Believe it or not, the guys who run your local sports teams, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and Orioles vice president Dan Duquette have their wish lists too. And despite the fact that their sports are different, Duquette and Newsome are hoping for similar things under their trees: an influx of talent.
While that jolly guy in the red suit might have what the tenants of South Baltimore’s ballparks need at his workshop, his sleigh won’t get it here. Not unless it’s packed with lots of green cash. Of the two teams, the need is most acute with the Orioles.