"MASN All Access" podcast: Jamal Collier on road trip and homestand

"MASN All Access" podcast: Jamal Collier on road trip and homestand
The Nationals are back after their nine-game road trip and we're back at Nats Park! Paul and I are joined by Jamal Collier of MLB.com on a new episode of the "MASN All Access" podcast to recap the road trip and preview the 10-game homestand, which starts tonight against the Diamondbacks. Ending on a high note with a 15-run barrage in San Francisco, did the Nationals show signs of things to come out west? And what went wrong to lead the team to a 4-5 record this time out? Will this homestand...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Enrolling in the School of Roch

"MASN All Access" podcast: Enrolling in the School of Roch
Attention, attention: Class is in session. Even though it's late April, Paul and I are heading back to school - the School of Roch that is - as MASNsports.com's Orioles beat writer Roch Kubatko joins us on the latest episode of the "MASN All Access" podcast. The Orioles are in a slump. Everyone knows that. They have lost three straight, are 1-9 in their last 10 games and are in last place 11 1/2 games back in the American League East. Are there any rays of sunshine in sight? Roch tries to...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Birds continue to struggle in cold weather

"MASN All Access" podcast: Birds continue to struggle in cold weather
As we continue to wait for spring to arrive, Orioles fans are waiting for the O's offense to heat up as well. What you don't have to wait any longer for is a new episode of the "MASN All Access" podcast. Paul and I discuss the possible effect the recent cold weather has had on the Orioles' bats. Did you know that out of 18 games played so far, only six have been played in temperatures of 60 degrees or warmer? And three of those six were in Houston, where cold doesn't exist and they have a...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Breaking down Nats' comeback win over Mets

"MASN All Access" podcast: Breaking down Nats' comeback win over Mets
"Fire Davey Martinez. It's because they brought camels to spring training." "This is just like 2013 and 2015. They're not that good." "Blow it up! Trade everyone! The season's over!" I'm so sure. Can we all relax now? Can we take our fingers off the panic button for the time being? Paul and I certainly are for this "MASN All Access" podcast after the Nationals completed an 8-6 comeback win over the Mets at Citi Field on Monday night. Just how big was this win? We hear what Martinez...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Byron Kerr on Nats' rebound

"MASN All Access" podcast: Byron Kerr on Nats' rebound
The Nationals are back on track and Byron Kerr of MASNsports.com is back on your airwaves! The Nationals were able to take two of three from the Braves to rebound from getting swept at home by the Mets. Byron, formally of the late "District 34" podcast, joins Paul and I to discuss how the Nats turned things around this week with stellar outings from Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg. We first touch on Byron's recent story on Matt Adams' value to his new team after the left-handed backup...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Steve Melewski recaps O's-Yankees series and looks ahead

"MASN All Access" podcast: Steve Melewski recaps O's-Yankees series and looks ahead
MASNsports.com's very own Steve Melewski was kind enough to join Paul Mancano and myself for this week's Orioles episode of the "MASN All Access" podcast. After a five-game losing streak that included a sweep at the hands of the Astros in Houston, the Orioles started the season 1-5 and looked at a daunting four-game series against the Yankees in New York. While some fans may have already been crying for mercy to start the season, wouldn't you know it, the Orioles went out and won three of...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Wrapping up road trip and preparing for home opener

"MASN All Access" podcast: Wrapping up road trip and preparing for home opener
The Nationals had an historic start to the season, winning their first four games and leading for 36 straight innings. But they dropped the final two games in Atlanta to finish the season's first road trip 4-2. So what went right and what went wrong over the season's first six games? Who impressed and who didn't? Paul Mancano and I are back on the "MASN All Access" podcast to break down the Nats' impressive trip through Cincinnati and Atlanta before the team comes back to open the home...
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Opposite dugout: With high expectations, Yankees stars off to sluggish start

Opposite dugout: With high expectations, Yankees stars off to sluggish start
Manager: Aaron Boone (1st season) Record: 4-2 Last 10 games: 4-2 Who to watch (2017 stats): OF/DH Giancarlo Stanton (59 HR, 132 RBIs with 1.007 OPS), RF Aaron Judge (52 HR, 114 RBIs with 1.049 OPS), C Gary Sánchez (33 HR, 90 RBIs), LHP CC Sabathia (14-5, 3.69 ERA), LHP Aroldis Chapman (3.22 ERA, 22 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (12-7 in 2017) Pitching probables: April 5: RHP Andrew Cashner vs. RHP Masahiro Tanaka, 6:35 p.m., MASN April 6: RHP Kevin Gausman vs. LHP CC...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Chance The Bunter, bats vs. pitching and schedule

"MASN All Access" podcast: Chance The Bunter, bats vs. pitching and schedule
What's the first weekend of the season without a little controversy? As if it hadn't been talked about enough, Paul and I discuss Chance Sisco's now infamous bunt in the ninth inning against the Twins on Sunday to start off this week's Orioles episode of the "MASN All Access" podcast. Was Sisco in the wrong, or did he do the right thing when he bunted during José Berríos' one-hit shutout? We'll weigh in with our thoughts and hear from MASN analyst and Orioles Hall of Famer Rick...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Finally opening day, Davey Martinez and Nats roster

"MASN All Access" podcast: Finally opening day, Davey Martinez and Nats roster
The rain is finally gone (for now), which means the Nationals can finally open the 2018 season in Cincinnati. It also means the release of the first Nats episode of the brand-new "MASN All-Access" podcast, which goes along with the "MASN All Access" Facebook Live show. If you followed along the past couple of years with the District 34 podcast, you'll be familiar with me, "All Access" and social producer Bobby Blanco, as a host. Joining me this year on the podcast is "All Access"...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Opening day, the rotation and expectations

"MASN All Access" podcast: Opening day, the rotation and expectations
A new baseball season means a new podcast! If you've been following along with MASNsports.com's previous Orioles podcast "Yard Work," we hope you continue to follow along with the new "MASN All Access" podcast. This new podcast will be all-encompassing under the umbrella of the "MASN All Access" Facebook Live show. "All Access" co-host and producer Paul Mancano will join me, "All Access" and social producer Bobby Blanco, twice a week for brand-new episodes all season long. Orioles...
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Orioles introduce family-friendly, affordable concessions lineup

Orioles introduce family-friendly, affordable concessions lineup
The logos on the Camden Yards field are painted. The bunting hang along the baseline walls. Opening day is just hours away. There are many questions that fill the minds of Orioles fans on the dawn of a new season. How will the starting rotation perform? Who will bat leadoff? How will the bullpen hold up without Zach Britton? But here's another offseason question that may get overlooked during the excitement of opening day: What's new to eat and drink at the ballpark this year? Just under 24...
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Orioles introduce family-friendly concessions and retail pricing as part of ongoing commitment to affordability and fan experience

Orioles introduce family-friendly concessions and retail pricing as part of ongoing commitment to affordability and fan experience
Popular local brands also added to Oriole Park's concessions lineup Further enhancing one of the most affordable, family-friendly entertainment experiences in professional sports, the Orioles have lowered the average price of several popular retail items at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the 2018 season, and added a new range of concessions sizing and pricing options. Consistent with the club's new Kids Cheer Free program and in support of the club's family-first mission to serve families...
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Nats-Reds opening day postponed until Friday

Nats-Reds opening day postponed until Friday
The Nationals' 2018 regular season will have to wait one more day. With a 100 percent chance of rain predicted for tomorrow (and throughout much of the weekend) in Cincinnati, the Reds today announced that the opening day game against the Nationals has been postponed until Friday, March 30 at 4:10 p.m. Friday's game can be seen on MASN (not MASN2 as Thursday's game had been scheduled). All opening day festivities planned for tomorrow's opening day will now take place at the same times on...
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Opposite dugout: Pitching still poses biggest problem as Reds' rebuild comes together

Opposite dugout: Pitching still poses biggest problem as Reds' rebuild comes together
Manager: Bryan Price (5th season) Record: 68-94 (5th in NL Central in 2017) Last 10 games: Season opener Who to watch: 1B Joey Votto (.320/.454/.578 with 36 HR, 100 RBIs), 2B Scooter Gennett (.295/.342/.531 with 27 HR, 97 RBIs), 3B Eugenio Suárez (26 HR, 82 RBIs), RHP Luis Castillo (3-7, 3.12 ERA), RHP Raisel Iglesias (2.49 ERA, 28 saves) Season series vs. Nationals: First meeting (1-6 in 2017) Pitching probables: March 30: RHP Max Scherzer vs. RHP Homer Bailey, 4:10 p.m., MASN March 31: RHP...
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Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 2: What's new at the ballpark

Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 2: What's new at the ballpark
Yesterday we went through the events and promotions portion of the new 2018 lineup at Nats Park. Today we're going to take you through all the new features, concessions, retail and memorabilia concepts, and programs around the ballpark. There are some special activations throughout Nats Park for today's exhibition game today against the Twins to help fans combat the chilly forecasted temperatures. First pitch will be at 4:05 p.m., and tickets are still available at nationals.com/Tickets. This...
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Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 1: Events and promotions

Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 1: Events and promotions
The sun is shining. The days are longer. The grass is freshly cut. The smell of fresh leather and the sound of bats cracking fill the atmosphere in D.C. Baseball season is here. Fans' offseason dreams of strikeouts, home runs, stolen bases, refreshing drinks and steaming half-smokes will soon become realities with opening day just three days away and the Nationals' home opener on South Capitol St. a little over a week away. With the 2018 season about to begin, let's take a look at the...
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Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team's historic upset on UMBC Pride Night

Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team's historic upset on UMBC Pride Night
There's a reason why the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is also called March Madness. Every year, the tournament is filled with crazy and unexpected upsets. Top seeds struggle to get through their own regions, No. 5 seeds dread their first-round matchups against the No. 12 seeds and national powerhouses get eliminated by mid-major schools. Some would argue it's the best sporting event there is, and if you've been paying attention the last few weeks, you'll know that this year's edition...
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Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team as part of UMBC Pride Night at Oriole Park

Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team as part of UMBC Pride Night at Oriole Park
The Orioles announced today that they will honor the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Men's Basketball team in a special pregame ceremony on Friday, April 20 prior to the 7:05 p.m. ET game against the Cleveland Indians. The UMBC Retrievers captured the nation's attention, and made Baltimore proud, as they became the first ever 16-seed in men's basketball to defeat a 1-seed with their win over the University of Virginia in the first round of this year's NCAA Tournament. In...
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Tuesday's Rays-Orioles game at Ed Smith Stadium cancelled due to inclement weather

Tuesday's Rays-Orioles game at Ed Smith Stadium cancelled due to inclement weather
Tonight's Orioles-Rays game at Ed Smith Stadium has been cancelled due to inclement weather. There will be no makeup date. Fans holding paid tickets for tonight's game purchased online at www.orioles.com, via phone at (877) 222-2802, or directly from the Ed Smith Stadium Box Office may exchange their tickets for any of the three remaining Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium, subject to availability, or request a refund. Season Plan Members and fans that purchased tickets through StubHub...
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