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ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 03:  Outfielders Felix Pie and Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrate their team's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on April 3, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 03: Outfielders Felix Pie and Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrate their team's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on April 3, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
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Cantankerous old manager Earl Weaver will throw the first pitch Monday for what many hope is the beginning of a new era at Camden Yards - baltimoresun.com
"With Buck now at the helm, honoring Earl makes sense." This would imply there are times when it does not make sense to honor Earl Weaver. We can and should honor him in everything we do, all the time. Driving, grocery shopping, PTA meetings, family vacations - Earl's "cantakerous" spirit can be channeled in nearly any situation. Try it sometime.

Chris Tillman Takes a Step | Dempsey's Army
Do you want to see graphs and charts about Chris Tillman relationship with the strike zone? Look no further.

Orioles Sweep Rays! | Oriole Post
James brings the nerd credentials here, incorporating some Star Trek into his opening series observations.

Scott remains out, hopes to avoid DL stint | orioles.com: News
Apparently, he can still hit, just can't run. So, maybe wheel him out to the plate on a Hannibal Lecter style hand truck and let him go to work on the Tiger pitching he loves so much? Can't beat that for an intimidation factor.

Off field, Orioles' Vladimir Guerrero remains an enigma - baltimoresun.com
The enigma remains - all we learn basically is that his mother lives with him and cooks food for all the latino players in every series, which Vlad takes to them in plastic bags. 

 Orioles: Riding 3-0 record, Orioles 'pumped up' to come home - baltimoresun.com
"'Great way to start the season," shortstop J.J. Hardy says. Yes, indeed, J.J. And we're pumped to see you guys, too.