Baltimorons

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Introducing the first episode in a Baltimore-centric audio documentary murder mystery that Sam recently released as part of the new season of Family Ghosts. When a man goes missing from his office in Curtis Bay in 1987, his daughter sets off on
Have we already had an episode called "Swamp Monster?" That feels likely. WHAT TO DO WITH CHRIS DAVIS, FRIENDS? We talk about it. Also, in a typically unconvoluted manner, we discuss The Nature of True Progress, and why the 2019 Orioles are IT,
Your favorite sporadically-produced podcast about your favorite sporadically-talented team is...well, not back, really, but here is a new episode, of a kind. The questions: who had the worse 2018 - Donald Trump or the Orioles? And should ballpa
Once again: dozens of horrible puns, half-baked explanations, and crackpot political theories. Plus: JT Gwozdz with actual good ideas.
Is it safe to podcast again? Why do we baseball in Trump's America? Should Dylan Bundy throw the cutter? Argh.
Here they are, in all their, um, glory isn't the right word, uh - anyway, here's a whole bunch of ill-considered nicknames. We are once again joined by the steely-eyed and solemn-hearted Judge Marko, who, as is his wont, refuses to take any guf
Relive the O's delicious 11-3 victory over Oakland with Sam and Alan - and recall how unlikely said victory was looking in the early-going. Other topics discussed: why the Orioles can't hit junkballers, whether Matt Wieters is a lost cause, wha
Ben Masten joins us to talk about the Yankees offseason, and the generally cavalier attitude towards starting pitching in the American League East. Plus: why urrbody so angry?
Sure sure, hooray Chris Davis, yahoo, whatever. Who in the name of Blue-Eyed-Jimmy-Palmer is going to PITCH, dammit?!
Kicking off 2016 by getting fired up about a number of topics, including (but not limited to): "The Big Short," HOF balloting, druncles, #FeelingTheBern (or #NotFeelingTheBern), and stadium funding. So, a pretty typical episode, really. 
We ponder the implications of the Winter Meetings, the Republican Party, and the deleterious effect that each has on our sanity at this, the most wonderful time of the year.
In which the dastardly Nick Markovich challenges us to The Game of Games of Games, which involves Orioles trivia and disgusting jelly beans.
In which we return from a prolonged hiatus to discover a harrowing set of offseason quandaries and a heartfelt plea from a Mets fan to throw our loyalties to his cause.
As the Orioles wrestle with the decision to buy or sell at the deadline, we examine the pros and cons of both approaches. Plus: Ben Adams (Slate) on baseball's rapidly-evolving media strategy.
A wide-ranging conversation with Charlie Hoppes (of the dearly-departed Orioles Spastics podcast), covering the latest developments in Charlie's sleepwear, Charlie's thoughts on Game of Thrones, Charlie's dating life, and the Orioles midseason
The Morons resume the road, with a sincere apology (and explanation) from Sam for the prolonged delay. Dave McKenna (Deadspin) joins us to explain why Peter Angelos didn't do as good a deed as he was given credit for after the Freddie Gray prot
Craig Calcaterra (NBC's Hardball Talk) joins us to talk about baseball's stodgy corporate culture, how to be a fresh voice in an increasingly stale media environment, and why the Expos are the In-N-Out Burger of baseball. Find Craig on Twitter
The Ryan Webb Franchise Report investigates the Chris Davis's rapidly-deteriorating ability to make contact, the rash of recent injuries, and offers praise to the city of Tampa Bay for its Baltimore impression. Sarah Estrella laments the demise
We're joined by Travis Waldron (Think Progress) to consider the multitude of issues raised by the week's events in Baltimore, and to wonder how we, baseball in general, and America can do better.
At long last! The much-anticipated 2015 Nickname Show, complete with overcomplicated puns and lots of giggling. Every player on the current 40-man roster gets a nickname, except weirdos like Oliver Drake, because really?
Alan files a remote report from the nether regions of North Carolina on the experience of missing out on all the #OpeningWeek #Excitement. 
Sam and Alan lament the murky future of Matt Wieters but celebrate the burgeoning expanding around concussions in the NFL. Chris Luther joins us to bravely attempt to make wrestling sound interesting. PLUS: Henry Urrutia gets sexy.
The ideas are even more dangerous than usual this week, as Mina Kimes (ESPN The Magazine) joins us to advocate for government regulation of the professional sports leagues, and explains why that will NOT end up turning them all into Time Warner
The Nelson Cruz Franchise Report considers the legacies of Tom Brady and Craig Biggio, Mike Petriello (Fangraphs, Mike Sciosia's Tragic Illness) joins us to talk about the Orioles possibly-shrewd acquisition of Travis Snider, and Ben Masten cas
Sam shares some fond memories of Ben McDonald in a special edition episode.
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