Friday Bird Droppings

Rob Carr

A newsy Thursday has postponed this week's edition of "Frustration Friday." Adjust accordingly...

Steve Melewski: Orioles add B. J. Surhoff as a special assignment coach in minors (with Surhoff quotes)
Surhoff's official title is Minister of Grit and Hustle and Special Advisor on Batter's Box Mannerisms.

Orioles hope for international success with new signees | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore Gigantic teens headed to short season Gulf Coast League.

Royals re-sign Bruce Chen | HardballTalk
The dream of a double Chen rotation is over.

Camden Depot: Bud Norris and Trying to Avoid the Bullpen In summary, "Eh, could be worse."

Getting Creative at Second Base | Baltimore Sports and LifeBaltimore Sports and Life
'If the Orioles want to maximize their resources, they might need to get creative at second base. What's one way they can really improve that position?" I'm not really seeing it.

Chris Davis On What To Look Forward To This Orioles Season " CBS Baltimore This. Is. Radio Crush.

Just What is One Getting in Ubaldo Jimenez? | FanGraphs Baseball
Tenga cuidado!

What is it about January 31? Jackie Robinson, Nolan Ryan and Ernie Banks were all born on this date.

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