Tuesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

May 12, 2009 | Glenn Clark

If Luke Scott does head to the DL, I would imagine Oscar Salazar will be the guy to get called up. The Orioles are not ready to commit to Nolan Reimold, so the call-up wouldn’t really make that much sense.

I also get the feeling tonight might be Mark Hendrickson’s final twirl in the rotation, at least for now. Rich Hill is ready to do; although I’m not exactly certain what a healthy Rich Hill even gives the Birds.

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

Best of Monday’s WNST Blogs:

Bob Haynie says Adam Jones ‘ahead of schedule’

Nestor Aparicio ‘excited and honored’ to participate at Preakness

Glenn Clark says Phelps, Hoff return to pool this weekend in Charlotte

Nestor Aparicio says Woolley thought Mine That Bird ‘looked good’ in breeze

Vince Fiduccia says with MLS not coming anytime soon, Chelsea-AC Milan best chance to see soccer

Glenn Clark says Phelps allegedly had threesome with attractive Baltimore stripper Theresa White

Mark Mussina says brother Mike always thought good pitchers who struggle are hiding injuries

Ed Frankovic says first OT playoff win in 8 years send Caps to Game 7 with Pens

Drew Forrester says Steckel gets winner to lift Capitals past Penguins

Nestor Aparicio says Caps-Pens Game 7 at Verizon Center Wednesday night

Nestor Aparicio says Mike Green struggling with stick change

HORSE RACING:

Preakness Official Site says Casanova Move second choice for Black-Eyed Susan

Preakness Official Site says Hull out of race

Daily Racing Form’s Jay Privman says Pimlico line maker Carulli says Rachel Alexandra would be favorite

Daily Racing Form’s Marcus Hersh says Velasquez rides Big Drama for first time at Pimlico

Daily Racing Form’s Marty McGee says Borel rode Mine That Bird in workout

Thoroughbred Times’ Jeff Lowe says owners felt Hull would have been ‘compromised’ by Rachel Alexandra

Thoroughbred Times’ John Scheinman says Big Drama went 4 furlongs in :50 on Pimlico track

Thoroughbred Times’ Ron Parker says Rachel Alexandra ahead of Pioneerof The Nile in Triple Crown poll

Thoroughbred Times’ Jeff Lowe says Mine That Bird ‘breezed’ four furlongs at Churchill Downs

Thoroughbred Times’ Jeff Lowe says Hooh Why highlights field for Black-Eyed Susan

The Sun’s Ken Murray says Rachel Alexandra had ‘aura of invincibility’ at Kentucky Oaks

The Sun’s Ken Murray says Friesan Fire 3rd horse to arrive at Pimlico, following Big Drama and Papa Clem

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Ripken saw ‘signs’, picked Mine That Bird to win Derby

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Ravens could well be without Mason, Suggs during Training Camp

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says Ravens have contacted Washington, haven’t worked out contract

Examiner Tony Wisniewski concerned about Marcus Smith’s performance vs. starting CB Foxworth

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Washington could be signed before passing camp next week

SI’s Peter King says Mattison has to get Ravens to ‘respond’

NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks thinks Chris McAlister will end up with Browns

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Jones has no explanation for ‘breakout’ season

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Jones showing ‘rapid progress’ this season

The Sun says Jeter, Teixeira, Damon, Torii Hunter amongst those impressed by Jones

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says red hot Longoria leads Rays into Camden Yards tonight

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Arrieta improves to 3-1 with win for Baysox

Examiner Jay Trucker says Markakis MVP of Orioles’ week

Carroll County Times’ Rich Dubroff says OPACY attendance ranked 22nd in baseball through Saturday’s game

Fox Sports’ Aram Tolegian has O’s 23rd in power rankings

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says Terps ‘deep enough’ to replace DHB

Terrapin Times’ Keith Cavanaugh checks in with NJ WR prospect Cory Reeder (must subscribe)

Turtle Sports Report’s Tyler Radecki checks in with Milford Mill prospect Isaiah Brown (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says target Will Barton likes Kentucky

The Diamondback’s Nick Rhodes says Steve Francis may invest in College Park bar Santa Fe

CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish says Stephenson ‘like supermodel with herpes’

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter checks in with commit Stoglin (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Sean Burns impressed Notre Dame’s Ryan Hoff couldn’t get off single shot

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Terps, Orange battling for first time since ‘97

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Terps-Orange showdown scheduled for noon Saturday at Hofstra

The Diamondback’s Michael Katz says Terps benefitted from ‘sloppy’ play from Irish

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps put together 7th straight season of 10+ wins

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps ‘silenced’ Notre Dame

HOPKINS LACROSSE:

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Jays-Cavs set to face off at noon Sunday at Naval Marine Corps Stadium

TOWSON LACROSSE:

The Official Site says midfielder Randall Cooper interested in pursuing medical career after lacrosse

LOYOLA LACROSSE:

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Hounds to start series with Navy

NAVY LACROSSE:

Examiner Tom Flynn says lacrosse continues in Annapolis despite Mids’ Tournament exit

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Wickham ‘should be favorite’ to start in cage for Mids in 2010

BALTIMORE BULLETS:

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman says Jack Marin still happy he picked NBA over hospital career

SWIMMING:

The AP’s Paul Newberry says Phelps brings ‘tarnished image’ to pool return

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-I guess Maryland is in a better spot for DeShawn Painter; and with Terence Ross the horizon, that would be a very good pairing.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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