I'm a passionate O's fan that's bounced around the world most of my life. While I haven't spent much time in the state of Maryland, that's still where I call home when anyone asks. I'm married with three wonderful kids and transitioned from a traditional day job with the military to a full-time freelancing lifestyle in 2021! I currently reside in Clarksville, Tennessee, but plan to move again in the future. Exploring, writing, and watching the O's is what I'm all about! Follow me on Twitter @Bmoresportsmann for all my EutawStreetReport stories!
Aidan Griesser is a student at Boston College but don't worry, the evil influence of Boston sports can't sway his devotion to the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles! Aidan's from Annapolis and previously worked with the B-More Opinionated podcast for two years. When it comes to sports writing, Aidan is interested in the ins-and-outs of every league and has an affinity for hot takes!
Andrew is a Bel Air, MD native who moved to Arizona in February 2011 and brought his passion for Baltimore sports to the desert. He previously worked at 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore as a producer and weekend host and is now a writer and editor for a national newswire that services thousands of radio stations across the country. Andrew grew up attending Orioles and Ravens games throughout his childhood and also went to many sporting events at Towson University and the University of Maryland including Football, Basketball and Lacrosse. He not only brings a great view from afar at the local Baltimore sports scene, but also has a unique national view on Charm City. You can follow Andrew on Twitter: @AStetka
Ben is a native of the Dallas area who has watched the Orioles for the entirety of his two decades of life. When he moved to Texas after 11 years of living in Baltimore, one thing he noticed is how much better Camden Yards is than every other ballpark in the world, especially Globe Life Park. Ben is a Journalism student at the University of Oklahoma and proudly wears orange and black on campus
As a Maryland native, I always loved the Orioles but after 18 years of living in the Old Line State I moved away for college and didn't return. Not being able to attend games was rough, so I searched for an outlet to connect with the O's. As someone who loves numbers, I naturally found a hobby in searching for weird and impressive Orioles stats. If you want join-in on the fun, follow me on Twitter at @BirdlandStats.
My name is Braden Kletz and I’m an 11th grader who has loved Baltimore sports for as long as I can remember. I am from the Baltimore area and I love looking at the ins and outs of the Orioles and Ravens. I hope to one day be a full time sports broadcaster and stay in this world for a long time. Follow @ravenstake for my personal Ravens takes and information.
Anti-bunt advocate; Pro-bat flip; Just a kid from Maryland with an affinity for data, fine tequila and web gems. Baseball is the purest sport on the planet prove me wrong. “If you play for one run, that’s all you’ll get.”
Chris has studied weather since he was 11 years old. He attended Millersville University for Meteorology and graduated from Towson University with a degree in Geography. Weather is a passion of his, and in his free time, he likes to watch his favorite sports teams, the Ravens and Orioles.
RSR/ESR Senior Editor. Derek is originally from and a current resident of Pasadena, MD. He’s a graduate of UMBC and has been a lifelong Baltimore sports fan. In 2007 he founded B’More Birds’ Nest, where he wrote about the Ravens and Orioles before joining RSR in 2012. Derek tells anyone who asks that he has the best job in the world. Follow Derek on Twitter: @BMoreBirdsNest
Dillon Atkinson is a staff writer for Eutaw St. Report. His work has formerly appeared on MASNsports, Orioles Uncensored, and Baseball Essential. He is a 2019 graduate of Towson University.
I’ve always been a huge fan of baseball, it’s been a constant in my life from my infant years and the Orioles were my team. My family always had season tickets and I remember the teams from the 80’s and 90’s vividly. In 2014 I moved from Baltimore to Sarasota and started a dessert business where I even got to sell Snowballs at Ed Smith Stadium and be closer to the team I love!
Occasionally, the entire Eutaw Street Report staff will contribute to a post. These are usually instant reactions to news, signings, big games, etc. It's like sitting at the bar and hearing the news/watching the game with us!
Jake Ness is a senior at Shippensburg University in PA, studying sports broadcasting. Formerly a contributor to O's Uncensored, Jake has always had a passion for writing about the Orioles. You can follow him and his occasionally hot takes on Twitter @JakeNess30
Joe is a lifelong Orioles fan, who grew up in Hamilton, and moved to Harford County where he and his family currently reside. He longs for another sporting experience like game 2 of the 2014 ALDS. A father and husband, Joe pays the bills by being a School Counselor and teaching Psychology classes at CCBC and Towson. He has played sports his entire life, but baseball was his first love, and he still plays in an adult league. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @jdibasilio
Jonathan French was born and raised in Augusta, ME and currently resides in Hallowell, ME. He wasn't an Orioles fan by birth, but became one on a class trip to Washington D.C. in 1993 when he decided to buy the team's hat as a souvenir and has been an avid and passionate fan since. He's been to multiple Orioles games both at Fenway Park and at Oriole Park at Camden Yards over the years and founded his own site, Orioles Anonymous, in December 2010. You can follow Jonathan on Twitter at @JTrea81 and read more of his thoughts at OriolesAnonymous.com.
Josh is a northeast Pennsylvania native who has been a die hard Orioles fan since his first visit to Camden Yards in the summer of 2004. Josh is also an accomplished fantasy baseball GM, leading his team to a 6th place finish in his keeper league last season. Perpetually scouring Fangraphs and Baseball Reference, Josh is excited to bring his perspective on all things Orioles to ESR.
Born in Baltimore, proud Mt. St. Joe grad and a baseball purist. Director of News and Programming for WSVA Radio in Harrisonburg, Virginia where he also has been with the JMU nTelos Wireless Sports Network since 2000. Previous stops at the old WJFK in Baltimore and WNAV in Annapolis.
Logan Quick is a 23-year-old journalist from Harford County, Maryland. Loves hockey so much, there's ice in his veins, not blood. Breathes soccer. Kind of wishes he lived in Barcelona. Oh yeah, and his love for music, especially 1960's and 70's rock and roll, is unwavering. Also a lover of the grunge era. Would punch a koala bear to trade places with Dave Grohl for a day. Considers his dream to be traveling the world in a constant loop on a yacht with the Victoria's Secret Angels and to hire Pearl Jam as his personal house band for his mansion in Monaco.
Part time podcaster, part time blogger. I love my Orioles as much as the next person, but mainly I just like the duck
Even though I'm not from Baltimore, OPACY will always be my home. I love writing about the Orioles while combining analytics with my baseball intuition. Check out the new Orioles postgame show: twitch.tv/birdlandsports
Nikhil Mehta is a young writer from Ellicott City, Maryland who grew up on Ray Lewis’s inspirational quotes, Ed Reed’s interceptions, and Joe Flacco’s elite QB play. While his professional experience in journalism is centered around politics and local magazine writing, his passion for the Ravens inspires him to continually jot down his thoughts on the team. He contributed a few op-eds for RSR during the 2020 season before joining the site as a writer leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft. He loves scouting draft prospects and defending Lamar Jackson from the haters on Twitter at @nmehtaUR2022.
Paul Valle is a Baltimore native who has always had a passion for baseball. But his passion goes beyond the average spectator. Paul has been studying baseball--specifically the Orioles--since his youth. He not only appreciates the on field play, but the strategy and statistics behind it. Paul obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and New Media from Towson University to go along with his Associate of Arts Degree in English from Harford Community College. Paul is a regular contributor to Eutaw Street Report, and also hosts an Orioles YouTube show called "The Payoff Pitch," which you can also find at Eutaw Street Report.
Phil Backert grew up in Rising Sun, Maryland loving the Orioles, Ravens, and Terps. After going away to college outside Philadelphia and playing baseball for four years, he moved back to Maryland, and currently resides in White Marsh. Phil interned with Sports Talk 1570AM, WNST during college which eventually led to producing “The Fighting Ungers” on Saturday mornings after he graduated. When FOX Sports 1370AM launched, Phil jumped on the opportunity to produce full-time. He produced “The Rob Long Show” from 2008-2011 until management decided to flip formats from sports talk to news. Phil is currently a Producer for SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio.
Riley is a journalism student and baseball fanatic at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA. As a long-time resident of Virginia Beach, he grew up attending Norfolk Tides games and was thrilled when they made the switch from an affiliate of the New York Mets to the Orioles in 2007. His baseball interests include prospect analysis and all things pitching. The highlight of his fandom occurred during the 2017 World Baseball Classic in Miami when he saw Adam Jones drill a walk-off single to lead Team USA past Venezuela and jumpstart the team's first-ever WBC championship run. You can follow him on Twitter @HarborParkRpt.
Rob was born and raised in Baltimore. He is a life long Baltimore sports fan who has written about the Os locally, as well as co-hosted multiple podcasts where he was able to interview local and National writers. Rob has also appeared on the radio for 105.7, WNST and 1370. He currently lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and two sons.
Ryan joined the Eutaw Street Report crew for the site's launch in 2013 having spent the 2012 season as a member of the Orioles' tarp crew. Before then, he had never really considered writing, but has grown to enjoy sharing his opinions and is now ESR's "Hot Take" artist. In addition to his Orioles commentary for ESR, he contributes to baseballfam.com. He is also the man behind the @OriolesFanProbz account on Twitter, where he provides both insight and jokes while interacting with fans. Ryan started working in 2016 as a bat boy with the Bowie Baysox. You can follow his personal twitter: @ryguyblake
Steve is a St. Louis native who relocated to the Baltimore area in 1993. While his heart will always be with his beloved Cardinals, he is an O’s fan and (partial) season ticket holder because...baseball and Camden Yards on a perfect summer night. Steve retired from the US Navy after 23 years and is now working as a government civilian when he’s not thinking about baseball. You can follow him on twitter @CTRSteve.
Taylor is a lifelong Baltimore Orioles fan born and raised in Maryland. He is currently a freshman at LSU, where he is studying mass communications and sports journalism.
Ted Warren comes to Eutaw Street Report after previously covering the Orioles Triple-A affiliate the Norfolk Tides for Camden Chat in 2013 and 2014. Ted will provide insight on prospects at the Triple-A level. Outside of baseball Warren is a father to an awesome Three-year-old and covers the ECHL Norfolk Admirals for thesinbin.net Follow Ted on Twitter: @bauerhockeydude
Todd Karpovich has been a contributor for ESPN, the Associated Press, SportsXchange, the Baltimore Sun, among other media outlets nationwide. He is the co-author of “If These Walls Could Talk: Stories from the Baltimore Ravens Sideline, Locker Room, and Press Box,” “Skipper Supreme: Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles,” and the author of “Manchester United (Europe's Best Soccer Clubs).” Karpovich lives in Towson with his wife, Jill, daughters, Wyeth and Marta, and a pair of dogs, Sarah and Rory.
Tony is 24x7 Networks, LLC's founder (the parent of EutawStreetReport.com and RussellStreetReport.com) His work has been featured on various sports websites and he is a regular guest on 105.7 The Fan. A diehard Fab Four fan, Tony is a frustrated musician who thinks beating on the steering wheel is akin to being John Bonham. Follow Tony on Twitter @RussellStReport.
I'm Tyler Beard and I'm a Mass. Comm. major on the Journalism track at Towson University. I'm from Bel Air, Maryland and I've been a huge Orioles, Ravens and Terps fan my whole life. I've always had a passion for writing ever since I was younger and I love talking and writing sports 24/7.
Tyler has followed Baltimore sports his entire life. He spends much of his free time watching Ravens tape and/or Orioles games, hanging out with his girlfriend, and beating people he doesn't know in Madden.