Whiffle Ball

Whiffle Ball

I get asked quite a bit why I hit the way I do, how I became a hitter that doesn’t walk a lot, strike out a lot, or even really take pitches. I’ve always been a hacker, just trying to get the barrel to the ball where ever the pitch may be. My Dad will always try to blame himself saying his batting practice was all over the place (relax Walt your BP is money), I tell people it’s because of a game that I love almost as much as I love baseball, Wiffle Ball.

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Acceptance

Acceptance

The 2018 Orioles is a deeply flawed baseball team. As I sat watching the offense accumulate a grand total of one hit through 8 innings against a mediocre-at-best Nick Tropeano and 3 relief pitchers, a sense of calm actually began to wash over me. The night ended with another loss, this time on a hanging 0-2 slider that Justin Upton lined to left field for a walk-off single. Ho-hum.

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Road Trips

Road Trips

Road trips in the baseball world can get pretty repetitive. I haven’t always had a blog to kill the time, and even when I have, there are more road trips than blog posts, that’s for sure. Guys will read, write, play games on their phones, watch movies, play cards and of course sleep. Bus rides and plane rides get really boring after the first couple of trips but believe it or not, some can get pretty exciting, although those are few and far between. 

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Superstitions

Superstitions

Yeah, we all knew this one was coming. In case you do not know, I am a big superstition guy when it comes to baseball. Regardless of the day-by-day result, I stick by them. Heck, I’m writing this on the bus back from an extended spring training game in Fort Myers after going 0 for 4, but you know I will still be wearing my long sleeves and blowing into my lucky shot glass before I go to the field tomorrow. Superstitions are just another thing that make us ballplayers a very weird breed. 

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Pod 262 : 2018 Baltimore Orioles Predictions

Pod 262 : 2018 Baltimore Orioles Predictions

Here it is our prediction show for the 2018 Baltimore Orioles. We start the show with a final look at Spring Training, then move onto the current roster. Finally it is prediction time. We will tell you who will win the AL East, the Orioles final record, and the Most Valuable Oriole. Then it is time for BOLD PREDICTIONS. This is the point we were we make some extreme predictions that we truly believe have a chance to happen.

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