Sep 11, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles outfielderNolan Reimold
(14) high fives teammates after beating the Kansas City Royals 14-8 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
As we began yesterday with a three-part series of looking back at preseason predictions here on The Baltimore Wire, we’ll continue today by seeing how we did with projecting the performance of position players. It was a mixed bag yesterday on the pitchers, and that will be true again today.
As a quick summary, here are some comparative numbers in six offensive categories as to where the Orioles ranked in the American League over the past two years …
So in our review this year, we are talking about the three categories of the good, the bad, and the ugly (in terms of prediction accuracy) — beginning with infielders, outfielders, and catchers by clicking through the following three pages.
Next: Glad to underestimate one player by a good bit …