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Some Stranger Things (E105)

Fred is BACK in the studio for this weeks show!! The guys talk All Star game festivities, and get in a little debate about the Home Run derby format. Should Vladdy have lost when he hit almost 100 homeruns in total? The guys make their predictions for the game itself. The Ravens have some question marks with their pass rush, but Fred has some high expectations for rookie Jaylon Ferguson! Speaking of rookies, NFL.com released their top 10 list for who they think will be in the running for this years Rookie of the Year award. Where does Hollywood Brown make the list? Vegas isn’t very high on the Terps football team this season, and the guys are ready to run to Vegas and throw some money down! And some interesting debates on this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly! You don’t want to miss this weeks show!!

Young Guns (E104)

While Fred is home recovering from a dental procedure, Scott has IT Blake step up to the mic!! They are also joined by Super Fan, James Corruzi. They talk the Orioles lone All-Star selection, John Means! As happy as they are for him, they are equally upset that Trey Mancini gets snubbed. How do his numbers compare to some others that were selected? The Orioles sign 27 international prospects! Thats the same number in one year, that they have done in their past 3 seasons combined! New Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown, buys some “gifts” for his parents. How are the guys handling not having the iconic names around anymore? Are they ready for the new era? The Terps continue to fill the funnel of prospects with some really nice commits! The guys talk about a new Terps only podcast adventure that Fred has started called Shell-N-Tell. They will have a familiar name on their first show. All this and more!! Come check it out!

The Center Of Attention (E103)

On this weeks show, special guest Matt Skura of the Ravens joins the guys to talk the upcoming season! How is he feeling about the new offense, and the excitement around the team. Was he a Steelers fan growing up? Who is in line to field punts this year? Trace McSorley? The Orioles sign their new cornerstone player, to a record deal!! And Manny Machado makes his anticipated return to Baltimore. Was he cheered, or boo'd? Bruno Fernando is headed to the Hawks, after a draft day trade! The Terps south are forming in Atlanta! You don't want to miss this show!

It's Gettin' Saucy (E102)

On this weeks show, Fred and Scott give their takes on the Ravens after OTA’s. Has anything changed with expectations? Can we see the DB’s lead this defense again? What will the WR core look like? Could we see any unexpected names make the 53 man roster? The Orioles and Brandon Hyde are not happy! The guys talk about Hyde’s recent remarks, and his ejection over the weekend. The bullpen continues to struggle…When is enough, enough with Givens and Castro?!?! Scott thinks Castro should start! The Terps land a couple of BIG commits for the 2020 football team! They continue to add to their stable of running backs. The basketball team makes an offer for a 4 star, 7’ tall center! Maybe a replacement for Bruno? The case against Damonte Dodd finally has reached a close. And you won’t want to miss Scott’s story for the Ugly, on this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly!! Tune in!

High Expectations (E101)

This week, the fellas dive into Ravens mandatory mini camp. Michael Pierce shows up a little “tubby” to practice. So out of shape that Harbaugh and staff pulled him off the field in fear of his safety! Thats alarming for a guy in his contract year. Fred is feeling good about Chris Moore coming in to this season. The Orioles are dropping like flies as the injury bug hits the team. The guys try to find some silver lining stories with the team. The Terps make a big hire for the mens basketball team, and they land a HUGE transfer from a top program on the football squad!! But not all things are up and up for the Locksley family this week. All this and more!! Check it out!

Keepin' It 100!! (E100)

Its EPISODE 100!!! We go LIVE from Pizza Johns in Essex to celebrate with a bunch of our biggest BS supporters!! Fred takes a trip down memory lane with some old faces of the show. Former hosts Matt Talley and Ryan Hewitt join to chat with the guys about their time on the show. The guys interject some fun with trivia throughout the show, and giveaway some nice items all courtesy off our great sponsors! And of course, they talk the Orioles and their number 1 overall pick in this years MLB draft, Adley Rutchsman. The Ravens miss out on adding Gerald McCoy into the mix. Our TerpsBSpert Ryan Schammel joins to talk all things Terps. Fred and Ryan make a special announcement about something they are working on. You can’t miss this show!!! From all of us at Birdland BS, THANK YOU for the continued support!!!

Got 99 Problems (E99)

We are 1 WEEK AWAY from our 100th episode!! On this weeks show, Fred and Scott get into another debate over the recent media take on Lamar Jackson. Are his struggles cause for concern this early on? Haloti Ngata will sign a one day contract, to retire with the Ravens. The guys talk about if he is a sure fire Ring of Honor candidate, or possibly Hall of Fame? The Orioles continue to struggle, but Fred just doesn’t care!! He is trying to get Scott to see the silver linings with this team. DJ Stewart gets the call up, as Chris Davis hits the IL. Former Terp, Steve Blake is in the running for an assistant coaching spot in the NBA. The guys think he would be a great fit as a coach. All this and more!!! Check it out!

Return Of The Mack (E98)

Ravens OTA’s are underway, and what are the guys most excited for? Fred talks Lamar Jackson and what he wants to see most from him during drills. The Ravens bring in some veterans to help with depth and a familiar face in Pernell McPhee. What do the guys think they add to this roster? The Orioles reach new lows….What do they do to get it corrected? Now that they are a 1/4 of the way through the season, what does Scott think is a “win” for this team record wise to finish the season out? A certain Terp was the “Center” of attention at the NBA combine. Where will he end up being drafted? There is a lot of money and some middle fingers in this weeks Good / Bad / Ugly segment! Tune in!

Locked And Overloaded? (E97)

All the guys are back together in the studio for this weeks show! The guys dive into the sudden abundance of WR’s that the Ravens have. Could we see some names that were recent draft picks, looking for jobs? How about the RB position? Could Kenneth Dixon be on the outside looking in? Fred and Scott make their picks as to which undrafted free agent is most likely to make the 53 man roster this season. James from Pizza Johns makes a special delivery during the Brew of The Week segment!! Who says Pizza John’s doesn’t deliver?!?! Fred and Scott get into a debate over some current Orioles players. Should Dwight Smith Jr be a trade piece at the deadline if he continues to perform? Scott breaks down why juiced baseballs is a better option then allowing players to use performance enhancing drugs. The Terps have an exciting looking incoming class this year. Fred talks about some of the BIG names coming in. All this and more!!! Check it out!!

Rookie Showcase (E96)

Guess who’s back….back again….Freddro’s back….Tell your friends!!! Thats right!! After missing his first episode EVER, Fred is back in the studio this week with Scott, to talk all things Baltimore sports! The guys dive into their takes on this years draft class, now that we have had a chance to see some of them in Rookie minicamp. Could this offense take things to another level this season? The Terps announce a BIG commitment on the mens hoops squad! A 7’3” shot blocking three point shooter?? Fred seems to think Bruno may have had a say in the matter. Scott talks some lady Terps. The guys get into their weekly Bro’s, Bo’s, and O’s and the Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week. Dylan Bundy and John Means were dominate in their recent starts. The fellas announce their plans for their 100th EPISODE at none other then PIZZA JOHNS!!! Thats right!! Come hang out, enjoy a live show, and eat some of the best pizza in Maryland on June 4th at 7pm at Pizza John’s in Essex!! It should be a fun night!!!

Need 4 Speed (E95)

With the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, and Fred out recovering, Scott and Bryan are joined in Studio by Super fan of the show James. The guys break down the Picks made by Eric DeCosta in his 1st draft as GM of the Ravens. DeCosta Definitely had a “Need 4 Speed”, and it showed with several picks in this draft. They also give their opinions on the draft pick they feel will have the biggest impact, and give their overall Winning and Losing teams from this years draft. Several Terps found their new homes in the draft as well and one surprising Terp went UNDRAFTED! The Orioles are struggle bus hit the road for some more losses and the guys split hairs during this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly. They round out the show when, hesitantly, Scott brings up the Question: Were the Caps beaten by Carolina in Game 7, or did they Beat themselves? All this and more! Check it out!

Draft Week 2019 (E94)

It’s NFL Draft week 2019, and Fred is about sick of it!! But that’s not going to stop the fellas from breaking down what they think the best approach for the Ravens would be! What should they do? Trade back, trade up, stay put? The Orioles are struggling, but who cares?? Isn’t this what we signed up for with the rebuild? The guys break down this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly. The Caps are headed to a game 7 against the Canes. Can they advance? What Terps should fans keep an eye on in this years NFL draft? Fred thinks Ty Johnson could be the steal of the draft, or even possibly go un-drafted! All this and more! Check it out!

The Replacements (E93)

On this weeks show, special guest Ryan Schammel joins Fred in studio while Scott is off the coast enjoying his cruise. The guys dive into the Orioles playing well in Boston. Brandon Hyde gets ejected for the first time as a manager. Was he right with his argument? Fred breaks out the rule book for this one. The Ravens open up for voluntary workouts. All the new names, and big names show up day one! Ryan talks about his opinions on draft prospect DK Metcalf. Would he be the ideal fit for this Ravens offense? Fred might not think so. The Capitals get knocked around in game 3 of their playoff matchup with the Hurricanes, but Alex Ovechkin gets the knockout punch! Who would actually challenge him to a fight? Not a smart move. Ryan is in all his glory as the fellas breakdown some important upcoming dates with the Terps. Could we see potentially three names leaving the team? Ryan sure hopes not. You have to tune in for this action packed show!!

What Should We Do? (E92)

On this weeks show, Fred, Scott, and Bryan talk about their Opening Day experience down at the yard. What was the most enjoyable part of their experiences? The Orioles come back down to earth, as they are swept in the opening series. What is the Good, Bad, Ugly, and Davis with this team so far this season? As the Ravens start prepping for the NFL draft in less than 3 weeks, the guys talk about what they think the team will do in the first round. Fred seems to think the team doesn’t draft anyone in the first round. Scott thinks they may trade UP in the first round. Who will be right? They get in a HEATED debate over the WR position!! Would Odell Beckham have been a good fit for this team? What type of WR would be? There is a new NCAA Mens Hoops National Champion! The guys talk the final four, and Virginia’s path from last years first round elimination, to this years National title! Whats going on in College Park? Jaylen Smith announces his return for his sophomore season. Could Bruno be coming back? Could Morsel be heading out? This is a MUST LISTEN!!!!

The #WhatIf Birds!! (E91)

It is Opening week in the MLB, and the Orioles start off red hot!! The guys break down the Birds start to the season, as they come out of the gates to the tune of a 4-1 record! Who saw THAT coming?!? What kind of effect is Brandon Hyde having on this team? Some familiar names and faces are making their impact felt on their new teams! Scott and Fred dive into recent comments made by Ravens head coach, John Harbaugh. Should we be reading into what he says about free agent wide receivers? What about Matt Judon? Can he be the next man to step up and lead this team, or will his immaturity get in the way? Fred leans toward the latter. The Final Four have been decided in the tournament, and we would bet money that NONE of you have all four teams left on your bracket! It has been a very entertaining tournament so far, and looks to be shaping up to be a wild finish!!

Put Me In Coach (E90)

On this weeks show, its less than 48 hours until Opening Day for the Birds!! The guys talk potential lineup options, and question some of the 25 man roster decisions. What can fans get excited about, to show their support at the yard this season? Will they win over 60 games this year? Ichiro Suzuki retires from baseball. Is he the greatest Mariner of All Time? Scott and Fred disagree on this one. The Ravens tab their insurance policy at QB! Is RGIII the right fit for the team? Fred gives his take on the Terrell Suggs comments on Undisputed. Why are fans in such an uproar over what he said? The Terps tourney run ends after 2 games… What can we expect with this roster next season? Will sticks be back? All this and more!!! Check it out!!

Another Earl Of Baltimore (E89)

See?!? Patience is a virtue!! The fellas dive into the latest Ravens signings of Earl Thomas, Mark Ingram, and Justin Bethel. What do each of them bring to the team? Will Thomas be able to play at the same level after his leg injury? Special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg announces his plans to retire in June. Sites that he doesn’t want to miss out on life events and milestones anymore. Fred runs down the latest news around the NFL. Who is going where, and what is going on in Kansas City? The guys discuss the MEGA deal for Angels phenom Mike Trout! Is he worth the money? It’s almost Opening Day, and as clear as the Orioles roster is starting to become, the guys still have a bunch of questions about this rotation. Its March Madness, and the Terps are in the tourney!! But for how long? All this and more!! Tune in!!!

Bmore Sports Makeover (E88)

What just happened?!? The Ravens watch the core of their defense leave for deals with other teams…. Amidst the fury of free agency signings, the team just sits back and waits… The Browns trade for Odell Beckham! Antonio Brown is a Raider. Could Le’Veon Bell be headed to the Jets along with CJ Mosley? The fellas breakdown all the latest moves with the Ravens and the NFL. Adam Jones finds a new home out in Arizona! At 3 million a year, should the Orioles have brought him back? Whats going on with Dylan Bundy? Can he pull it together for the season? The Terps finish of the regular season on a high note! Now its BIG10 tourney, and NCAA tourney time!! You won’t want to miss this show!!!

@WeddlesBeard (E87)

On this weeks show, the fellas breakdown the recent release of veteran safety Eric Weddle by the Ravens. Was this the right move? Could we be seeing a shift in leadership with losing Weddle, and the potential departures of CJ Mosley and Terrell Suggs? Speaking of CJ Mosley…The guys give their takes on his Instagram story post! What does that mean for the team? And Fred has a little fun with the Alex Collins situation…. Bryce Harper signs a mega deal with the Phillies! Manny has some word in an interview about the Orioles organization. Who is looking good and who isn’t in Orioles camp?!?! Scott thinks Chris Davis needs MORE at bats!!! What?!?! The Terps are struggling down the stretch… . Can Turgeon can them right heading into the Big Ten tournament? The Caps are playing hot, and Alex Ovechkin makes some NHL history! Be sure to check this out!!!

Youth Of The Nation (E86)

On this weeks show, we welcome a new member to the BLBS family!! And no….Fred is NOT pregnant, Scott!!! Just fat!! We welcome IT Blake as our new producer of the show!! He gets a little camera change happy in his inaugural episode, but excited to have him on board!! The fellas talk some recent Ravens moves! Michael Crabtree is released…Wonder if he DROPPED his cell phone when he heard the news?!?! Tavon Young is now getting PAID!! He signed a 3 year deal, which makes him the highest paid nickelback in the NFL!! Spring Training is underway for the Orioles down in Sarasota. The guys breakdown what they have seen so far. What young guys are they most excited to see? The Capitals are prepping themselves for another playoff run!! Things are having a very similar feeling to last season around this team!! What could the new pieces mean for this team?? All this and more!!! CHECK IT OUT!!!