Halloween Bird Droppings

Carole Pasquier

Happy Halloween! It's the Orioles holiday, don't you know. Black and orange!

The Red Sox are world champions for the third time since 2004. This fact is annoying. But life goes on.

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This is a long article, so sit down with a cup of coffee and settle in. It makes a case for the losers and a case against the winners. Note: he's not saying the choices for winners were necessarily poor. Not at all.

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LHP Tim Berry and LHP Eduardo Rodriguez were both named Arizona Fall League "Fall Stars".

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Only if they want to break my heart.

Despite the teams' varied differences, Orioles could learn from Boston's blueprint for success - baltimoresun.com
But I don't want to learn from them!

A bevy of former Orioles celebrate their birthday on Halloween. They are: Dave McNally, Steve Traschel, Mike Smith, Matt Nokes, Yamaico Navarro, David Dellucci, and Tim Byrdak.

On this day in 1979, Mike Flanagan was awarded the A.L. Cy Young Award. Flanny went 23-9 in 1979 and pitched five shutouts and 16 complete games.

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