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Do you wish someone a Happy President's Day? Do you have car or mattress salesmen in your family? At any rate, hope you actually have a day off today and not too much wintry weather to deal with. If you get bogged down dwelling on it, know this: three days until pitchers and catchers report.

School of Roch: Talking more about Trumbo in right field
Unnamed scouts like Trumbo in right? Sounds legit.

Why the Orioles offseason was a resounding success | CSN Mid-Atlantic
While not exactly a hot take, Rich "the Doob" Dubroff appears to subscribe to Ricky Roma's law of comtrary public opinion.

Can The Farm System Improve? - Baltimore Sports and Life Can it? Sure. Will it?

Independent League to Affiliated Baseball: Who Makes the Move? – The Hardball Times It might surprise you to learn that the Orioles have only been slightly above league average in signing indy league players in the Duquette era.

Which presidential first pitch is your favorite? |
Chester A. Arthur's knickerbocker, for sure.

On this day in 2012, the Orioles voided the contract of Seung-Min Kim. For every action there's a reaction and this action caused an international incident that saw the KBO ultimately ban Orioles personnel from scouting Korean amateurs.

Happy birthday, Chuck Estrada! Estrada finished second in voting for AL Rookie of the Year and led the league in wins his first season, walks in his second season and losses in his third. It's also the birthday of Luis Mercedes.