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Your Off-Season O of the Day: Chris Hoiles (Photo by Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Your Off-Season O of the Day: Chris Hoiles (Photo by Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)

Rick Dempsey checks in
I love Rick Dempsey. I mean, sometimes when he's talking on the post-game I forget, but overall it's just impossible not to love the dude. -Stacey

Three O's executives to attend GM meetings
Andy MacPhail, Wayne Krivsky, and Matt Klentak will attend the GM meetings next week in Chicago. I had totally forgotten that Krivsky works for the O's. -Stacey

Arizona Fall League recap -- Nov. 6
The Desert Dogs fall to the Scorpions but Brandon Waring homered. -Stacey

Brian Bob wants Matt Holliday
Keep dreaming, Brian. -Stacey

2010 World Series favorites
"5. Orioles - We have to put one sleeper on here. Baltimore's rebuilding process could be done; its crop of young starters is ready to go at the major league level. Also look for breakout seasons from center fielder Adam Jones and right fielder Nick Markakis. The Washington Times made a funny! -Stacey

The 2010 MLB Power Poll
The O's rank 25th on the Sporting News 2010 MLB Power Poll, in front of the Padres, Royals, Nationals, Pirates, and Indians. Encouraging. -Stacey

Ranking Who in MLB Got the Biggest Bang For the Buck in 2009
The Biz of Baseball examines how much each team paid per marginal win. Check the article for the math, but basically it's how much they paid beyond the league minimum/player for each win above .300. Embarrassingly, the Orioles spent more per marginal win than the Yankees. -Stacey

Yankees fans seem content to punch the repeat button
A great article that almost perfectly explains the frustration I felt when my Yankee loving friend didn't really seem all that pressed about if she should go to the WS parade or not. -Stacey

F#*k Your Parade, Yankees
Did O'sFan21 get a guest writing gig at Deadspin? -Stacey

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