Manny Machado’s Second Half Surge

Last night, Manny Machado hit his 27th homer run, tying Jonathan Schoop for the team lead. Jab and Zach talk about Machado’s second half, how the Orioles could re-sign him, and the team’s wild card chances. The guys also banter about super teams, the AL playoff race, and their feelings on salary caps.

Tim Beckham Has Been A Steal

It’s been a while. Jab and Zach catch up on what’s gone on since the last time they spoke. Moving, vacations, but Orioles baseball hasn’t stopped. The guys discuss Jonathan Schoop’s 26th homer of the season and weigh in on Dave Cameron’s piece on FanGraphs.com, ‘Did the Orioles Steal Tim Beckham?

Orioles Sweep Rangers

After a four game winning streak, the Baltimore Orioles are just 3.5 games back of a Wild Card spot in the American League. Jab and Zach discuss the sweep against the Rangers, where the O’s stand heading into the trade deadline, and how the players have reacted to hearing the trade rumors.

Orioles First Half Report Card

At 42-46, the Baltimore Orioles conclude the first half 7.5 games back of first place in the American League East. They’ve dealt with some unexpected struggles and been derailed by a few untimely injuries. Jab and Zach turn in their grades for the O’s offense, defense, starting rotation, and bullpen.

Date, Marry, Punch With Patrick Guthrie

Patrick Guthrie returns to the show to lament about the Mets season and compare his sadness to Jab and Zach’s. The guys discuss how amazing the Astros are and how they’re probably going to get even better at the trade deadline. Then the guys play a fun little game of Date, Marry, Punch.