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S2 Ep3: Third Base Coach Tony Mansolino
Third base coach and infielder Coach Tony Mansolino joins Brett Hollander and Geoff Arnold to talk about advice he received from his father about coaching in MLB, Rio Ruiz’s transition to second base and forming relationships and providing feedback to his players. Orioles Insider and broadcaster Kevin Brown stopped by to talk about who has impressed him so far this season and seeing Trey Mancini back on the field again.
S2 Ep2: The Dark Knight Appears at Camden Yards
Veteran pitcher Matt Harvey joins Brett Hollander and Geoff Arnold to talk about his journey back from TOS and Tommy John surgeries, his impression on the young pitchers, and being referred the Dark Knight. Orioles Insider and MASNsports.com writer Roch Kubatko stopped by to share his take on injuries and his early season prediction on when Adley Rutschman may appear at Camden Yards.
S2 Ep1: Mike Elias on Opening Day
Opening Day is here! Brett Hollander and Geoff Arnold sat down with EVP and GM Mike Elias to talk about the factors that go in to setting the Opening Day roster, enjoying having fans back in the stands, and how impressed he is with the Rule 5 draft picks Mac Sceroler and Tyler Wells and veteran Matt Harvey. Orioles Insider Ben McDonald stopped by to share his excitement for his nephew Mac Sceroler and advice for the starters during the beginning of the season.
LIVE: Cedric Mullins, Don Long on Inside the Yard
Hitting Coach Don Long joined Brett Hollander and Geoff Arnold to chat about teaching his players to be confident at the plate and how important Trey Mancini is to the team and the clubhouse. After becoming a strictly left-handed hitter, Cedric Mullins talked about how he initially got interested in baseball and his ability to take in information he applies to his defensive work. Orioles Insider Roch Kubatko joined the pod to talk about how impressed he is with Baltimore native Bruce Zimmermann and the talented mix of outfielders that could make the roster.
LIVE: Brandon Hyde, Austin Hays on Inside the Yard
Manager Brandon Hyde joined Brett Hollander and Geoff Arnold to talk about Spring Training thus far and his outlook on the 2021 season. He compared Bruce Zimmermann’s pitching style to John Means’, revealed his secret talent, and his own scouting report. Following what has been a strong start to Spring Training for outfielder Austin Hays, Hays talked about hitting his first home run of spring for his infant son Levi, learning to be patient at the plate, and hoping to play with prospect Michael Baumann again. Orioles Insider Joe Trezza joined the pod to talk about the talented mix of players at Spring Training and his first impressions of DJ Stewart, Austin Hays, and Cedric Mullins during spring games.
LIVE: Chris Holt, Keegan Akin on Inside the Yard
Pitching Coach/Director of Pitching Chris Holt joined Brett Hollander and Geoff Arnold to chat about a potential 6-man pitching rotation and when he first learned about the other Chris Holt. After his MLB debut in 2020, LHP Keegan Akin talked about becoming more consistent in 2021 and trusting the process for his true rookie season. Orioles Insider Roch Kubatko joined the pod to talk roster predictions, Hyde naming a closer for the season and his first impressions of veteran Matt Harvey.