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Friday Bird Droppings: Bundymore, Mannyland

It's Bundy and Manny's town right now. People are still raving about that slider. Also in today's links, the Yankees are coming, the minor leagues are getting started, and more.

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It's April 7 and we're approaching our first Yankees series of the season. The Yankees have already lost a couple of games and are begrudgingly in the midst of a youth movement. The Orioles have been the big dog in the division the last few years. What a time to be alive!

This morning in Birdland and points beyond people are still raving about Dylan Bundy's dismantling of the Blue Jays and the start of the minor league season.

Righties square off in Orioles-Yankees opener (Apr 07, 2017) | FOX Sports
Can you handle the Ubaldo?

Akron RubberDucks get buried in snow-shortened opener | Remember how Buck kept raving about Cedric Mullins down in Sarasota?

...and because we're not the only ones freaking out about Dylan Bundy:

Dylan Bundy Made the Blue Jays Look Silly | FanGraphs Baseball
Evidence of Bundy dominance in .gif form.

Dylan Bundy uses his slider to dominate right-handed heavy Blue Jays in 2017 debut -
Nifty graphs!

How Dylan Bundy won: He welcomed back an old friend - Stats & Info- ESPN
The nerd-ery of Mark Simon.

On this day in 2012, the Orioles somehow scored eight runs against the Twins with Nolan Reimold leading off and Ronny Paulino at DH. Tommy Hunter allowed two unearned runs over seven innings while Nick Markakis, Adam Jones and Matt Wieters homered. Those were days.

Hall of Famer John McGraw was born on this day 1873. Owner Jerry Hoffberger was born on this day in 1919. It's also the birthday of ones that got away, Eduardo Rodriguez and Josh Hader. Ricky Bones and Tom Phoebus are also