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Baltimore Orioles: Three Players Who Failed To Capitalize

Despite the overall record, there were a number of positive takeaways from the 2019 season for the Baltimore Orioles. From the emergence of John Means to the rebound of Trey Mancini, a lot of players made positive strides in the first year of the rebuild and gave fans something to cheer for in an otherwise dark season.

Impressive improvements down in the minor leagues, a more aggressive approach on the basepaths, and a first-year manager in Brandon Hyde who did a respectable job, given the cards he was dealt, all came together to create a 2019 season which was more entertaining than 2018 and brought a bit of optimism back to Birdland.