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Sunday Bird Droppings

The sun will come out, tomorrow. Think happy thoughts. Oh, who am I kidding, the Orioles won't win another game this year. Gloom! Despair! And agony on me!

Chris Davis.
Chris Davis.
Duane Burleson

Detroit Holds on for 7-6 Win Over Orioles - ABC News
A 9th inning rally wasn't enough.

Pikesville native ready to review umpires' calls for Orioles -
The Orioles have a guy whose job it is it to tell the dugout to tell Buck Showalter if a play should be reviewed. Good to know.

Hitless Ryan Flaherty 'will be all right,' Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley says -
Sure, he will, Jim. Sure he will.

Ex-Tiger Steve Lombardozzi 'shocked' after being traded to Baltimore Orioles, but doesn't hold grudge |
Sounds like Steve Lombardozzi wasn't exactly thrilled to be shipped to the Orioles.

Does Orioles' schedule get better in May? | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
At this point, I'm not sure this team would win a 5-game home series against Houston.

For 50 Baltimore ballplayers, Oriole Park becomes field of dreams -
Saturday, 50 Baltimore high school baseball players got the chance to play at OPaCY. Pretty cool.

Orioles Q&A: Rill Talk with ... Evan Meek - Orioles
I'm proud to say yea, I'm Rill, I'm Rill, I'm Rilly Rilly Rill. Evan Meek, ladies and gentlemen.

Birthdays include Danny Clyburn ... and that's it.

On this day in Orioles history:  "1973 - At Baltimore‚ Dave McNally fires a three-hitter as the Orioles roll over the Brewers‚ 10 - 0. Don Baylor has three doubles‚ a homer‚ and 4 RBIs‚ while Brooks Robinson bangs two homers for 4 RBIs. 1979 - At Baltimore‚ manager Earl Weaver wins his 1‚000th game as a skipper‚ as the O's open with a 5 - 3 win over the White Sox. Jim Palmer allows 3 hits to win. Rich Dauer‚ who ended the 1978 season by driving in a run in 10 straight games‚ adds another game to the streak with an infield out. 1992 - The Baltimore Orioles play the first game in Oriole Park at Camden Yards history. The capacity crowd of 44,568 includes US President George Bush. Baltimore defeats the Cleveland Indians, 2 - 0, behind the five-hit pitching of Rick Sutcliffe.

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