Dan Duquette, the GM of the Baltimore Orioles, joins Haynie & Zinno to talk Orioles baseball.
O’s magical season comes to disappointing end
The Baltimore Orioles didn’t hit very well against the New York Yankees in Game Four of the ALDS, but the pitching was good enough to carry the O’s into a fifth and deciding game.
New York Yankees pitch hitter Raul Ibanez breaks O’s hearts with a pair a late home runs, allowing the Bronx Bombers to steal Game Three of the ALDS.
O’s look to take control of ALDS in Game 3.
1997 was the year the O’s went wire to wire and played in the postseason.
The Orioles are currently tied for the wildcard lead and only 3.5 games out of the division with 7 games left against the Yankees.
As recently as late July, the Birds actually had a losing record at home. That is no longer the case.
Dan Szymborski, of ESPN.com and Baseball Think Factory, talks about how the Orioles are 10 games over .500. He also talks about baseball’s Pythagorem thoery and what the Orioles record should be and how the moves they made have helped them.
Orioles Manager Buck Showalter joins Haynie & Zinno to discuss the Orioles current series with the Rangers, the unexpected results in 2012, and Buck says he isn’t satisfied with anything less than a World Series.
Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds joins Haynie & Zinno to talk about his outburst with the umpires last week and the Orioles recent success. He also talked about his struggles at the plate, Buck Showalter’s influence and wins mattering the most.
Mark Zinno joins the Bob and Rob Show to discuss the hot topics from around the world of sports.