LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 18: Pitcher Jason Hammel #39 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the Atlanta Braves during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on March 18, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
NOW is everybody's bracket busted?
Adam Jones and Matt Wieters homer in first inning for Orioles against Yankees | MLB.com: News Endy Chavez continues to look like a viable leadoff hitter if you squint hard, Ryan Flaherty is cementing his lock on a bench gig, 2011 draftee Mike Wright looked solid and the good doctor hit a bomb to dead center. Not a bad night's work.
...and the Sauce hurt his groin (ouch).
School of Roch: Britton scratched from Monday's start Sweet. Any bets on how may starts Britton makes this year? Count me as concerned.
Tsuyoshi Wada makes delayed debut for Orioles; Braves Mike Minor extends scoreless streak - The Washington Post If you didn't see the tweet, Keith Law was unimpressed with Wada. The sun also set in the West.
Orioles mourn passing of Philley | orioles.com: News
"The Orioles announced that Dave Philley, who played for the O's from 1955-56 and '60-61 during his 18-year career, passed away on Thursday in his hometown of Paris, Texas. He was 91."
Defensive Debacles: How Do Fielding Errors Affect a Pitchers Mentality? - Beyond the Box Score I'm looking at you, [pretty much everyone besides J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters]!
It's the birthday of Rocky Coppinger.