A Manny Machado trade is imminent. The Baltimore Orioles star shortstop is expected to be traded after the All-Star game and Jab and Zach are preparing for the inevitable news. The guys talk about what Machado has meant to the Orioles, what they hope the club gets in return for trading him, and how the franchise can use this moment to turn itself around.
The Orioles are off to a dreadful 6-17 start to the 2018 season. It’s safe to say that they have drastically underperformed and their chances in the AL East are already dwindling. Is it possible that Buck Showalter, who is in the final year of his deal, is on the hot seat? Could the Orioles blow this thing up and start the rebuild? Jab and Zach break it down.
After Opening Day, it’s was a tough first week of the MLB season for our Baltimore Orioles. The Birds dropped the last two against the Twins and were swept out of Houston by the Astros. Jab and Zach talk about the struggles of Chris Davis and Chris Tillman, while complimenting Chance Sisco and Jonathan Schoop for their recent performances.
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.
Where is Zach Britton going? Jab and Zach weigh in on the Britton market and the teams knocking on Dan Duquette’s door to make a deal. The guys also give their take on the Jeremy Hellickson deal and what it means for the Orioles the rest of the season.
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop is headed to Miami to represent Birdland as the team’s All-Star. Jab reacts to being a proud papa and seeing his guy honored, how Schoop heard about the news, and why he’s so deserving of being an All-Star.
Is a hot dog a sandwich? It’s meat between two slices of bread with your choice of condiments. Jab and Zach enjoy a wacky Wednesday away from the sadness of baseball and have the great sandwich debate.