Tuesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

April 07, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Yesterday was special. Great atmosphere, great game, etc. What a day. But there are 161 more; and let’s see how they play out before we get too hopeful. If we could have FIVE more days like yesterday this season, it will have been successful.

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

Best of Monday’s WNST Blogs:

Drew Forrester will always remember Teixeira’s miserable day

Chris Pika says Rolle will fight for playing time with Carr, Foxworth

Nestor Aparicio had visions of Jeffrey Maier on Izturis’ homer

Chris Pika says Orioles provide nice distraction until we start talking Ravens again

Drew Forrester says Chris Ray has 54.00 ERA after first appearance

Nestor Aparicio offers picture with Haynie from Opening Day event

Glenn Clark thinks Inside Lacrosse event highlight of non-baseball week

Nestor Aparicio says ’09 could be ‘gloomy’ for Birds

Rex Snider happy Birds didn’t pursue Lowe

Keith Melchior doesn’t enjoy Opening Day atmosphere

Ed Frankovic says Caps growing beards

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Izturis homers, adds solid defense as Birds get Opening Day win over Yankees

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of win

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Biden’s first pitch amongst Opening Day highlights

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Mora now cleans up, Huff drops to 5th

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says after day off, Uehara to make debut Wednesday

Yankees Official Site’s Bryan Hoch says Sabathia rocked in loss

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says record Opening Day crowd fills Camden Yards to see Birds topple Yanks

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says win over Bombers true ‘ballpark experience’

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Mora hit cleanup for first time in career

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Roberts, Jones reached base 9 times, scored 5 runs

The Sun’s Candus Thomson says Teixeira greeted with boos by O’s fans at every at bat

The Sun’s David Steele says O’s fans outshine Yankees fans on Opening Day

The Sun’s Childs Walker says ‘optimism’ was word of day at OPACY

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Rosenthal thinks all of baseball excited about Wieters, not just Orioles fans

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Tex would be Oriole in ‘perfect world’

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Tides tickets on sale now

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Ernie Tyler spent 50th Opening Day with Birds

Carroll County Times’ Bob Blubaugh says Teixeira ‘failed to deliver’ for Yankees

Carroll County Times’ Josh Land says Guthrie gets win in first try for Birds in ‘09

Carroll County Times’ Rich Dubroff says even Angelos took in Orioles’ Opening Day win

The AP says Huff closed scoring with big two run double

Frederick News-Post’s Stan Goldberg says Guthrie’s performance quiets Spring Training questions

Frederick News-Post’s Stan Goldberg says Matusz headed to Frederick

Washington Post’s CJ Holley says Chris Ray ‘far from perfect’ in win

New York Post’s George A. King III says Yanks lost to ‘woeful’ Orioles team

New York Times’ Tyler Kepner says Brett Gardner’s play rare highlight for Bombers

Newsday’s Wallace Matthews says Teixeira’s Yankee debut ‘memorably bad’

Newark Star-Ledger’s Marc Carig says Sabathia, Teixeira held “Worst Day Ever” contest

ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick thinks Yankees better off being away from tabloids, talk radio today

Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal says O’s fans had ‘no rational reason’ to boo Teixeira

SI’s Jon Heyman says fans were after Sabathia as well

Sporting News’ Stan McNeal doesn’t think Yankees should be concerned about Sabathia’s poor start

CBS Sports’ Danny Knobler says Sabathia thought he was ‘terrible’

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Rolle returns to Baltimore with new 4 year deal

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy remembers ups and downs of Boller’s career in Baltimore

The Official Site says Draft success about ‘process’ for Newsome, Ravens

The Sun’s Ken Murray and Mike Preston say recent meeting with Newsome, Harbaugh paved way for Rolle’s return

The Sun’s Ken Murray says Ravens must wonder ‘what might have been’ with Boller

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Rolle’s deal worth $10 million total

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

The Diamondback’s Greg Schimmel says 3 spring starters-Lamar Young, Justin Lewis, Demetrius Hartsfield-have never earned varsity letter

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says Baltz ACC’s top punter

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says Friedgen thought ‘positives’ came from scrimmage

Terrapin Times’ Keith Cavanaugh checks in with City prospect Coxson (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Claire Knudsen profiles Draft prospect Barnes (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem says CB Carroll learning to ‘lock down’ (must subscribe)

Terp Center’s Seth Hoffman says DC Brown ‘pleased’ with scrimmage

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

Washington Post’s Josh Barr says Stoglin commitment shows Terps maintain high profile outside of area

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Coleman, Toliver invited to WNBA Draft

The Diamondback’s Aaron Kraut says Toliver thinking about Thursday’s Draft; wishing she was playing tonight in St. Louis

TERRAPINS LACROSSE:

The Diamondback’s Michael Katz
says Terps need to find goals

LOYOLA LACROSSE:

The Official Site says Sawyer honored by ECAC

UMBC LACROSSE:

The Official Site
says Blevins honored by America East

HOPKINS LACROSSE:

The Official Site says April 27 game at Mt. St. Mary’s moved to 7pm

NAVY BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says former Mid Robinson headed to Basketball Hall of Fame

NAVY LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Jon Brand says Tim Paul ‘questionable’ for Army game

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Paul dealing with sprained ankle

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Paul’s injury ‘not as serious’ as Mids originally thought

BLAST:

The Official Site says team auctioning jerseys on eBay

The Sun’s Kent Baker says Rampage advanced to NISL Championship Game with win over La Raza

HORSE RACING:

Daily Racing Form’s Jay Privman says ‘no surprises’ yet in push for Derby qualifying

Thoroughbred Times’ Ron Parker says I Want Revenge popular Triple Crown choice

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-I like the depth that Samari Rolle gives the Ravens. If you questioned the Domonique Foxworth acquisition, Rolle gives the Ravens an insurance policy. Dom’s the starter, but Rolle can take a few more snaps than your typical nickel back would.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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