Monday Bird Droppings

August 5, 2012; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Baltimore Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds (12), relief pitcher Jim Johnson (43), catcher Taylor Teagarden (31), second baseman Robert Andino (11) and second baseman Omar Quintanilla (35) high five each other after they beat the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Baltimore Orioles defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE


The Orioles continue to amaze with occasional timely hitting and perplexing pitching performances. I'm still not entirely sure I saw Miguel Gonzalez duel David Price to a standstill.

School of Roch: Playing six games on the road vs. division opponents didn't trip up the Orioles Not a bad stretch for the Birds.

Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates and Oakland A's aren't going away - Cliff Corcoran - SI.com "I'm not dead yet!"

Showalter sticking with Reynolds " Britt's Bird Watch A foolish consistency?

The Hubbub Over Headley Heath deconstructs the myth of Chase Headley using authentic frontier gibberish.

Minor Moves: Jake Fox, Scott Patterson: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com Fox a Phil...Yuni Betancourt is also available if there are any takers.

Young Shorebird sets sights high | The Daily Times | delmarvanow.com A little love for Rod Bernadina...

On this day in 1959, Hoyt Wilhelm threw 8.2 innings of no hit relief in an 18 inning marathon; in 1986, the O's and Rangers combined for three grand slams by Toby Harrah, Larry Sheets and Jim Dwyer in a 13-11 O's loss.

It's the birthday of Jim Hardin and Victor Zambrano and, while not an Oriole, John Shelby III gets a mention anyways.

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