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Why is JJ Hardy staying in Baltimore?

Why is JJ Hardy staying in Baltimore?

July 18, 2011 |

You can count me among the collection of those who were a little surprised by Saturday’s announcement of JJ Hardy’s new deal with the Orioles. From a financial perspective, I don’t dispute the commitment from the birds. The organization’s top prospect, Manny Machado, is learning his craft at Frederick and limited middle infield options appear [...]

It’s time to name the GENIUS and JACKASS of the week …..

It’s time to name the GENIUS and JACKASS of the week …..

July 15, 2011 |

Each Friday, Ryan Chell and I ponder the rosters of sports personalities that have made a GOOD or BAD impression throughout the week. We consider athletes, coaches, owners, media and just about anyone else with a connection to sports. Fittingly, we call the segment GENIUS & JACKASS OF THE WEEK ….. Given the sparingly thin [...]

What is a Living Legend?

What is a Living Legend?

July 13, 2011 |

During yesterday’s Afternoon Drive, we debated the topic of “Living Legends” in baseball. Along with Allen McCallum, we talked about what it takes to be regarded with such reverence. The best description we could outline was “competitors that transcended the game” ….. During today’s show, we’re going to open the conversation to all sports. And, [...]

I thought Adrian Gonzalez was boycotting Arizona …..

July 12, 2011 |

Before you start reading this blog, be assured of one thing; it has NOTHING to do with politics, immigration issues or Supreme Court decisions.  But, is has everything to do with holding athletes accountable for their words and actions. A little more than a year ago, Adrian Gonzalez drew a line in the sand at [...]

Yankees swindle a 23 year old kid who loves baseball …..

Yankees swindle a 23 year old kid who loves baseball …..

July 11, 2011 |

Indeed, we are upon that time of summer when Baltimore’s baseball fans must start looking elsewhere for compelling storylines and boxscores.  I suppose spinning the recent Orioles vs. Red Sox series into a “beanball war” might drum a little interest, but do any of us really think the birds were a formidable opponent? Of course [...]