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My Day at Citizens Bank Park

May 20, 2010 |

Philadelphia, PA – After attending two O’s games in April I decided it was time to see some actual  Major League Baseball action, so I packed up the family and headed to Philly to watch the Phils and the Cubbies.  I’ve always rooted for the Cubs and became a full fledged Cubs fan after taking [...]

Aubrey or Turner should get the Call

May 18, 2010 |

We’ve seen enough of Garrett Atkins.  It’s mid-May and the Oriole 1st Baseman has yet to homer as has driven in a whopping 6 runs.  Atkins’ lack of production is so shockingly putrid that you almost have to assume there is something physically wrong with him.  Every time he bats he squints like he’s staring [...]

Rebounding Kearns Sinks Birds

May 15, 2010 |

The Orioles bullpen didn’t just squander Brian Matusz’ effort against the Indians, they torched it.  Seven scoreless innings up in flames.  Alfredo Simon blew his first save in 6 chances on Saturday night by serving up a three run homer to Austin Kearns. On the bright side, Matusz had a strong bounce back effort after [...]

Who the hell is Alfredo Simon?

May 13, 2010 |

That’s probably the question you’ve been asking as you’ve checked out the Birds box scores over past week or so.  Simon and his surgically repaired elbow have given stability to the O’s bullpen.  It may not always be pretty, or efficient, but so far it has been effective to the tune of 5 saves in [...]

Griffey naps, I yawn

May 11, 2010 |

So the big story today was that Ken Griffey Jr. was unavailable for pinch hitting duty over the weekend because he was napping in the clubhouse.  According to a report from the Tacoma News Tribune an unnamed Mariner said that Griffey was asleep in the clubhouse during a game an unable to pinch hit.  The [...]