Morning, folks. If there's a silver lining to this current run besides tamping down expectations, I have yet to see it. Let's check in with our esteemed panel of Ornithologists...
School of Roch: Silver lining time again The "Professor of Posts" predicts a riot...or a Luke Scott breakout.
Steve Melewski: The O's have earned their way to six straight losses Melewski apparently DOES have time to wallow in the mire.
Scout says Kevin Millwood looks "terrible" in Yankees’ extended spring training | HardballTalk The mentor needs mentoring or "What Happens When the Mentor Becomes the Protege?"
The Definitive Sabermetric Guide to Managing - Beyond the Box Score I am a sucker for articles singing the praises of the Earl of Baltimore.
April 17 - BR Bullpen On this day in 1956, Luis Aparicio made his major league debut and Chito Martinez found himself in a peculiar situation in 1993.
Happy Birthday Craig Worthington!
In minor league news, Trent Mummey had three steals as the Sho'birds beat Greensboro again. He already has eight steals this year. Manny Machado had two more hits. Ho hum.