clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Christmas Day Bird Droppings

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

To those of you that celebrate Christmas, Merry Christmas!

...of course, if you do not, hope you have a super long weekend and take advantage of relatively clear streets and such today. Regardless, I beg your indulgence for my delay this morning.

Holidays don't necessarily mean a halt to Hot Stove madness (see: Nats Daniel Murphy signing) and this certainly applies to speculation from the pundit class, as well. Scott Kazmir and Yovani Gallardo rumors persist, Chris Davis negotiations remain at a standstill. Am I missing anything?

Steve Melewski: Will there soon be a new pitcher under the O's tree?
Can we ever know the ways of Dan Duquette? We know there's been a flurry of activity on the 40 man roster.

School of Roch: Who's the next left-handed hitter coming to the Orioles?
Roch peers into his crystal ball.

Two American League Arms on the Rise | FanGraphs Fantasy Baseball
The folks at Fangraphs have really been beating the drum for Goose this offseason. Let's hope they're right.

It's the birthday of local boy and former prospect Brandon Erbe. Tom O'Malley, Charlie Beamon and Ned Garver also celebrate birthdays. Strangely, a big birthday for Hall of Famers as Rickey Henderson, Nellie Fox and Pud Galvin.

Have a great day, people!