Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Baltimore Orioles
With good young starters, the O's window for contention is starting to open
Insider's series on MLB teams that have fallen out of the playoff race continues with the Baltimore Orioles, who are, as usual, buried in the cellar of the American League East.
Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 75-87, fifth place
Current record: 60-86, fifth place
Hey, at least they caught the guys who stole Cal Ripken Jr.'s number from outside Camden Yards.To read Buster Olney's take on what went wrong for the Orioles and what's next, plus items from the rumor mill, number-crunching analysis from Baseball Prospectus, a draft recap and whom to watch in spring training, you must be an ESPN Insider.
Kiss 'Em Goodbye on ESPN Insider
Insider and Baseball Prospectus now ask: What went wrong for each MLB team, and what may the future hold? We'll be covering the playoff teams as they're eliminated, and finish off with what the World Series champs need to do to improve (hey, there's always something).