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Wednesday Bird Droppings

I like games that end in wins much better than losses. The Orioles should try and do that more! Recaps of last night's 10th inning win can be found at MLB.comThe Associated Press, and

The Best Bars to Visit After an Orioles Game at Camden Yards
The Baltimore Chop lists the best place to drown your sorrows after a game. All good choices and I personally recommend Little Havana. And it's not listed here, but we had some good times after Opening Day at The Nest. -Stacey

What they're saying about the Orioles -
Believe it or not, most of it isn't complimentary. -duck

Orioles' losses reflected in empty seats -
The Sun interviewed a bunch of fans, most of whom said the O's will get fans back when they start winning. Who is to argue with the wisdom of the masses? -duck

Orioles-Rangers Preview - Sporting News
The Orioles play two in Texas, and here's a preview. -duck

Question of the day: Who will be the second MLB manager fired this season?| Los Angeles Times
The consensus is Dave Trembley. Shocking, I know. -duck

Orioles notebook: Slumping Jones getting frustrated (and Monty's benching, too)
The article focuses mostly on Adam Jones, but there's also this insight from Diamond Dave about Lou Montanez: "I can't guarantee playing time in that situation," Trembley said. "Our need was to get a leadoff hitter and we got (Corey) Patterson here, and I think he's done tremendous, and if that has not given Monty an opportunity to play, that's just part of it." -duck

Orioles Insider: Minor league game recaps - May 18
Norfolk was shut out, Bowie was rained out, Frederick won twice, and Delmarva won one and lost one. -duck

Orioles Insider: Shorebirds' Cowan experiencing shoulder tightness
Jake Cowan (yeah, I know - who's he?) is experiencing shoulder tightness and will miss his next start for the Shorebirds. By the way, he was our 10th round pick last year. -duck