Tuesday Bird Dropppings

Steve Melewski: Brian Roberts: "An incredible atmosphere out there today."
"We were in the clubhouse last night when we were told that standing room only tickets were going for 75 to 100 bucks. I was like 'wow.'"

Orioles Win! Start 4-0 | Oriole Post
Some observations from the home opener, including the packed house for the early opening ceremonies that completely overwhelmed Jim Hunter's intro for Earl Weaver.

Kevin Cowherd: How exciting is Orioles' start? Just ask Earl Weaver - baltimoresun.com
Earl had fun yesterday. And didn't even invoke a Jim Palmer reference when asked about his botched opening pitch to Buck.

The Toy Department: A funny thing happened on the way to Camden Yards | baltimoresun.com
A nice slice of yesterday's amazing Opening Day atmosphere.

Service Time & Super Two | FanGraphs Sabermetrics Library
Everything you ever wanted to know about service time and arbitration. Seems clubs only need to send down a player (or delay his call-up) by a mere 11 days to gain that extra year of team control. - duck

Orioles Buzz: Stacey Long: There's no opener like an opener in Baltimore
This Stacey broad ain't bad. 

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