Michael J.

Michael J.

Michael J is keeping you in touch everywhere you find Country music: on the air, on-line and with the iHeartRadio app! If it's happening in...Full Bio

ADLEY and THE ORIOLES WALK OFF in the 9th Inning and send the Blue Jays packing!

Amy Jennings from MASN A Rainy night in Baltimore as the Orioles try to tie the series with the Blue Jays

Cedric Mullins and Coltan Cowser are CLEARLY having issues at the plate. Can the Birds right the ship and put the Blue Jays down tonight? All depends if the weather cooperates but while we're waiting to see, here's MASN's Amy Jennigs for her update today!

The Orioles kick off a NINE GAME home stand and Amy Jennings from MASN has an update on Craig Kimbrel too

How do you like all THIS for a big night at the Yard? Amy, my baseball buddy has the update on the O's.

FRIDAY, MAY 10vs. ARI | 7:05 p.m. | Gates: 5:35 p.m. | Apple TV+CITY CONNECT FRIDAYThe Orioles will wear their City Connect jerseys at each Friday home game throughout the regular season. This year, every City Connect Friday will be dedicated to Harlem Park Elementary Middle School. As part of the Orioles’ Adopt-A-School campaign, Harlem Park students and staff will attend batting practice and participate in pregame ceremonies. Orioles players and coaching staff will also wear Harlem Park themed batting practice shirts. 
50/50 RAFFLE AT ORIOLE PARK AT CAMDEN YARDSBeginning, Friday, May 10, the Orioles will host a 50/50 Raffle at each regular season home game to benefit a charity in the Baltimore community and the Ted Williams Foundation, giving fans the opportunity to make a direct impact across Birdland, while trying to hit the jackpot at Camden Yards. Raffle tickets may be purchased from uniformed raffle-ticket sellers and via QR codes throughout the ballpark until the end of the 7th inning. The winning number will be announced in the bottom of the 8th inning. The first 50/50 Raffle will benefit the Living Classrooms Foundation, a Baltimore organization focused on providing hands-on learning opportunities for individuals of all ages at their Crossroads Public Charter Middle School, community centers, workforce development programming, aboard their historic ships, and in their urban green spaces. 
NATIONAL ANTHEM: The Baltimore City College ChoirTHE BALTIMORE CITY COLLEGE CHOIR will perform their rendition of the national anthem from behind home plate prior to the game. Members of the choir will also perform “This Land Is Your Land” from on top of the Orioles dugout during the seventh inning. 
ORIOLES FAMILY PROGRAM VOLUNTEER PROJECT WITH SHAREBABYIn celebration of Mother’s Day, members of the Orioles Family Program will participate in a volunteer project at SHAREBABY. Volunteers will make diaper packs for families, organize and count clothes and other donated items, and write care cards. ShareBaby helps to address the unmet basic needs of Baltimore’s most vulnerable children through the distribution of diapers and other essential items. 
NURSES APPRECIATION WEEK, presented by MedStar HealthIn celebration of Nurses Appreciation Week, the Orioles and MedStar Health will recognize hardworking nurses in our community by providing 300 game tickets to MedStar nurses. 
FIRST PITCH: MedStar HealthA representative from MEDSTAR HEALTH will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game. 
HEROES CORNER, presented by The Good Feet Store: Teachers of MarylandIn honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the Orioles will donate tickets to teachers from across the state of Maryland as part of their Heroes Corner program, presented by The Good Feet Store, recognizing their hard work and dedication. Founded in 2021, the Heroes Corner program serves as a way for the Orioles to say thank you and show appreciation for frontline workers and volunteers in the community. 
ALUMNI AUTOGRAPHS: Mike Bordick, Rick Krivda, and Aaron RakersO's alumni BORDICKKRIVDA, and RAKERS will be on Eutaw Street, near the New Era cap store, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to sign autographs for fans, free of cost. 

What the Heck is Wrong with Orioles closed Craig Kimbrel. Amy Jennings checks in from MASN for her view.

Craig Kimbrel is going through something. Should we put him on the IL and let someone else close? Amy, my baseball buddy weighs in ! Talkin' baseball. You know we're all doing it! 

Amy Jennnigs from MASN and MICHAEL J talking O's Nats short Two Game Series

Can the O"s avoid thier first Series Sweep since the Middle Ages tonight by holding off the Nat's ? 
I've got a leaf blower to keep any Nats fans from waving a broom!  Here's what Amy from MASN has to say about the O's chances!

Orioles Sweep the REDS and get ready for a NATS Battle - Amy Jennings from MASN checks in

The Orioles lead the American league in wins AND homeruns. At the pace they are winning currently , they are on track to win 109 games. It's only May and the season is long but let's check in with Amy Jinnings from MASN to find out what she's hearing from the O's Clubhouse today.

Amy Jennings from MASN and Michael J celebrate an Orioles Series win over the Yankees

I'm a LIFE LONG Baseball fan.
When Amy Jennings,from MASN TV covering the Orioles and the Nationals, who coincidentally is a big COUNTRY music fan called in on my radio the show one afternoon for a contest. We struck up a conversation and thought it would be fun to talk Orioles Majic on the air and here on the Michael J Podcast. So, here we go!

Tyler Hubbard dropped his SECOND SOLO album STRONG and checked in to tell us about it!

Tyler Hubbard has now released his second solo album "Strong", after a very successful career as half of the duo, Florida-Georgia Line.  Following up his first two #1 solo singles, "Dancing in the Country" and "5 Foot 9" on his eponymous debut album, he has kicked this new project off with another number 1 Country hit, "Back Then, RIght Now." Only had five minutes to speak with Tyler here but I made the most of it. - Michael J

Kenny Chesney releases BORN on the Michael J Pod

It's been three years since we've heard new music from Kenny Chesney, but this week he releases his twentieth studio album, "Born".  I'm lucky enough to get him to visit with us to talk about how he's doing and to share a little back-ground on his fifteen new tracks. Welcome Kenny Chesney!

Treating PROSTATE CANCER with Dr. Phouc Tran From the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the MD Proton Treatment Center

I have a ton of respect and appreciation for the MD Proton Treatment Centers as they offer patients another choice for treatment AND expert second opinions for all types of cancer. On this episode of The Michael J Pod-Cast, we meet Phuoc T. Tran, MD, PhDVice Chair of Research, Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

We'll talk about Prostate Cancer and what you need to know if you've been diagnosed or are even related to someone who has been diagnosed with this very common male cancer.

We talk about
  • Treatment of prostate cancer.
  • Proton therapy and the benefits that it offers along with other options.
  • Recommendations for screening for this disease.
  • After diagnosis of prostate cancer how to find out if proton therapy is right you.
MD Proton Treatment Centers are available at https://mdproton.com/ 410.983.3793