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The Story Of Two Guys Who Got Locked In At Camden Yards And Lived Out Every Fan's Dream | Deadspin
Two guys ended up alone at OPACY after a rainout, hijinks ensued. Is it real? Is it any of you crazy people? -Stacey

School of Roch: A few workout notes
Brian Roberts passed his physical, Caleb Joseph runs faster than Matt Wieters, Kevin Gregg chose uni number 63, and Luis Lebron is actually throwing, less than 10 months after Tommy John surgery.

School of Roch: Leftovers from today's first workout
Koji Uehara threw in front of 25 media members, 20 of whom were from Japan, Adrian Rosario can indeed throw really fast, Justin Duchscherer has a cold, and David Riske better buy a razor.

Steve Melewski: It looks like Chorye Spoone is back on the O's radar
Chorye Spoone thinks he's ready for a big year in the minors with his 2008 shoulder surgery firmly behind him.

WBAL Radio To Cover 16 Orioles Spring Training Games - WBAL Baltimore
The schedule includes the spring opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates from Bradenton, Fla. on Monday, February 28 at 1:05 p.m. as well as the first-ever game at the new Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. on Tuesday, March 1 at 1:05 p.m. A total of 12 of the 16 broadcasts will feature 30-minute Pre-Game and Post-Game Shows.

Orioles Insider: Notes from first workout
Twienty-nine of the 30 pitchers and all six catchers reported on time. Alfredo Simon's a bit detained in the DR.

Orioles Insider: First scare of the spring (updated)
This just in - Jeremy Guthrie can be a bit of a klutz. Dude fell off the mound during his first bullpen session.

Orioles Insider: Facts/observations from first workout
Matt Hobgood will see a doctor Wednesday, Vladimir Guerrero will be introduced Friday assuming he passes his physical Wednesday, Matt Wieters seems more comfortable, and Adrian Rosario passes Jeff Zrebiec's eyeball test.

Orioles Insider: Video: Showalter on expectations and culture change
Buck Showalter on expectations and culture change.

Manager Buck Showalter brings father's lessons to Orioles dugout | News
Buck Showalter reflects on the lessons his dad left him, including a book he neglected until after his dad passed. A great read.

Buck Showalter led the Orioles through his first Spring Training workout on Monday | News
"Precisely at noon on Monday, the Orioles' pitchers and catchers walked out onto the back fields of the newly renovated Ed Smith Stadium Complex, effectively ending a long but busy offseason to start a much buzzed-about Spring Training."

Sixteen Spring Training Games on Radio | Press Box
Starting February 28th (that's just two weeks away!) against the Pirates, WBAL will air sixteen ST games. I don't even care that it's just ST, I am jonesin' for some Joe Angel.

Catching Up with Randy Henry (Interview) -
The Orioles’ 2009, 4th round draft pick out of South Mountain Community College, Randy Henry signed for $365,000 and made his pro debut with the Delmarva Shorebirds last season. Henry’s pure stuff is almost unmatched within the Orioles organization.

ON Top 50 Prospects – #43: Greg Miclat
Finally showing signs of what made him a fifth round draft pick in 2008, Greg Miclat posted a .354 OBP between Frederick and Bowie.

Baltimore Orioles Round Table: What Cheer, Andrew Gibson?
How can anyone not enjoy a story that ends, with "Long live Andrew Gibson and long live the revolution!"

In case you haven't noticed, and judging by the attendance you haven't, the Open Threads have managed to win a few here and there, and are threatening to climb out of the cellar.