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Monday Bird Droppings

Rob Carr

Can we get a do-over? This weekend has seriously harshed my mellow, folks. It's looking like a rainout is possible tonight and we'll continue to play the waiting game. I'd rather play Hungry, Hungry Hippos.

Rain is in forecast for Monday's Game 3 | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore Rich Dubroff's prediction is not pain. It's rain.

School of Roch: The rain and controlling Royals attitude and running game
Like Mother Mary in our time of trouble, Roch brings words of wisdom. Or something.

Baltimore Orioles look to buck a trend with ALCS comeback vs. Kansas City Royals | FOX Sports
Trends? Odds? Probabilities? Bollocks.

How Have The Royals Trumped The Orioles In The ALCS? (Pressbox)
"Paul Folkemer highlights four key areas that have helped the Royals put the Orioles in a 0-2 hole in the American League Championship Series."

The Strike Zone Expansion is Out of Control – The Hardball Times Is this comforting? Irititating? I just don't know.

On this day in 1971, the Orioles and Pirates played the first night game in postseason history, but lost to the Pirates. In 1979, the O's took a 3-1 World Series lead as Terry Crowley and Ron Loewenstein both notched pinch hits. In 2011, Delmon Young homered twice as the Tigers beat the Rangers 7-5 in the ALCS.

It's the birthday of former prospect Hayden Penn and minor league pitching coach Kennie Steenstra. Steve Lerud and Ron Moeller also celebrate birthdays, today.