This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Orioles, however, they currently stand at 24-21, 3rd place in the AL east, and 4 games behind the Red Sox. The biggest question entering the season for the birds was pitching. The O's dealt their ace Erik Bedard to the Mariners, which turned out to be a great deal. The Orioles received a reliable closer in George Sherrill, and Adam Jones, a young OF with a lot of potential. Interestingly enough it's been very good pitching that's kept the Orioles above .500. No one had high expectations for Baltimore coming into the 2008 season any many still don't. In a division with the Yanks and the Sox, the O's aren't going to make the playoffs anytime soon, but there is hope the Orioles can keep up their fine play and finish the year above .500. It would be their first winning season in 10 years.
First of all, the ravens are bad and i won't bore you with a rant of all the problems they have.
Anyway I went to the game against the browns today and i left the stadium happy the ravens won until I heard the were sending the players back onto the field for overtime. Then we along with alot of other people, rushed back into the stadium to see the ravens loose. Maybe you saw it, but the browns kicked a 50yd FG to send it onto OT and it appeared to hit the upright and bounce out. the referees signaled no good and everyone cheered and most left. then they reviewed it and saw it bounced off the thing holdin the FG post up and then bounced out so it was actually good. ugh.......well anyway the ravens are 4-6 and their season is over.
Sometime in July I will be going to Fenway Park to see the O's play the Sox. Ive already been to Yankees Stadium, but they were playing the Angels, I did wear an O's shirt, but the sox were playing the O's, so no one gave me a hard time. Should i wear an O's shirt to Fenway?
Hopefully the O's are still in playoff contention, but I doubt it.
Sunday night at 5:00PM EST MD will play Duke at home for the first of two meetings. This in my opinion, is the second biggest rivalry in all of college bball behind of course, Duke and UNC. This game is really important for both teams. Duke wants to avoid losing 4-in a row and unless MD has a magical run if they lose this they are out of the tournament. I think MD has a shot IF they play their best.