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Whose idea was it to stay up so late on a school night drinking? In case my extremely informative post game wasn't enough for you, highlights of last night's sloppy win can be found at, the Baltimore Sun, and the Kansas City Star.

On Miggi

Orioles Insider: Tejada reacts to trade
Miggi says all the right things about Baltimore.

Return of Bell major reason for Tejada trade | News
"The primary motivation was to get Josh Bell back up here," president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail said of the 23-year-old switch-hitting prospect who will assume Tejada's roster spot and take over third base duties. Um....because he showed he was ready the last time he was here? 

Weaver's Tantrum: WE HAVE A MANAGER! But No 3rd Baseman
Weaver's Tantrum declares the Miggi trade addition by subtraction.

O's Snag Wynn Pelzer from Padres (Scouting Report and Notes)
Orioles Prospects compiled some notes and video on our trade booty.

Orioles Card "O" the Day: Miguel Tejada, 2010 Topps Allen and Ginter #8
Kevin bids adieu to Miggi.

Orioles Trade Miguel Tejada To Padres For Wynn Pelzer | Camden Crazies
Daniel says that although Miggi wasn't great, his stats prove that he was pretty much worth his contract, and he takes a look at our new pitcher, Wynn Pelzer

On Buck

Buck Showalter Should Help Orioles Reach Their Potential -- MLB FanHouse
Ed Price provides a strong list of reasons why Buck is awesome.

Virtual Vensanity: ESPN's Jayson Stark: Buck Showalter a 'great hire' 
Jayson Stark believes Showalter can put a stop to the regression of our young, talented players. I hope so. 

Buck Showalter hiring gives Orioles fans reason for hope -
People around Baltimore, who are surely experts in managers, give Buck a thumbs up.

Orioles Insider: MacPhail not worried about contract; Samuel undecided on future
Showalter's three year contract is actually two years longer than MacPhail's, and Juan Samuel sounds like he's not going to return to the third base coaching box. 

Trade Deadline Fun

Rangers trade for Jorge Cantu, send Chris Davis to Triple-A
I guess the Rangers don't need Wiggy now.

Washington Nationals trade all-star Matt Capps to Minnesota Twins
The Nats rob the Twins by sending Matt Capps to them for Wilson Ramos

Oswalt becomes Phillies' latest ace | Philadelphia Inquirer
Roy Oswalt joins that other Roy in Philly and the Astros get J.A. Happ and some random minor leaguers, then flipped one of those guys to Toronto for Brett Wallace

In the Minors

Orioles Insider: Erbe scratched from rehab start at Aberdeen
Brandon Erbe can't rehab yet due to tenderness in his arm. Sad. 

Tides fall at Scranton/WB Thursday night | Norfolk Tides News
Chris Tillman got knocked around as the Tides lost 7-1.

Ninth-inning rally lifts Baysox
The Baysox walked off 8-7 with four runs in the bottom of the ninth. Joel Guzman hit another home run and Eddie Gamboa struck out seven and gave up five hits in five innings.

Potomac Nationals rained out against Frederick Keys 
The Keys were rained out and will play a double header today.

Shorebirds Drop Series Opener to Lexington - WBOC-TV 16
They lost 4-1 and have scored just one run in their last 28 innings.

Cyclones Take Second Straight From IronBirds : The Dagger
Aberdeen lost 4-2, but more importantly they have a guy on their team named Sammie Starr. That's awesome.