Thursday Bird Droppings

What smells, Buck?

Happy Cal Ripken Day! This is the last you'll see of me and Paul Folk for awhile as we head down to sunny Florida for a long weekend at Universal Studios. I feel like I'm abandoning our Orioles in their time of need! But alas, these plans have been made for quite some time. If only I'd believed the prophet that is dan o'hare I might have realized this weekend would be important to Birdland.

School of Roch: Ripken talks about Machado at third base
Cal and Manny. Manny and Cal.

Series finale loss doesn't dampen Orioles' spirits - baltimoresun.com
Nor should it.

Dylan Bundy pitches Bowie Baysox to a win in Eastern League playoffs - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles’ top prospect allowed one run on six hits in six innings, striking out seven and walking just one.

With optimism at a high… | Baltimore Sports and Life
And here's Chris Stoner with your bucket of water!

Negative Run Differential Playoff Teams and the Key to Their Success | Dempsey's Army
Heath has figured it out!

Orioles Card "O" the Day: Eric Davis, 1998 Upper Deck #424
Memories of 1997, including an adorably awkward picture of Brotz in high school.

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