Jonathan Schoop doubled and scored a run in last night’s all-star game. He’s batting .295 with 18 home runs and 54 RBI at the break. The Orioles return to action this Friday. Here’s the latest news this morning.
- According to Dan Duquette, the Orioles are still in buyers mode writes Roch Kubatko.
- Manny Machado crashed the all-star game thanks to brother-in-law Yonder Alonso.
- Ryan Mountcastle has been on a roll for the Frederick Keys. He believes he can be a big league shortstop too according to this Pressbox article. Love the confidence.
- Nick Markakis was never an all-star, but should have been writes Rich Dubroff.
- The Orioles have been the winningest team over the last five seasons from 2012 – 2016.
- Tanner Scott and Chance Sisco shared the big stage in the Future’s Game over the weekend.
- Peter Schmuck has mid-season grades for each Oriole player.