Baltimore Sports Today

Rutschman's Welcome And Machado's Return

An episode of Baltimore Sports Today

By Zach Wilt
Two die-hard Baltimore sports fans with backgrounds in the industry weigh in on the biggest topics and give their takes on what happening. Jab and Zach discuss the Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Washington Capitals, and more on Baltimore Sports Today.
Orioles Deal Cashner, Who's Next? Plus, The Farm System Is On The Rise!
The Baltimore Orioles struck a deal with their division rivals, the Boston Red Sox, for Andrew Cashner. Jab and Zach discuss the deal and what it means about the state of the franchise. The guys also talk about the market for Mychal Givens and whether Mike Elias would do business with the Washington Nationals. They also break down why Elias should take the best deal he can get for Trey Mancini.  Jab and Zach wrap things up with a look at the current state of the Orioles farm system. They discuss Michael Baumann's no-hitter in Double-A Bowie and the recent surge that Yusniel Diaz has been on at the plate. Music Credit: Antti Luode 
39:11
July 18, 2019
Rutschman's Welcome And Machado's Return
Manny Machado returned to Baltimore with the San Diego Padres and Orioles fans warmly welcomed him back to Camden Yards. Jab talks about being in the stands and seeing Machado with the Pads. The guys talk about why no one should boo Machado, look back on his time in Baltimore and towards the future. Jab and Zach also discuss Adley Rutschman's record breaking signing bonus, seeing him take BP at Oriole Park, and the number one pick's favorite Christmas and Marvel movies. He's got good taste. The guys wrap things up by discuss the Future's Game and the Orioles two representatives, DL Hall and Grayson Rodriguez.  Music Credit: Antti Luode 
43:08
June 29, 2019
Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself
It's been a while, so Jab and Zach reintroduce themselves to the BST audience. The guys talk about their backgrounds and what they're up to these days. They also reminisce about the Washington Capitals winning the Stanley Cup exactly one year ago and talk about their feelings on the championship today. Which of their favorite teams will win a championship next? Jab and Zach give their surprising answers. The guys wrap the show by discussing the Baltimore Orioles selection of Adley Rutschman with the first overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft. Jab and Zach give their opinion on the pick and talk about the future of the Orioles franchise. Music Credit: Antti Luode  
49:27
June 7, 2019
Orioles Start 4-1, Hyde Pulls Hess During A No-Hitter
The Baltimore Orioles are 4-1 and have won road series in New York and Toronto. Jab and Zach talk about if their expectations for the club have changed and discuss Brandon Hyde’s decision to pull David Hess during a no-hitter … Continue reading →
35:05
April 3, 2019
8th Annual MLB Predictions Show
It’s our favorite show of the year! For the 8th consecutive season, Jabby Burns, Patrick Guthrie, and Zach Wilt sit down to predict the upcoming MLB season. The guys look back and laugh at some of last year’s predictions and … Continue reading →
1:44:32
March 27, 2019
Steady Ground Game And Solid Defense
TK and Andrew are back this week breaking down the Baltimore Ravens victory in Atlanta against the Falcons in week 13, the guys hand out their game balls, talk about their pop of the week, put somebody on notice with … Continue reading →
49:13
December 6, 2018
Crab Takes And Football: Gut Punching Disappointment
Check out Crab Takes and Football, the Baltimore Sports Report Network’s NEWEST Ravens podcast! TK and Holly break down the gut punch that was Sunday’s loss to the Saints. The guys talk about the Ravens 24-23 loss to New Orleans … Continue reading →
1:05:08
October 24, 2018
Buck And Dan Are Out
It’s the end of an era for the Baltimore Orioles. On Wednesday, the club announced that Buck Showalter would not return as the manager and that Dan Duquette was out as the GM. Jab and Zach look back on Buck … Continue reading →
36:08
October 4, 2018
Manny Machado’s Last Moments With The Orioles
A Manny Machado trade is imminent. The Baltimore Orioles star shortstop is expected to be traded after the All-Star game and Jab and Zach are preparing for the inevitable news. The guys talk about what Machado has meant to the … Continue reading →
32:35
July 18, 2018
Barry Trotz Steps Down, Orioles Are A Mess
Thank you Barry Trotz. The Washington Capitals head coach stepped down on Monday after leading his team to their first ever Stanley Cup. Jab and Zach discuss Trotz’s decision and the Caps run to the Cup. The guys also talk … Continue reading →
35:37
June 19, 2018
Is Buck Showalter On The Hot Seat?
The Orioles are off to a dreadful 6-17 start to the 2018 season. It’s safe to say that they have drastically underperformed and their chances in the AL East are already dwindling. Is it possible that Buck Showalter, who is … Continue reading →
43:45
April 25, 2018
Where Are The Orioles Bats?
After the Baltimore Orioles rallied to take three of four from the Yankees in the Bronx, they came home and dropped the first two against the Blue Jays in heartbreaking fashion. Jab and Zach talk about the struggles of the … Continue reading →
34:40
April 11, 2018
Reflecting On The First Week Of Orioles Baseball
After Opening Day, it’s was a tough first week of the MLB season for our Baltimore Orioles. The Birds dropped the last two against the Twins and were swept out of Houston by the Astros. Jab and Zach talk about … Continue reading →
31:54
April 6, 2018
7th Annual MLB Predictions Show
It’s our 7th(!) Annual MLB Predictions show! Every season, Jabby Burns, Patrick Guthrie, and Zach Wilt give their wild and wacky predictions for the upcoming MLB season. The guys first look back and laugh at their takes from last season, … Continue reading →
1:27:55
March 27, 2018
How Alex Cobb Impacts The Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles needed one more starting pitcher and they went out and got Alex Cobb. Jab and Zach give their reaction to the signing, discuss how it impacts the O’s chances this season, break down the details, and talk … Continue reading →
24:55
March 23, 2018
“In House Candidate”
What’s going on down in Sarasota with the Orioles? Jab and Zach discuss the injuries that Mark Trumbo and Chris Davis have suffered, talk about the “battle” for the O’s fifth starter, break down potential lineups, and weigh in on … Continue reading →
30:35
March 9, 2018
Hope Springs Eternal?
Spring Training is officially underway and the Orioles front office has had a busy week. Like the moves or hate them, Jab and Zach are here to break them down and discuss how adding Andrew Cashner, Chris Tillman, and Colby … Continue reading →
32:10
February 23, 2018
Baltimore Sports Today: How Do I Get Excited For The Orioles?
Orioles FanFest has come and gone. It’s almost February and our beloved Birds seemingly have no direction heading into the 2018 MLB season. How do we get excited for this club? What can the Orioles do to get two diehard … Continue reading →
31:57
January 30, 2018
Baltimore Sports Today: Machado On The Move?
The Winter Meetings have come and gone and, at least for now, Manny Machado is still on the Baltimore Orioles roster. Jab and Zach discuss the potential suitors for Machado, what the O’s are looking for in return, how the … Continue reading →
32:20
December 15, 2017
Orioles Offseason Outlook
Trey Mancini is a finalist for AL Rookie of the Year! He won’t win, but it’s an honor to finish in the top three. Jab and Zach reflect on Mancini’s performance in 2017 and look back on the excitement of … Continue reading →
32:49
November 7, 2017
World Series Winner Mock Draft
Who’s going to win it all? Jab and Zach break down the MLB postseason by drafting their winners and previewing each team along the way. Plus the guys banter about whether to root for the Nationals and remember some fond … Continue reading →
27:25
October 4, 2017
J.J. Hardy’s Send Off, NFL Protests
It’s been a while. Jab and Zach catch up on all that they’ve missed by discussing the end of the 2017 MLB regular season, saying good bye to J.J. Hardy, and the protests across the NFL on Sunday.
35:08
September 27, 2017
Sweeping Players Weekend
The Orioles are back to .500 after sweeping the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park on Players Weekend. Jab and Zach discuss the uniforms, nicknames, and O’s dominance over the last three days. The guys also chat about the success … Continue reading →
23:02
August 28, 2017
Manny Machado’s Second Half Surge
Last night, Manny Machado hit his 27th homer run, tying Jonathan Schoop for the team lead. Jab and Zach talk about Machado’s second half, how the Orioles could re-sign him, and the team’s wild card chances. The guys also banter … Continue reading →
34:25
August 23, 2017
Tim Beckham Has Been A Steal
It’s been a while. Jab and Zach catch up on what’s gone on since the last time they spoke. Moving, vacations, but Orioles baseball hasn’t stopped. The guys discuss Jonathan Schoop’s 26th homer of the season and weigh in on … Continue reading →
32:11
August 16, 2017
Trade Deadline Day
Where is Zach Britton going? Jab and Zach weigh in on the Britton market and the teams knocking on Dan Duquette’s door to make a deal. The guys also give their take on the Jeremy Hellickson deal and what it … Continue reading →
21:22
July 31, 2017
Orioles Sweep Rangers
After a four game winning streak, the Baltimore Orioles are just 3.5 games back of a Wild Card spot in the American League. Jab and Zach discuss the sweep against the Rangers, where the O’s stand heading into the trade … Continue reading →
26:47
July 21, 2017
Orioles First Half Report Card
At 42-46, the Baltimore Orioles conclude the first half 7.5 games back of first place in the American League East. They’ve dealt with some unexpected struggles and been derailed by a few untimely injuries. Jab and Zach turn in their … Continue reading →
24:58
July 10, 2017
Date, Marry, Punch With Patrick Guthrie
Patrick Guthrie returns to the show to lament about the Mets season and compare his sadness to Jab and Zach’s. The guys discuss how amazing the Astros are and how they’re probably going to get even better at the trade … Continue reading →
31:43
July 6, 2017
Jonathan Schoop Is An All-Star
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop is headed to Miami to represent Birdland as the team’s All-Star. Jab reacts to being a proud papa and seeing his guy honored, how Schoop heard about the news, and why he’s so deserving of … Continue reading →
25:12
July 3, 2017
Checking In On Former Orioles Starters
The Baltimore Orioles rotation might be the worst in baseball. How much better would they be if they could undo a few moves they made over the past several seasons? Jab and Zach check in on Yovani Gallardo, Wei-Yin Chen, … Continue reading →
23:47
June 23, 2017
Jab’s Son Weighs In On The Orioles
On episode 407, the guys welcome a very special guest to the program, Jab’s son Jackson. The trio discuss Ken Rosenthal’s take on why the Orioles should look to be sellers at the trade deadline and build for the future. … Continue reading →
23:30
June 21, 2017
Orioles Take 2 Of 3 From Cardinals
After a great weekend that included a series win for the Orioles and Father’s Day, Jab and Zach are back to recap it all and talk some baseball. The guys chat about Ubaldo Jimenez’s effort on Sunday in the O’s … Continue reading →
22:51
June 19, 2017
Remember Last June?
A year ago, the Baltimore Orioles were rolling. They finished June with 19 wins and led the league in nearly every offensive category. By the end of the month, the Birds had a five game lead in the AL East. … Continue reading →
20:37
June 16, 2017
Is It A Sandwich?
Is a hot dog a sandwich? It’s meat between two slices of bread with your choice of condiments. Jab and Zach enjoy a wacky Wednesday away from the sadness of baseball and have the great sandwich debate.
27:22
June 14, 2017
Orioles Draft Left Handed Pitcher D.L. Hall
In the first round of the 2017 MLB Draft, the Baltimore Orioles selected left handed pitcher D.L. Hall out of Valdosta High School in Georgia. Jab and Zach give their take on the selection and talk about the O’s future … Continue reading →
34:21
June 13, 2017
Pirates At Orioles Preview
After a much needed off day, the Orioles are back and host the Pirates for a quick two game series against at Camden Yards. Jab and Zach preview the series, discuss a busy month of June for Buck Showalter’s club … Continue reading →
24:41
June 6, 2017
Trending Down
After splitting a four game series with the Boston Red Sox, the Orioles sit in third place in the AL East with a 29-26 record. They had a challenging May, their bullpen has been taxed, and the starting pitching staff … Continue reading →
26:37
June 5, 2017
Time To Say Good Bye To Ubaldo?
Should the Orioles cut their losses with Ubaldo Jimenez? Or is it worth it to move him to the bullpen while they try Alec Asher in the starting rotation? On the 400th episode of Baltimore Sports Today, Jab and Zach … Continue reading →
31:48
May 23, 2017
We Have Bullpen Concerns
The Orioles had a 7-1 lead in Detroit and were unable to hold on to it. Without Zach Britton, the Orioles bullpen just doesn’t seem the same. How has the closer’s absence affected the rest of the staff? Jab and … Continue reading →
26:45
May 17, 2017
Orioles At Royals Preview
A rainy night in D.C. cancelled last night’s Orioles-Nationals game. Jab shares his conspiracy theory about why the Nats decided to postpone the contest. The guys discuss Dylan Bundy’s amazing season and preview the upcoming series against the Royals in … Continue reading →
26:08
May 12, 2017
Capitals Lose Another Game 7, Orioles Get Walked Off
After a brutal night for the Capitals and Orioles, Jab and Zach discuss two tough losses. They chat about how the Caps will respond to another disappointing finish and a let down in game 7. Are big changes looming? The … Continue reading →
22:44
May 11, 2017
MASN Cup, Caps Win Game 6 In Pittsburgh
Matt Wieters returned to Baltimore and the Orioles took game one of the MASN Cup against the Washington Nationals. Jab and Zach talk about Wieters warm welcome and discuss the Birds bats bombing the Nats in the first inning. The … Continue reading →
23:13
May 9, 2017
Ump Show In Fenway Crushes Orioles
The ump show was in full effect last night at Fenway Park. Kevin Gausman’s 77 MPH curveball that hit Xander Bogaerts was enough to get him ejected in the second inning of last night’s game. Chris Sale’s fastball that was … Continue reading →
23:11
May 4, 2017
Manny Machado Thinks It’s “F—ing Bulls—” That The Red Sox Keep Throwing At Him
“F—ing bulls—,” Manny Machado told reporters after Chris Sale threw at him in the first pitch of his first at bat last night in Fenway Park. Jab and Zach talk about the seemingly inevitable Orioles-Red Sox brawl, about the benches … Continue reading →
21:25
May 3, 2017
Is An Orioles-Red Sox Brawl Inevitable?
Is a brawl inevitable between the Orioles and Red Sox? After Manny Machado’s homer in Fenway and Dylan Bundy hitting Mookie Betts last night, tensions are high between these two teams. Jab and Zach talk about the possibility of it … Continue reading →
24:35
May 2, 2017
Orioles Take 1 Of 3 In New York, Caps Drop First 2
What a weekend. The Orioles held on to take one of three in their series in the Bronx against the Yankees. Jab and Zach recap the series and talk about Buck Showalter’s ejection on Sunday. The guys also weigh in … Continue reading →
21:21
May 1, 2017
Capitals Drop Game 1, Ravens Draft CB Marlon Humphrey
It’s going to be a tight series between the Capitals and Penguins. Pittsburgh bested Washington in game one, Sidney Crosby scored twice. Jab and Zach give their take on last night’s 3-2 loss and talk about the Baltimore Ravens drafting … Continue reading →
20:18
April 28, 2017
Matt Barnes Throws A Pitch At Manny Machado’s Head
On Friday night, Manny Machado slid hard into second base and collided with Dustin Pedroia, who had knee surgery during the offseason. To retaliate, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes threw a pitch at Machado’s head on Sunday. Jab and Zach … Continue reading →
34:30
April 24, 2017
Orioles Wrap A 6-3 Road Trip
Wade Miley was dealing last night in Cincinnati and the Orioles took two of three against the Reds. Buck Showalter’s club wrapped a nine game road trip with six wins and return home to Baltimore to face the Boston Red … Continue reading →
30:17
April 21, 2017
This Or That?
More homers in 2017: Mark Trumbo or Chris Davis? Who has the better year: Bryce Harper or Manny Machado? Skydiving or bungee jumping? Jab and Zach answer these tough questions and more on a Wacky Wednesday edition of This or … Continue reading →
18:15
April 19, 2017
Orioles At Reds Preview
After an off day, the Orioles are back tonight against the young and red hot Cincinnati Reds. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the bump tonight against Bronson Arroyo, take the over. Jab and Zach preview the interleague series and discuss what … Continue reading →
16:49
April 18, 2017
Trey Mancini Mashes, Zach Britton To DL
After his seventh home run in his first 12 games, Jab and Zach admit that they’re finally on the Trey Mancini bandwagon. It took them long enough. The guys discuss Mancini’s latest multi-homer game, the Orioles taking two of three … Continue reading →
27:05
April 17, 2017
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