July 30, 2012; Bronx, NY, USA; Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez (50) pitches during the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE
Trade deadline Day (at least of the non-waiver variety) and the excitement is palpable. A lot of in's, a lot of outs, a lot of what-have-you's. And, uh, lot of strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in 'ole Duder's head. Let's attempt to sort it all out via the links du jour....
Orioles vs. Yankees: Baltimore continues its success in New York this season - The Washington Post
Gotta keep the Devil....waaaaaaay down in a hole.
The curious case of Jake Arrieta - baltimoresun.com
Jake is quite the comely asset at the moment.
School of Roch: Updates on Blanton, Thome and Andino
Blah, Blargh, Cool
If you ain't got nothing nice to say about someone, then say nothing at all...
Former Duck Lew Ford back in big leagues with Orioles
I will keep feeding you Lew Ford news and you will like it!
It's the Birthday of former O's Joe Durham, Rip Coleman, Earl Stephenson, Mike Figga, and not-a-former-O but Maryland native, Mike Bielecki.
On this day in 1983 Brooks Robinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame. In 1971 Pat Dobson shuts out the Royals 4 - 0, his 8th victory in the month of July. In 1980, Steve Stone had a 14 game winning streak snapped by the Rangers. 2 wins shy of the AL record. In 1987 Eddie Murray blasts 2 HRs, his 299th and 300th of his career.