Wednesday Bird Droppings

Not a pose you particularly care to see an O's player strike. - Patrick Smith

How have the O's been you ask? Oh, you know...strikes and gutters; ups and downs.

O's to host Red Sox to open 2014 regular season | orioles.com: News
I missed out on making a trip to San Diego and San Fran to follow the O's this season. Gonna have to make a better effort to get to Wrigley & Pittsburgh next year.

Playoff watch: Orioles blow late lead - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
The O's ostensibly remain in the hunt for a playoff berth only as a result of the incompetence of all the other teams also vying for said playoff spot.

Paper Orioles: 9/10/2013 | Baltimore Sports and LifeBaltimore Sports and Life

Because I know how much you all love to gripe about what projections say.

Showalter has full bullpen for September | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
This was posted prior to yesterday night's game. About that...

School of Roch: O'Day among the unavailable relievers

How, in September, during a critical series with playoff hunt ramifications, is a bullpen ever short-handed? Why are Mike Belfiore, Tsuyoshi Wada, or even Zach Britton not with the club right now?

Steve Melewski: Kevin Gausman talks about Yankees' rally against him in eighth
I have zero issues with Gaus being brought back out to start the 8th. He looked absolutely filthy and dominant in the 7th.

Wednesday morning Orioles thoughts and obervations: Curious bullpen moves and Machado's growing pains - baltimoresun.com

Completely missed the incident with the Home Plate ump from my view in the LF stands. Tough night for Manny.

A Question About Value in a Losing Effort | FanGraphs Baseball

Dave Cameron asks what really matters in the performance of an MVP candidate?

Camden Depot: Life in the Minors: A Home Away from Home

Anyone want to host a Baby Oriole?

Ultimate slam: game over

Chris Hoiles: the Best!

Take a moment today to reflect upon the senseless violence and destruction of this date 12 years ago.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Camden Chat

You must be a member of Camden Chat to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Camden Chat. You should read them.

Join Camden Chat

You must be a member of Camden Chat to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Camden Chat. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker