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Thor prepares to righteously lay the smacketh down...as if there's another way.
Thor prepares to righteously lay the smacketh down...as if there's another way.


It's Friday, the Orioles are in first place and it is the 75th birthday of Brooks Robinson. A celebration's in order!

Outrighted To Triple-A: Brad Bergesen: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com Damn you, Billy Butler!

Yankees acquire infielder Matt Antonelli off waivers from Baltimore Orioles - The Washington Post The O's bid adieu to the former top prospect and noted raconteur.

Orioles Hot Start No Fluke This Time - Forbes What do you think? Are we averaging about two of this type of article a week right now?

The Freakish Parity Of The American League East - Baseball Nation This really is pretty crazy when you look at it.

Camden Depot: Orioles 2005 and 2012 seasons: Apple and Oranges? (Pt I) Sort of a companion piece to Daniel's article at Camden Crazies the other day, but not really.

A Trade the Orioles Should Make | Fanspeak Baltimore Orioles Should they? Have your say!

Wei-Yin Chen’s Surprising Fastball | FanGraphs Baseball Chen! Chen! Chen! Chen!

On this day in 1990, the Orioles tied the record for consecutive singles (with eight) in a 13-1 rout of the Rangers. On a day in 2011 where 5 games ended as shutouts and 4 went to extra innings, Mike Gonzalez is ejected from an Orioles-Yankees game in the top 15th inning after hitting Chris Dickerson in the head. The ejection forces Buck Showalter to replace Gonzalez with Jeremy Guthrie.

In addition to Brooks Robinson, it is also the birthday of Luis Terrero and candy bar magnate Reggie Jackson.