Each morning, Monday through Friday, we'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.
** According to a Louisiana newspaper, the Orioles’ top draft pick, Kevin Gausman, a right-hander from LSU, is considering going back to school. The club says they are still in negotiations with the young pitcher.
** Peter Schmuck gives out his midseason grades for the Orioles.
** Prince Fielder won the Home Run Derby for the second time in his career last night in Kansas City.
** MLB.com writes about three Orioles are enjoying their All-Star breakin Kansas City.