Bob Haynie, co-host of Vinny & Haynie and Orioles Baseball Tonight, is a long-time Baltimore sports fan and sports talk host.
Check out Vinny & Haynie on 105.7 The Fan Weekdays 10AM – 2PM
CONTACT OR FOLLOW BOB:
Heading into Tuesday night’s contest against the White Sox in Chicago, the Baltimore Orioles had lost five-straight games and had fallen near the bottom of the American League East standings. Only a half-game separated the Birds from last place.
The Baltimore Ravens went defense with the 16th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night.
Trey Mancini smacked two long balls for his first homers of the season. Adam Jones, Chris Davis and Jonathan Schoop also went deep as the Orioles clobbered Boston knuckleballer Steven Wright and–to a lesser extent–reliever Ben Taylor.
Bob Haynie shares his predictions for the 2017 season in MLB.
With Chris Tillman still trying to overcome shoulder soreness that has put his Opening Day status in doubt, the Orioles are searching for his possible replacement in the starting rotation.
After two nights of First Four games, the 2017 NCAA Tournament really gets rolling on Thursday. Upsets will happen and drama will ensue as teams try to make their way to the Final Four in Phoenix.
This is the first time the Terps have made The Big Dance for three consecutive seasons since Hall of Famer Gary Williams led them to 11-straight from 1994 to 2004.
Unfortunately, Baltimore got some news on Thursday that has put somewhat of a damper on an otherwise festive last 24 hours or so.
Playing with a swagger that they haven’t shown in a couple of weeks, the Terps exploded in the second half to thump Rutgers 79-59.
The Orioles lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Monday night in Chavez Ravine. The loss was the Birds’ fifth-straight and trimmed their lead in the AL East to two games over the Boston Red Sox.
In need of a quality start, manager Buck Showalter turned to right-hander Chris Tillman to get it done. On Tuesday night against the Boston Red Sox, the Orioles ace was up to the challenge.
The Birds registered a three-game sweep and in the process outscored last season’s World Series Champs 17-2. In Wednesday night’s series finale, Right-handers Chris Tillman and Brad Brach combined to shutout the Royals 4-0.