Monday, April 06, 2009

Orioles Opening Day Reader

Happy Opening Day, O's fans.

As the 2009 season gets underway, here is your Orioles Opening Day Reader, featuring articles about each of the members of the team's (projected) starting lineup and
"the skipper brave and sure."

And remember, you can't spell Opening Day without a big old "O" at the beginning.

Brian Roberts 2B

Forged on diamond, Roberts-Markakis friendship is 'forever' (Jeff Zrebiec, The Sun)

Adam Jones CF

Time for an O: Adam Jones (Jay Trucker, Baltimore Orioles Examiner)

Nick Markakis RF

Markakis takes on role as Face of the Orioles (David Ginsburg, Associated Press)

Aubrey Huff 1B

O's Huff finds there's more to life than baseball (David Ginsburg, Associated Press)

Melvin Mora 3B

Orioles' Mora all smiles (Jeff Zrebiec, The Sun)

Luke Scott DH

Scott's giving ways stem from how he was treated (David Ginsburg, Associated Press)

Extra Credit: Look for Luke Scott to have a breakout year (Buck Martinez, MASN)

Gregg Zaun C

Fourteen years later, catcher Gregg Zaun a starter with Orioles (The Canadian Press)

Cesar Izturis SS

Orioles put shortstop in Izturis' sure hands (USA Today)

Felix Pie LF

Ex-Cubs Felix Pie, Rich Hill seek fresh starts in Baltimore (Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune)

Jeremy Guthrie, P

Guthrie became Orioles' ace because of hard work (David Ginsburg, USA Today)

Dave Trembley, Manager

Orioles' Trembley takes direct approach (Dan Connolly, The Sun)

1 comment:

Delighted in Durham said...

In addition, you can't spell overweight (CC), overrated (Jeter), old (most of the team), on-the-juice (A-Rod) or overpaid (Teixeira et al) without a big ol' O. What a great win. Thanks, O's!