May 8, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter (26) and injured second baseman Brian Roberts watch the action from the dugout in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Rangers defeated the Orioles 10 - 3. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE
Being stuck on the business end of two good, old fashioned beatdowns is decidedly un-Birdland, and yet...
Yeah, I kind of trailed off there. Clippings?
Suddenly, Orioles rotation is in crisis - baltimoresun.com Is the rotation reverting to true form, does it not match up with Texas very well or is Texas just too darn good?
Steve Melewski: Nolan Reimold updates his status Dear Nolan, Having fun. Wish you were here.
Bundy Named Orioles Minor League Pitcher of Month - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 - A little bit of the good stuff after the bitter medicine of two nasty defeats.
Orioles Sign Miguel Tejada: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com Oh, it's not a rumor.
BaseballAmerica.com: Prospects: International Affairs: Outlining New International Rules For 2012-13 Another update. Ben Badler is kind of the king of this stuff.
May 9 is a day of homeriffic landmarks. In 1961, Jim Gentile hit two grand slams and tacked on another RBI for good measure as the Orioles won 13-5; in 1962, Brooks Robinson hit a grand slam in his second consecutive game and in 1987, Eddie Murray homered from both sides of the plate in his second straight game, the first time the feat was achieved in major league history.
It's the birthday of Ron Jackson.