Good morning, Camden Chatters. I'll be your new Wednesday Bird Droppings author for the foreseeable future. You'll still be able to read Matt Shaffner in the minor league reports, so don't fret!
Jonathan Schoop on everyday duty rehabbing with Bowie | Baltimore Sun
"Showalter didn't dismiss the possibility of Schoop returning to the club by the time the Orioles open their homestand Friday." I don't want him to rush back until he's ready, but the idea of him being back this weekend is really exciting!
Miguel Gonzalez to rejoin Orioles’ rotation on Thursday | HardballTalk
Yay! It's nice for an injury to not be lingering, for once.
Inside Pat Connaughton's 2-Sport Dream | Bleacher Report
Mock drafts have him going 42nd to the Utah Jazz. Is that good? I don't know. The Orioles are just waiting for him to get this out of his system, per Buck Showalter.
Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy to see Dr. James Andrews | CBS Sports
In case you missed it yesterday, both Dylan Bundy and Hunter Harvey are scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews in the near future. This makes me sad.
Mets Fans: Not So Amazin’ at Spelling and Grammar | WSJ
Grammarly reviewed reader comments from the news section of each team website and found that Mets fans have the worst command of the English language. The Orioles are tenth-worst. They should have read Camden Chat instead!
Orioles In Need Of Improvement From Struggling Right-Hander Chris Tillman | Press Box Online
Paul Folkemer breaks down Tillman's struggles. It's not pretty.
If today is your birthday, you share it with former Oriole Doug Jones! Jones spent one year with the Orioles in 1995, when he racked up 22 saves and a 5.01 ERA. Today is also the birthday of one of my favorite ladies, Mindy Kaling.