It’s opening day in Baltimore. Another chapter of Orioles baseball commences today at 3:05 PM with Kevin Gausman set to take the mound versus Marco Estrada and the Blue Jays.
Here’s a roundup of Orioles related news this morning:
- Kevin Gausman is the first home-grown Oriole pitcher to make the opening day start since Jake Arrieta in 2012. Gausman share’s his thoughts on his upcoming start here in this Balitmore Sun interview.
- Dan Duquette is excited to kick off the new season in what will be the 25th anniversary of Camden Yards.
- The Orioles 25-man roster is officially set. Roch Kubatko breaks it down here.
- Stan “The Fan” Charles and Glenn Clark discuss who they think will be the Orioles x-factor player in 2017.
- Stan “The Fan” also released his MLB power rankings this morning. See where the Orioles land on his list here.
- By the numbers, opening day has typically been a successful one for the Orioles during their time at OPACY. Ron Snyder breaks it down here in this Baltimore Sun post.
- Greg Bader, the Orioles communications director, talks about the opening day festivities the team has planned in this interview with CBS Baltimore.
- Like predictions? The staff at BaltimoreBaseball share their baseball predictions for the 2017 season here.
- Foxsports offers a preview of the Orioles-Blue Jays series here as the two teams set to renew their rivalry in 2017.
Here’s to another great year of Oriole baseball!