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Pitch selection, execution key to cutting down on homers

The Orioles' starting staff has given up 10 home runs in their last 12 games, and Kevin Millwood has been victimized this season, giving up a staff-high 26 home runs in 2010. Jim asked pitching coach Rick Kranitz about the amount of home runs that the O's staff has given up this season, and Kranitz said that pitch selection and execution are paramount to

Scott surging since the All-Star Break

Luke Scott has been prone to slumps since he's been with the Orioles. But this season, Scott has been more consistent at the plate. Jim asks Scott what could be behind his improved consistency and if there's been a change in his swing. Scott talks about his approach and the reason for the amount of home runs he's hit this year. Watch the video

The balancing act of developing young pitchers at the big league level

With the abundance of young starters on the Orioles' staff, Jim Hunter talked with Rick Kranitz about developing young pitching at the big league level. Jim asked Rick about the balancing act between ego and stubbornness, and Kranitz talked about the importance of a pitcher's approach. Watch the video below to hear one way Kranitz says young pitchers can let the game get away

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