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MacPhail: Roberts won't play for at least a week -
Brian Roberts' return from injury keeps getting pushed back. I fear it's going to get pushed right into the beginning of the year. -Stacey

Will defense of Tejada, Atkins hold up for O's? -
Andy MacPhail doesn't seem too worried about the corner defense this year. "We think that Garrett and Miguel represented as good as we were going to do on those corners for right-handed hitters," said MacPhail, whose mantra has been to rebuild the Orioles by focusing on pitching and defense. "Miggi has to make the transition from short to third, and I think he's coming along fine. Our reports on Garrett indicate that he's very capable of playing first base." -duck

Orioles: Scott wants to play the field more this year - Carroll County Times
Luke Scott wants more starts as a fielder this year, and he's sounding a bit defensive about it. Yeah, that was on purpose. -duck

Led by Matt Wieters, Adam Jones, Brian Roberts, Orioles have hope -
Dan Shaughnessy writes an SI column saying how painful it has been to see the decline of the Orioles and "[t]hey need to stop the embarrassment and come back to respectability." We'll get right on that, Dan. -duck

The Top Promotions in MLB for 2010 - Biz of Baseball
"Let’s face it, the Orioles haven’t had much of anything to crow about for some time. But, you can relive the glory days on Saturday, June 27 against the Nationals when they celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1970 World Champions Orioles by having numerous members of the '70 World Series Champs. The following day, the first 20,000 fans 15 and over will receive a 1970 O's 40th Anniversary Cap. Finally, a Hall of Fame Oriole and member of the 1970 Orioles' World Championship team, Brooks Robinson, will be featured in a giveaway on Saturday, July 17. The first 25,000 fans 21 and over will receive a Robinson replica jersey." -duck

O’s spring training: The 25 who will make it (#13) | WNST
Lucky #13 on Drew's list is Felix Pie. Hard to argue, but I'm not a fan of the trade talk. -Stacey

Bergesen to make first start Wednesday | News
It's official, 3E1N is ready to pitch. Let's just hope he doesn't get too flinch-y when the ball gets hit back up the middle. -Stacey

Gonzalez working on adding changeup | News
Orioles closer Michael Gonzalez has been working a changeup back into his repertoire this spring, with the hope that he can use the pitch during the regular season to complement his fastball-slider combo. -Stacey

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