Robby Incmikowski covers baseball in Pittsburgh. Nestor Aparicio used to cover baseball in Baltimore. Both the Orioles and Pirates have bottomed out in the standings just in time for a massive MLB war between owners and players. Somehow, they managed to discuss their love of the game.
Luke Jones and Nestor attempt to navigate the sticky holiday road through the AFC North to playoffs for the gimpy, scrappy Ravens. Plus, some enthusiasm for the surging Terps basketball program under Kevin Willard and Orioles search for more pitching at MLB Winter Meetings.
The seventeenth day of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Goodwill, Window Nation and the Restaurant Association of Maryland featured a day at the beach and stop at Crabs-To-Go in Berlin and some local attention on the farm at Burley Oak Brewing.
No, it’s not a time for sweeping narratives but the story of the Baltimore Ravens right now is uncertainty and the path to win the division actually going through the division over the next month in a unique scheduling model that was thought to be a benefit until it’s actually Pittsburgh Week and you don’t know who your quarterback is going to be until you see an MRI.