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Charm City Bird Watch is a Baltimore Sports Podcast covering the Orioles, Ravens, Maryland Terps, and more. Owned by 105.7 The Fan Board Operator Jake McDonnell.

Charm City Bird Watch is a Baltimore Sports Podcast covering the Orioles, Ravens, Maryland Terps, and more. Owned by 105.7 The Fan Board Operator Jake McDonnell.
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Charm City Bird Watch is a Baltimore Sports Podcast covering the Orioles, Ravens, Maryland Terps, and more. Owned by 105.7 The Fan Board Operator Jake McDonnell.

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@charmcitybw

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Episodes

52: MASN's Roch Kubatko joins us to celebrate the podcast's one year anniversary

5/24/2019
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Welcome to Episode 52 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with Jake McDonnell, Nolan McGraw, and Ian Schultz. This week we celebrated the podcast's one-year anniversary with a very special episode. It's crazy to think we have released a show every week for a year straight but we love to do this and we appreciate everyone who listens. An episode like this needs a special guest and this week we were pleased to welcome on MASN Orioles Reporter Roch Kubatko(6:27 SoundCloud, 6:57 other). Jake...

Duration:01:51:56

51: YOU get a rain delay, and YOU get a rain delay...EVERYBODY gets a rain delay!

5/15/2019
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Welcome to Episode 51 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with Jake McDonnell, Nolan McGraw, and Ian Schultz. Up first this week is our Orioles segment (3:33). We talked about the frustrating rain delays from the past few days, John Means continuing his solid first half, and our Players/Stinkers of the week (17:50). You’ll also hear us recognize a few minor league players who have put together solid first months of their respective seasons. Next up, Jake holds an interview with this week’s...

Duration:01:27:23

50: Kevin Cowherd joins us to talk about his new book, 'When the Crowd Didn't Roar'

5/9/2019
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Welcome to Episode 50 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We haven't quite hit our one year podcast anniversary but episode 50 is still a pretty big milestone and there was no shortage of topics for this week's show. We kicked things off with a recap of the last week of Orioles baseball (7:00). John Means and Dylan Bundy gave the O's some great outings recently and Gabriel Ynoa has emerged as a go to option out of...

Duration:01:33:53

49: Expressing concern for Orioles pitching, Matt Wise in-depth on the Ravens 2019 rookie class

5/2/2019
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Welcome to Episode 49 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. After Jake follows up on a story from the What An Idiot segment of Sunday’s draft recap podcast (3:33), the guys discuss the latest Orioles headlines after the Birds split a doubleheader in Chicago Wednesday night (7:36). Why are the Orioles “protecting” certain pitchers? How did Brandon Hyde’s media presence shake out in his first month as manager? Who are...

Duration:01:23:31

BONUS: Unwrapping the 2019 Baltimore Ravens Draft

4/28/2019
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Welcome to a special bonus edition of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. The sole purpose of this episode is to give Ravens fans our thoughts, opinions, and concerns on every player selected by Baltimore in the 2019 NFL Draft. Hollywood Brown (3:46) Jaylon Ferguson (19:18) Miles Boykin (24:41) Round 4 – Justice Hill, Ben Powers, Iman Marshall (31:07) Daylon Mack (40:08) Trace McSorley (43:32) After we reveal our...

Duration:01:06:45

48: Reactions to the Justin Tucker extension & the Capitals heartbreaking OT loss

4/25/2019
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Welcome to Episode 48 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. There was a lot to talk about this week and with the NFL Draft looming we decided to split things up. Episode 48 will cover all the latest Ravens, Capitals, and Orioles news but we will be saving our NFL draft talk for a special bonus episode that will come out on Sunday. This week's episode begins with a follow up on the Ravens schedule that was released...

Duration:01:03:43

47: Orioles finding their way while Ravens prepare for a very important Draft

4/17/2019
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Welcome to Episode 47 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We started Episode 47 by catching up on the latest Orioles nuggets (6:17), including Dylan Bundy‘s latest start. We’ll also reveal our players & stinkers of the week with plenty fart noises once again (18:17). Up next, we welcome in this week’s guest, Adam Bonnacorsi of Russell Street Report (27:34). Speaking with Jake, Adam talks Ravens draft strategy,...

Duration:01:22:25

46: Breaking down the good, the bad, and the ugly of what we've seen so far from the Orioles

4/10/2019
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Welcome to Episode 46 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. Almost the full first hour of this week’s podcast dives into the latest Orioles baseball headlines (8:51). The guys react to Alex Cobb and Nate Karns being moved to the 10-day injured list, and voice some concerns facing this thin pitching staff. The Orioles segment gets more detailed as Jake, Nolan, and Ian pick both a player and stinker of the week...

Duration:01:42:20

45: Deciphering the Orioles surprisingly hot start and Eric DeCosta's liar's luncheon comments

4/3/2019
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Welcome to Episode 45 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. The guys began this show this week by reacting to the Orioles 4-2 start after winning road series in New York and Toronto (7:39). You’ll hear raw reaction to Wednesday’s series finale against the Blue Jays (taking place as we recorded), Brandon Hyde pulling David Hess in the middle of a no-hitter, and Chris Davis going the first six games without a hit. For...

Duration:01:08:54

BONUS: Astroball author Ben Reiter previews his visit to Baltimore and signing books with Sig Mejdal

4/2/2019
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On this Charm City Bird Watch Podcast exclusive, Jake McDonnell holds a follow-up interview with Ben Reiter, author of Astroball. This Friday, April 5, Reiter will come to Baltimore to appear at the Barnes & Noble on E. Pratt Street. Starting at 6:00 pm, Reiter will be joined by Orioles Assistant General Manager Sig Mejdal to talk Astroball and answer questions from baseball fans. Episode 45 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast will be uploaded later this week. If you or a friend own a...

Duration:00:13:22

44: Operation #OriolesRebuild Phase 1, Commence!

3/27/2019
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Welcome to Episode 44 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We recorded the show less than 24 hours before first pitch at Yankee Stadium for Orioles Opening Day. With that said, the first part of the show gets you up-to-speed with the latest on the O’s before the regular season officially gets underway (6:13). We’ll talk Andrew Cashner replacing Alex Cobb as the Opening Day starter, the heavily-talked about roster...

Duration:01:42:58

43: Terps enter March Madness, projecting Orioles starting lineups, and is Ngata a Hall-of-Famer?

3/20/2019
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Welcome to Episode 43 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We start the show this week by revealing our expectations for the Maryland men’s basketball team ahead of the Terps’ Thursday afternoon matchup against Belmont in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (7:10). With Mark Turgeon leading this talented, young Maryland squad, how much noise can the Terps make during March Madness? Up next, we talk about the...

Duration:01:36:30

42: Recapping a crazy week of Ravens/NFL free agency

3/15/2019
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Welcome to Episode 42 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. So yeah, a lot happened this week, particularly on the football front. It’s only appropriate that we start Episode 42 reacting to NFL free agency stories, both for the Ravens and league-wide (5:18). The Ravens lost several big names this week, but signing veterans Earl Thomas & Mark Ingram put most minds at ease. After we go over the moves concerning the...

Duration:01:32:47

41: Is the criticism towards Mark Turgeon and the Terps justified? Plus the latest from Sarasota

3/5/2019
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Welcome to Episode 41 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We start the show with figuring out what went wrong for the Maryland Terps in their recent losses to Michigan and Penn State (5:30). Maryland fans seem to take shots at head coach Mark Turgeon after every game, no matter the outcome. Is the criticism justified? Up next, Jake welcomes in this week’s guest, Villanova University graduate student Mike Horvath,...

Duration:01:44:48

40: 'Tiny' Tim Jones recounts working with Joe Angel & talks life on the road with the O's

2/26/2019
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Welcome to Episode 40 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We kicked off the show this week with discussing the latest from Orioles Spring Training, particularly the early struggles of Chris Davis (5:55). Davis must have heard what we said, because as we were recording our Maryland segment on, he hit a two-run home run. Up next we welcomed in this week’s guest, Baltimore Orioles Radio Network Producer / Engineer...

Duration:01:32:10

39: The voice of the Terps, Johnny Holliday, takes us inside the world of play-by-play

2/20/2019
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Welcome to Episode 39 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We started the show by analyzing the Maryland men’s basketball team’s big road win over Iowa from Tuesday night (6:30). It marked the Terps’ first conference road win over a ranked opponent since January 19, 2008. We got into the Terps overcoming some home cooking and what this win means for Mark Turgeon‘s team. Speaking of the Terps, up next is an exclusive...

Duration:01:32:53

38: Farewell to Flacco & a recap of Maryland's big win over Purdue

2/14/2019
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Welcome to Episode 38 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We opened up this week’s show by welcoming on Michael Telford to talk about some of the Ravens needs as the offseason gets underway (1:30). Michael is big fan of mock draft season which is already well underway. He is also in the process of writing some in depth breakdowns on players he thinks will be a good fit in Baltimore so be sure to check those out...

Duration:01:27:37

37: Pro Football Hall of Fame Baltimore Representative Scott Garceau talks Ed Reed's election

2/6/2019
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Welcome to Episode 37 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. We start the show this week by looking back at Super Bowl 53, the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in NFL history that saw the New England Patriots hoist the Lombardi Trophy for the sixth time after defeating the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 (6:08). You'll hear our takes on the game, the Patriots dynasty, the Maroon 5 halftime show, and even Trey Wingo losing his marbles...

Duration:01:45:30

36: Jason Cole helps us break down Super Bowl LIII

1/31/2019
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Welcome to Episode 36 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. There was a lot to cover on this week's episode but we kicked things off with a preview of Super Bowl 53. Not only did we give our game picks but we also went through a handful of prop bets that are out there for you to put money on leading up to the big game (5:35). After that we welcomed on Jason Cole, the Editor-in-Chief of FanSided.com, to give us his...

Duration:01:21:58

35: Harbaugh contract talks heat up & a look at the controversial conference championship round

1/24/2019
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Welcome to Episode 35 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz. It's very fitting that we reached episode 35 the same week that Mike Mussina got voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Because of this we decided to move our weekly numbers segment to the top of the show and talk about Mussina's time in Baltimore (5:15). After that we dove right into the recent reports that John Harbaugh and the Ravens are close to reaching...

Duration:01:32:31