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My apologies for the lateness of the open thread today. I was out late watching the Ravens lose and just woke up. Funny story, the lovely 2632 and I were enjoying a pre-game meal at Abbey Bistro Burger and we saw on the ESPN crawl a headline that said, "Man denied restraining order request for Tim Tebow, President Obama, and Jesus." We decided we also wouldn't mind a restraining order against Tim Tebow, and also Ben Roethlisberger. 

Voting for the Mobbies ends today at 5 p.m., so today is the last day you'll have to deal with me mentioning it. Thanks to everyone who voted and don't forget to vote again today! 

Question of the Day: I've heard our fearlessly sweatered leader mention a few times that he'd like to add a veteran starter to continue the mentoring work left unfinished by Mr. Kevin Millwod. Now I personally disagree with that sentiment, and you might, too. And I know I'm just asking for a barrage of "Cliff Lee" here, but if you absolutely had to bring in a new veteran starter for the 2011 Orioles, who would it be (besides the obvious)? -Andrew

Orioles Insider: What we heard about Pie's ejection
Here is the story on Felix Pie as mentioned yesterday in the Open Thread. It doesn't sound like Felix did much wrong. I knew he wasn't capable of attacking anyone.

Woman charged in Grady Sizemore nude photo hack - 
Here's the lesson, kids. When your hot hot hottie baseball playing boyfriend sends you some nudie pics, don't make your password, "password." Although I certainly appreciate the hard work of the hacker in this case. 

Juan Samuel back in Phillies' fold, to coach third base | Philadelphia Daily News
It's official.

Orioles Insider: Rest easy, MacPhail is talking to agents
Andy's talking! He's wheeling and dealing! He's playing his cards close to the vest! 

School of Roch: Could two coaching vacancies become three?
And in the Orioles coaching staff soap opera, Rick Adair might leave his post in the bullpen to become pitching coach in Pittsburgh or New York. Can't blame him there.

It's O-O-O-Open Thread, c-c-c-coming to k-k-k-kill me! How are you going to c-c-c-catch me, O-O-O-Open thread?