Lastflightbirdman

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I brought down Rob Dibble.

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Extra Innings Magic Returns

The Free Freddy movement gains momentum while Darren O'Day looks shaky.

O's win behind Tillman's strong performance

Feel that stiff breeze? That was Josh Hamilton.

Orioles 3, Mariners 1: Sweep!

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-1 in 11 innings.

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Camden Chat Gathering August 9th: Wei-Yin Chen T-Shirt Night

Since I'll be visiting the DC area next week, I wanted to see if there's any interest among CCer for a get together at Camden Yards. I'm thinking August 9th since it's Wei-Yin Chen t-shirt night,...

A's 1, Orioles 6: That really was a Hattori Hanzo fastball

I am finished doing what I swore an oath to God 28 years ago to never do again. I've created 'something that kills batters.' And in that purpose, I was a success. I've done this because,...

Orioles 3, Angels 2: Birdland Fields, Where Nothing is Real

In honor of Luis Hernandez, the most birdland player is not the most valuable player, but rather the most unexpected player who contributes in a significant way. Tonight, the Orioles fielded two...

Orioles 7, Angels 9: If You Take Away the Bottom of the Fourth, the O's win!

Orioles 7, Angels 9: If You Take Away the Bottom of the Fourth, the O's win!

Transaction Scorecard: Kyle Simon and Gabriel Lino for Jim Thome

The Orioles trade Kyle Simon and Gabriel Lino for Jim Thome

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O's versus Angels, July 5th to July 8th

If you live in the Southern California region and would like to join your fellow CCers watch the Orioles play the OC Angels, please indicate your interest in this thread. Please indicate (1) Which...

Angels 6, Orioles 3: Brian Matusz Still Sucks... And So Does The Defense

The Orioles played a sloppy game last night, leading to an ugly loss to the Angels 6-3

Bird Food: Measuring What "Matters"

One response to Tom Scocca's Deadspin article about the Baltimore Orioles.

Bird Food: Ejecting the Warp Core

ESPN published two articles on the state of the Orioles. And Dan Duquette gave an interview to CBS Baltimore which complemented these two articles nicely. In this edition of Bird Food, I look at...

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29 Trades With 29 Teams: Boom! Four Way Trade

I should preface my trades with some jibber jaber but I hate that stuff. The main pieces are in bold. I'm not sure about the tertiary pieces. I wanted to play with them more (especially with trying...

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Bird Food: Heyman on MacPhail's Departure. You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.

Bird Food: Heyman on MacPhail's Departure. You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.

Koji Uehara traded for 1B Chris Davis and SP Tommy Hunter

O's trade Uehara to Rangers for Davis and Hunter

Indians 8, Orioles 4: In Birdland, Everybody Gets a Trophy

Orioles fall to the Indians 8-4.

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Bird Food: Modernize This Franchise

The O's don't use advanced statistics. Sigh.

Rays 3, Orioles 0: Jeremy (Hellickson) Spoke in Class Today.

Jeremy Guthrie is a pitcher who typically manages to out pitch his peripherals.  Why?  For one, he manages to keep his HR/FB rate low (at least in 2010).  The league average HR/FB rate is 10.6%....

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Bird Food: Fangraphs 2011 Organizational Rankings: #15 – Baltimore

For the past couple of weeks, fangraphs has been publishing their annual rankings of baseball franchises.  As you may know, these rankings came under quite a bit of scrutiny last year because they...

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Bird Food: How much have the Orioles improved?

Chip Buck at ESPN's Sweetspot asks, "Still, I can’t help but wonder if the fans’ expectations are a tad too high as a result of these improvements. Are they setting themselves up for...

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Bird Food: Camden Crazies in Blogger on Blogger

In Pondering Fanposts, CC's number 1 bad boy suggested Fanposts analyzing a particular article in-depth.  I thought I'd kick off the series.  I don't have a name for these type of articles.  I...

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Orioles 1, Rally Monkey 0: Sweep!

Much like Eric Carmen crooning in Dirty Dancing, the O's had huuuuungry eyes for the da sweep.  You know who else had huuuungry eyes?  Jeremy Guthrie.   Guthrie pitched 8.1 innings, 5 strikeouts, 1...

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Lessons from the Diamondbacks?

As I'm sure many of you have heard, D-Backs GM Josh Byrnes was fired yesterday along with manager AJ Hinch.  I've always been a fan of Josh Byrnes.  He infused his team with players from the farm...

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Angels 5, O's 2: Thank you sir, er Bobby Abreu, may I have another!

Bobby Abreu is our daddy.  Bobby Abreu, who will probably hit 10 HRs all season, hit two dingers off the O's tonight.  John Lackey pitched a fine game, 8 IP, 2 ER.  Overall, a pretty lackluster...

CC's own Zachary Knower telling the Angels fans what's up.

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CC's own Zachary Knower telling the Angels fans what's up.

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Rob Neyer on Pie

Neyer posted his thoughts on Pie.  I pretty much agree with his thoughts.   Some choice quotes.  After 348 plate appearances, you want to see something from a guy who's been profiled as an...

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ESPN Chat with Nick Markakis

Pretty ho-hum chat.  He pretty much gives stock answers to all of the questions.  But one of his answers was rather disturbing.  AJC (West Warwick, Rhode Island): What was your favorite team...

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Furcal to the O's?

Furcal's decision also could have an impact on what happens to Casey Blake. The Dodgers appear to be focused on adding offense either at shortstop or third base. So if Furcal signs with the A's,...

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Baseball America Top 10 Orioles Prospect List

Top Ten list here.  I'm guess BA see a full recovery for Patton.  Kam Mickolio over David Hernandez seems like a head scratcher, but I'll let the CC minor league experts debate that one.  1. M...

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