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Darren O'Day is going to be out for longer than two weeks, Dylan Bundy still doesn't have his cutter available, and Adam Jones is now the RBI leader at Camden Yards.

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Yankees nearly squander 7-run lead, beat Orioles 8-6 (Jun 4, 2016) | FOX Sports
The Yankees tried to give the game back, but the O's couldn't quite pull it off.

Showalter speaks after 8-6 loss - School of Roch
Buck Showalter had some interesting things to say about how he's using Dylan Bundy this year. "We’re going to get him some innings. He’s trying to develop as a young pitcher and also trying to stay healthy, so it’s two things I’ve got to be aware of every time we bring him in. That’s why we wait until he’s had two or three days off."

Adam Jones on the comeback that fell short, Tyler Wilson on his outing - Steve Melewski
Tyler Wilson sees light at the end of the tunnel. "Going back and looking at the successive hits there in the fourth, I don’t think it was from a lack of execution per se. Other than the ball to (Rob) Refsnyder, everything else I was pretty comfortable with where the pitch was and how I executed it. But to the same point - I need to be better."

Orioles' Darren O'Day pitched through hamstring issue, doesn't believe he'll need surgery - Baltimore Sun
Don't plan on Darren O'Day being ready after two weeks. Buck Showalter sure isn't. "It’ll be close, I hope, if things fall the right [way]," he said. "But don’t hold me to it. It could be longer. I’m hoping that he comes in in three days and says, ‘You guys screwed this up. I’m ready.’ After seeing the MRI, I don’t think so."

Orioles' Dylan Bundy still pitching without cutter as he develops in major league role - Baltimore Sun
Dylan Bundy still isn't allowed to throw his cutter, although that may change soon, according to Buck Showalter. "So he's pitching this year without that, and that's a big pitch for him. And that’s something that he'll probably have next year. And if we get to a point this year we think physically he's in good shape, we might let him do it this year. So now it's fastball-curveball-changeup."

Adam Jones all-time RBIs leader at Oriole Park |
Adam Jones now owns the RBI record at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, passing Cal Ripken with his 370th RBI at the park last night.

Happy Birthday to former Oriole Russ Ortiz. Yup, that's the list for today. He shares it with famous people including  1883 John Maynard Keynes, economist; 1901 Anastasia Nikolaevna, daughter of the last Russian Tsar; 1939 Joe Clark, 16th Prime Minister of Canada; 1941 Spalding Gray, actor; 1941 Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots; 1954 Michael "Nicko" McBrain, drummer for Iron Maiden; 1971 Mark Wahlberg, actor; and 1979 Pete Wentz, Fall Out Boy.

On this day in Baltimore baseball history... nothing much happened, actually.

On this day in world history...

1873 Sultan Bargash closes slave market of Zanzibar
1947 US Secretary of State George Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan"
1963 State of siege proclaimed in Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini arrested
1967 6 day war between Israel & Arab neighbors begins
1981 AIDS Epidemic officially begins when US Centers of Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting 5 homosexual men in Los Angeles
1981 World's first today in history program with editable data "TODAY", invented by Michael Butler runs for the first time on a mainframe computer
1984 Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site (Golden Temple)

Consider this your discussion space for the NCAA College Women's World Series.