Most of the O’s are taking a few days off for the midsummer classic, so the guys thought to give the all star guests a break too. Jason & Jerry recap the O’s first half, and revisit their preseason predictions. A little touch of Ravens news and some hilarious stories wrap it all up.
A special holiday edition of BmoreOpinionated! The O’s have been out on the west coast with Independence Day approaching, so who better to talk some O’s than the leader of the team, Buck Showalter. The manager is more candid in this interview than you’ll ever hear him during a presser, and it covers some of the hottest topics heading into the Break.
The day that someone would grace the pod with all of the greatest Coleman secrets was inevitable. Kenny Albert, the voice of BmoreOpinionated and a few other lesser known ventures, spills some dirt on Jerry. The guys also get him to share stories on his days in Baltimore as a play by play announcer, most notably with the Skipjacks. Jason wouldn’t let his trip to the beach stop him from catching this episode.
Coleman survived his trip to the Holy Land, and couldn’t wait to get bashed by the next athlete on the guest list, Cal Ripken Jr. The guys’ relationship with the Ironman spans two decades, and it’s a blast hearing them rehash some stories and talk about the future of Ripken Baseball.
What happens in Tel Aviv stays in Tel Aviv, except for the pictures Jerry keeps sharing with the world. This is the first episode featuring a guest as a host, and Jason welcomed Josh Charles for a second time around. Josh bleeds orange, purple, and black so he seemed right at home in the expanded role. He may have even brought more heat than Jason did.
BmoreOpinionated is a global operation, so Jerry took off for Israel to spread the word, and take advantage of the system, of course. That didn’t stop Adam Jones from wanting to join the guys again to have some fun. Another special guest makes his debut, and it certainly won’t be the last we hear from him.
With Memorial Day in the books, and Coleman’s permission to check the standings, the guys rant about the O’s up and down road trip. Jerry spent some time at the castle during OTAs, so they had to call up former Raven and good friend, Bart Scott. He holds nothing back, even on Ray Lewis. Can’t Wait!
BmoreOpinionated karma keeps rolling! The guys review Jerry’s debauchery at Pimlico and Exaggerator’s win. With the O’s on the road, the guys wanted to talk #PAYTHE MANNY! They called up sports attorney Jay Reisinger, who handled Manny’s last arbitration case, to get an inside look at how a deal could… or could not be inked.
Preakness week is here, and Jerry is enjoying the greatest week of his year. Jason ribs him over… just being Jerry, and everyone can learn how to survive one week without paying for food. The O’s and Ravens are covered, of course, but the guys really dig into Preakness with turf writer, Andrew Beyer, and Hall of Fame jockey, Kent Desormeaux.
Thanks for coming back for part two of our interview with John Angelos! The conversation focuses more on the Orioles and the state of the MLB. There are only so many people that can provide the perspective that John does with Jason & Jerry.