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Bye bye, Daylight Savings Time. Hello MLB Hot Stove.

Rob Carr

School of Roch: Catching up on Hundley and Markakis
Each had their team option officially declined.

2014-15 Top 50 Free Agents With Predictions – MLB Trade Rumors

MLBTR predicts the O's to re-sign Cruz and Markakis, while also landing another of their Top 50 free agents. Who could it be!?

MLB - Future Power Rankings heading into 2014 free agency - ESPN

In$ider article ranking all the organizations with a view towards their overall competitiveness going forward. O's come in at #9, 3rd in the AL East and the AL overall.

Baseball Prospectus | Hot Stove Scouting Report: Nelson Cruz

BPro is doing full scouting reports for high profile free agents. Here's Nelson Cruz's.

Steve Melewski: A look at where the O's top prospects may play in 2015

After a tough 2013 it looks like Norfolk may be poised to be pretty stacked with actual prospects. So where would HBGM stash all the misfit toys he typically collects each winter?

Strikeout Rate for AFL Pitchers as Indicator of Future Success | FanGraphs Baseball

Takes awhile to get to the O's connection, but it basically portends good things for one Zachery Davies. Myself and Mr. Lewis been tryin' to tell y'all!

Happy birthday wishes go out to Sam Horn, Wilson Betemit, and Sir Sid (try and keep the party under control there, Mr. Ponson). On this date in 1971 the O's Pat Dobson pitches a no-hitter vs. the Yomiuri Giants during exhibition game tour of Japan. The Giants oughta do a tour of NPB as well now.