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Let's see, Chris Davis is still not officially not an Oriole, and every sports writer in the mid-Atlantic has run out of topics to write about, yet are still contractually obligated to do so.

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School of Roch: The "Vanimal" wants to attack hitters in Orioles' rotation
Vance Worley said he's just looking for a fresh start. I guess he's keeping the hairstyle, black-rimmed glasses and funny nickname.

MLB: Kim Hyun-soo needs to counter Japanese pitchers’ fork balls -
In order for Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles to successfully take root in the U.S. Major League Baseball, he should overcome more than anything the hurdle of Japanese pitchers.

Five Things To Know About Orioles Prospect Trey Mancini
Coming in at No. 8 on Baseball America's list of the Baltimore Orioles' top 10 prospects is right-handed first baseman Trey Mancini. The slugger from Winter Haven, Fla., helped the Double-A Bowie Baysox capture the Eastern League Championship in 2015. Here are five things to know about the 23-year-old Mancini.

Looking at the Orioles' needs halfway through the offseason | CSN Mid-Atlantic
"Here are the three areas the Orioles still need to address now that we're halfway through the offseason..." If you said sign Chris Davis, sign a corner outfielder and sign a starting pitchier, congratulations, you, too could be a Mid-Atlantic area sports writer.

Happy Birthday if it's today. You share it with Orioles like Storm Davis, Jim Traber, the Hero of Columbia, Jeff Stone, who wasn't the hero of anything while with the Orioles,  Wayne Causey, and Stu Miller.

That's all you get today, because I'm still sick as a dog. I'm sure Maryland is playing some college in something today, so go watch that. And Happy Boxing Day, whatever that actually is.