As Lamar Jackson reports to Owings Mills and the first team activities begin, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the installation of a whole new program under new Ravens new offensive coordinator Todd Monken and new toys on the offense to scheme with in the spring as the mandatory camp approaches in June.
Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the long view of Ravens draft weekend and the end of the Lamar Jackson contract saga and everything that comes next for the franchise that spent the last six months adrift trying to address its quarterback situation.
Super agent Leigh Steinberg joins Nestor after his client Patrick Mahomes' second Super Bowl title to continue the debate about the value of a sports agent to a player like Lamar Jackson in this free agency and franchise tagging period.
It got a little emotional as Nestor told some Scunny tales from Canton and some Nacho Mama's memories while later admitting he really needed a Natty Boh to wash it down. We'll save that one for Mama's On The Half Shell in Canton later on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.
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.
With the catalyst to the Orioles offense gone for at least a few weeks, Luke Jones and Nestor address the loss of Cedric Mullins to Orioles mojo and how Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde will search for other answers in June as the center fielder nurses an ailing right groin.