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Game postponement reaction, upcoming games logistics, Babe Ruth: White Sock?, and more in today's edition of Bird Droppings.

A soothing site in a time of turmoil and unrest.
A soothing site in a time of turmoil and unrest.
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School of Roch: Addressing the uncertainties of tonight's game
Roch will let us know about game time changes when he knows.

Orioles game postponed amid violence, series could be moved - Baltimore Sun
Encina talked with some folks outside the park prior to the game postponement.

Amid protests, Manfred addresses Orioles, White Sox | orioles.com
If not for another team being involved, I wouldn't be surprised if Manfred just told the O's to go play in Yellowknife, NWT.

Camden Depot: Microtrends: Caleb Joseph's Plate Discipline
The feel-good story of Caleb Joseph continues on in 2015.

Pitcher injuries will create more demand on trade market - ESPN.com

Schoenfield lists the O's as a prospective buyer unless the rotation stabilizes at some point. Can't say I look forward to the O's acquiring Aaron Harang...

Coming In Cold: Notable Pinch-Hitters – The Hardball Times
Terry Crowley and Merv Rettenmund get their due acknowledgement in this piece on pinch-hitters of the past.

Babe Ruth could have joined the White Sox in 1914 | Baseball: Past and Present
Stupid White Sox could have saved us all a lot of obnoxious prattle about 'Curse of the Bambino' from Boston fans over the years and 'Count the Rings' taunts from New Yorkers.

A lot of O's alumni with 'J' names shre birthdays today: Jim Miller, Jimmy Myers, Jim Poole, and Jackie Brandt along with Sean Douglass. Way to mess up the theme, Sean's parents. On this date in 1956 future Oriole Frank Robinson would hit his first of 586 career Home Runs. In 1988 the O's lose their 21st game of the season as the horrific start to their season would finally reach it's apex. In 2010 Chris Tillman tosses a no-hitter while with the Norfolk Tides.