Orioles announcer Kevin Brown returns from an unpopular ban for referring to the workforce’s combat towards Rays… however says he and de facto proprietor John Angelos have “mutual respect”: “We’re all good here in Birdland!’

Orioles announcer Kevin Brown is expected to return tonight for Baltimore’s game against the Mariners after being suspended last month over references to the team’s fight against the Rays.

The 33-year-old enraged de facto Orioles owner John Angelos after he brought up the Birds’ lack of success against the Rays at Tropicana Field in recent seasons during the team’s final game of a four-game series in Tampa on July 23.

And after appearing on the team’s radio broadcast for the next game against the Phillies, Brown was never heard from again… until now, as he opens up about his time away from the MLB franchise and claims he has no holds a grudge for Angeles.

‘O’s fans – I’m a storyteller. And never wants to be part of the story,” Brown stated in an announcement he shared Friday on his official account on X, previously often called Twitter. “The most compelling story in baseball right now is the story of the Baltimore Orioles, the best, most exciting young team in the American League.

“Unfortunately, recent media reports have mischaracterized my relationship with my adopted hometown Orioles,” he added.

“The fact is that I have a great relationship with the organization, and our ownership and front office have fully supported me since 2019 when I first came on board.”

Orioles announcer Kevin Brown will return to broadcast tonight towards the Mariners

Brown, 33, shared a prolonged comeback message on his return to the sales space on Friday

John Angelo is the precise proprietor of the Orioles and didn’t take Brown’s feedback too kindly

“I request everyone not to heed the disturbing noise of the past few days. I’ve worked closely with O’s SVP Greg Bader for the past four years, and John Angelos and I have a solid dialogue based on mutual respect. We’re all good here in Birdland!

“I’m proud to be an Oriole and call Baltimore home, and there’s no place in baseball I’d rather be now and for the long haul. Go Os!’

It is widely said that during Friday’s broadcast, Brown will read a statement in his comeback to the booth before the Orioles take on the Mariners in Seattle, according to OutKick.

Brown’s time away from baseball earned the Orioles some backlash regarding their decision to suspend the Syracuse graduate over relatively innocuous comments, with fans asking for the commentator to be reinstated in his role in last Tuesday’s game against the Houston Astros.

Brown read out stats that were in the team’s game notes for MASN’s broadcast of the July 23 game against the Rays, and the cable channel even ran an accompanying image that read “Trop-ical Depression.”

The stats confirmed that the Orioles struggled to win in Tampa the previous two seasons.

The Angelos household believed that the numbers made them look low cost, prompting Brown to be taken off the air, in response to The athletic.

The Angelos household took over possession of the Orioles from Peter, 94, since he fell unwell in 2018

Orioles chairman John Angelos (left) and his mom, Georgia, “looted” tens of hundreds of thousands of {dollars} from Peter to purchase a bigger stake within the MLB membership whereas foreclosing belongings from collectors, in response to an explosive lawsuit from the youthful brother, Louis (proper)

Orioles proprietor, Peter Angelos, pictured together with his spouse Georgia at a 1996 get together on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Announcers from different groups, together with Gary Cohen of the Mets and Michael Kay of Yankees, criticized the Orioles for his or her actions, an outlier in an surprising season of overperformance.

In January, Orioles possession was in turmoil after one in every of Angelos’ sons, Louis, sued his chairman brother and his mom for “looting” tens of hundreds of thousands of {dollars} from their 94-year-old father and majority proprietor of Orioles, Peter, who fell unwell 5 years in the past though his actual situation is just not publicly recognized.

The cash was used to purchase a bigger stake within the MLB franchise and defend belongings from collectors, in response to an explosive lawsuit.

The allegations have been made as a part of an up to date lawsuit towards John and Georgia by Louis, which alleges the pair “systematically drained” a checking account containing greater than $65 million, leaving about $400,000 a number of months in the past.

The alleged looting of the account befell within the 5 years since Peter Angelos fell unwell because of coronary heart issues, in response to the lawsuit filed by Baltimore solar.