Thursday Bird Droppings

Orioles' losing streak reaches 13 - baltimoresun.com

   "For me, it's frustrating," said Mora, who is not expected back next year for a 10th season with the Orioles. "I don't know how everybody else feels. When you've been part of an organization for a long time, it's kind of like part of my family. If anybody else doesn't feel it, I feel it." Oh, we feel it, Melvin, we feel it. - duck

ESPN: MLB Players who've thrived for losing teams

   "In this final regular-season installment of Starting 9, we pay tribute to other players who achieved noteworthy things on sub-.500 teams in 2009." Only one Oriole is named. But he's so dreamy.... - duck

O's farmhands tear it up at World Cup - MASNsports.com

   "In case you missed it, Orioles farmhand Paco Figueroa (Spain) led the World Cup with a .500 average (17-for -34) and Miguel Abreu (Puerto Rico) was named to the all-World Cup Team after batting .380 in the tournament." Thanks for the good news, Roch. - duck

Orioles owe Trembley a fair chance to finish rebuilding job - baltimoresun.com

   "The Orioles' team bus is about to be put on blocks for the winter, which will make it a lot easier to throw Dave Trembley under it. So what if he can't reasonably be held responsible for the dismal performance of a dismal team? Somebody needs to give up a pound of flesh for this disaster, and that somebody is usually the manager. But it doesn't have to go down that way." Peter Schmuck, unlike Kevin Cowherd, says give Diamond Dave a chance with a real lineup and bullpen before axing him. - duck

Miguel Tejada's future in Houston - Examiner.com (Houston)

   The article (eventually) talks about how Houston's not going to re-sign Miggy. Here's a crazy thought - what about a return to Baltimore? He may not have the power he once did, but he's still a pretty good hitting shortstop. It would keep him from landing in Boston, if nothing else. - duck

2 months after injury, Bergesen still can't run -- baltimoresun.com

   Bergy is still hurting from the line drive off his shin, and our favorite pitcher Bob McCrory has the dreaded fabrum bear. - Stacey

When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side one of  Open Thread.

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