On Friday night, Manny Machado slid hard into second base and collided with Dustin Pedroia, who had knee surgery during the offseason. To retaliate, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes threw a pitch at Machado’s head on Sunday. Jab and Zach weigh in on the slide and whether it was dirty and talk about Pedroia’s comments about how he had nothing to do with the retaliation.
Wade Miley was dealing last night in Cincinnati and the Orioles took two of three against the Reds. Buck Showalter’s club wrapped a nine game road trip with six wins and return home to Baltimore to face the Boston Red Sox. Jab and Zach give their take on the trip and on Brad Brach’s role in the ninth inning.
More homers in 2017: Mark Trumbo or Chris Davis? Who has the better year: Bryce Harper or Manny Machado? Skydiving or bungee jumping? Jab and Zach answer these tough questions and more on a Wacky Wednesday edition of This or That on Baltimore Sports Today.
After an off day, the Orioles are back tonight against the young and red hot Cincinnati Reds. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the bump tonight against Bronson Arroyo, take the over. Jab and Zach preview the interleague series and discuss what we should expect to see over the next three days.
After his seventh home run in his first 12 games, Jab and Zach admit that they’re finally on the Trey Mancini bandwagon. It took them long enough. The guys discuss Mancini’s latest multi-homer game, the Orioles taking two of three in Toronto against the Blue Jays and Zach Britton landing on the disabled list.
Just as we predicted, the Orioles split a series in Boston — though not in the order we originally said. Jab and Zach discuss the O’s offensive surge last night in Fenway Park, Trey Mancini’s two homer night and the continued struggles of the starting rotation. The guys also weigh in with their thoughts on the Capitals series against the Maple Leafs.
After a day off on Monday, the Orioles head north to Boston for their first road trip of the season against the Red Sox. Dylan Bundy is on the bump tonight against Drew Pomeranz while Ubaldo Jimenez faces Steven Wright. Jab and Zach discuss the matchup and give their preview upcoming three city road trip.