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The Orioles have a long list of candidates for the final spot in the starting rotation. Manager Buck Showalter would probably tell you that there is competition for all five spots, but that's what he has to say at the beginning of spring training. The rest of us are under no such obligation, so we'll go on the assumption that the first four slots are filled by Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez and Bud Norris. Now, here's my tip sheet on the remaining pitchers with a chance to fill that final slot.
-- Peter Schmuck
by Sean Welsh2/17/2014 8:29:12 PM
#Baltimore accident. right lane blocked on I-95 NB at Fort Mchenry Tunl. Slow traffic from Key Hwy, delay of 1 min #traffic
baltimoresun.comLongtime Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts , who signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the rival New York Yankees , met with the New York media for the first time this spring on Monday in Tampa .
baltimoresun.comJames J. Lacy Jr., who set a national scoring record as a standout basketball forward at what is now Loyola University Maryland and was a retired insurance broker, died of complications from melanoma Saturday at his North Roland Park home. He was 87.
by Sean Welsh2/17/2014 9:12:33 PM
#Baltimore accident cleared on I-695 Outer Loop at Charles St. Stop and go traffic from Perring Pky, delay of 10 mins #traffic
baltimoresun.comSecurity agents at Alaska's largest commercial airport closed the lone security checkpoint for nearly two hours Sunday after discovering an oil field worker packing an explosive device.
by Sean Welsh2/17/2014 9:18:31 PM
Efforts to create an elected school board for Anne Arundel County have likely failed for another year. bsun.md/1jxHrMe
Baltimore Restaurant Week runs Feb. 16-23, and some 100 restaurants have signed up so far to participate in the annual dining promotion. It's hard work wading through all of those menus, though. Don't worry. I've gone ahead and looked them all over for you. These are my favorite Restaurant Week menus right now. -- Richard Gorelick
by Sean Welsh2/17/2014 9:40:22 PM
#Baltimore accident. left lane blocked on I-695 Outer Loop between Charles St and X24. Stop and go traffic from Providence Rd in #Towson
baltimoresun.comPeter DiPrinzio interviewed for jobs with big finance and consulting firms in his senior year of college in Vermont. Then he heard about a fledgling effort to send talented new graduates a different direction — to jobs at startup companies in cities those grads might otherwise pass over.