The Opening Drive

Karraker & Smallmon – July 6th, 2022

7:00 – Cardinals with another tough loss to the Braves, 7-1, as Pallante struggles and the bullpen remains a bright spot

7:15 – Ask Uncle Randy!

7:30 – Blues: Want or Need: Ivan Barbashev (especially with the news on Toropchenko)

7:45 – TIOLI

8:00 – Fresh Take: One of the few consistent pitchers for the Cardinals just got shelled, how does that affect your long-term confidence?

8:15 – Today’s Big Thing: Last year Mo stabilized the pitching staff with Jon Lester, JA Happ & Wade Leblanc…do you trust him to make a similar group of effective moves his year?

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – John Denton on the struggles for the Cardinals staff, the need for multiple moves & the unfortunate unknowns of the Yadier situation

9:00 – You’re killing me, Smalls!

9: 15 – Buster Olney on the Cardinals being too good to not make a significant move, especially for a playoff-starter caliber pitcher

9:30 – Wednesdays with Waino as Adam talks about a team meeting after their struggles, the bad games from Dak & Pallante & his feeling on Yadi being awa

9:55 – What’s on tap?

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