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Internet problems today (surprise, surprise, I know). So here's a few I was able to clip before I gave up.

Best Bunts of 2010 | FanGraphs Baseball
Here are the top five bunts of the 2010 season. Want to know where Adam Jones' walk-off extra innings bunt single against the Mariners ranks? I guess you'll have to click. - Stacey

Witnesses could prove Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon's innocence in fatal shooting. | News
"The case of Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon was buoyed on Monday as one of Simon's agents, Phil Isaac, said that there are several witnesses in the Dominican Republic willing to testify that the pitcher could not have fired the bullet that killed Michael Esteban Castillo Almonte on New Year's Eve."

Orioles Insider: What is the best and the worst trade in Orioles history?
So, if you think some of the moves Andy MacPhail has made these past 2 years seem dumb, reflect for a moment on Curt Schilling, Steve Finley and Pete Harnisch for Glenn Davis.

Steve Melewski: Could Reynolds do what Albert Belle once did in Baltimore?
Can Mark Reynolds be the first Oriole since The Surly One to hit 35 HR in a season?

Morosi: Kris Benson retiring - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN
I didn't realize he still was pitching.

Stats for dummies: Beware the "Luck Dragon" | HardballTalk
"Bradley Woodrum is here to help. Woodrum, who writes about the Tampa Bay Rays at, has created a rather entertaining video explaining the statistic of Fielding Independent Pitching. It’s 1:43 of good wholesome fun and a straightforward explanation of why the stat is a more effective measuring tool of pitchers than ERA." 

Question of the Day: The Orioles have all winter expressed a need/want to bring in a veteran innings-eater starting pitcher to stabilize the rotation. If you agree with that notion, would you still agree with it if the answer is Kevin Millwood?  -Andrew_G