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Wednesday Bird Droppings

The Managers vote on their MotY, the case for re-signing Nick, Schoop's potential, and more in today's edition of Bird Droppings.

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School of Roch: Showalter runner-up for Sporting News award
Not the official MotY award.

Can the Orioles afford not to re-sign Markakis? | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Rich Dubroff makes the case for getting the Greek to re-up.

Jonathan Schoop: Power and Impatience | FanGraphs Fantasy Baseball

Though ostensibly for fantasy baseball purposes this look at Schoop's potential and the issues which require adjustment for him to reach it is quite thorough.

Baseball Prospectus | The View from the Loge Level: Managing to Win

6 Managers talk about how and where they learned lasting lessons about how to run a ball club. Including a story from Bob Melvin relating what he learned from Frank Robinson while with the O's.

Going all the way back to 1977 | Joe Blogs

duck's favorite Joe Posnanski reminisces about the O's and Royals of the late 70's.

Happy birthday, Darren O'Day! It's also the birthdate for a couple of former back-up backstops, Eli Whiteside and Jamie Quirk. It is also the birthday of Eastern Shore native Jimmy Foxx.