Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Sports News with Luke Jones

Why the Orioles bullpen held a closed-door meeting

From the home office in Glen Rock, Pa., I bring to you the Top 10 Reasons Why the Orioles Bullpen Held a Closed-Door Meeting on Monday Afternoon. 10.  They're still trying to figure out just how high Radhames Liz's ERA...

It’s time to shake things up in Birdland

The first month of the season should come as no real surprise, but it doesn't make it any easier for Orioles fans. With low expectations entering the season due to a thin starting rotation, the Orioles are fulfilling those prophecies...

O.J. Brigance continues to inspire us all

2008 was a memorable year for the Ravens on so many levels.  From the unexpected run to the AFC Championship game to the encouraging play of rookie quarterback Joe Flacco, the season brought much joy and excitement to the...

Last slice of Pie?

According to Roch Kubatko, Felix Pie is out of the lineup again today, as the Orioles will face Toronto's rookie right-hander Robert Ray.  Could this mean the Pie experiment is coming to an end? Norfolk's Nolan Reimold hit another home...

MASN’s “marketing” efforts are unintentionally comical

Perhaps the only entertaining part of watching the Orioles lately is the opportunity to see MASN's embarrassing marketing efforts. Aside from the prudent decision to broadcast a whopping four spring training games on a cable network owned by Peter Angelos,...

5 Ws and 1 H

Here are the 5 Ws and 1 H floating around in my head on Thursday night: 1. Who will be the Ravens kicker this season? Steve Hauschka performed well kicking off last season but only attempted two field goals, making a...

Losing mentality still evident with the Orioles

As if losing 11 of their last 14 games isn't bad enough for the Orioles, players are now complaining about the infield at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. In an article published by The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday, Peter Schmuck...

How the draft shapes the current roster

We're exactly three months away from rookies and quarterbacks reporting to McDaniel College in Westminster for the start of training camp.  With the 2009 NFL Draft complete and the names of undrafted free agent signings beginning to leak, we...

No receivers, but Ravens still upgrade passing game

The 2009 NFL Draft has come and gone with Ozzie Newsome adding six new players to a team that reached the AFC Championship game last season, despite a passing offense that ranked 28th in the league. Not one was a...

1st Day Complete: Ravens select OT Michael Oher, DE Paul Kruger

9:29 -- With the 57th overall pick, the Ravens select defensive end Paul Kruger from Utah.  He's another high-motor guy along the lines of a Michael McCrary.  He'll be a nice player coming off the edge to create some...
About the Author
Luke Jones is the Ravens and Orioles beat reporter for WNST BaltimorePositive.com and is a PFWA member. His mind is consumed with useless sports knowledge, pro wrestler promos, and movie quotes, but he struggles to remember where he put his phone. Luke's favorite sports memories include being one of the thousands of kids who waited to get Cal Ripken's autograph after Orioles games in the summer of 1995, attending the Super Bowl XXXV victory parade with his father in the pouring rain, and watching the Terps advance to the Final Four at the Carrier Dome in 2002. Follow him on Twitter @BaltimoreLuke or email him at Luke@wnst.net.
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