The Opening Drive

STLToday’s Cardinals writer Derrick Goold

Derrick joins the show to talk about the return of the Writer’s Dinner, why this event is so special for a market like STL, why he thinks the Cardinals will shop for a pitcher, the Cardinals ability to maximize their returns on pitcher moves, not being able to lean on that ability as much over the years, his thoughts on the Contreras signing, how the conversation around the big money changed, the Athletics pushing the Cardinals too hard in a potential Murphy trade, having to give Contreras a little more than they wanted, what baseball & the Cardinals still think about Nolan Gorman and how rare it is to have a chance to see an MVP receive his award.

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