The third day of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Goodwill, Window Nation and the Restaurant Association of Maryland was an early evening trip to The Soul Kuisine at Station North for a carryout order and the church of beer a.k.a Ministry of Brewing in Butcher's Hill near Patterson Park. It's all part of community love to kick off 31 crab cakes and 31 breweries in 31 days to celebrate 31 years on Baltimore airwaves and to promote local business and Restaurant Week all over the state from September 16th through 25th.
Longtime baseball insider (and cool musician) at The Washington Post Dave Sheinin joins Nestor to discuss the joys of writing about life in East Baltimore as the weather changes and the Orioles work on that zero point zero.
Cedric Mullins is hurt. Start prospect Grayson Rodriguez has been an early fail for the starting rotation. John Means return has been delayed. And the Orioles bats have been colder and arms have been taxed. Dennis Koulatsos and Nestor discuss the normal headwinds of a long MLB season in a real pennant race.
John Martin of The Maryland Lottery discusses his joy in watching the Home Run Riches contest play in conjunction with some legitimate Orioles Magic in May at Camden Yards as part of the 50th Anniversary celebration.
Longtime baseball writer Barry Bloom discusses the pending disaster with the Oakland Athletics' hasty departure to Las Vegas, the MLB rule changes unintended consequences and the Orioles great start amidst the financial realities of the AL East.
As the Orioles pick up the pieces from bad news on Grayson Rodriguez and the return of John Means, our Camden Yards insider Luke Jones examines the obvious pitching deficiencies and how Mike Elias might plan to keep the team headed in the right direction this summer. Especially the bullpen.