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Wigginton excited for first All-Star Game | News
Johnny Damon is happy Ty Wigginton made the All-Star team. Well, that makes two people then. It shoulda been Nick Markakis! -duck

For Wigginton, it has been a long, strange trip to All-Star Game -
Ty Wigginton was first traded when he was 10 years old. No lie. -duck

Roberts begins rehab assignment | News
"He told MASN's "The Scott Garceau Show" last week that he was targeting an Aug. 1 return and he hoped to get a full two months this season." -duck

Source: Buck Showalter to Take Over as Orioles Manager This Weekend -- MLB FanHouse
"Buck Showalter is expected to take over as Orioles manager on Saturday or Sunday, a source familiar with the organization told FanHouse on Monday." Steve Melewski is saying just the opposite, so let's see how this plays out. -duck

Do the Orioles have enough scouts? -
Steve Melewski lists the scouts for every team in the AL East, then we get Andy MacPhail saying how it doesn't matter that Toronto has twice as many as we do. -duck

Fixing Wieters -
Comparing Matt Wieters' mechanics now with those of 2008. Complete with animated gif goodness. -duck

Baltimore Orioles' popularity slips in new poll - Baltimore Business Journal
The O's have fallen to 20th most popular in some new poll. -duck

Fox feels right at home in Baltimore |
Hometown boy does good. Read all about it. -duck 


The Norfolk Tides were off as the Intentional International League takes its All-Star Break, Bowie lost 10-5 as Trenton scored seven runs in the ninth inning as Bob McCrory and Pedro Beato were spectacularly ineffective, Frederick won 4-0 to finish a three-game sweep of the Potomac NationalsDelmarva won 3-2 despite giving up two runs in the bottom of the ninth, Aberdeen won 8-2 scoring eight runs in the first three innings than cruising, Bluefield was postponed and The GCL Orioles won with help from Brian Roberts as he went 3-for-3 in the 5-1 win. -duck