The Opening Drive

The Opening Drive – August 29th, 2023

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7:00 – Cardinals-1 Padres-4

Cardinals offense wasted a shocking performance from Waino→6.0 IP 8 H 1 ER 3 BB 1 K

Where has the high-powered offense for the Cardinals gone?

7:15 – The Cardinals offense seemed like a given going into 2024-but has a wallowing August given the Cardinals reason for concern?

Cardinals runs per game thru July: 4.7

Cardinals runs per game in August: 3.5



8:00 – Fresh Take: Does it concern you that the Cubs have played 18 games over .500 since June 8, but the Cardinals have continued to get worse. 

8:15 – ESPN’s Jesse Rogers on what the Cubs did to manufacture their turnaround, and if the Cardinals can replicate it

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – Are the Cardinals woes this year a product of Mozeliak’s roster construction or the players failing to perform?

9:00 – Rush Hour Reset

9:15 – Mike Claiborne joins the show to break down an unfortunate loss for the Cardinals after the offense fizzles out…again. And some positive thoughts as Missouri opens the season later this week

9:30 – Why have the Cubs gotten better and the Cards gotten worse since the Cubs hit Rock bottom on June 8–and what does it say about the 2024 Cardinals team building?

9:45 – Rocc ‘n Roll

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