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You can read recaps of last night's 8-1 by, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the Associated Press. Also, check out the video highlights from

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Wright in talks for 'Moneyball' |
It's looking like Brad Pitt as Billy Beane, Jonah Hill as Paul DePodesta, Phillip Seymour Hoffman as Art Howe and Robin Wright as the ex-Mrs. Beane. -duck

Checking with Reimold -
Nolan Reimold made his 2010 debut with Triple-A Norfolk tonight, going 0-for-3 with a walk as the designated hitter in the Tides' 5-3 loss to Buffalo. Reimold batted fifth. -duck

Datz filling in as first-base coach | News
"Orioles first-base coach John Shelby missed Friday's series opener against the Indians as he was being inducted into the Henry Clay High School Hall of Fame in Lexington, Ky." -duck

Scott turning the corner in May | News
"Following a 4-for-8 series against Seattle, in which he hit a solo homer Wednesday night and a decisive grand slam Thursday afternoon, Scott is feeling much better." -I bet he is. -duck

Orioles Insider: Jordan makes final push for June 7 draft - Sun
Orioles director of scouting Joe Jordan has whittled down his targets for the third overall pick, and he’ll visit each of them over the next couple of weeks. -zk

Minor league game recaps -- May 14 -
Among the results in the minors is that Reimold was 0-for-3 with a walk in his return to Triple-A as the Tides suffered a 5-3 loss to Buffalo. -zk

What should the O's do with Adam Jones? - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
Dave McNeill from Weaver's Tantrum guest blogs at ESPN and advocates moving Jones down in the order and (hooray!) firing Terry Crowley. -zk 

Toughest Division? Tougher to Say Now - Bats Blog -
The A.L. East, which has the two teams in the league with the most wins, is 16 games over .500 (51-35) against nondivisional foes. -zk

No question, Miggi is clutch -
Miggi took the pitcher's duel and turned it into a laugher. -Stacey

Orioles Home Run Database -
The Sun has a new database that allows you to search for any home run in Camden Yards history. They also took a page from Roar From 34's book and photographed every Eutaw Street HR. Just remember who did it first. -Stacey