Is a brawl inevitable between the Orioles and Red Sox? After Manny Machado’s homer in Fenway and Dylan Bundy hitting Mookie Betts last night, tensions are high between these two teams. Jab and Zach talk about the possibility of it resulting in a fight sometime in the next three games. The guys also talk some hockey after Kevin Shattenkirk’s overtime winner against the Penguins and weigh in on Matt Niskanen’s hit on Sidney Crosby.
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.
It’s going to be a tight series between the Capitals and Penguins. Pittsburgh bested Washington in game one, Sidney Crosby scored twice. Jab and Zach give their take on last night’s 3-2 loss and talk about the Baltimore Ravens drafting Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey in the first round of last night’s NFL Draft.
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.