The Opening Drive

The Opening Drive – August 2nd, 2023

What the show replay on our YouTube channel!

7:00 – Cardinals-2 Twins-3

Cardinals finish off their deadline move with a trade of Flaherty, the Mets are the biggest sellers

CITY made a trade on the penultimate day of the transfer window, acquiring left back Anthony Markanich from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for $75,000 in General Allocation Money in 2023 and CITY SC’s 2024 First round SuperDraft with an additional $75,000 in 2024 GAM if conditional incentives are reached.

7:15 – Ask Uncle Randy

7:30 – Complete recap of Cardinals trade deadline moves. How did they do?

Secondary: How much of this year’s failure’s can be traced back to a lack of pitching depth–just in the bullpen?



8:00 – Today’s Fresh Take: How do you think the Cardinals did if you put all their trades together. What you expected? Were you hoping for more?

Secondary: Will the Cardinals failure to alleviate their season-long logjam in the outfield, and the middle infield to a lesser extent, hurt the one goal for the rest of the season–letting young talent grow as much as possible?

8:15 – The Cardinals know their mountain to climb between now and next spring–get THREE (3) MLB starters. 

How important is the last two months from players like Carlson and O’Neill to set the Cardinals up for a big trade?

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – Bird Watch



9:15 – Rocc and Roll

9:30 – Wednesdays with Waino with Adam Wainwright talking about the tough parts of the deadline & the shifts in pitching over the years affecting the game

9:55 – Time to go!

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