Good morning, folks. Much linkage afoot, so let's get into it.
Hot off the presses...
Sources: Seattle Mariners, Joe Saunders agree to one-year deal - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN The dream is dead. Best of luck, Saund-o. We'll always have Texas.
Steve Melewski: Orioles' list of minor leaguers reporting early to spring training Get that work in, boys.
Giants will rise: Heat, Cavalry ready for clash | Australian Baseball League News Are you ready for some baseball? Some Australian League Championship baseball? The Perth Heat feature Orioles farmhands Brenden Webb, Michael Ohlman and Allen De San Miguel (and it looks like Webb had a triple in game one of the series).
If Jurrjens finally comes, does Valencia go? | CSN Baltimore Let's not get ahead of ourselves, here.
Quote of the Day: Russ Canzler, ever the optimist | HardballTalk Russ Canzler is the Babe Laufenberg of Major League Baseball.
On this day in 2007, the Orioles traded mercurial lefty Erik Bedard for Adam Jones, Chris Tillman, George Sherrill, Kam Mickolio and Tony Butler. Seems fair.
Happy birthday, Felix Pie!