The annual Baltimore Orioles’ FanFest has been hopping all day, with festivities galore for fans. Several players have been available for the media throughout the day with looking forward to 2015 being the main focus.
In our latest check-in with some more players as the day has progressed, we talked with Jonathan Schoop, Ryan Flaherty and Wesley Wright, as well as Pitching Coach Dave Wallace.
Wright, the left handed reliever signed by the Orioles this offseason, is one of the few newcomers to the Birds projected 25-man roster, and it was easy to tell he was enjoying the sea of Orange here at FanFest.
Wright mentioned that it’s exciting to be a member of a club that is expected to be in contention after not experiencing it since his time with the Tampa Bay Rays.
When asked about how he would describe himself on the mound, Wright said, “I’m a guy who likes to compete and am not afraid of any situation.”
The ultra-utility man, Flaherty was asked about the end of last season, and said “It’s a good feeling to get that far, but you don’t forget that feeling when you lose.”Read more... Join the Conversation...