Comments Off on The Back-Up Plan: Who Gets The Job If Orioles 2B Brian Roberts Can’t Go?
How does any team replace a player who has averaged 46 doubles over the last six years, 39 stolen bases over the last four, and made two All-Star appearances? More importantly, how do you replace a guy like that when you are the Orioles, and the player in question is Brian Roberts? That is the dilemma currently facing the Orioles as they draw ever closer to Opening Day 2010. Roberts has been sidelined for all of spring training with a herniated disc in his back, and while he has been cleared to resume baseball activities as of this week, you have to wonder if he can keep up his standard level of intensity all season without his disc rearing its ugly herniated head. Roberts has battled numerous injuries during his nine-year career with the O's, and he's managed to bounce back from all of th ...

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