Sunday Bird Droppings

Brad Brach reminded exactly no one of #35 Mike Mussina yesterday. - Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

The O's lose to possibly the worst starter in the A.L., Chris Davis does stuff, and Tommy Hunter can pitch on consecutive days. Who knew?

Chen And Orioles Lose To Twins 6-1 " CBS Baltimore
"I tried to make a good pitch to get hitters out and I couldn’t do it like in my previous outing," Wei-Yin Chen said through an interpreter. "So I was kind of having trouble, that’s what happens out there." Some days, good hitters hit good pitches. Some days, good hitters hit crappy pitches. Some days, good hitters hit both.

Davis makes progress from left oblique injury | orioles.com: News
"Orioles first baseman Chris Davis continues to progress favorably from a left oblique strain, as the infielder was out at Target Field prior to Baltimore's game against the Twins doing some exercises." He did exercises! In fancy shorts! Woo-hoo! We're saved!

Tommy Hunter putting durability concerns to rest | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
He's a big, strong kid. He should be able to throw on back-to-back days. Glad he did, successfully.

May could be tough month for Orioles - CapitalGazette.com: Orioles
News flash - EVERY month is going to be a tough month for the Orioles. They have the hardest schedule in MLB.

Orioles Q & A: Rill Talk with ... Ryan Flaherty - CapitalGazette.com: Orioles
I know the feeling / It is the Rill thing / The essence of the truth / The perfect moment / That golden moment / I know you feel it too / I know the feeling / It is the Rill thing / You can't refuse the embrace... Ladies and gentlemen, Ryan Flaherty.

Happy Birthday to Joe Borowski! On this date in Orioles history, not a thing of note occurred. Seriously, go look for yourself.

It's fast and it's aggressive and it's rebellious and their parents hate it, which has always been the mark of good Open Thread. If your parents don't like it, it's good.

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