It’s not every day when the team you cover trades its No. 1 starter, so it was a pretty busy day here on the Insider. But since the water-cooler talk about the
Guthrie had an interesting answer when asked by
"You know what, I'm not good. I swung at every pitch I saw last year. I got a double on my first swing of the year. I beat out a bad bunt one time. I've only been asked to bunt one time in nine interleague games, if you can believe that. I've had nobody on base every other time or I've hit with two outs. I guess that's kind of an indictment of our offense, but last year was the first time I was ever asked to bunt. ... I'm not a good hitter. I need to work on it. I don't even know if I'm a good bunter because I've only tried it once. I have room to improve there."
"Jeremy is a good man. I'm happy for him and his family. He's going to a good place. They're going to be competitive, they have a good staff. I thank him for is contributions both on and off the field. He represented himself and his family well with the Orioles. I feel really proud about the opportunity the Orioles gave him to establish himself in the big leagues."
In Colorado, Guthrie’s catcher will be former Oriole