Leading Off

The calendar has turned, and March is upon us. Opening Day is this month. If the Orioles are planning on adding to the team, the time is now. Only time will tell if Dan Duquette has a literal ace up his sleeve, or if what you see is what you get.

We hope this podcast finds you well, and that you stayed safe during the blustery day and blustery night this past week.

 

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This Week on the Twitters

Here is what is happening in the world of Orioles Baseball, in 280 characters, or fewer:

 

 

Former O’s Fan, Dan Szymborski

Oh yeah, and ESPN writer, Fangraphs contributor, and creator of the ZiPS projection system.

That, too.

Dan joins us to discuss the Orioles’ present composition, and whether there is anything that the team could have done to improve their chances this offseason. We also asked the professional writer to use just five to describe the 2018 season.

 

 

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

This offseason has been a little disappointing. In talking about the Orioles in 2018, we’ve been called “negative.” And hey, we listen. If nothing else, we are sensitive to the needs of our listeners. Knowing that there is no other local media source that can fill you with hope for the upcoming season, we here at Bird’s Eye View are prepared to don the orange-colored glasses, to drink the orange Kool Aid.

We roll through a couple of Orioles-related notes that might sound ominous, but find our way to the silver lining within each cloud.

 

 

Blowing the Save

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Most podcasts try to end on a high note – the perfect coda to a quality program. That’s just not our style. Each week, we’ll end on a weak note, blowing the save with an item that didn’t quite fit into the episode, or something they simply need to get off their chests. It’s our version of taking the ball and pulling a Kevin Gregg.

 

 

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