Monday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

June 22, 2009 | Glenn Clark

It was an awesome weekend for sure. I enjoyed every moment of watching the Orioles this weekend (other than Danys Baez’s pitch to Ryan Howard); and LOVED texting my friends from Philadelphia to rub it in.

Keep it in perspective, but enjoy the weekend.

Let’s see what everyone else has to say…..

Best of Sunday’s WNST Blogs:

Nestor Aparicio says Adam Jones added RBI for Birds in win

Luke Jones says Tides may have better staff than Orioles

Nestor Aparicio enjoyed winning in front of Phillies fans Saturday night

Glenn Clark doesn’t think Ripken was sweating Ryan Howard’s consecutive games streak

ORIOLES:

MLB.com’s Kevin Roberts says Guthrie sparkled as Birds swept Phillies

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of sweep

MLB.com’s Kevin Roberts says Brian Roberts coming up ‘clutch’

MLB.com’s Kevin Roberts says Trembley believes Andino ‘seizing opportunity’ to play every day

Phillies Official Site’s Andy Jasner says Hamels strong, but Phils couldn’t provide offense in loss

Norfolk Tides Official Site says Patton went 6 innings to lead Tides past Lehigh Valley

Bowie Baysox Official Site says Mariotti took loss as Baysox fell to New Britain

Frederick Keys Official Site says Keys fell to Myrtle Beach in final game before All-Star break

Aberdeen Ironbirds Official Site says Steven Bumbry scores run, drives in another as Ironbirds beat Hudson Valley for first win of season

Delmarva Shorebirds Official Site says Oliver Drake winner as Keys topped Hagerstown

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Roberts gets winning RBI again as Birds top Phils

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Norfolk pitcher Arrieta okay with being seen as ‘cocky’

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Alberto Castillo sent back down, Chris Ray recalled

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Birds won first Sunday road game in last 10 tries

The Sun’s Kevin Cowherd says Trembley believes pitchers have good reason to worry about sign stealing

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Jeff Fiorentino went 3-4 with homer in Tides’ win over IronPigs

Examiner Jay Trucker says Birds have benefitted from playing down NL East

Examiner Steve DeClue says Birds just 5 games under .500 after sweep in Philly

Carroll County Times’ Rich Dubroff says 45,256 saw Birds sweep Phillies at Citizens Bank Park

Carroll County Times’ Rich Dubroff says Markakis sat Sunday

The AP says Sherrill picked up 15th save for Birds in win

Frederick News-Post’s Adam Pohl says Waring picked up 6th RBI of series in Keys’ loss to Pelicans

Washington Times’ John Taylor says Birds still in AL East basement despite sweeping defending World Series champs

Virginian-Pilot’s Rainer Sabin says Justin Christian stole two bases for Tides in win

Philadelphia Inquirer’s Ray Parrillo says Greg Dobbs’ HR only run for Phils in loss

RAVENS:

ESPN.com’s James Walker says former KR Sams selected in UFL Draft

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says target Justin Coleman amongst ‘hottest players in country’ after NBPA Top 100 Camp

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter says Terps have offered Mt. St. Joe’s Damontre Harris (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter says Richmond prospect Gbinije visited College Park (must subscribe)

NAVY FOOTBALL:

Go Mids’ Adam Nettina
says Army coach Ellerson believes more kids interested in attending service academies

CRYSTAL PALACE USA:

Examiner Jeff Hemelt says Palace gets weekend win in Bermuda

VOLLEYBALL:

The Sun says Hyden, Sean Scott top Todd Rogers, Phil Dalhausser to win AVP Tour’s Ocean City Open

SWIMMING:

The AP says Phelps posted new personal best in winning 100 meter fly at Canada Cup

HORSE RACING:

Daily Racing Form’s Marcus Hersh says Big Drama wins Red Legend Stakes in first race since finishing 5th at Preakness

Thoroughbred Times’ Myra Lewyn says Big Drama ‘star’ of Charles Town card Saturday night

BALTIMORE STALLIONS:

Washington Examiner’s Rick Snider says former Stallion Pourdanesh now operating mortgage business in Irvine, CA

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-When Cesar Izturis returns, I’d cut ties with Felix Pie. Nothing left for me to see. Joey Gathright can run if there comes a time when just having someone on the roster is necessary.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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