Whom do you trust more, Man or Machine? ESPN The Magazine is eliminating human error in its AL East picks this year with the help of the stat gurus at Baseball Think Factory and their cutting-edge computer projection system known as ZiPS.
With four key offseason upgrades and a handful of talented young players on the big league roster, the Orioles could flirt with their first winning season since 1998.
The season is at the halfway point and two-thirds of the teams still have a legitimate chance to make the playoffs.
The Orioles are cleaning house with the firing of Sam Perlozzo and the hiring of Andy MacPhail, but more changes are on the way.
Ten years after Cal Ripken's record-breaking game, Miguel Tejada may be ready to end his own streak. • Jayson Stark
The Orioles looked like a playoff contender not too long ago. Now, they are a mess.
Lee Mazzilli may be on the hot seat, but the Orioles will score a ton of runs this year and won't be changing managers, Tim Kurkjian writes.
Sammy Sosa's days with the Orioles are just beginning. But unlike with the Cubs, he's no longer the leading man.
The Nationals could become a threat to the Orioles, but only if the O's fall into being a non-competitive team.
The Orioles could have as much as $40 million to spend this offseason, which puts them in the running for some big names.