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.
Eddie Matz covers both the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals for ESPN.com and he joins Jabby Burns and Zach Wilt to preview the upcoming rivalry series, talk about the O’s low attendance, the influence of Dusty Baker in DC and Zach Britton’s Cy Young chances.
The Nationals signed Stephen Strasburg to a seven-year, $175 million contract extension. How does this deal affect the Orioles chances of keeping Manny Machado long-term? Jab and Zach discuss the impact of the deal on the baseball world.
The boys are back and joining them is DMV radio P1 Jon DePompa to talk Caps/Pens! Jon breaks down the upcoming series as well as chiming in on some good local radio nuggets. Jab, Rich and Yack discuss who the Ravens and Redskins will target in the NFL Draft before they finish the program discussing the Nats and Orioles early season heaters. Spread the word if you like this type of nonsense.
Cal Ripken is interested in managing, but only on his terms. Jab and Zach talk about his ties with the Nationals, what it would be like to see him in another uniform and the type of manager that Cal would be.
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals were division champions in 2014. This season, they’ll likely be on the outside looking in come October. Which team has been more disappointing in 2015? Who’s future in the brightest?
After getting swept by the Twins in Minnesota, the Orioles have an off day on Thursday then host the Washington Nationals in the final three games before the All-Star break. Jab and Zach discuss the MASN Cup, talk about the history between the O’s and Nats and break down this interleague “rivalry”.