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Dr Orpheus

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Dr. Byron Orpheus
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Rosenthal makes a deal!

Ken Rosenthal has suggested a trade that I, quite frankly, hadn't ever considered: Brian Roberts for Rickie Weeks. This wouldn't be straight up, of course, as Rosenthal suggests the Os would need...

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Cabrera wheeling and dealing for a dealing?

Earlier today Jayson Stark had this to say about the Braves and their pitching staff: Mad Dog for sale?: Greg Maddux to the Braves? Hey, it's a beautiful plot line. It's a rumor that never quite...

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Lohse is a Cardinal

So, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the Cardinals signed Kyle Lohse to a one year deal.  I guess he meant it when he said the American League was like arena baseball.  He had no desire to...

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Louis Hernandez troubles

So, there have been a lot of complaints about Hernandez that I've blindly ignored, hoping that his glove would protect him to a certain extent.  Heck, I've even defended him saying that his glove...

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10th Best Farm in Baseball?

Baseball Prospectus has announced the 15 best systems in baseball, and it would appear as though Baltimore has taken a big step forward.Another season or two of not so great ball on the horizon and...

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Camdent Chat Mentioned on MLBTraderumors.com

I know people aren't keen on mlbtraderumors.com or any mention of them on this site, but I thought this would a nice bit.  They've mentioned a thread about a Roberts deal to the Cubs in their list...

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Alex Cintron

Jeff Zrebiec says the Os are in talks with free-agent Alex Cintron about coming aboard, presumably with a minor league deal, to compete for the shortstop spot.Now, he's been a bench guy the last...

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Easy Target

So, it would appear as though the media fat cats are at it again...wait...SIs Jon Heyman has some words about a possible Roberts deal saying that Angelos may have already nixed a deal to the Cubs...

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Guthrie, Roberts, Markakis

So, Bedard has been removed from the top of baltimoreorioles.com and replaced by Guthrie, leaving he, Roberts, and Markakis to express their love for "Birdland"; a slogan that leaves much to be...

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Scouting in Asia?!?!

I thought the day would never come. MacPhail said it, so let's hope it happens. "Two months after agreeing to an extended lease on a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, the Orioles are...

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Wee Doggies! New Bedard to the Mariners Rumoring-ing!

UPDATE 1/9: (Fox Sports) From Ken Rosenthal: "A trade between the Orioles and Mariners is only one player away from completion, major-league sources say, but that one player could be right-hander...

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The A's understand how to rebuild...

...MacPhail, please take note.Nick Swisher was traded to the White Sox for Gio Gonzalez, Fautino De Los Santos, and Ryan Sweeney.That's one fantastic starter, #3 or reliever, and a forth outfielder...

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M's Blogger Dreams of D-Cab?!

Prospect Insider is suggesting the Mariners trade for young starting pitching, of course, and have suggested that Bedard may cost them too much. Their argument hinges on their belief, and most of...

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New Mariners Offer for Bedard

Phil Rogers has suggested that Adam Jones, Jeff Clement, and Yung-Chi Chen have just been offered for Bedard but that it might take Morrow.Not new news, but the fact that this keeps coming up is a...

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Dodgers Sign Hiroki Kuroda

The deal is done which means the Dodgers are likely out of the running for Bedard.This is a real shame as I would have loved to have seen some of their prospects on the '08 Os roster.  Kemp, Loney,...

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Angels sign Torii Hunter?

"ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Outfielder Torii Hunter and the Los Angeles Angels reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday night on a five-year contract thought to be worth at least $80 million."The...

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The Mets now have their catcher

"NEW YORK -- The New York Mets acquired Johnny Estrada from Milwaukee for reliever Guillermo Mota on Tuesday, moving quickly to plug their hole at catcher after talks with Yorvit Torrealba...

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Baseball Prospectus

Does anyone have a subscription to Baseball Prospectus, they just named the top Orioles Prospects.

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ESPN to televise the Draft?

Yeah.  I don't think this is the worst idea I've ever heard.  In fact, I'm pretty excited to see who the O's go after with their picks.  The issue is, most people have voted that this is stupid,...

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More pitching fun!

Peter Gammons mentioned there are some rumors that the Giants might be looking to trade a starter, and mlbtraderumors is suggesting that the O's might be interested in Matt Morris as an innings...

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Brian Lawrence

I've heard some people talking about the O's signing Brian Lawrence to keep Wright's seat warm, and when he comes back relegating Lawrence to the minors.  How would that be?  Not great?  Yeah,...

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Interesting trade speculations on mlbtraderumors.com

Sure, this is to make up for the last diary entry...which I wrote while very tired...and still waking up...at around eleven in the morning...sure.Now that I've fulfilled the number of words...

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Alan Schwarz and Rob Neyer discuss bullpens...

So, I was listening to the Baseball Today Podcast from yesterday (4/30/07).  They were answering a question about "what is it that tires out a relief pitcher" and hit on some interesting things....

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Remind you of anything?

From the Denver Post: "There are Coloradans hopelessly in love with baseball who hate how lame ownership has allowed the Rockies to crumble."Something must be done."Boycott the Rockies."Send owners...

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Callups - Stern and Knott

No J.R. House?  Well, I guess he's not as good with the glove as the O's are looking for...pinch hitter?  No.According to Roch: "It sounds like the Orioles will bring up outfielders Adam Stern and...

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MLB Trade Values for 2007

So, there's a blog-article at U.S.S. Mariner about how much players would be worth if they were to be traded.  Two of our boys made the list; which capped off at the top 40 or we may have seen...

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Say no to Reggie!

Going after Reggie? What is this?  Payton is going to be out for a month (at the most), and they're thinking about trading for Reggie Sanders?  Does this make sense to anyone?  How would this...

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Elequence

Jamie Walker is a poet.

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Josh...Fogg?

Denver Post... "As for Fogg, he's still on the Baltimore Orioles' radar. After nearly acquiring him from the Rockies in the trade for Rodrigo Lopez over the winter, the Orioles are monitoring his...

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Paul Shuey

He looks like he was just released from a correctional facility.  Can we send a request to Roch to interview this...mustachioed gentleman?  Or even ask the rest of the players if he leers at them...

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