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A Baltimore Orioles reunion with Matt Wieters doesn’t make sense - Baltimore Wire

Nice to know there are people writing about this team with common sense.

Orioles' Flaherty, Drive for Five crew tackle the NFL Experience - WCSH6

Oh, the things MLB players get to do in the off-season.

Chris Tillman Is Not Underrated - Camden Depot

Your daily dose of cold, hard facts and analysis from Camden Depot.

Zach Britton on chasing a title, a 2017 encore and more - MASN

“I try not to live up to it or try to duplicate it,” Britton said at FanFest. “I think every year your body is different. The way you go about doing things may be different. You’re a little older - maybe your arm slot is a little different. You treat every year different. “ Somehow, that’s less than encouraging to me.

Southeastern retires MLB pitcher Wade Miley's number - The Daily Star

He may not be good now, but Wade Miley was better at throwing a baseball than any of us in high school.

Birthdays and History

Happy Birthday to Blog Overlord Emeritus (and still active mod) Stacey, and former Orioles Ryan Webb, Chris Brock, Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar, and Chuck Diering. They share this birthday with famous people including U.S. Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson 1900; comedian Red Buttons (Aaron Chwatt) 1919; former MLB home run king Henry "Hank" Aaron 1934; NFL Hall of Fame QB Roger Staubach 1942; actress Barbara Hershey 1948; actor Christopher Guest 1948; Elton John 1949; actress Jennifer Jason Leigh 1962; bassist Duff McKagan (Guns 'N Roses) 1964; and singer Sara Evans 1971.

Today in Baltimore baseball history... not much happened, actually.

Today in world history...

1783 - Sweden recognized the independence of the United States.

1917 - The U.S. Congress passed the Immigration Act of 1917 (Asiatic Barred Zone Act) with an overwhelming majority. The action overrode President Woodrow Wilson's December 14, 1916 veto.

1972 - Bob Douglas became the first black man elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.

2001 - It was announced the Kelly Ripa would be Regis Philbin's cohost. The show was renamed to "Live! With Regis and Kelly."

2003 - U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell presented evidence to the U.N. concerning Iraq's material breach of U.N. Resolution 1441.

Consider this your discussion space for NCAA Women’s Basketball: #3 Maryland at Indiana. Because what else are you going to watch today?