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Paul Janish may not be an Oriole by the end of the day, Christian Walker should probably rent month-to-month in Norfolk, and might the Hyun Soo Kim experiment be coming to an end faster than anyone predicted?

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Paul Janish
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Orioles highlights: Birds use four homers, six-run sixth to rout Red Sox, 16-8 - Baltimore Sun
This team isn't going to win many shutouts, but they're going to put some runs on the board.

Orioles face difficult decision with Paul Janish's upward mobility clause - Baltimore Sun
"Orioles shortstop Paul Janish, a key piece of the organization's middle-infield depth, has an upward mobility clause in his contract that triggers today, according to an industry source."

Orioles' Christian Walker: Optioned to Triple-A - CBSSports.com
Orioles' Christian Walker will start the season in Norfolk.

School of Roch: Could Orioles attempt to part ways with Kim? (Thayer opts out of contract)
Is Hyun Soo Kim going back to the KBO before the season even starts?

Ubaldo Jimenez, in quietly strong spring, is the Orioles' dark-horse Opening Day starter candidate - Baltimore Sun
"Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who a year ago was battling for a rotation spot, is a dark-horse candidate to start on Opening Day."

School of Roch: Talking rotation, Rickard and the roster
You can pretty much bet the Opening Day roster will not be the roster by April 10.

Britton brings the heat as closer for Orioles | Sports | weatherforddemocrat.com
Hometown Boy Makes Good is always a good read.

Orioles' Dylan Bundy paints his path to new spring hobby - Baltimore Sun
"The Orioles' annual talent show pushed right-hander Dylan Bundy to discover a passion for acrylic painting that has helped him relax during a demanding spring training where he has had to adjust to life as a reliever."

Happy Birthday to former Orioles Junior Lake and Dave Van Gorder. They share this birthday with famous people including 1845 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays; 1868 Patty Smith Hill, co-writer of "Happy Birthday To You"; 1899 Gloria Swanson, actress, who is still ready for her closeup; 1917 Cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State; 1939 Cale Yarborough, NASCAR driver and all-around badass; 1960 Jennifer Grey, actress; 1963 Quentin Tarantino, director and screenwriter; 1971 Mariah Carey, singer; and 1975 Fergie Duhamel, singer, The Black Eyed Peas.

On this day in Baltimore baseball history...

1994 - The Baltimore Orioles trade first baseman David Segui to the New York Mets in exchange for pitcher Tom Wegmann and shortstop Kevin Baez.

On this day in world history...

1625 Charles I, King Of England, Scotland & Ireland, ascends English throne

1914 1st successful blood transfusion (in Brussels)

1958 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet Premier as well as First Secretary of the Communist Party

1966 Anti Vietnam war demonstrations in US, Europe & Australia

Consider this your discussion space for NCAA Women's Tennis: Maryland at Illinois.

And Happy Easter to all who celebrate!