We’re not the worst team in the history of baseball. That’s… about all we can say. The Orioles are limping their way through the end of a lost season, and the empty seats at Camden Yards tell the story.
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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:
— Eduardo A. Encina (@EddieInTheYard) September 17, 2018
— This is Birdland (@Os_Birdland) September 15, 2018
Buck: “Where Adam is concerned, I and the organization have always wanted to play him.” #Orioles
— Jon Meoli (@JonMeoli) September 16, 2018
The announced attendance here at A's/Orioles (9,141) is the smallest September crowd in the history of Camden Yards.
— Eddie Matz (@ESPNeddiematz) September 12, 2018
— Charlie Hoppes (@charleshoppes) September 15, 2018
— Michael Huntley (@mikehuntley63) September 15, 2018
The A's sent 15 to the plate in the third inning. They have a 10-0 lead. And for some reason the rest of the game is going to be played.
— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) September 13, 2018
I have been an Orioles fan all of my life. I am not sure how to fix this pic.twitter.com/XHfuPKF3Fd
— Robert Lang WBAL (@Reporterroblang) September 13, 2018
Around the Bases
You know what? Enough of this negativity. We want you to stop this podcast right now, and say something nice about this team. Say something nice about the team, then come back and join us as we do the same. Some of us were more successful than others.
The international market is about to heat up. What will we say about the Orioles renewed efforts in the international market if they miss the Brothers Mesa?
This team is epically bad. What will we take for you to go back to the ballpark within the next two weeks?
What will Future Us say about the Buck Showalter Era, and the man himself? We wax philosophical on Showalter’s legacy, and what will matter in the end.
Scott has run the numbers, and he won. Let’s just trust him on that. The guys are all tied up in Fantasy Boss (which Scott has resurrected, with his own bit of sorcery), and the next two weeks will be decided with the following category:
Dongs After Dusk
Look, we won’t get any more opportunities for Dongs After Dark this season, so we’re looking at which player will have the most home runs late in games (7th inning or later). Yes, it’s a stupid category. Yes, Jake picked it.
Scott’s pick: Jonathan Villar
Jake’s pick: Trey Mancini
Who will own it?
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Who had a great week? Who had a tough week? Who made us ashamed to be Orioles fans? Find out in this week’s GB&U. The guys run through their Good, Bad, and Ugly for the week.
Tweet us your selections @birdseyeviewbal with #OsGood, #OsBad, and #OsUgly.
Blowing the Save
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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