And while waiting for our food we decided to make random predictions about the Orioles. We ended up sharing it in a blog, and for some reason, it was well received.
Zrebiec is now anchoring our coverage of that World Champion football team in Baltimore and Ed Encina joined our crew last year.
And we decided to keep a tradition alive — or at least make it two times in three years — with Ed on board.
We'll separate this in two parts. The second comes tomorrow. But here are 10 predictions today for the Orioles' season:
Home run leader
|Matt Wieters, 29||Chris Davis, 29|
|Adam Jones, 102||Wieters, 97||Wieters, 93|
|Nick Markakis, .308||Markakis, .305||Manny Machado, .299|
|Wei-Yin Chen, 14||Miguel Gonzalez, 16|
|Jim Johnson, 39||Johnson, 42||Johnson, 38|
|Chen, 3.46||Chen, 3.27|
Stolen base leader
|Nate McLouth, 22||McLouth, 27||Jones 22|
|Jake Arrieta, 146||Hammel, 130||Tillman, 127|
|Davis, 142||Davis, 150||Davis 137|