News Item: Manny Ramirez actually signs a contract with the Dodgers 2 years 45 mil.
My Take: Wasn’t he offered this 4 or 5 times before, well at least he actually signed at all, however I have no idea why but I thought the Giants were going to sign him. I still think he could DH for the Orioles! 😉
News Item: The Orioles defeat the DR 6-1 with David Ortiz, Hanley Ranirez and Johnny Cueto actually playing.
My Take: This is very good for the Orioles, I have no ida how hard the Dr was playing but this certainley is promising, considering that they have good spring training record. And Koji Uehara is doing really well. Was the Rays’ record in spring training last season if it was good then you know where I’m going with this.
Related News Item: Japan beats China 4-0 in the first game of the WBC.
My Take: I now love WBC I wake-up and they actually have baseball on it’s youknowwhating awesome! There was this really bizarre attempted pickoff move, I litteraly said out loud ” What the heck was that!?!”
Related News Item: A-Rod needs surgery on his hip and will be out until Mid- May.
My Take: Yay! Now we concentrate our booing more to Texeiria and A-Rod will miss the Opening of NYS.
News item: The Orioles are doing an O’s Ravens Draft Day Rally Cap Giveaway.
My Take: Eight words: Baltimore loves the Ravens more then the O’s, I saw this point made on http://www.bmorebirdsnest.com/ the blog that found “were gonna boo texeiria” Somebody maybe Joe Flacco was throwing out the first pitch and they asked ” When’s the last time you saw an O in an Ravens jersey.”
This is kind of like Julia’s question, what famous HOF manger has the middle name Sidney?
I along with about every blogger who hasn’t been under a rock since Saturday is saying what they have to say about A-Roid. I (partially because I’m a Yankee hater) had a funny feeling he had something. I didn’t buy anything in the Canceso collection but I always knew something was up. Look at him when he was with Seattle and when he was with Yankees and their certainly is a difference. Lifting more weights doesn’t get you that big in a decade or so. However he did admit that he was doing it. He was stupid, naive and a bunch of other negative adjectives. Now he has a lesson to teach the kiddies. However he did claim that Selena Roberts did criminal type activities which is hard to beleive.
I knew that nobody was safe from steroids after the Mitchell Report came out and who was on the list: hospital visting, always hustling Brain Roberts. He was the kind of guy you would never think uses that stuff.
Speaking of the Orioles I’m going to Opening Day against the Yankees and the Yard is going to have more Yankee hatred then usual. They have A-Roid who was never liked in Baltimore. Then there’s Texeira, he will be booed more then A-Roid for he could have been a hometown hero and sign here but no he signs with the filthy rich Yakeees. In that same series is A.J. Burnett the hometown hero Plan B is Texeira didn’t sign then he was their backup plan but he also signs with the Yankees. Oh boy that wil be fun.
The Orioles have had their share of Roids or suspected guys:
- David Segui
- Miguel Tejada
- Sammy Sosa
- Raffy Palmerio
- Larry Bigbie
And probably more guys who I didn’t mention.
This a brief list of people who the extremely doubt use steroids
- Howard (unless donuts are banned substances)
- Manny (The Manny Being Manny code of conduct doesn’t include needles)
- Jeremy Guthrie
- Cole Hamels
- David Wright
I’m curious to see the reaction at school to this. I am in the younger tier of bloggers but I’m not doing any of that “They were role models but now they’re just selfish jerks” stuff. I don’t know what to say about the game’s image. How about America’s image. From some one out there who’s non-American there thoughts must resemble ” The U.S. isn’t doing so well. Their American past time has issues with people using drugs and thier famous swimmer also has a problem with drugs. “What’s next that Obama fella also has a problem with drugs.” Needles scare me. I wouldn’t take a needle anywhere for any reason unless it’s a vaccine.