The Baltimore Orioles got shelled by the Florida Marlins, 12-2, and the big concern heading into Monday is that status of starting pitcher, Jeremy Guthrie.
Right now, the results out of the exhibition season and the World Baseball Classic for the team ace has not been good. Guthrie only lasted four innings, and gave up eight runs -- all earned -- on ten hits. I watched the game on MASN in the evening, and while he looked good at spots, he got hit hard.
As it is, Guthrie has given up 24 hits and 18 runs in four Spring Training outings -- extremely scary considering the fact he will starting on Monday against the powerful Yankees.Could he be hurt, the result of the World Baseball Classic, not prepared (I don't think this is the case with Guthrie considering how he is), or just going through a spell of bad luck?
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