made Way To Big-League Bullpen
The Orioles have had success developing pitchers at the minor-league level this year, but that success hasn't translated to the big-league bullpen. Matt Kremnitzer examines why and what pitchers could be on the way to change that.
Hanser Alberto Giving Orioles What They Need Right Now
Matt Kremnitzer says Hanser Alberto has been a nice surprise this season and a player who represents what the Orioles need in this moment: Someone who isn't blocking a prospect, who plays hard, who's fun and who's likely a bridge to what's next.
Appreciating Former Oriole Mike Mussina's Greatness Ahead Of Hall Of Fame Induction
In honor of Mike Mussina's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Matt Kremnitzer breaks down what makes the former right-hander one of the best pitchers in Orioles history and in recent baseball history.
Two Up, Two Down: What's Gone Right, Wrong For Orioles Pitchers
What should Orioles fans make of encouraging first-half performances from Andrew Cashner and Shawn Armstrong and disappointing performances from Mychal Givens and David Hess? Matt Kremnitzer breaks it all down.
The Unexpected Rise Of Orioles Catcher Pedro Severino
Matt Kremnitzer takes an inside look at Orioles catcher Pedro Severino, who continues to hit much better than expected.
What Does Trey Mancini's Breakout Season Mean For The Orioles?
With a more open batting stance and an increase in line drives and fly balls, Trey Mancini is one of the few Orioles performing well this season. Matt Kremnitzer looks at the numbers behind his success and what it means for his future with the club.
Is Adley Rutschman The Right Choice At No. 1 For Orioles?
Matt Kremnitzer breaks down whether Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman is the correct choice for the Orioles with the No. 1 pick in the 2019 MLB Draft and assesses the history of the top overall pick.