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Patrick McDermott

After successfully handling the post-All Star Break gauntlet, the Orioles head out on a nine game road trip to Cleveland and Chicago.

Kluber. Chen. Who. Will. Own it?!

Orioles Win Again, Continue To Flip The Script On Yankees (Pressbox)
"After more than a decade of Yankees teams dominating the Orioles, the Birds are getting payback, with an 8-3 record against New York in 2014."

Baltimore Orioles to send out playoff ticket invoices - Baltimore Business Journal
It's happening! Again!

Dylan Bundy placed on DL in minors with lat strain, could be done for year | HardballTalk
Reportedly, no arm issues.

Report: MLB orders Orioles to pay Nationals $55-60 million in MASN fees - MLB - SI.com
Old white dudes fighting over money. It's faaaaannnnntastic.

On this day in 1996, Chris Hoiles hit two of the Orioles five homers as they beat up on the Rangers 18-5. On this day in 2009, current Tide stole four bases against the Red Sox and in 2011, Delmon YOung was traded to the Tigers for a player to be named later. Young went on to hit eight homers down the stretch and five more in the playoffs.

It's the birthday of Chris Singleton, Jeff Huson and Tom Dodd. Former Bluefield Orioles manager Duffy Dyer also has a birthday today.