The Orioles had a 7-1 lead in Detroit and were unable to hold on to it. Without Zach Britton, the Orioles bullpen just doesn’t seem the same. How has the closer’s absence affected the rest of the staff? Jab and Zach discuss their concerns for the O’s pens and talk about possible solutions.
A rainy night in D.C. cancelled last night’s Orioles-Nationals game. Jab shares his conspiracy theory about why the Nats decided to postpone the contest. The guys discuss Dylan Bundy’s amazing season and preview the upcoming series against the Royals in Kansas City.
Matt Wieters returned to Baltimore and the Orioles took game one of the MASN Cup against the Washington Nationals. Jab and Zach talk about Wieters warm welcome and discuss the Birds bats bombing the Nats in the first inning. The guys also chat about the Capitals dominant victory in Pittsburgh to force a game seven against the Penguins.
What a weekend. The Orioles held on to take one of three in their series in the Bronx against the Yankees. Jab and Zach recap the series and talk about Buck Showalter’s ejection on Sunday. The guys also weigh in on the Capitals performance on Saturday against the Penguins.
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.
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.
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.