"MASN All Access Podcast" creates individual Orioles stream

"MASN All Access Podcast" creates individual Orioles stream
Well, Orioles fans, you liked, subscribed and commented, and we listened. After two full seasons of the "MASN All Access Podcast" hosting all of our content under one stream, we have finally decided to split our show into two individual streams: one for the Orioles and one for the Nationals. So what does that mean? For starters, it means that if you want just our Orioles episodes, they are easier to access than ever before. Just search "MASN All Access Podcast: Orioles" on Apple Podcasts,...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: You go, Dan Kolko!

"MASN All Access" podcast: You go, Dan Kolko!
You've seen him on TV. You've heard him on the radio. You've heard him on his podcast. Now, you can hear him on ours. Paul and I are back with a new episode of the "MASN All Access" podcast and we are joined by a very special guest: the one, the only, MASN's Dan Kolko. Obviously, Dan has graced you with his presence on MASN's broadcasts of Nationals games and the pre and postgame "Nats Xtra" shows. But did you know that Dan started at MASN laying the groundwork for what Paul and I do...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: How Michael Taylor creates other birds as the Orioles logo

"MASN All Access" podcast: How Michael Taylor creates other birds as the Orioles logo
You've seen them on Twitter. You've liked them and shared them with your fellow Orioles fans. But exactly how do those pictures of other birds as the Orioles logo come to fruition? Paul and I have a special guest on this edition of the "MASN All Access" podcast, as Michael Taylor, founder and creater of the Other Birds as the Orioles Logo account on Twitter (@SmilingBirdLogo), joins us via Skype to discuss his artistic creations that have taken Birdland by storm. Michael gives us the...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Nats are who we thought they were

"MASN All Access" podcast: Nats are who we thought they were
Runs galore? Check. Dominant pitching? Check. Winning homestand? Check. Above .500? Check. The Nationals checked off a lot of boxes while going 7-3 over this past homestand, and Paul Mancano and I are back on the "MASN All Access" podcast to wrap it all up. Now back over the .500 mark and just two games back in a tight National League East, the Nats are playing some good baseball lately and are hot heading back out west. Wilmer Difo capped off the happy homestand with a walk-off base hit in...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Making sense of winless road trip

"MASN All Access" podcast: Making sense of winless road trip
Well, there's no way to really sugarcoat it, but the Orioles are not playing great. After an 0-6 road trip in California, the Birds are now 8-26 on the season. Paul Mancano and I are back on the "MASN All Access" podcast to try to make sense of the West Coast swing on the Orioles' off-day. Yes, it doesn't look good right now. But there are some positives we point to as the Orioles come back home. Manny Machado is playing really well. Mark Trumbo has been hitting strong since his return...
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"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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"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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District 34 podcast: Figuring out Nats' playoff roster after clinching division

District 34 podcast: Figuring out Nats' playoff roster after clinching division
On the last episode of the District 34 podcast, Byron and I were counting down to the Nationals clinching their second straight division title. Well, on Sept. 10, they did (with some help from the Braves) to secure the team's fourth National League East crown in six seasons and a spot in this year's playoffs. To start this episode, we recap the celebration that took place at Nationals Park that day and what this division championship means for the Nats, Dusty Baker and Washington, D.C. as a...
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District 34 podcast: Nats still recovering during final playoff push

District 34 podcast: Nats still recovering during final playoff push
Long time no see, Nationals fans! Sorry for the hiatus over the past couple of weeks, but have no fear, we are finally back with a new episode of the District 34 podcast! The Nationals' magic number to clinch the National League East is down to 10, so they can theoretically clinch their second straight division title within a week. That's quite an accomplishment considering how many injuries this ballclub has endured throughout the season. Byron Kerr and I run through the injury list and...
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Yard Work: Episode 13

Yard Work: Episode 13
Hey, Orioles fans. Welcome to another edition of Yard Work. On this episode... What a difference three weeks makes. Following their series finale against the Cubs, the Orioles were seven games under .500 and the future of the team -- from a poor starting rotation to an inconsistent offense -- looked bleak. But, that's the beauty of the trade deadline. They may not have been the flashiest moves made, but the Orioles added assets on both sides of the ball, acquiring shortstop Tim Beckham from...
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Yard Work: Episode 12

Yard Work: Episode 12
Hey, Orioles fans. Welcome to the latest edition of Yard Work. On this week's episode ... We hope you enjoyed the All-Star festivities. While there weren't any representatives from Birdland in this year's Home Run Derby, Jonathan Schoop came through in the clutch for the American League in last Tuesday's All-Star Game. His efforts helped the AL earn a 2-1 win over the NL. Too bad it doesn't mean anything this year, right? Steve Melewski and I will recap the All-Star events, including...
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District 34 podcast: Nats make blockbuster trade to bolster bullpen

District 34 podcast: Nats make blockbuster trade to bolster bullpen
It was always a matter of when not if the Nationals would make a trade to bolster their bullpen, and it finally happened over the weekend. Byron Kerr and I are back to break down the acquisition of right-hander Ryan Madson and left-hander Sean Doolittle from the A's and the ripple effect on the Nats bullpen on a new episode of the District 34 podcast. Madson and Doolittle both made their Nationals debuts in a 4-3 win over the Angels Tuesday night, with the righty putting together a shutdown...
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