Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
"As a lifelong Orioles fan, I almost shed a tear when I read that we had finally hired the Buck Showalter. I feel that this is a move in the right direction for our long suffering franchise." -- Scott on the hiring of Showalter ... obviously.
"The first time I see him screaming in [Adam] Jones' face for another error or in Tejada's for swinging at the first pitch, I'm on board" -- ditto for @BMoreBirdsNest on Twitter, though he won't have to worry about Miggy's free-swinging ways any longer
Today's water cooler question (your response could be published in b):
What are reasonable expectations for Buck Showalter and the Orioles these next two months?
Video of the morning:
If you're not already ready for Ravens training camp, this might help