KudO’s to …
-The Tampa Bay Rays and Milwaukee Brewers for clinching playoff spots in 2008. O’s fans should be able to appreciate the post-season payoff for two clubs that have endured decade-long streaks of losing seasons.
-Former Oriole Arthur Rhodes, who helped the Marlins play the spoiler role against the Mets on Sunday.
UPDATED: An extra Kud”O” to NL batting champion Chipper Jones for recognizing the greatness of Eddie Murray as evidenced in the following comment: “When I was growing up, there were two guys that I wanted to be mentioned with, when I was done playing — Mickey Mantle and Eddie Murray.”