Artscape 2017 music schedule

Mark Derosa

Q&A with MLB Network host and Orioles fan Lauren Shehadi

Q&A with MLB Network host and Orioles fan Lauren Shehadi

Every weekday morning during the baseball season, MLB Network’s Lauren Shehadi co-hosts “MLB Central” and, along with the rest of the cast, brings a bit of fun and levity to what can be a long and tiresome baseball season.

And she does it, hide it as she must, with a special interest in the Orioles, the team she grew up adoring. A native of McLean, Va., who came of age in the heyday of the late-'90s Orioles, kept her allegiances in Baltimore when the Nationals moved into Washington and still views the game with an eye toward what’s happening with the Orioles.

As she approaches her five-year anniversary at MLB Network, which she’ll celebrate Feb. 13, Shehadi spoke with The...

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