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The Bird, seen here playing like a Raven.
The Bird, seen here playing like a Raven.

The Ravens face off against the Patriots today at 1 p.m. and thus there isn't much Orioles talk going on in the local media. I know not everyone on here is a Ravens fan, but duck and I are, so deal with it. Let's Go Ravens! If you do feel the need for some baseball news, here you go:

Steve Melewski talks about Bordick's new role
I don't remember any specifics about Mike Bordick's baserunning prowess, but given the kind of player he was I can only imagine that he was strong fundamentally in that area. Melewski gives a rundown of his responsibilities and those of others in the O's minor league system in 2010. -Stacey

Cold fans ponder spring training |
O's Spring Training season tickets have been selling well. Tickets to single games go on sale next Saturday at 9am. -zk

Ken Burns to update baseball film - Brattleboro Reformer
Originally broken into nine segments (one for each inning in a baseball game), Burns said he will update the film with "The Tenth Inning," focusing on the player strike in 1994, the New York Yankees dynasty and the team's new stadium, the role of the game following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the revival of the Boston Red Sox and the emergence of Latin American and Asian players in the major leagues. Just wha we need. More attention paid to the Yankees and Red Sox. -zk

Rangers reach deal with DH Guerrero - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
The Rangers have signed Vladimir Guerrero to a one year, $5M deal. It'll be weird to see Vlad in another uniform. He played for the Angels for 6 years. -Stacey

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