I'm not sure "nothing new" actually counts as "good news" when it comes to Brian Roberts' back, guys. I think it simply counts as "not worse".
Vlad actually does do some talking: "I just pray to God I don't have any injuries or anything and I stay healthy so I can produce for the Orioles like I have always." All of Birdland joins you in those prayers, Vladdy. Jesus, Moses, Buddha, Ganesha and Our Noodly Master are all frankly sick and tired of hearing about the O's injury problems at this point.
"The competition is never lacking in the AL East, but don't be surprised if these birds don't fly south for the winter, but instead end up near the top of the division." Some dude at U Conn is hiiiiiigh. -zk
MLB Network's Hart gives a preview of their "30 Clubs in 30 Days" segment featuring the Orioles tonight, and says some nice things along the way.
Projected Orioles closer Kevin Gregg has tweaked his mechanics, making himself much worse as a result. After allowing eight runs while getting just four outs since the change, he's trying to go back to his old set-up, which is easier said than done.
I'm aware that this bit of local news has already been discussed, but I enjoy being Stacey's publicist in my spare time and I thought it belonged in this morning's clips as well.