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Monday Bird Droppings: Oriole Claus has come and gone

Happy Boxing Day, if you're into that sort of thing.

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Hope everyone celebrating Christmas had a lovely one and you're due for a relaxing, low stress week as we slide into 2017. If you have the good fortune of not working today, the Terps play BC in a crummy bowl game and we have a full slate of Premier League football (yay!). As for the O's? You can find them relaxing comfortable in the weeds.

Report: Orioles have interest in Napoli | theScore.com I think I'd take Napoli over Pedro Alvarez at a comparable cost, but...the outfield situation is still looking grim.

Because You Asked - Home Alone 4 - School of Roch
Apparently Michael Saunders failed a pre-agreement physical? That's new.

Baseball Prospectus | Prospectus Feature: The 2016 All Out-of-Position Team Mark Trumbo: rightfielder and other horror shows.

Wish List: What does every MLB team want the most this Christmas?
Well, we know one team that DOESN'T need the best stadium in MLB.

Paul Blair passed away on this day in 2013.

It's the birth day of a couple 80s O's, Storm Davis and Jim Traber. If you're a fan of the old timey ball, you may know it's the birthday of Pussy Tebeau, Queenie O'Rourke and Dick Burns. Proto-closer Stu Miller, who received MVP votes three times in his Orioles career, was born on 12/26/1927. He also pitched for the Salisbury Cardinals in 1949. Jeff Stone and Wayne Causey also have birthdays today.