April 26, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Chris Davis (19) is congratulated by third base coach DeMarlo Hale (45) after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles defeated the Blue Jays 5 - 2. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE
Sweeps are Birdland. Good vibes headed into the weekend with Matusz looking solid, Britton on the mend...the sun is shining...It's payday...
Game 19: Orioles 5, Blue Jays 2 | April Daniel's take on last night's game.
School of Roch: This, that and the other Another thrilling edition of "The Hopper, with Roch Kubatko"
Orioles Notebook: Johnson remains hospitalized - Carroll County Times: Orioles Johnson, Wada...yeesh.
Britton to throw first bullpen Friday " Britt's Bird Watch Is the new-fangled shoulder of Zach Britton up to snuff?
AL East Notes: Orioles, Red Sox, Crawford, Yankees: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com Is Inge-y coming to town?
Dylan Bundy among quartet of pitching prospects drafted in 2011 - Eric Mack - SI.com "Phil Humber was outstanding, no, legendary, last week, retiring 27 consecutive batters. He ain't no Dylan Bundy, though."
This has historically been a big day for no hitters. While Tom Phoebus hurled one for the O's on this day in 1968, both Scott Erickson and Kevin Millwood tossed no hitters in their pre-Orioles careers on this day in 1994 and 2003 respectively. Phoebus helped himself with two of his own hits, while Davey Johnson went 3 for 4 with a double and two runs driven in. More about the Phoebus No-No.
Today is Joey Gathright's birthday. Jump a car in celebration!