Adam Jones isn’t really trying to hear y’all talk about playing deeper or, gasp, moving to a corner outfield position. “I might be up in that center field section up there having a few pops during the game if that’s where they want me to play. But at the end of the day, I’m going to do what I do and that’s just how it works.”
Buck Showalter maintains we will see JJ Hardy in a Spring Training game by March 10. I’ll believe it when I see it.
Manny confirms there have been no talks about an extension.
He makes Outfielder #12 for Spring Training.
Well, I’d like to think he could improve on last year.
What is, Not Safe At All, Alex?
It is the editorial policy of this blog to celebrate the success of all teams named Orioles, and the Avon (IN) HS Orioles swim team had a lot of success yesterday.
Birthdays and History
There are no current or former Orioles with a birthday today, but it is the birthday of famous people including astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernick) 1473; actor Lee Marvin 1924; singer Smokey Robinson 1940; Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi 1948; actor Jeff Daniels 1955; singer Seal 1963; actress Justine Bateman 1966; actor Benicio Del Toro 1967; singer Haylie Duff 1985; and actress Victoria Justice 1993.
On this day in Baltimore baseball history...nothing much happened.
1846 - The formal transfer of government between Texas and the United States took place. Texas had officially become a state on December 29, 1845.
1878 - Thomas Alva Edison patented a music player (the phonograph).
1881 - Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages.
1942 - U.S. President Roosevelt signed an executive order giving the military the authority to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.
1942 - The New York Yankees announced that they would admit 5,000 uniformed servicemen free to each of their home ball games during the coming season.
Consider this your discussion space for the results of the 2017 Bayside Conference Wrestling Championships, and give this article a click so my cousin can cover HS wrestling more often. I know, I ask for this a lot, but y’all understand. Have a great Sunday!