After another dominating pitching performance by staff ace Brain Matusz the defending American League champion Orioles got an 8-2 win over the last place Yankees to up their record to 7-1 this season. Matusz was simply untouchable as he allowed just one run over 6 1/3 innings to gain his second win off the young season. Last season Matusz part of the twenty game winner trifecta that included himself, Jake Arrieta, and Chris Tillman all look be on track to match their dominant 2012 seasons. The Orioles got a big game from last years A.L. MVP Matt Wieters, who went 4-for-5 with a three run homer and a 2 run single to up his league leading RBI total to 11. Nick Markakis also went 3-for-5 with a two run double to break the game open in the Orioles five run sixth inning. The Orioles look on track to win their second straight A.L. East title and are heavy favorites to make a return appearance in the World Series.
Meanwhile in Owings Mills the Super Bowl champion Ravens completed a deal that sends the team’s second round pick in this years draft to New England for linebacker Jerod Mayo. Mayo the tenth overall pick of the Patriots played five years in New England where he made three Pro Bowls and was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the year in 2008; he is expected to come in and replace retiring middle linebacker Ray Lewis. Jerod will be looking to fill the enormous shoes of 13 time Pro Bowler Ray Lewis who announced his retirement on the podium after being named Super Bowl MVP for the second time after the Ravens dominating 31-6 victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Finally WNST is proud to announce that their radio coverage of the Orioles will be expanded with an all new hour long radio show hosted by WNST personality Bob Haynie and featuring Orioles All Star centerfielder Adam Jones. When reached for comment Orioles Majority owner Cal Ripken Jr. said “We are glad to continue the great relationship with The Orioles and our flagship station WNST. We look forward to many more great collaborations in the future, and look forward to working with the number one sports media outlet in the area. We are also enormously happy with how positive Orioles’ fans have been with the return of broadcast legend Jon Miller after twelve years away from Baltimore.” WNST’s latest show “Bob and Mr. Jones” will air live on Tuesday evenings at 4pm on 1570 WNST.
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