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Steve Melewski: The Orioles rank 11th in draft bonus pool allotment for 2012
There was a lot of talk on the Twitter yesterday about this, and Melewski jumps in with some more details. I gotta say, the new plan seems weird. If a team doesn't sign one of its top ten picks they lose ALL of the money for that pick, but if they sign him at a discount they can use the money elsewhere?

Camden Depot: Orioles Will Be Forced to Spend Less on Draft than They Did '08-'11
Here is additional detail on the draft spending, with a breakdown of each team.

School of Roch: Another chance for Chris Davis
Chris Davis actually says "best shape of my life,"

Dana Eveland hoping for long tenure with Orioles -
All he wants is a place to call home!

O’s Q&A w/ Matthew Pouliot, NBC Sports / Hardball Talk | Baltimore Sports and Life
More questions! More answers!

A.J. Burnett And Pittsburgh Are A Match Made In Heaven | Baltimore Sports Report
BSL wonders if the Orioles should have taken a chance on Burnett

The Next Owner of the Orioles Is....... | I Hate JJ Redick
The "O's are for sale" rumor has been squashed, but IHJJR suggests a few choices for a new owner..