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Luke Scott doesn't want MLB telling him where he can't take his guns.
Luke Scott doesn't want MLB telling him where he can't take his guns.

Hot off the stove: Shorebirds, O's ink new deal |
The Delmarva Shorebirds announced the team's extension of its player-development contract with the Baltimore Orioles through 2014 on Friday at the ninth annual Hot Stove Banquet. -duck

Snyder's schedule -
Roch says: "The Orioles have instructed Brandon Snyder to confine his work to first base this spring, rather than go back and forth between the two infield corners." -duck

Erbe's new delivery paying dividends | News
When Brandon Erbe's Minor League career started to stall, the former top-rated Orioles prospect took it in stride, agreeing to abandon the delivery that made him a third-round Draft pick in favor of a more fluid approach. -duck

One is the loneliest number -
Plan B? We don't need no stinkin' Plan B! Diamond Dave says while Robert Andino is the official backup at second base, he has no idea who would bat lead-off if Brian Roberts becomes unavailable. No worries, since 32-year-old second baseman play 162 games a year every year, right? -duck

The Schmuck Stops Here: Orioles: Bergesen ready for next step
Brad Bergesen is ready to throw bullpen off a mound, and Chris Tillman said his back felt fine today after his first session. Take a deep breathe, O's Village, the young guys are going to be healthy. We think. -duck

Orioles' Scott not a fan of MLB's gun ban -
Surprise, surprise. Luke Scott doesn't like the new gun ban by MLB. Oh, he'll follow it, but he's not a fan. Trust me, Luke, when Diamond Dave sends you on your sixth failed hit-and-run of the season in mid-June, you'll be glad you didn't have that Glock nearby. -duck

O’s to assist Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota | Inside Sports
The Baltimore Orioles and OriolesREACH will partner with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County to host a fundraiser as well as a baseball clinic for 100 pre-selected children from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County on March 1 at Ed Smith Stadium. -duck - Break up the (AL) East
Ken Rosenthal comes up with a plan to break up the AL East. Was there nothing else to write about today? MLB will never let the Red Sox and Yankees play in separate divisions. Ever. -duck