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Zach Britton starts collecting hardware for his awesome season.

Zach Britton
Zach Britton
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Orioles’ Zach Britton Wins Relief Pitcher Of Year Award " CBS Baltimore
Baltimore’s Zach Britton earned MLB’s Mariano Rivera AL Reliever of the Year Award and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kenley Jansen was given the Trevor Hoffman NL reliever honor. The two were presented the awards before Game 4 on Saturday.

As Cubs’ top picks star in World Series, Orioles’ first-rounders look lacking by comparison | Professional: All Sports | fredericknewspost.com
Not telling you anything you didn't already know, but a good point nonetheless.

Baltimore Orioles: Would the Orioles trade one of their starters?
Sure they would. Question is, who'd want one?

Hall of Famer Leon Day's 100th birthday celebrated at Babe Ruth Museum - Baltimore Sun
About five dozen of Leon Day's friends, family members and admirers gathered at the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum to sing a rousing chorus of "Happy Birthday," reminisce and raise money for causes dear to Day's heart.

Birthdays and History

Happy Birthday to former Oriole Luis Matos. He shares today with famous people including Pres. John Adams 1735; Ezra Pound 1885; Charles Atlas 1893; Gordon Parks 1912; Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane/Starship) 1939; Otis Williams (The Temptations) 1941; Henry Winkler 1945; Timothy B. Schmit (Poco, The Eagles) 1947; Joey Belladonna (Anthrax) 1960; Diego Armando Maradona 1960; and Gavin Rossdale (Bush) 1967.

On this day in Baltimore baseball history...

1986 - The Baltimore Orioles trade pitcher Storm Davis to the San Diego Padres for catcher Terry Kennedy and minor league pitcher Mark Williamson.

On this day in world history...894 - The time clock was patented by Daniel M. Cooper of Rochester, NY.

1938 - Orson Welles' "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.

1953 - General George C. Marshall was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

1975 - The New York Daily News ran the headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead." The headline came a day after U.S. President Gerald R. Ford said he would veto any proposed federal bailout of New York City.

2001 - In New York City, U.S. President George W. Bush threw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series between the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Consider this your discussion space for possibly the last baseball game of the 2016 season.