Initially, it was my intent to create the O's-Rays connection via a former Oriole currently on the Rays roster. So I looked into that, and no former O's currently play for the Rays.
Fine, maybe the Rays have someone on the disabled list who was an Oriole at one point. Still no.
OK, I guess that I can still form a bridge between the teams if a Rays' coach was an Oriole back in the day. But the Rays are still not cooperating with me here.
So this is the connection I was able to make...and why I asked you to stick with me.
The Rays current pitching coordinator, Dick Bosman, was the Orioles pitching coach from 1992-94,