Paul Folkemer 2017 AL East Positional Rankings: Rotations, bullpens and managers By Paul Folkemer April 3, 2017 at 11:05 am Photo credit: Joy R. Absalon Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments It’s time for the grand finale: part three of my series comparing the AL East teams at every position. Parts One and Two covered the position players; now let’s look at the pitching staffs and managers. Prev1 of 4Next Slide Related Items:next Share Tweet Share Share Email 3 Comments 3 Comments Wade Warren April 2, 2017 at 11:16 am I think the O’s starting pitching might be a little better than 5th. They could surprise ya this year. Log in to Reply Dan Connolly April 2, 2017 at 11:19 am I’d agree. A lot depends on the two young guys taking another step. Tillman’s health and whether Ubaldo Jimenez can have a year where he is solid throughout are key, too. Log in to Reply Paul Folkemer April 2, 2017 at 3:02 pm Could be, but they’ll need Gausman and Bundy to become the top-of-the-rotation guys the Orioles thought they’d be (Gausman is nearly there already). They’ll also need Tillman to be back by May rather than July. Log in to Reply You must be logged in to post a comment Login or Register Here Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.