Baltimore Sun

Coffee Companion -- 8/20

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.

Running it back:


Brian Matusz threw eight shutout innings in the Orioles' 4-0 win over the Rangers on Thursday night. ... Ravens CB Fabian Washington makes his return Saturday against the Redskins. ... Local product Adrian Coxson is transferring to UM from Florida. ... Roger Clemens was charged with perjury and could be going to jail.

Los links!!!:


1. Jamison Hensley wraps up camp and breaks down the Ravens' roster situation [Baltimore Sun]

2. Is it time for a blue ribbon panel on the economics of baseball's amateur draft? [Forbes]

3. Training camp confidential: Baltimore Ravens [ESPN]

4. Mike Preston: Which Antwan Barnes will show up in 2010? [Baltimore Sun]

5. Ravens training camp wasn't too tough [CSN Baltimore]

6. In terms of fantasy, the gap between Anquan Boldin and Derrick Mason isn't that wide [ESPN]

7. Undrafted rookie Albert McClellan is trying to make the Ravens' roster [Charleston Daily Mail]

8. Brian Matusz and Matt Wieters click [Orioles Insider]


9. The recruiting importance of Maryland's season [Testudo Times]

You said it:

"I think u guys are over reacting about our CB situation. No trades please. I feel like our CB position could be better but not to the point where we trade an arm and a leg. Our pass rush is the key. but for Revis, nnamdi, mckelvin, or Bailey....i would shut up about" -- @RavensManSam on Twitter says no to trading Willis McGahee

Today's water cooler question (your response could be published in b):

What has been the Ravens' biggest summer surprise?

Video of the morning:

When I was a kid, I thought playing Marco Polo was fun


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