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2019 Schedule

BBTN: Win Totals, Garth Brooks, Remembering Nick Cafardo

Before chatting with music legend Garth Brooks about his time with the Pirates (29:35), Buster and Boog Sciambi dish on projected win totals and much more (2:49). Plus, Coley Harvey with some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (36:21) and we remember the life of the late Nick Cafardo.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

ESPN has learned that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will likely start in his first spring training game this Sunday, February 24th, when the Toronto Blue Jays travel to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota to face the Baltimore Orioles.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Feb. 14 holiday trivia - MLB players since 1900 with last name "Valentine" (Baseball-Reference.com): Bobby (LAD/CAL/SD/NYM/SEA IF/OF 1969-79), Corky (CIN P 1954-55), Ellis (MON/NYM/CAL/TEX 1975-83 & ‘85) Fred (BAL/WAS/BAL OF 1959 & ‘63-68) & Joe (CIN P 2003-05). Ellis was the only A-S & Bobby the only Mgr.

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Hyde: 'A lot of jobs to be won' as camp opens

Coming off a franchise-worst 115 losses in 2018, first-year Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Wednesday that there are several spots in the starting rotation and the lineup available as the team began workouts.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

They were baseball integration pioneers with the same last name. Frank died Thu. at 83, a week after the centennial of Jackie Robinson's birth. JR's widow, Rachel, and daughter, Sharon, said in a statement: "Frank Robinson was a dear friend and realized one of Jack's great hopes, becoming baseball's first African American manager. He was remarkable and made us all feel proud for his many contributions to baseball and to society. Our hearts go out to Barbara, Nichelle and the family."

How Frank Robinson taught Orioles 'how to win' (1:02)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who died Thu. at 83, was one of several future MLB stars who played on Oakland, CA youth teams sponsored by Sam Bercovich & his furniture business. Curt Flood, Vada Pinson & Tommy Harper were others. Robinson once said of Bercovich, "He took the knife out of my hand and put a baseball bat in it instead."

Remembering Orioles legend Frank Robinson (3:09)

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.1830th
Quality Starts5929th
Batting Average.23924th
On Base Percentage.29829th
Slugging Percentage.39125th