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Thursday Bird Droppings

Recaps of last night win can be found at The SunOrioles.comThe Associated Press, and Seattle Times.

Post-game Trembley -
Ty Wigginton's hand was swollen after it was hit, early batting practice will continue to be a trend, and Brad Bergensen pitched well last night. In case you hadn't noticed. -duck

Twitter / WNST: Bergesen was told not to throw breaking balls
"Trembley on Brad Bergesen: "He's been told not to throw as many [breaking pitches]." This was a point of emphasis when he was sent to Triple A." -duck

Wigginton: "I should be good to go tomorrow." -
Ty Wigginton swears he'll play today. -duck

Orioles Insider: Roberts reacts to going on 60-day DL
"Even if I started tomorrow and I really started getting ready to go, it would still take me at least three weeks to be ready," said Brian Roberts, who hasn't done any baseball activities since playing in his last game April 9. "We talked a lot about it yesterday, and the best-case scenario is I might be back seven days before that. But that’s with everything. So this gives us a little bit of extra time to make sure I don’t rush anything. Hopefully, by that time, I’ll be ready." -duck

Baltimore Orioles demote Nolan Reimold to Triple-A Norfolk, recall Corey Patterson -
Nolan Reimold caught the bus to Triple-A Norfolk, Corey Patterson got the good post-game buffet yesterday. Hopefully, Nolan will be back up soon and Patterson will be a useful bench player upon the return of Felix Pie. -duck

Orioles Insider: Reimold reacts to demotion
"Asked what he feels he needs to work on at Triple-A in order to get back to Baltimore, Nolan Reimold said, 'Hitting the ball, getting on base, fielding, throwing.' " So at least he can still dress himself. -duck

Reimold removal: O's do a bit of spring cleaning | The Daily Times
"You know you're in a bad way when Corey Patterson is being hailed as a savior." Yes, yes we are. -duck

Paco Figueroa to the Norfolk Tides -
"Paco Figueroa is joining the Norfolk Tides to fill Corey Patterson's roster spot at Triple-A." -duck

Gonzalez continues rehab program | News
"Injured closer Mike Gonzalez continues to rehabilitate his strained left shoulder at the Orioles' Minor League complex in Sarasota, Fla., and the left-hander isn't close to returning from the 15-day disabled list." Well "Thank Goodness!" is all I can say. -duck

MacPhail addresses Orioles' issues - Carroll County Times
Andy MacPhail did his best impersonation of a TASS news reader telling us the Soviet leader has a cold. Start breaking out the black suits, people. -duck

Bedard pitches simulated game | News
Erik Bedard threw a 30-pitched simulated game at OPaCY yesterday. ow in the world does 30 pitches simulate a game? -duck

Orioles Insider: Minor league game recaps -- May 12
Norfolk lost 4-0 as Stephen Strasburg no-hit them for 6.0 IP, Bowie lost 5-0 as Ryohei Tanaka tanked, Frederick lost and Delmarva lost despite Michael Planeta and Tyler Kelly both getting 3 hits. -duck

Overnight delivery | Baseball | Sports | Toronto Sun
A few hours with Toronto's AA team, the New Hampshire FIsher Cats—featuring former Oriole Adam Loewen. -zk