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Monday Bird Droppings: Tillman's return kicks off "rivalry week"

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After a sweep of the White Sox, the Orioles set their sights on their I-95 neighbors. In today's links, Tillman is feeling good, Donnie Hart isn't superstitious, and more.

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Including their win in the Boston series finale, the Orioles have four straight wins over a sock. Yesterday the Orioles were able to hang four runs on this past offseason's hot property, Jose Quintana. They continue their homestand this week with a brief visit from the Nationals before heading down to Washington for another two and off to KC to continue their tour of the AL Central.

Orioles complete sweep of White Sox behind five shutout innings from Chris Tillman | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Couldn't have asked for much more out of Tillman in his season debut. A healthy, effective Tillman would be a huge boost to this squad.

Chris Tillman on his outing and other clubhouse quotes - Steve Melewski
Feeling good, Billy Ray!

Orioles and Angels swap pitching prospects - Minor League Ball
Damien Magnifico's brief reign of terror has come to an end.

Are the Nationals and Orioles Rivals? – The Nats Blog Even Nats fans aren't buying it.

Sunday Notes: Berberet Brewer, Katy’s Hart, Red Sox integration, Orioles, Cubs, more | FanGraphs Baseball
If David Laurila keeps on having interesting chats with Orioles, I'll clip 'em.

On this day in 1997, Chris Hoiles and the O's ended Randy Johnson's 16 game win streak with a 13-3 drubbing. Hoiles homered twice and doubled.

Mike Cuellar would've turned 80 today. He won 143 games and a Cy Young Award for the Orioles after the age of 31. Both John Maine and Alfredo Simon were born on this day in 1981.