Three things Orioles fans can hang their hat on as challenging 2019 season continues

For the Baltimore Orioles, the 2019 season will end up being a lost one. Playing 4-8 in their last 12 games, the O’s (13-24) occupy the cellar of the American League East, 10.5 games behind the first-place Tampa Bay Rays (23-13).

To put this in perspective, on April 22 the Orioles’ chances of winning the division stood at 0.847%, and as of three days ago it’s dwindled further, to 0.266%.  Barely a quarter of a percent!

There’s no easy way to put it, the rest of the 2019 season will be tough to watch for Orioles fans. The team is not a year into their rebuild yet, and the farm system doesn’t rank among baseball’s elite. Taking all of this into account, there’s still several reasons for Baltimore baseball diehards to go to bed encouraged and excited about the future of the Orioles. Here’s three of those reasons.

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

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

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 draft talk for a special bonus episode that will come out on Sunday.

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