If you don't read these links John Gibbons will PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE!
Blue Jays To Hire John Gibbons: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com
So...odds on who Gibby gets into a kerfluffle with first? I'll go w/ Brett Lawrie.
Duquette has lunch with Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa - baltimoresun.com
I'd certainly love this IF it also involves leveraging Jim Johnson's apex value in a trade. Also: Bonus adorable Felix Pie news!
School of Roch: Roberts: "I'm doing as well as I've done in the last three years"
Encouraging news, no doubt. But I still retain zero anticipation of BriBob making any sort of positive contribution to this team on the field.
Baltimore Orioles Organization Discussion - Minor League Ball
No much of substance here just yet, but the comments are worthwhile. It's good to get a view of the O's system from those without any Oriole-centric affection.
Pitching prospect Mike Belfiore impresses Orioles in Double-A, Arizona Fall League | orioles.com: News
Bought time Josh Bell paid some dividends for this club. Methinks Mr. Belfiore will be making his presence known in Charm City sometime next season. I wonder if Troy Patton could be traded or DFA'd? Then the club could use Matusz as the LOOGY to start the year and stretch him out later on if they want to move him back to the rotation.
The Honey Badger GM continues to put his stamp on the Warehouse. Also: slow news day.
Today is the birthday of Jo-Jo Reyes. Exciting!