Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Chapter 2: “Aparicio” means baseball to most people

What's in a name? For Nestor it's been a life of baseball and "Are you related to Luis?"...

EPISODE 166: Hathaway discusses impact of virus in challenged communities

Continuing our exploration of how life has changed for all of us during this pandemic and national crisis...

Hathaway discusses impact of virus in challenged communities

Continuing our exploration of how life has changed for all of us during this pandemic and national crisis...

Dear Zach Britton: We’ll forever salute you as Mister ‘What If?’ in Baltimore

Start spreading the news, Zach Britton is leaving today. Nestor pens a #DearOrioles letter to the best closer in franchise history

Orioles don’t stand out in “ifs, coulds, and maybes” AL East division

There are too many question marks on the roster to make the Orioles a strong bet to duplicate their 2012 success.

Orioles’ playoff destination comes down to final day of season

Chris Tillman takes the ball in the final game of the regular season with the Orioles' playoff destination yet to be determined.

I always had great Eck-spectations for my best pal and Dundalk wrestling hero Kevin Eck

It’s been an emotional week for me on many levels with more big news forthcoming about WNST.net and its future, so please allow me a little space today to write a very personal blog that comes from the heart. Kevin...

Three on the 4th: What do Peter Angelos, Al Davis & George Steinbrenner have in common?

Well, since I've gotten your attention on the hot, sticky holiday here's an amazing statistic that I think I sorta kinda knew, but could only be reminded of on the 4th of July. On July 4, 1929 BOTH Al Davis...

So long, Melvin, and hold your head up

As the Orioles fall toward the 100-loss mark with seemingly little resistance over the final week of the season, their elder statesman winds down his 10-year stay with an organization fixed in what feels like an endless era of losing. Melvin Mora arrived...

An example of great journalism by Yahoo’s Mike Silver

We spend plenty of time "outing" phonies and charlatans in our business. But, alas, there are many, many dedicated, responsible and interesting journalists in the cyber-universe and when I find them, simply put, I celebrate them. If you've been following...
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Latest News

Hyde trying to get struggling Hays going in Orioles lineup

With Colton Cowser being named AL Player of the Week, Austin Hays is finding fewer chances to shake off a slow start.

Why Sheila Dixon wants to be the Mayor of Baltimore again

Our Maryland Crab Cake Tour returned to Faidley's in the new Lexington Market with another extended chat with former Mayor Sheila Dixon, who tells Nestor why she wants to lead Baltimore again and ways that our city could improve.

Making a case for The Milkman

Outfielder Colton Cowser struggled in his first MLB assignment last year but has begun the 2024 with a torrid pace leaving manager Brandon Hyde with some tough decisions on playing time for Austin Hays. Our Luke Jones joins Nestor to evaluate this young roster and ways to continue to utilize the bench and the potential of big bats from blue chip prospects.

The 4/20 holiday is real and here to stay

Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness and Nestor discuss the lure, lore and allure of the 420 holiday in cannabis world

Twelve Orioles Thoughts following series loss to Milwaukee

Despite a rough weekend, Baltimore could exhale upon avoiding the sweep on Sunday afternoon.

The Key to getting business back on peninsula after bridge tragedy

Councilman Todd Crandell joins Joe Gold of Key Brewing at Costas Inn on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour to discuss the issues around life, work and transportation for everyone in Sparrows Point and Dundalk affected by the collapse of the Key Bridge.

Reading the book on the past and future with Kyf Brewer of The Ravyns

Musician Kyf Brewer of The Ravyns comes home to Baltimore to discuss his role in Nestor's new documentary, his amazing voice work, band history and the fun duo "Cavern Club" show with Rob Fahey set for Big Falls Inn in White Marsh on Friday night. We're still "Ravyn Maniacs" here!

We proudly present the “new” Faidley’s Seafood at Lexington Market

It took a little longer than we thought but the "new" Faidley's Seafood at Lexington Market is now open. We were thrilled to hear the story of the move and how Damye and Alicia packed the new location with everything you remember about the original space on Paca Street. Luke Jones and Nestor Aparicio broadcast live each Friday (2-5pm) that the Orioles are home this spring and summer.
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