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Glenn Says (Hopes) There's A Greater Than 25 Percent Chance The Ravens Bring Back Brandon Williams

February 16, 2017
Playing the percentages is simple. Kyle presents a (sometimes) relevant, hypothetical scenario regarding sports at the time, Glenn gives his perceived percentage chance that said thing happens. We play it sometimes.

Q: As the Orioles prepare for Opening Day without starter Chris Tillman, there remains some question as to who will take the hill for the Birds, though most presume it to be Kevin Gausman. What is the percentage chance a pitcher not named Gausman takes the ball on Opening Day?

%: 33 percent (says it would be Ubaldo otherwise, *gulp* )

Q: This year's Terps currently have the same exact record as last year's Terps, despite having a very different narrative. What would you say the percentage chance of this year's team going as far or farther than last year's "Sweet 16" squad?

%: 45 percent

Q: As the Ravens approach the free agency period, there are some players who remain question marks as to their chances of a return to the team. What is the percentage chance Brandon Williams is a Baltimore Raven next year?

%: An (admittedly hopeful) 26 percent

Q: Vince Young used to be really good. Vince Young hasn't been really good in a long time, but that hasn't stopped him from trying, as he announced he will attempt an NFL return. What is the percent chance a team takes a chance on him?

%:  81 percent chance he gets a chance, 2 percent chance he gets a roster spot

Q: The Orioles enter the season with roughly the same roster as last year, however, that doesn't stop fans from hoping things will change. In 2016, the Birds swiped 19 bags. What is the percentage chance that this roster steals 20 or more bases this season?

%:  By pure luck, 61 percent