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The Orioles were shut out of the American League Silver Slugger Awards last night after taking home three last season. I suppose that leading the league in home runs wouldn’t really do much for your case…but I digress. I suspect that warmed the heart of Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe, who the other day railed on Adam Jones winning the Gold Glove over Michael Brantley of the BoSox as a miscarriage of justice. Many Orioles fans probably never thought they’d see the day when someone would question an Oriole winning anything over a Boston player!
The O’s also announced yesterday that their annual FanFest celebration will be on Saturday January 31st at the Baltimore Convention Center. As it gets closer more details will be released, however FanFest is a great family event with a lot of fun for both kids and adults. I also think that the O’s seem to do it at just the right time in a sense each year, as it’s usually at the peak of the winter doldrums.