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The "0-for-Spring Training" slide continues for the Orioles, but Tanner Scott hit 100 mph yesterday, so that's one positive. One. As in one more win than the Orioles have right now.

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Yeah, it's spring training, but the Orioles are now 0-10 -
Dayn Perry weighs in on the Orioles' winless start to Spring Training.

School of Roch: Mike Wright: "As far as I'm concerned, I felt pretty positive" (O's lose 7-1)
Of course he did.

Prominent Orioles relievers turning in strong outings throughout spring training skid - Baltimore Sun
Because someone in the Orioles media is going to find a bright spot this spring, you can bet that.

Steve Melewski: A few notes on home runs, exit velocity, Tanner Scott and more
Tanner Scott hit 100 mph on the radar gun yesterday. That's a good thing. Because if he'd done that on the highway, that would be a bad thing.

Orioles re-sign Julio Borbon to minor league deal - Todays Knuckleball
Our season has been saved!

Manny Machado sides with Bryce Harper: 'They can't take the fun away' from baseball - Baltimore Sun
"Me personally? It’s my freaking dream to freaking be up in the World Series or in a playoff game, bases loaded, hit a freaking grand slam to put your team ahead. I mean, I’m going to pimp the [expletive] out of it just like how he did. You do that in a regular-season game? I think that’s a little too much."

School of Roch: Caleb Joseph out sick again today (and other postgame notes)
Apparently, Mark isn't the only one to complain about the timing of the release of Orioles news. And Caleb Joseph is still sick, so don't eat off his plate if you see him today.

Orioles to host 2016 "Go Green" Day on March 17 - Sarasota News | and ABC 7: Local News
The jerseys will be auctioned, with the proceeds helping Selby Gardens .

Watch the Orioles get ready for a Spring Training day by swapping faces on Snapchat |
Kids these days, I just don't get it.

Happy Birthday to former Orioles Steve Finley, Ray Barker, and Chuck Oertel. They share this birthday with 1922 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer; 1923 Mae Young, American professional wrestler; 1931 William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascals); 1946 Liza Minnelli, American singer/actress; 1947 Mitt Romney, Governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate; 1960 Courtney B Vance, actor; 1965 Steve Levy, American sports journalist; 1966 John Thompson III, NCAA Basketball Head Coach; and 1968 Aaron Eckhart, American actor.

On this day on Baltimore baseball history... nothing of note happened. It's mid-March. What did you expect?

On this day in world history...

538 Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths, ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving the city in the hands of the victorious Roman general, Belisarius.
1455 First record of Johann Gutenberg's Bible, letter dated this day by Enea Silvio Piccolomini refers to the bible printed a year before
1860 Congress accepts Pre-emption Bill: free land in West for colonists
1930 Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax
1994 Church of England ordains 1st 33 women priests

Consider this your discussion space for NCAA Mens' Basketball: Maryland vs. Michigan State.