Tuesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

June 09, 2009 | Glenn Clark

My mock Orioles pick? Try Mike Leake from Arizona State. He’s come on during the College World Series; and would presumably be more Major League ready than Matzek or Wheeler.

But what do I know?

Let’s see what everyone else has to say:

Best of Monday’s WNST Blogs:

Drew Forrester thinks Patton, Tillman, Arrieta will be September call-ups

Glenn Clark surprised to see SI report about Vasquez

Jason Jubb would want $25k or interview on WNST for Wieters’ first home run ball

Mark Suchy wishes Happy Birthday to father, former Terp Bob Suchy

Glenn Clark says LPGA bringing hot chicks to Harford County

Ed Frankovic says Alzner making impact in Calder Cup Finals with Bears


The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Huff, Mora, Roberts, Markakis all slumping right now

Mariners Official Site’s Jim Street says Vargas goes to mound for Mariners tonight vs. Bergesen, Birds

Norfolk Tides Official Site says Bobby Livingston gave up 1 run over 7 innings to lift Norfolk past Toledo

Bowie Baysox Official Site says Arrieta named Pitcher of the Week again by Eastern League

Delmarva Shorebirds Official Site says Kolodny homered to lift Delmarva past Lake County

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Arizona State’s Mike Leake, Vanderbilt’s Mike Minor could be options for Birds with 5th pick in MLB Draft

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Keys’ Matusz on ‘fast track’ to Baltimore

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman says former Oriole Pappas appearing at Sports Legends Saturday

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Justin Christian drilled 3 run homer to lift Tides past Mud Hens

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Shorebirds’ Zagone, Welty named South Atlantic League All-Stars

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck details slumps for Roberts, Markakis, Huff, Mora, Wieters

Examiner Jay Trucker says Trembley, players share blame for bad baserunning

Carroll County Times’ Josh Land says Birds need improved offense, pitching during homestand with Mariners, Braves, Mets

Frederick News-Post’s Stan Goldberg says Matt Angle ‘heating up’ for Keys

Virginian-Pilot’s Rainer Saibin says Norfolk manager Gary Allenson ‘not really’ surprised by how quickly Tides players have advanced to Baltimore

Fox Sports’ Dayn Perry says ‘even bottom feeding Orioles on the rise’ in AL East

Fox Sports’ Aram Tolegian has Orioles 29th in power rankings

Sporting News’ Ryan Fagan has Birds 29th in power rankings

Sporting News’ Michael Huang mocks Matzek to Birds

Yahoo! Sports’ Steve Henson mocks Matzek to Birds


The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Ravens want ‘consistency’ from Gano, Hauschka

The Official Site’s Geoff Peckham says Foxworth, Ngata, Harbaugh amongst Ravens building playground at Good Samaritan Hospital

The Sun’s Mike Preston says Ravens ‘need’ Demetrius Williams to become deep threat

The Sun’s Kevin Cowherd says Harbaugh joining Gruden, Cowher, Fisher, Coughlin on USO tour

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Fabian Washington trying to improve hands to hold on to interceptions


Daily Racing Form’s Mike Welsch says Preakness 5th place finisher Big Drama headed to Charles Town

Daily Racing Form’s David Grening says Belmont did good business despite no Triple Crown chance

Daily Racing Form’s David Grening says Quality Road getting back to work after missing Triple Crown

Daily Racing Form’s Jay Hovdey says Woolley, Ice examples of ‘parity’ in horse racing

Thoroughbred Times’ Steve Bailey says Derby winner Mine That Bird returned to Churchill Downs Monday

Thoroughbred Times’ Ed DeRosa says ABC’s ratings for Belmont down from ’08 (when Big Brown went for Triple Crown), up from ’07 (last time no horse had shot at Triple Crown)

Thoroughbred Times says Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra breezed 6 furlongs Monday at Churchill Downs

Thoroughbred Times says Borel supports expanded gaming in Kentucky

The Sun says Jess Jackson may start Rachel Alexandra next in Mother Goose Stakes


The Official Site says suites, mezzanine level seats set to debut Sept. 12 with opener vs. James Madison

The Sun’s Jeff Barker hopes ‘rivalry’ with West Virginia grows

The Diamondback’s Aaron Kraut thinks Ralph has done solid job of scheduling ‘competitive, attractive nonconference games’

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem says Terps interested in RB prospect Khalek Shepherd (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Keith Cavanaugh says Terps interested in Potomac High DE Brockenberry (must subscribe)


The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Stoglin commitment may have hurt Terps’ chances at Bartons

Examiner Steve DeClue believes Greivis Vasquez is returning, despite SI report

Washington Post’s Josh Barr says Montrose Christian coach Vetter denies report Greivis has already decided to stay in NBA Draft

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter says prospect Oladipo unlikely to come to Maryland (must subscribe)

The Official Site says former Terp Coleman now blogging for Mystics


Inside Lacrosse’s Terry Foy says Rob Grimm amongst best freshmen in country

The Sun’s Edward Lee has Retrievers 16th in early ’10 poll


Washington Post’s Josh Barr says Tigers interested in Arundel QB Billy Cosh


The Official Site says Jays ranked 18th in preseason D3 poll by Sporting News


The Official Site says safety Iwuji wishes Mids could play Texas

Go Mids’ Adam Nettina says Phil Steele believes Midshipmen will retain C-I-C Trophy

Go Mids’ Adam Nettina says prospect Austin Beaty could be next Adam Ballard (must subscribe)


Inside Lacrosse’s Christian Swezey says Stan Ross won’t be leaving Navy for Denver with Bill Tierney taking Pilots’ job


The Official Site says Croatian forward Krajina committed to Mountaineers


The Sun’s Kevin Van Valkenburg says LPGA marketing itself with Twitter
Washington Examiner’s Kevin Dunleavy
says former Maryland coach Funk qualifies for U.S. Open


The Sun’s Mike Klingaman remembers former Colt Bill “Iron Horse” Pellington


-If you have any idea of how I can get in touch with Merton from Indianapolis, please let me know. I’m starting to worry about him.

Talk to you tomorrow.