Casey Stern of MLB Network Radio joined Glenn and Bob on Sports Rehab to take a trip around Major League Baseball as the All-Star Break approaches.
Former Baltimore Oriole and current YES Network Analyst Ken Singleton joined the Scott Garceau Show with Jeremy Conn to preview the Orioles series against the New York Yankees this weekend.
Gio Gonzalez (6-4, 3.52 ERA) vs. Wei-Yin Chen (8-3, 4.12 ERA). First pitch is at 7:05PM.
Every year MLB’s All-Star Game means the Home Run Derby is back… Queue the debate about the slumps, curses and general bad luck.
Tim Elfrink joined Ed and Ken to talk about his book on baseball and PEDs “Blood Sport”
Kubatko, along with most other local media members, have begun to consider the Orioles not just legitimate playoff contenders, but AL East champions. “It’s there for the taking. You wonder if that makes them go for a bold move, or just stick with what they have,” Kubatko said.
The Orioles, however, are not in the same wait-and-see mode as an organization. Ideally, they’d also like to trade for a big name pitcher much like their cross-country rivals, but may not have the talent in the minors to do so.
Bud Norris (7-5, 3.62 ERA) takes on Doug Fister (7-2, 2.93 ERA). First pitch is 7:05pm in Washington.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 8th.
Jim Duquette joined Ed and Ken to talk about the Orioles and the upcoming All-Star game.
Another pitcher for the Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez does have the talent but finding that strike zone has caused the 30 year old some trouble. Wallace says that he is “a great young guy but he is trying to do a little more than what he is capable of. He needs to relax.”
The Nationals have a great bull pen right and now and great pitching staff. Ladson says the Nats have “the best rotation,” he has ever covered. The “best rotation” he has ever covered.