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Friday Bird Droppings: Spring Training winds down

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Only ten days to go until Opening Day. In today's links, Adam Jones ruffled some feathers, Dariel Alvarez is making the conversion, and Chris Davis should swing... more?

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After a day off, the O's are back in action tonight against the Twins. There are now 10 days until Orioles Opening Day. We've almost made it, guys.

Spring Training Primer: Manny and Castillo return; Machado on Jones' thievery; Sisco sticks around; Chris Lee struggles - BaltimoreBaseball.com Rich Dubroff provides this dispatch on remaining roster spot battles and Chris Lee's fading hopes at nailing down a turn in the rotation.

Puerto Rico captain demands apology from Adam Jones for WBC celebration comments - Baltimore Sun Feuds, hurt feelings, salty words...sounds like an international competition.

Dariel Álvarez: Now a hitter and a pitcher - Steve Melewski
Taking a look at Dariel Alvarez's progress as he converts to pitching, including words from the man himself.

Camden Depot: Chris Davis Should Swing More Just as you'd figure, right?

On this day in 2010, Miguel Tejada had his probation extended for failing to complete 100 hours of community service. Tejada got in trouble for lying to the Feds in the course of a congressional steroids investigation.

George Sisler was born on this day in 1893. One of the greatest players in franchise history, he made his bones playing and managing the St. Louis Browns, though he did play a season in Rochester in the twilight of his career.