The Opening Drive

Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne in studio

Mike Claiborne joins Randy & Michelle in studio to say goodbye to Michelle, explain why he’s never going to Boston again, the Cardinals building a team of good people—and good baseball people, what taking down the Braves meant to him, the potential positives from a Tyler O’Neill you can count on, Oli Marmol going a great job managing the mini-streaks from platoon spots, his thoughts on the defense in CF from Carlson & O’Neill, the 1 thing that he likes the most and the 1 thing that worries him still about the Cardinals, what he and the Cardinals need to see from Flaherty this season, this team being able to weaponize their useful depth, whether or not Carlson is still a “cold, dead hands guy”, the origins of “2 pound carrot cake”, and stories from the last 30+ years from the Cardinals, Blues, Cardinals & Rams.

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