It is officially the year 2015, and with the holiday season in the rearview mirror, the countdown to spring training, as well as Opening Day, has begun.

The offseason is just over halfway through at this point, and many free agents are off the board. What’s more, plenty of trades have been made, making that market a little bit tougher for interested teams as well.

The Baltimore Orioles are a team still looking to improve before the start of the 2015 regular season. With a strong and deep team already in place, it won’t take much for the O’s to field a roster they believe will win them a second consecutive AL East title.

They do still have some work to do, however, as they’ve had a relatively quiet offseason after losing some key pieces to their success this past season in Nick Markakis, Nelson Cruz and Andrew Miller.

The O’s don’t need to take a “new year, new team” mentality into 2015, but they do need to do a couple of things.

Here are a few New Year’s resolutions for the Birds.

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