Wednesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

April 15, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Stop whining about 10 teams getting more primetime games than the Ravens. The Ravens DON’T WANT primetime games. In fact, they’re probably not thrilled about having 3. The players don’t like them, the staff doesn’t like them, and they tend to struggle in them. In a perfect world, the Ravens would play 16 games at 1pm.

Let’s see what everyone else has to say….

Best of Tuesday’s WNST Blogs

Nestor Aparicio says bullpen ‘delivered’ in win, with exception of Sherrill

Nestor Aparicio planning bus trips to New England, Pittsburgh, and Green Bay

Drew Forrester says Matusz interview info deleted by Orioles Hangout

Thyrl Nelson says Berken picked up first win for Baysox

Vince Fiduccia says Birds need more ‘quality starts’

Matt Duggins says Sherrill ‘playing with fire’

Nestor Aparicio opens voting for KOBST

Ed Frankovic thinks Caps’ Theodore gets too much criticism

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Steelers to visit M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday Night Football

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Gaither knows his performance is crucial to development of Flacco

The Official Site says Flacco will receive honor as ‘emerging leader’

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says schedule also includes Monday Night Football games at Browns, Packers

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says former Raven Daren Stone suspended 4 games by NFL

The Sun’s Ray Frager says failed Ravens Draft pick Ryan Sutter found success instead on reality TV

The Sun’s Ron Fritz says Ravens’ bye scheduled for Week 7

The Sun’s Ken Murray says Ravens meeting with Penn State DE/Mount Hebron product Maybin (Aaron Maybin will also be meeting with Nestor Aparicio this afternoon at 4:30)

Examiner Tony Wisniewski says non-playoff teams Broncos, Bears, Patriots get more prime time games than Ravens

Examiner Steve DeClue says Ravens host Chiefs in Sept. 13 opener

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Flacco to travel to UNC with team to work out WR Nicks, TE Richard Quinn

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says 7 of 8 home games scheduled for 1pm kickoff

Bloomberg’s Curtis Eichelberger says Ravens President Cass thinks NFL should allow liquor ads

ESPN.com’s James Walker doesn’t think Browns would trade Edwards to Ravens

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Ravens get afternoon game at Heinz Field

Fox Sports’ John Czarnecki says Newsome’s recent Draft haven’t been that successful

SI’s Don Banks says AFC Championship rematch amongst best games of regular season

Sporting News’ Albert Breer thinks Ravens have 2nd easiest schedule in NFL

CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco excited about Ravens’ trips to Minnesota, Pittsburgh

CBS Sports’ Clark Judge says Ravens will face tough conditions with late season trip to Green Bay

Yahoo! Sports’ Jason Cole says Colts, Steelers, Bears games at M&T Bank Stadium amongst best of schedule

Yahoo! Sports’ Charles Robinson says Ravens-Steelers games both at tail end of season

NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks says Flacco, Ravens will face tough non-conference defenses

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Jones crushed 2 run HR, Scott added 2 run 2B to give Birds win in 10th

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of loss

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Hendrickson, Birds look for sweep tonight vs. Benson, Rangers

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Hill rehabs, could be back in month

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Simon left game with right elbow ‘discomfort’

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Sherrill showing ‘moxie’ by working out of jams

Rangers Official Site’s T.R. Sullivan says Guardado gave up 4 runs in 10th inning of loss to Birds

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says 14k at Ballpark in Arlington to see Birds beat Rangers

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Sarfate threw 3 1/3 scoreless innings after Simon left with injury

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Mora headed to DL, Albers to be recalled

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck thinks if Simon headed to DL, Scott Moore will replace him

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck would like to see David Hernandez get shot at long relief role

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman says Brooks Robinson to sign at Pikesville Hilton Sunday

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman checks in with Dee Pillette-who pitched O’s to first modern day win

The Sun’s Ray Frager says O’s voice Thorne also voicing video game

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Matusz gets first career victory in organization last night for Frederick

Examiner Jay Trucker says Huff, Scott also homered in victory

Examiner Steve DeClue says Bergesen, Pauley, Waters could replace Simon in rotation

The AP says Jim Johnson threw 2 scoreless innings to record win over Rangers

Frederick News Post says Matusz gave 4 hits, 3 earned runs over 5 innings to pick up win in Myrtle Beach

Dallas Morning News’ Jeff Wilson says Michael Young, Nelson Cruz, Chris Davis all hit homers in loss to Birds

CBS Sports’ Larry Dobrow has O’s 15th in power rankings

TERRAPINS LACROSSE:

The Official Site says seniors combine for 9 goals in win over Binghamton during final game in College Park

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Cottle thinks Yeatman could return for ACC Tournament

The Sun says Terps become 5th D1 program to reach 700 wins in history (Hopkins, Navy, Army, Syracuse)

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Cottle expects decision ‘soon’ on whether team will redshirt Brian Ferrell

The Diamondback’s Michael Katz says Halayko, Danny Gallagher each tallied first goal of season in win over Bearcats

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps snap 3 game losing streak with win at Ludwig Field

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Yeatman may return as early as Saturday vs. Penn

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says offensive line struggling in Spring

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says Tuesday practice postponed due to rain

Terrapin Times’ Claire Knudsen says Nick Wallace ‘leading candidate’ for kicker job (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem checks in with Lincoln High School product Watson (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Keith Cavanaugh says Terps offer Forestville WR (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens expects Bowie to spend offseason trying to develop ‘reliable perimeter game’

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter says Terps checked out DeMatha target Oladipo (must subscribe)

Scout.com’s Evan Daniels scouts target Will Barton at Boo Williams event (must subscribe)

Turtle Sports Report’s Dan Hilbert says 2 sport star Matt Robinson to visit College Park again (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman says Strickland hasn’t decided where she’s transferring

The Sun’s Matt Bracken recaps season for Maryland commit Tianna Hawkins

HOPKINS LACROSSE:

The Official Site previews Saturday’s showdown with Navy at Homewood Field

MORGAN BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Webster’s viewing Wednesday & Thursday in Randallstown, funeral Friday at Greater New Hope Baptist Church

NAVY FOOTBALL:

The Official Site’s Ricky Dobbs says Mids must ‘protect hallowed ground’ of Navy-Marine Corps Stadium

Go Mids’ Adam Nettina says DC Buddy Green thought defense ‘flew around’ in scrimmage

MT. ST. MARY’S LACROSSE:

The Official Site previews MAAC contest with St. Joseph’s today

HORSE RACING:

The Sun’s Laura Smitherman and Gadi Dechter say O’Malley signs ‘eminent domain’ Preakness bill into law

BLAST:

The Official Site says Blast to hold NISL Championship celebration Thursday in CantonISL Ch

REAL MARYLAND:

Washington Post’s Steven Goff says former DC United developmental players Cordeiro, Jeff Carroll, Pat Carroll all sign with Real Maryland

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-I have an ex who lives in Dallas……I wonder if she’s taking a broom to the Ballpark today?

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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