Saturday Bird Droppings

Recaps from last night's win can be found at  Orioles.comThe SunThe Detroit News, and MASNsports (with post-game Buck).

Buck making young Orioles believe again | orioles.com: News
Peter Gammons weighs in on "The Buck Effect". -zk

Buck Showalter making big impact in short time as Orioles manager - Jon Heyman - SI.com
"Managers occasionally make an immediate impact, but rarely has a managerial change made such a stark difference as when Buck Showalter took over the floundering Orioles on Aug. 3 and quickly turned them into a viable spoiler, and maybe much more. "He's exactly what they needed,'' one AL exec said."

Orioles reserve infielder Jake Fox in the lineup vs. Tigers - baltimoresun.com
"You want to go in there and show them what you can do especially under new management. You understand when you're brought in an organization, they have a list of guys that they have to get a look at first. I think they brought me in because they like the way I played; they like the way I hit. It's just a matter of giving me an opportunity to show what I can do."

Baltimore Bullpen: Why Mike Gonzalez Should Be The Closer | Bleacher Report
Just a reminder why I never clip stuff from The Bleacher Report...

IN THE MINORS

FREDERICK FALLS FLAT IN GAME THREE DEFEAT | Frederick Keys News
"The Potomac Nationals won the third game of the best-of-five game series, 7-1. The P-Nats scored two runs in the first and one in the second as they cruised to an easy victory. After the defeat, Frederick trails Potomac two games to one in the NDCS."

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