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Uehara hurt, Guthrie rocked in Orioles' loss -
The good news is that Matt Wieters and Adam Jones had home runs. The bad news is everything else. Guthrie got pounded again and Koji Uehara, our delicate flower, left the game with a strained hammy. -Stacey

Adam Jones' home run in yesterday's game
There wasn't much to enjoy in yesterday's game, but AJ's HR is definitely worth watching. -Stacey

Kris Benson, D-backs agree to minor league deal -
Our old friend Kris Benson is still kicking as he signed a minor league deal with Arizona. -Stacey

Orioles upping Wieters' spring workload | News
Wieters will be the regular behind the plate starting this weekend, and other warm and fuzzy goodies about SHJ. -Stacey

New uniform, role with Nats for ex-manager Johnson -
Nice article on Davey Johnson's new role as Special Adviser with the Washington Nationals. Best of luck, Davey. -Stacey

Borrowing money for baseball | Section Sports |
Blocked by a lawsuit from issuing an $18.7 million bond issue for reconstruction of the Baltimore Orioles' spring training facilities, the (Sarasota) County Commission intends to get work under way by May or June by arranging temporary financing. -duck

Guthrie's preseason resembling disaster of '09 -
By all accounts, Jeremy Guthrie 's 2009 preseason was nightmarish, and it bled into what became his worst season as a big leaguer. -duck

Ex-Oriole Hill's struggles continue with Cardinals -
(Rich) Hill, a former Oriole, didn't do anything to improve his bid to become the Cardinals' fifth starter, allowing three earned runs on two hits and five walks in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves. -duck

Roch: Great quotes from Guthrie -
(Jeremy) Guthrie dismissed the suggestion that one pitch wasn't working for him today. "I've shown the ability to struggle with all four at this point," he said. -duck

Win an Adam Jones autographed baseball is giving away an autographed AJ baseball to a random person on their mailing list. If you'd like a chance, just sign up. You can always unsubscribe after the contest ends. -Stacey

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