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Friday Bird Droppings: Trumbo's award collection grows

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MLB's GM Meetings in Boca Raton went off with little fanfare. The Orioles have been mentioned in a couple rumors, but not much else seems to be brewing. Mark Trumbo had a nice week, though. As award season draws to a close, the large, human "outfielder" has added a Silver Slugger to his trophy case to go along with his Comeback Player of the Year Award.

...there's also sod! Or so the beats tell me.

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Is it already time for this sort of thing?

On this day in 1970, Boog Powell was awarded the A.L. MVP Award. Former manager Lum Harris passed away on this day in 1996. Buck Showalter was awarded the Manager of the Year for the third time in his career on this day in 2014.

It's the birthday of J.R. House. Former GM Kevin Towers also celebrates a birthday today.