Trade deadline Day (at least of the non-waiver variety) and the excitement is palpable. A lot of in's, a lot of outs, a lot of what-have-you's. And, uh, lot of strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in 'ole Duder's head. Let's attempt to sort it all out via the links du jour....
Orioles vs. Yankees: Baltimore continues its success in New York this season - The Washington Post
Gotta keep the Devil....waaaaaaay down in a hole.
The curious case of Jake Arrieta - baltimoresun.com
Jake is quite the comely asset at the moment.
School of Roch: Updates on Blanton, Thome and Andino
Blah, Blargh, Cool
New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira to have MRI on wrist - ESPN New York
If you ain't got nothing nice to say about someone, then say nothing at all...
Former Duck Lew Ford back in big leagues with Orioles
I will keep feeding you Lew Ford news and you will like it!
It's the Birthday of former O's Joe Durham, Rip Coleman, Earl Stephenson, Mike Figga, and not-a-former-O but Maryland native, Mike Bielecki.
On this day in 1983 Brooks Robinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame. In 1971 Pat Dobson shuts out the Royals 4 - 0, his 8th victory in the month of July. In 1980, Steve Stone had a 14 game winning streak snapped by the Rangers. 2 wins shy of the AL record. In 1987 Eddie Murray blasts 2 HRs, his 299th and 300th of his career.