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By this time next week, we'll be basking in the glow of regular season baseball and eagerly awaiting the first pitch of Orioles @ Rays. So close.

Orioles reassign 3 to Minor League camp | orioles.com
Hard times for Chaz Roe fans.

Steve Melewski: The Orioles cut four players from minor league camp
To help clear space in minor league camp, the O's parted ways with a quartet of minor leaguers. Only one had actually spent time in the system. Per Matt Eddy, the Orioles released journeyman catcher Zane Chavez last week. Chavez had been a fixture at Frederick the last couple seasons.

School of Roch: What's happening with Webb? Will Webb make it, or is he a prime candidate for Duquettian roster roulette?

Quick Looks: Bundy, Harvey, Graveman, Appel, Warren | FanGraphs Fantasy Baseball This was sort of discussed yesterday.

Camden Depot: Kevin Gausman Should Be in the Orioles' Rotation Period.

On this day in 2013, Bob Turley passed away. Turley broke into the bigs with the St. Louis Browns and made 35 starts for the O's in their inaugural season. At season's end, he was traded to the Yankees in a mammoth transaction involving 16 other players. At least the O's got Gus Triandos out of the deal.