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Wednesday Bird Droppings: In the midst of the Fall Classic

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Game one of the World Series is in the books. The Orioles were not a part of it.

Kansas City Royals v Baltimore Orioles Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images

Happy Wednesday, Camden Chatters! Game one of the World Series is in the books, and how about that Clayton Kershaw? Dallas Keuchel looked pretty good himself, but he wasn’t good enough. Tonight Justin Verlander gets the start for the Astros and will try to even the series.

But what about the Orioles, you ask? Well I do have some links.

Checking in on Orioles in the Arizona Fall League - Baltimore Sun
The AFL has been going for two weeks, see how Ryan Mountcastle and friends are doing so far.

If you could pick any former O to pitch World Series Game 7, who would it be? - BaltimoreBaseball.com
The answer, of course, is Mike Mussina.

Baltimore Orioles: Primed for a Playoff Run in 2018? | Eutaw Street Report
It's a little early in the offseason for this kind of irrational optimism.

Record temperatures set at 1979 World Series - Birds Watcher
You may have heard that the temperature at game time for the World Series last night was 103. Back in 1979 it was a bit chillier.

Is today your birthday? Happy birthday! Your Orioles birthday buddies are Bobby Thomson, who finished a 15-year career with three games for the Orioles in 1960, and Tito Landrum, who had two different short stints with the Orioles in 1983 and 1988.