Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Baltimore Orioles

The AL East is brutally hard, but Buck Showalter and young talent may surprise

Originally Published: September 14, 2010
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Getty ImagesNick Markakis and Adam Jones are two good, young pieces for the Orioles.

Kiss 'Em Goodbye is a series focusing on MLB teams as their postseason dreams fade -- whether in September (or before), the League Division Series, League Championship Series or World Series. It combines a broad overview of this season from Buster Olney, a take from Baseball Prospectus, a look toward an immediate 2011 move courtesy of Rumor Central and Kevin Goldstein's farm system overview. You can find all the teams on one page by going here.

Now, it's time to kiss the Baltimore Orioles goodbye.


For the full breakdown from all angles -- Olney's take, BP's take, Rumor Central's ideas and buzz and notes about the farm system -- you need to be an ESPN Insider.