Peter Angelos has been dipping a toe into horse racing in recent years, but it seems the Orioles owner will never forget his first love.
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Orioles manager Buck Showalter acknowledges the long list of talent that may not return, but he is quick to caution the idea of getting too stuck on one particular player.
“We spend so much time coveting something and saying, ‘Oh my gosh, this will not survive without this, and this will not survive without that,'” Showalter said Oct. 28 on Glenn Clark Radio. “Would I like to have Chris and Matt and Wei-Yen and Darren and [utility man] Steve Pearce and [outfielder Gerardo] Parra — I’d like to have all of them.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wasn’t ready to start “beating up on people” as the O’s were in the midst of a five-game losing streak. “Our guys are a very easy target right now for people and I won’t be a part of that,” Showalter said. Umpires, however, are apparently a different story.
Baseball players are used to bobbleheads bearing their likeness, but now that HBO actors are getting into them it’s time to move onto something new. Orioles skipper and lifelong white guy Buck Showalter is carving out a new trend with the garden gnome.
As injury and Adderall claimed Orioles stars during the 2014 season, Buck Showalter assumed the bulk of the credit for keeping his team on a roll toward the squad’s first AL East division title since 1997. But, by the slimmest of margins, the manager’s efforts weren’t enough to give him the Sporting News’ AL Manager of the Year award.
If you’re a young baseball player going through major league spring training you might expect to run sprints or do drills. You probably don’t plan on having to write a history essay– but that’s exactly what Orioles manager Buck Showalter instructed outfielder Josh Hart to do.
Hart got his homework after Showalter introduced him to Frank Robinson… and Hart had no idea who the Hall of Famer was. “I said, ‘OK, I want tomorrow by this time I want a page on Frank Robinson,”’ Showalter told the New York Daily News. “I said, ‘You go home, you research it and you come back tomorrow and have it on my desk.”’