- It has been nearly five years since he set foot in Camden Yards. But if the Orioles advance to host American League Division Series games this weekend, Jay Gibbons will be there, clad in orange and black, whooping it up in the cheap seats with a mob of playoff-starved fans.
- Chris Tillman made his minor league transitional start Monday at Double-A Bowie in between the two-hit gem against Seattle that he threw Wednesday and his next Orioles outing Sunday against the Detroit Tigers.
- Maryland honored Greivis Vasquez on Sunday then picked up a big win over N.C. State. ... Buck Showalter is ready to get down to business. ... The Capitals beat the Sabres, 2-1, on Sunday. ... Only 20 years old, Trevor Bayne held off a charge from Carl Edwards on Sunday to win the Daytona 500.