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Chris Tillman is willing to talk about an extension, Ryan Webb gets his shoulder cleaned up (his non-pitching one, thankfully), and Buck eats lunch with Colby Rasmus.

Joe Orsulak
Joe Orsulak
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School of Roch: "Mutual interest" in Tillman extension, and other notes
Chris Tillman isn't a free agent until 2018, but apparently he and the Orioles are interested in getting an extension done.

Delmon Young to take physical for Orioles on Wednesday | HardballTalk
"It'll be a little while longer until the Orioles' one-year, $2.25 million deal with Delmon Young becomes official as he has to pass a physical first."

Orioles manager Buck Showalter meeting with Colby Rasmus on Saturday | HardballTalk
I wonder if his dad tagged along.

Orioles reliever Ryan Webb had surgery on his non-throwing shoulder | HardballTalk
Ryan Webb had the minor procedure shortly after the end of the 2014 season and should be fine for spring training.

Happy Birthday to former Oriole Jay Tibbs. On this date in Orioles history, in a move best left unmade in 2011, "The Orioles sign reliever Kevin Gregg, coming off a career-best 37 saves with Toronto, to a two-year contract."

Do you live with a four-legged friend who loves to shed? Sweep your carpet with a rubber squeegee (or run your hand over it while wearing a rubber dish washing glove) and prepare to be horrified by what comes up.

Feel free to discuss all things NFL Playoffs in this very space. Or, if you so desire, just how awesome that win by Jon Jones was last night.

Oh, I'm real. Real enough to defeat you! And I did it without your precious gifts, your oh-so-special powers. I'll give them Open Threads. I'll give them the most spectacular Open Threads the world has ever seen! And when I'm old and I've had my fun, I'll sell my inventions so that *everyone* can have powers. *Everyone* can be super.