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Wednesday Bird Droppings


No fancy pickups for the O's at the trade deadline. This club is gonna dance with who brung it to this point thus far. Might be a rather motley crew, but if they keep stompin' mudholes in them boys from the Bronx then I think we can learn to love them all the more for their 'character' and 'personality'. Britton vs. Hughes in a matinee today at 1 p.m. Then a much deserved off day before trekking south to the land where the Frog Protects Home.

Baltimore Orioles rally for 11-5 victory over New York Yankees - The Washington Post
Chris Davis’s first career grand slam sparks a seven-run second inning as the Orioles beat the Yankees again in New York. Helllllllllllllllllllllllllllo, Kitty!

Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees - Preview - July 30, 2012 - ESPN New York
Playing great on the road. If only the O's could right the ship when at home.

School of Roch: Duquette: "There will be other opportunities to add to the team"

This club may well still end up with Joe Blanton donning an O's jersey.

Camden Depot: What "Going for it" would mean...

Quite the bold stroke laid out here

Baseball Prospectus | 108 Stitches: Pulling Back the Curtain on the Trade Deadline

Free article from BP looking at the trade deadline from a former GMs perspective.

AFL announces 2012 organization | News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
Who will the O's be sharing space with in the AFL?

Green catches on with Baltimore Orioles - Maryville, MO - Maryville Daily Forum
No idea who this is, but best of luck to him in his professional endeavors with the O's!

Today is the 27th Birthday of Dr. Jones! Hopefully he wakes up the best way a man can. Other O's related birthdays include former P Travis Driskill, 1B/OF Tony Muser, and P George Bamberger.

On this day in 1982 Frank Robinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame alongside Hank Aaron. In 1994, Cal played in his 2000th consecutive game. In 2000, Mike Mussina K'd 15 Twins en route to hurling the 3rd 1-hitter of his career. In 2003 Sir Sid was sent packing to the Giants. In 2005 Raffy was suspended for use of PEDs.