DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 19: Darren O'Day #56 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches in seventh inning during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on August 19, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Orioles defeated the Tigers 7-5. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
I'm still kind of amazed by that Detroit series. While not the behemoth foreseen in the preseason, the Tigers are still very tough, but you could make a solid case that the O's should have had a sweep. To even be saying such things about the Orioles this close to Labor Day sort of blows my mind. Anyways, on to Texas. Hold me.
Some Orioles quotes and thoughts " Britt's Bird Watch Britt's thoughts from the road. Worth a scan.
School of Roch: The Matusz relief experiment after two games If you're pressed for time, let me give you a hint: it ain't pretty.
Who will the Orioles recall in September? Who would you like to see called up when rosters expand?
If it's close, the Orioles win, at a rate that is making history - CBSSports.com It NEARLY defies description, but Danny Knobler gives it the old college try.
Orioles Q&A: Nate McLouth - Carroll County Times: Orioles Everything you wanted to know about Nate McLouth but were afraid to ask.
Camden Depot: Just Some Graphs: Run Scoring and Earning The Orioles continue to confound and Jon tries to make sense of it all.
Jeremy Guthrie loses no-no on controversial infield hit | HardballTalk Jeremy Guthrie quality start, no decision. Just like old times, friend. (edit per below-jqh)
On this day in 1982, Alan Wiggins was suspended for cocaine use.
Today is the birthday of Gene Kingsale.