Saturday Bird Droppings

LAKELAND, FL - MARCH 04: Jake Arrieta of the Baltimore Orioles pitches during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium on March 4, 2011 in Lakeland, Florida.(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Nolan Reimold's blast powers Orioles past Tigers | News
Nolan Reimold's three-run homer in the sixth inning powered the Orioles ahead for a 6-2 victory Friday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium.

Right-hander Simon released on bail | News
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simon was officially released on bail Friday by an appeals court in the Dominican Republic. Simon's lawyer, Carlos Olivares, told CNN that the 29-year-old Simon is still facing an involuntary homicide charge, but he is free to travel to the United States. It's unknown what the next step will be for Simon, who is currently on the Orioles' restricted list.

Orioles Insider: Josh Bell likes feel of first base 
"Playing any other position, it doesn’t matter," Bell said. "I just want to be in the lineup and hit so whatever I have to do to make the team, whatever I have to do to contribute, that’s what I want to do."

Orioles Insider: Arrieta's spring debut
Jake Arrieta said he felt great about his spring debut, even if the results weren't.

Orioles Insider: Derrek delayed, Duke delighted
Derrek Lee's right wrist, not his surgically-repaired right thumb, will keep him out of the lineup today. Mr. Copy&Paste feels just great, though, and is scheduled to start Tuesday.

Baltimore Orioles: Five reasons for Orioles fans to be optimistic heading into 2011
Personally, I can think of at least seven reasons to be optimistic, but then again, I'm a sabremetrics kind of guy.

Looking at orioles young starting pitchers -
Peter Schmuck decides it's time for the Orioles young starters to grow up or get out.

Steve Melewski: After hand and hamstring injuries, Townsend could be poised for big year
If you wanted to pick an Orioles' minor leaguer that could put up some real solid numbers this year, you could probably do a lot worse than Tyler Townsend.

School of Roch: Once through the rotation
It's our second trip through the rotation candidates, and Brad Bergesen starts us off.

Gregg becomes favorite for Orioles' closer job -
When the Baltimore Orioles signed Kevin Gregg earlier this year, it was assumed that he would be their closer. Now after yet another setback to Koji Uehara, that assumption seems to be much closer to reality.

PressBox: Can O's Count on Koji?
Jim Henneman wonders if the Orioles can really count on Koji Uehara for a significant contribution this year.

The soil in a Open Thread's heart is stonier. 

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