It’s just 64 days until Opening Day, and 64 is the uniform number (at least temporarily) of such Orioles luminaries as Jayson Aquino; Pedro Strop; Brad Bergesen; Jim Johnson; Bruce Chen and Mark Williamson, at least for a time. It’s also the day after FanFest, which means the beat writers actually have player quotes for the first time in a long time. Tighten your seat belts, this is gonna take a while.
But as much as he wants one, he wants a championship even more.
Cue the “Saved By The Bell” Jessie-on-diet-pills GIF.
"He's actually a pretty good dude -- said no one ever....He's a guy who's easy to dislike."
"I can't wait," he said.
He’s good to go and it’s fine.
Signed a deal with the Nats.
Throws Mark Trumbo and Seth Smith under the bus.
Expects to be a full-go for Spring Training.
Been working on it for two weeks now.
Ya THINK, Peter Schmuck?
Kevin Gausman, Brad Brach and Caleb Joseph - not really worried.
It is the editorial policy of this blog to celebrate the success of all teams named Orioles, and the Charlotte (MI) HS Orioles are up for Best Student Section in Michigan. Go Orioles!
Birthdays and History
Happy Birthday to former Orioles Jair Jurrjens and John Habyan. They share this birthday with famous people including American revolutionary Thomas Paine 1737; Pres. William McKinley 1843; comedian W.C. Fields 1880; actress Katharine Ross 1942; actor Tom Selleck 1945; Oprah Winfrey 1954; Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis 1960; musician Eddie Jackson (Queensryche) 1961; NHL All-Star goalie Dominik Hasek 1965; actor Thomas Jane 1969; actress Heather Graham 1970; and actress Sara Gilbert 1975.
1994 - Free agent relief pitcher Lee Smith is signed by the Baltimore Orioles.
1999 - Fighting shoulder injuries, five-time All-Star pitcher Jimmy Key retires from baseball. The 37-year-old lefthander appeared in the postseason with all the teams he played for, which included the Blue Jays, Orioles and Yankees.
2002 - The Chicago White Sox trade outfielder Chris Singleton to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league second baseman Willie Harris.
1845 - Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" was published for the first time in the "New York Evening Mirror."
1848 - Greenwich Mean Time was adopted by Scotland.
1850 - Henry Clay introduced in the Senate a compromise bill on slavery that included the admission of California into the Union as a free state.
1916 - In World War I, Paris was bombed by German zeppelins for the first time.
1996 - French President Jacques Chirac announced the "definitive end" to nuclear testing.
1999 - The U.S. Senate delivered subpoenas for Monica Lewinsky and two presidential advisers for private, videotaped testimony in the impeachment trial.
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