Thursday, March 19, 2009

Guthrie Struggling, Pull Him from the WBC

Much has been made of the World Baseball Classic -- positives and negatives -- and the Baltimore Orioles currently have four players in the huge event (Brian Roberts, Jeremy Guthrie, Cesar and Melvin Mora). While the team has all four players in the semi-finals out at Dodger Stadium, the one who I have the most concern about is Jeremy Guthrie.

If you have been out there live or have seen it on the small screen, it's needless to say that Jeremy Guthrie has not looked good at all, and the Orioles -- for very good reason -- want him back in camp.

I know one of the complaints of the World Baseball Classic is that players have not had ample time to prepare for the games, much less go full force in competitive fashion; therefore, there have been injuries and in Guthrie's case he's been plain bad. Guthrie is not hurt, but obviously, he's not ready for the season and should probably be back with the team in order to work with our ace.

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1 comment:

GM-Carson said...

More Hardball took a look at some Baltimore Orioles players' last names like Bass, Pie, Ray, Waters, Spoone, Walker, and Hill and photoshopped appropriate baseball cards to their namesake. I wonder if Topps would market these?


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