Sneak Peek – Dan Clark on 47abc (audio only)

Tonight at 7:00pm Eastern, I’ll join Hayley Milon on 47abc to talk about the Orioles, in particular focusing on the abysmal pitching throughout June, the 2017 MLB Draft, J.J. Hardy’s decline, and why the Orioles need to sell as the trade deadline approaches. Unedited audio of the discussion can be found below (excuse the odd…

Social Media: A Fabricated Reality

Earlier this evening, as I do a few times each week, I sat down in front of my computer with a beer and a block of chocolate, ready to write about baseball. Having progressed through a few hundred words, I reached that all-too familiar situation – ‘writers block’ – so took a break to explore…

2017 NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft took place this morning (AEST) and the NBA teams were wheeling and dealing their way through 60 picks. The Boston Celtics finished the season atop the Eastern Conference but due to deals in previous years, they also ended up with the number one pick in this Draft! However, a couple of…

Making Sense of the Orioles Catastrophic Pitching

It’s no secret that the Orioles pitching staff entered the 2017 under scrutiny of the national media, with most suggesting the rotation would have a tough time keeping the team competitive, even despite its mashing offense. 

Time to Break Up the Band

For five consecutive years between 2012 and 2016, the Orioles headed towards Major League Baseball’s All-star break filled with hope and looking to bolster a roster pushing for a playoff berth.

Antiquated Australian Sports Commission Snubs Baseball

Earlier today, Baseball Australia learned that the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and Australian Institute of Sports (AIS) have not delivered highly anticipated funding increases for high performance, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Ubaldo Jimenez; Time to Mop-Up or Move On

For three-and-a-half years now, no name has caused more frustration among Orioles fans than Ubaldo Jimenez’s has, and somewhat miraculously, it continues to do so, leaving fans utterly bewildered.

Free-falling Orioles Continue Nosedive

Flashback to Wednesday May 10th in Washington, where the 22-10 Orioles cruised into the bottom of the 8th inning holding a 6-2 lead over the Nationals.

Castillo filling Wieters void… and more

When Matt Wieters hit free agency at the end of the 2016 season, many within Baltimore had hoped that the four time All-Star would ink a new deal with the Orioles – seeing him return to duties behind the dish at Camden Yards in 2017 and beyond.

Rebounding Joseph Seizing Opportunity

After a 2016 season which can only be described as disastrous, Caleb Joseph has silenced his critics throughout the Orioles’ first six weeks of the season, culminating with one of the hottest stretches of his career these past few weeks.

Orioles Surge to MLB’s Best Record

In Sunday’s piece, I wrote about how resilient this 2017 Orioles team has been – overcoming setback after setback to keep pace with the Yankees who last week sat atop the American League East division.