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Bob Levey

The Orioles are off today and will open up the last series of this road trip in Arlington tomorrow. Oakland comes to town on Friday.

Orioles' Offense Hits Lows And Highs; Birds Split Houston Series (Pressbox)
"After back-to-back low-scoring losses to the Astros May 29 and 30, the Orioles had an offensive revival during wins in Houston May 31 and June 1." Sustainable?

Nelson Cruz diagnosed with a hand contusion after HBP scare | HardballTalk
Just another victim of that skunk Scott Feldman.

Quick return by Wieters seen as unlikely | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore I don't know if it's feasible for the O's to put Wieters on the 60 day DL without shutting him down for the season, but a decision is probably coming relatively soon.

Shorebirds' Yastrzemski has triple the fun | News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
A look at Little Yaz's big day.

Minor League Players of the Month - May (Orioles Nation)
What's going on down on the farm?

Camden Depot: Should the Orioles Trade a Top Prospect for Samardzija? A look at how some recent top pitching prospects have panned out. It ain't pretty.

On this day in 1984, Storm Davis and the Orioles beat the Tigers 5-0. Davis allowed three hits and a walk and Wayne Gross hit his 9th homer of the season.

It's the birthday of Jack O'Connor, Roger Freed and Bob Savarine.