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A first glimpse at plans for the renovation of Ed Smith stadium (source: Charlotte Observer).
A first glimpse at plans for the renovation of Ed Smith stadium (source: Charlotte Observer).

Orioles stadium plans revealed - The Observer Group
The Orioles will play their 2010 spring-training season in the existing Ed Smith stadium, but as soon as spring training ends, Ed Smith will be demolished and work will begin on the new stadium. Sarasota architect Gary Hoyt presented his initial plans, which call for a more traditional ballpark, in much the same vein as Baltimore’s Camden Yards. A PDF of the  plans can be downloaded here. -zk

3E1N Pronounces Himself "Completely Healed" -
"Everything is good. It finally feels 100 percent.", said Bergesen. "It took awhile, about three months it turned out, until I felt this way. I've been working out now doing my normal routine for five weeks and everything feels good. Can't wait for spring training." -zk

O's rotation infused with Millwood's savvy | News
Still more on the Milwood trade, from the official PR arm of the club....."I think it's a lot of fun," said Millwood, who owns a career record of 155-121. "It's nice to be able to fix some of the things that I've learned in the past, to try to hand it down to some of the younger guys. It makes it all worthwhile when guys start to do what you tell them and it works out for them." -zk

MASN, Flanagan have discussed analyst position --
The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network has had discussions with former Orioles executive vice president Mike Flanagan and could talk to as many as 20 other candidates about the open color commentator position created by the departure of Buck Martinez. -zk

Agent : Barry Bonds' career is over - Sporting News staff reports
I missed this on Thursday: There's no formal announcement, but according to his agent, Barry Bonds is done and done. -zk

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