Wednesday Bird Droppings

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 19: Robert Andino #11 of the Baltimore Orioles sends the ball for an out in the second game of a doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park September 19, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)


For good or ill, Dan Duquette is standing firm in his pledge to make the O's an active player in the international market. On the day the Chong deal was officially pronounced dead, the O's inked Tsuyoshi Wada from NPB's SoftBank Hawks and were also rumored to be working on something with Chen Wei-Yin of the Chunichi Dragons.

School of Roch: Duquette talks about Wada, Chong, Scott and Bergesen Not terribly illuminating, but here's a little bit of DD's vaunted press patter.

Showalter talks about international buys - baltimoresun.com Le gusta al jefe.

Chen Wei-Yin Scouting Report Possibly the next domino to fall in the quest to assemble a rotation of soft tossing lefties.

Josh Willingham deal likely to start chain reaction | HardballTalk "The Dukes are trying to corner the market...they know something."

Maryland’s Stadium Authority to Sell $102 Million in Bonds to End Swaps - Bloomberg An interesting bit on stadium financing.

Twitter gets Orioles pitcher Guthrie in classroom Further confirmation, if you still needed it, that Jeremy Guthrie is awesome.

Happy Birthday to Rodrigo Lopez and Jeff Robinson.

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