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Scott McGregor returns to his old job, Adam Jones has his charity cookout today, and Henry Urrutia actually hit a home run in Fall League action. Be still my heart.

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CDHU finally went deep in AZ Fall League action.
CDHU finally went deep in AZ Fall League action.
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Orioles' Manny Machado Wins Platinum Glove - Pressbox
Manny Machado was rightfully judged the American League's best defender by Rawlings, the people who give out the fielding awards you've actually heard of.

School of Roch: What's next for McGregor and Castro?
Scott McGregor and Bill Castro didn't even get a phone call about the pitching coach and bullpen coaching jobs with the Orioles. The Orioles appear to be trying to find Castro a job in the organization. "Doing what?" because the next question.

Purke wrapping up comeback season | News
In AZ Fall League action, "Orioles outfielder Henry Urrutia went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer..." Woo hoo! Extra base hit! Our long national nightmare is over!

Some predictions for baseball’s biggest free agents this offseason - The Washington Post
Lots of AP writers are predicting Ervin Santana to the O's. Because this is what passes for news two weeks before Thanksgiving.

Houston voters reject a plan to save Astrodome - USA Today
The Astrodome is most likely coming down, and soon.

Baltimore Orioles: Adam Jones' Ravens tailgate
Adam Jones' #StayHungry charity tailgate is sold out. Love to see the work this young man is doing in the Baltimore community.

No modern-era Orioles were born on this date. And nothing of note happened this day in Orioles history.

Consider this your NFL Open Thread for those still watching this abomination of a season.