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Marco Scutaro #10 of the Boston Red Sox is tagged out at home plate in the eighth inning on Sept 28 by Matt Wieters #32 of the Baltimore Orioles. I'll think we'll be using photos from this game for a while. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Marco Scutaro #10 of the Boston Red Sox is tagged out at home plate in the eighth inning on Sept 28 by Matt Wieters #32 of the Baltimore Orioles. I'll think we'll be using photos from this game for a while. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
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In the playoffs last night, Milwaukee wonPhiladelphia came back in dramatic fashion, Texas won, and the Yankees won.

LF Felix Pie elected free agency | International League Stats
Felix Pie is officially an ex-Oriole.

The Sun's 2011 Orioles report card - baltimoresun.com
Here's the text-only version of The Sun's annual report card. You'll thank me later for sparing you the slideshow version.

School of Roch: Pitching is starting to look like a top priority
"They need a bat in the middle of their lineup. They might need a left fielder, corner infielder, designated hitter and second baseman. They might need a late-inning reliever. But another arm for the rotation tops all of them." Who will mentor the 2012 Orioles rotation? Inquiring minds want to know!

Watching 'Moneyball,' living with Orioles' losing ball, even after Red Sox collapse - Baltimore Sun
"The O's do provide a plot point of sorts — they beat the Athletics in a game that, at least in the movie, triggers Beane to go bonkers. Passing by the clubhouse after the game and hearing the players laughing it up despite being mired in a losing streak, he starts smashing things and dresses down the goof-offs. As the players stare back in either stunned or sullen silence, Beane tells them, "This is what losing sounds like."

Robert Pattinson's Undercover LA Cruise | Celebrity-gossip.net
"The "Twilight" heartthrob did his best to cover up his face while sporting his trusty Baltimore Orioles ballcap and scruffy facial hair as paparazzi desperately tried to snap up shots." I'm not so sure I need the dude from 'Twilight' wearing O's gear.

Rangers' bullpen hiccups, but nails down win | Texas Rangers | Texas Rangers News and Videos ...
Uehara struggles, but other relievers come through in late innings.

(More) Francona, The Baltimore Orioles and the Red Sox Offseason  | Fire Brand of the American League
"Abraham responded to Gonzalez that teams like the Red Sox and Yankees have long had those challenges, it’s part of playing for a high-profile team. "Why does it have to be?" Gonzo said. "They can put the Padres on ESPN, too. The schedule really hurt us. Nobody is really reporting that." So now Adrian Gonzalez is complaining the Red Sox are on ESPN too much. He's really fit in quickly with the rest of that clubhouse, I'd say.