Spring training is a time when baseball is renewed. Fans are excited to see their teams play ball once again after the long winter, and the players are eager to get back on the diamond and succeed.
Though it's still somewhat early, this year's spring training has already begun to shed a little bit of light on some of the Baltimore Orioles' positives and negatives heading into the 2012 regular season.
Results in spring training are always hard to figure out. They could mean nothing, or they could mean everything. If you're an O's fan and remember Jake Fox's power surge last spring, you'll know what I mean. Deciphering spring training stats can be like trying to read a novel in binary code.
Nevertheless, I'm going to attempt to do that for you with some of the more notable happenings thus far from the Orioles' 2012 spring training.
Let's see how some things have been rolling this spring at Ed Smith Stadium.