The Orioles are back at .500 and within two games of a playoff spot after sweeping the Red Sox in Boston this past weekend. On Sunday night Dan and Nestor caught up and discussed where the team is at and most importantly, where they’re heading…
While the Orioles trip and tumble towards the final month of the 2017 season, with a playoff berth appearing to be more unlikely every other night, one constant throughout the season has been the breakout year being experienced by young second baseman Jonathan Schoop.
Four seasons ruined, millions of dollars lost, and a once proud reputation shattered to pieces. A lesser club – one not possessing either the financial or supporter base strength – probably wouldn’t have survived.
Following a thumping three-game sweep at the hands of the Chicago Cubs immediately after after the All-Star Break, the Orioles slipped to a season-high seven games below .500, and appeared to be heading towards the trade deadline as sellers.