Trey Mancini is a finalist for AL Rookie of the Year! He won’t win, but it’s an honor to finish in the top three. Jab and Zach reflect on Mancini’s performance in 2017 and look back on the excitement of the World Series. The guys also talk some hot stove baseball and look ahead to the Orioles offseason outlook.
Who’s going to win it all? Jab and Zach break down the MLB postseason by drafting their winners and previewing each team along the way. Plus the guys banter about whether to root for the Nationals and remember some fond Orioles October memories.
It’s been a while. Jab and Zach catch up on all that they’ve missed by discussing the end of the 2017 MLB regular season, saying good bye to J.J. Hardy, and the protests across the NFL on Sunday.
The Orioles are back to .500 after sweeping the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park on Players Weekend. Jab and Zach discuss the uniforms, nicknames, and O’s dominance over the last three days. The guys also chat about the success of the Orioles pitching staff and preview the upcoming home stand and series against the Mariners at Camden Yards.
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?‘
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.
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.