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It feels like every game these days is must win, which can make for a lot of frustration. Relax here in our daily Bird Droppings thread!

Talk to me, Goose.
Talk to me, Goose.
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Good morning, Camden Chatters. I'm feeling a little gloomy this morning after last night's lost. Not to go full-Mark here, but now I have visions of them being swept to seven games back and unable to recover. But I'll try to push that to the back of my mind and be optimistic about the return (hopefully for good) of Kevin Gausman.

Tough roster decision expected to make room for Kevin Gausman - Baltimore Sun
Who do you think will get the chop? Steve Pearce, David Lough, Nolan Reimold, Travis Snider, or Chris Parmelee? Or will just just option Flaherty for a few days again?

Notes on Gausman and the pending roster move | School of Roch
I like reading quotes from Kevin Gausman. He always sounds so happy and enthusiastic in my head. "I think I like facing their lineup. Any time I face a lot of lefties, I feel pretty comfortable with it."

What Gausman Needs to Learn | Camden Depot
This is a long article about all of the things that are wrong with every single one of Kevin Gausman's pitches.

Royals, Angels, Orioles among top suitors for Yoenis Cespedes? - CBSSports.com
That would certainly fix one of the corner outfield spots. I definitely wouldn't mind seeing him in an Orioles uniform.

Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado takes hilarious fall vs. Yankees | NJ.com
Adorable Manny footage contained within.

Is today your birthday? Happy birthday! You do not have a single current or former Oriole as your birthday buddy. You do share your birthday with the excellent Alex Trebek, who once spoke the words "Camden Chat." Other birthday buddies include young Prince George as well as Danny Glover, who is probably waking up this morning thinking that he is too old for this shit.

Nothing much of note happened today in Orioles history, so I'll just leave you with video the aforementioned Alex Trebek awesomeness: