clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Halloween Bird Droppings

Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween!

AFL games to be aired on and MLB Network
MLB Network will air two games from the AFL: the AFL Championship on 21 November and the Rising Stars game on 7 November. Might be a good chance to check out some of the young O's. -Stacey

Baltimore Orioles meet with Cuban left-hander Aroldis Chapman
Raise your hand if you think the O's have a chance at signing this kid. Anyone? No? Didn't think so. -Stacey

Cal Ripken's New Fields of Dreams
The Associated Press video reports on Cal's life after baseball, including his interest in one day being involved in the ownership of the Baltimore Orioles. -Stacey

Jeff Datz - More than you wanted to know
I'm sure he'll work out fine, but his answers to questions such as "How does a bench coach help during games?" don't exactly inspire confidence. -duck

Moeller move explained
Peter Schmuck does his best to explain the Chad Moeller move yesterday. He thinks it's highly likely Chad does come back next year. -duck

Hendrickson hopes O's won’'t wait
The Orioles ' exclusive 15-day negotiating window with pitcher Mark Hendrickson starts after the World Series ends. His agent hopes the Orioles will take advantage of the time to wrap up a deal for 2010. -duck

Hill, McCrory, and Simon clear waivers, outrighted to AAA
"The Orioles have outrighted pitchers Rich Hill, Bob McCrory and Alfredo Simon to Triple-A Norfolk, removing them from the 40-man roster. All three pitchers cleared waivers." Rich Hill cleared waivers. That should tell us something, I think, that 29 other teams don't want him. -duck

Adam Loewen not finding sucess in AFL
"The 25-year-old outfielder is hitting .171 with 17 strikeouts in 10 games for Phoenix. Four of his six hits came in one game against Scottsdale on Oct. 15." The one day I skip Dean Jones' article for posting ... and he comes up with this. I'll never miss you again, Dean. -duck

And in other news...

Fed-up Dawg Pound Cleveland Browns fans plan protest for Nov. 16 game
Some Browns fans are encouraging fellow fans to walk in late to the Nov. 16 Monday Night home game against Baltimore. But the tone of the protest is very different than you might imagine. -duck

Man uses spoon to rob bank
Give me all your money! Don't make me scoop you up! -Stacey

Gozer the Gozerian... good evening. As a duly designated representative of the City, County and State of New York, I order you to cease any and all supernatural activity and return forthwith to your Open Thread or to the nearest convenient parallel dimension.