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Sunday Bird Droppings

Aaaaaaaand, we still suck. Tillman had a decent day, but the O's lose another series as Toronto downs them 5-2. Recaps from The Baltimore SunThe Vancouver SunAP, and the official site

Orioles notebook: Tillman shows progress, weakness on mound -
Zrebiec discusses Tillman's day, Brian Roberts' progress (good!), Scott Moore's suckitude at second base, and the transfer of Jim Johnson from the Minor League DL to the Major League DL (which affects how much salary he'll receive if he has to have TJ surgery). -zk

Wieters catching his breath after 'fast year' -
Matt Wieters celebrates his first anniversary in The Show; he knows he needs to improve his offense, but is proud of the strides he's made on D. Also, notes on David Hernandez and Nick's new baby.

Hernandez adjusting to bullpen role | News
David Hernandez made his first relief appearance Friday night, and although he'd prefer to pitch with the game on the line rather than as a long man, he's adjusting to his new role. -zk

Peter Schmuck Orioles column: No getting lucky for the Orioles
Schmuck points out that, as bad as the Orioles are, they have also had more than their fair share of bad luck this year. -zk

Jumping Jacks for a Cure raises money for breast cancer
The Orioles sponsored a Jumping Jacks challenge in Ed Smith Stadium which not only raised money, but set a new Guinness World Record. -zk

Sunday Insider: Future MLB stars grow up in Eastern League - The New Britain Herald
Frank Mata is just the latest of many MLB players to come out of the Eastern League. -zk

JJ, Marlins fall in Doc's perfect game | News
In case you missed it, Roy Halladay tossed a perfect game yesterday. -zk