Friday, January 23, 2009

Ben Sheets, Random Thoughts, Quick Hits & Around the Blogosphere...

As of today, one of the better pitchers on the market, Ben Sheets is currently without a job. Although he's very talented, and when 'on', Sheets is a potential ace -- however, his reputation as fragile has perhaps cost him a long-term deal.

That being said, with the state the Orioles are in -- and of course we need the pitching -- should we take a chance on thr hurler. As controversial as a move might be for some, we might be able to get him at a reasonable cost, and he may be one of those guys out there who will definitely Baltimore better.

Right now, the rewards definitely outweighs the risk with Sheets; however, the money he wants -- plus the injury history -- may be more than the Orioles may be willing to pay. However, if the team really wants to make a splash, take a flier on him and see if he takes it.

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2 comments:

Matt said...

Don't even bother. He'll NEVER pass Angelos' muster on his physical exam. No chance.

Maryland Orioles' Fan said...

Ah, I know better -- I'm just being hypothetical...

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