Yesterday’s make-up game with the Gnats saw their JV beat our JV in a boring lopsided affair. Alec Asher threw 41 pitches in the damn first inning as Washington took a 4-0 lead, and the Birds bats’ made Joe Ross look like Max Scherzer.
Orioles starters are quite efficient at one thing: killing any leftover good feelings from the previous game.
— Eutaw St. Report (@EutawStReport) June 8, 2017
The O’s now head off on a seven-game road trip to the Bronx and the south side of Chicago. They’re gonna need to start winning some games away from the Yard at some point (they were 3-12 on the road in May) if they want to stay in this thing. Now would be a good time to start.
To the links.
Camden Depot’s Joe Wantz tries to make sense of Weird Wade. The other night’s disaster aside, he’s been pretty reliable on one hand, but maddening to watch with all the walks on the other.
It’s not just your imagination.
A series preview over on Fox. The home team is 55-30 in this series since 2013.
Baltimore Sports and Life’s Zach Spedden with a very positive update on one of the top Baby Birds in Frederick. Could Mountcastle be ticketed for Bowie soon?
Andrew Stetka touched on this a bit in his Thursday Thoughts column here. In his weekly MASN guest column, Dillon Atkinson dives a little deeper into what Tejada means for the infielders around him.
Here’s to a great (or at least, not terrible) weekend in the Bronx, Birdland!