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Saturday Bird Droppings

Have fun, all those of you heading to FanFest. Be sure to check out @EatMoreEsskay and his Twitter feed throughout the day for his "insider-for-a-day" take on the goings on.

Orioles to unveil website dedicated to 20th season at Camden Yards - Baltimore Business Journal
"The Baltimore Orioles will unveil at its annual FanFest on Saturday a new website centered on the team’s 20th anniversary season at Camden Yards."

As FanFest arrives, Orioles fans' optimism more muted than last year -
"Orioles manager Buck Showalter will take part in his second FanFest on Saturday, and he will be one of the first to say there's not as much buzz around the team's expectations as there was a year ago heading into the unofficial kickoff to the season"

Fantasy Baseball Breaking News -
"According to Fernando Ballesteros of Mexican baseball magazine Puro Béisbol, free agent reliever Luis Ayala is weighing offers from the Angels and the Orioles and could sign with one of the two clubs "at any moment."

Steve Melewski: Rick Peterson brings biomechanical analysis to the Orioles
"With Peterson now on board, Orioles pitchers, at both the major and minor league levels, are going to become familiar with something called biomechanical analysis. It's a little more involved than "work fast and throw strikes."

School of Roch: Quick hits from Showalter (and confirming note)
"Showalter also said that Nolan Reimold will get the opportunity in spring training to become the everyday left fielder. "It's time for him to step up," Showalter said, adding that Reimold is out of minor league options."

Report: Oakland A's 'very interested' in Manny Ramirez - San Jose Mercury News
"According to an ESPN Deportes report, the A's are "very interested" in signing the 39-year-old to be their primary designated hitter. Ramirez reportedly has taken swings in an indoor cage for scouts from the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays; he plans to stage further workouts in Miami for other clubs before the end of the month."