Wednesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

December 09, 2009 | Glenn Clark

David Hernandez is a fine trade chip for the Baltimore Orioles, but not for a short rental of Kevin Millwood. If the Orioles are going to trade David Hernandez, they should be trading him for a legitimate major league player who could be around for a couple years-you know, when the Orioles are planning on getting “good.”

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

Best of Tuesday’s WNST Blogs:

Drew Forrester says Harbaugh should have had control of Ed Reed, Derrick Mason, etc Monday night

Derek Arnold says John Harbaugh looks like “Andy Reid Jr.” with time management

Rex Snider wonders where ‘offensive guru’ Cam Cameron disappeared to

Mark Suchy says loss to Packers ‘ugliest’ of season

Tom Clayton says Harbs needs to ‘take control’ of Ravens

Corey Johns says Retrievers lost to Nittany Lions last night without Robbie Jackson-who didn’t make trip due to concussion

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Flacco, Ray Rice accepted blame for turnovers in Monday Night Football loss

The Official Site’s John Eisenberg says despite being just a game out in AFC Wild Card race, Ravens not ‘playoff-caliber’ team

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Ed Reed’s absence ‘disappointing’ to John Harbaugh

The Official Site says Ravens practicing later today after playing Monday night in Green Bay

The Official Site says Derrick Mason, Samari Rolle hosting holiday event Thursday at Target in Pikesville

The Official Site says former WR Michael Jackson now mayor of Tangipahoa, Louisiana

The Official Site says Talavou found it hard to stay warm at Lambeau Field without playing

Lions Official Site’s Chrissie Wywrot says Jim Schwartz wouldn’t say whether Stafford will play Sunday

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says 12 penalties in loss most by Ravens in Harbaugh era

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Mark Clayton’s injury could mean more time for Kelley Washington, Demetrius Williams

The Sun’s Ken Murray says Harbaugh confirmed Cundiff played with concussion

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Ravens tied with Steelers, Dolphins, Jets a game back of Jags in playoff race

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says David Hale also suffered concussion in loss

Detroit Free-Press’ Carlos Monarrez says Lions dropped Ephraim Salaam, claimed Maurice Williams from Jacksonville

Detroit News’ Tim Twentyman says Calvin Johnson still can’t do everything by himself

The Sun says former Raven Gano signed by Redskins to replace Suisham

The AP says former Raven Chris McAlister cut by Saints

USA Today has Ravens 13th in power rankings

SI’s Peter King names Jonathan Ogden, Ray Lewis, Ed Reed to “All-Decade Team”

NFL.com has Ravens 17th in power rankings

NFL.com’s Vic Carucci says Walt Anderson should have let Packers, Ravens ‘play’

CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco has Ravens 16th in power rankings

NBC Sports’ Mike Florio says Ray Rice took to Twitter to apologize for comments about Green Bay

Fox Sports’ Adrian Hasenmayer has Ravens 13th in power rankings

Fanhouse’s Josh Alper has Ravens 15th in power rankings

ESPN.com has Ravens 16th in power rankings

ESPN.com’s James Walker still thinks Cam Cameron amongst best OC’s in NFL

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Andy MacPhail has had ‘multiple conversations’ with Rangers about Kevin Millwood

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says fans still interested in Birds despite losing (Pete-I love you, but this piece REALLY comes off as an audition for a job at MASNSports.com if The Sun makes more cuts.)

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says O’s considering trade for Padres’ Kouzmanoff 

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Derek Lowe, Joe Blanton could also be trade options for Orioles

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Andy MacPhail confirmed meeting with Aroldis Chapman’s representatives

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Giants, Twins also believed to be interested in Kouzmanoff

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says teams around MLB interested in Felix Pie

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Kouzmanoff would be more than ‘stop-gap’, as Orioles can’t be certain both Josh Bell, Brandon Snyder will be ready in ‘11

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Miguel Cabrera won’t be trade option

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Jordan Williams leading ACC freshmen in rebounding

The Diamondback’s Eric Detweiler says Sean Mosley clearly improved

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Eric Hayes must ‘stay aggressive’

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Greivis Vasquez had ‘another frustrating night’ against Wildcats Sunday

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says whether or not Dino Gregory returns to starting lineup Saturday, he will certainly play a great deal

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps were best against Villanova with James Padgett on floor, best this season with Mosley on floor

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

Towson Official Site says Tigers hope to “Pack the House” at Towson Center tomorrow night against Maryland

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

The Sun’s Matt Bracken recaps season for Maryland commit Andre Monroe

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem says Terps must sign Florida DB prospect Tony Grimes to get DE prospect Clarence Murphy (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem says Terps battling with West Virginia, North Carolina, Stanford, and Virginia Tech for Virginia QB prospect Lafonte Thourogood (must subscribe)

Turtle Sports Report’s Ross Leonhart updates DeMatha prospect Kendall Patterson’s recruitment (must subscribe)

MORGAN BASKETBALL:

The AP’s Jon Krawczynski says Reggie Holmes scored 26 points, but Bears blown out at Minnesota

UMBC BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Chris De La Rosa, Brian Neller each scored 10 points, but Retrievers fell at Penn State

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of loss

The AP says Jeff Brooks lead PSU with 14 in win over Retrievers

LOYOLA BASKETBALL:

The Official Site previews tonight’s visit to Coppin State Physical Education Complex to face Eagles

The Official Site offers complete Hounds-Eagles release (pdf)

LOYOLA LACROSSE:

The Official Site says Greyhounds picked to win ECAC

The Sun says Hounds picked ahead of Ohio State, Denver in ECAC

NAVY FOOTBALL:

The Official Site’s Bob Socci says Army coach Rich Ellerson once recruited Midshipmen coach Niumatalolo at Hawaii

Annapolis Capital’s Bill Wagner says Army will be playing for bowl eligibility similar to how Hawaii played to keep bowl hopes alive

Annapolis Capital’s Bob Hough says Greg Zingler finishing career in Annapolis as backup QB

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says Niumatalolo believes having Army/Navy game as only TV game Saturday (on CBS) will help school in recruiting

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says FB Glen Woods hopes to become Navy SEAL

Washington Examiner’s Kevin Dunleavy says Knights can clinch trip to EagleBank Bowl with win, first bowl appearance since ‘96

Sports Business Journal says Midshipmen players will receive $300 Best Buy gift card, Fossil watch, Under Armour shirt/hat/backpack, Belt buckle for participating in Texas Bowl

ArmySports.com breaks down matchups between Mids-Black Knights

MT. ST. MARY’S BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Cajou lead Mountaineers with 13 in 64-38 loss to Old Dominion

The Official Site offers numerical  evidence of loss

Carroll County Times says Kelly Beidler scored 6 points, tallied 5 rebounds in loss to ODU

Frederick News Post says Milan Brown knows Eers not ‘good offensive basketball team’ after woeful output against Monarchs

UMES BASKETBALL:

The Official Site previews tonight’s battle with Navy in Princess Anne

BLAST:

The Official Site says game time Sunday in Monterrey moved to 6:05

BALTIMORE MARINERS:

The Official Site says AIFA team added Richan Gaskins, Delannie Spriggs, Damon Harrison to camp roster

TENNIS:

The Sun’s Sandra McKee says Pam Shriver excited for World TeamTennis format for tonight’s BCF Tennis Challenge at 1st Mariner Arena

BOXING:

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson
says Mark “TNT” Tucker defending USBO belt for first time Friday night at Carroll County Agricultural Center

BALTIMORE COLTS:

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman ‘catches up with’ former Colts FB Randy McMillan

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-Tuesday Top 7 will be posted shortly.

Talk to you from Owings Mills.

-G

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