June 1, 2012; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter (26) against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE
Note: I'm not going to set up a separate thread for the conclusion of today's draft. Other than hardcore draftniks, there are few people who are going to know anything about players taken in rounds 16-40 of the draft. But if you want to chat about it here in the OT, go for it! -Stacey
School of Roch: More clubhouse chatter after tonight's victory Extra innings against the Red Sox? That's new. The Orioles have played the equivalent of at least one extra game against the Sox. Enough!
Rehabbing Orioles play key roles in Tides win | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com Roberts on the March, Britton doing that Britton thing.
Orioles add more arms on draft's second day - Carroll County Times: Orioles You can never be too rich too thin o have too much pitching.
Orioles Get Some Early Love In All-Star Game Voting | Baltimore Sports Report Vote early, vote often. Let's see if I can bust out another cliche, here...
Hal Bodley: Overachieving O's having growing pains | MLB.com: News Sweet...Hal Bodley's got me covered.
Soler (Nearly) Ready To Pick A System | FanGraphs Baseball Pretty please!
On this day in 1993, Cal Ripken, Jr. nearly ended the streak at 1,790 games after twisting his knee.
Birthday wishes go out to Merv Rettenmund.