The Opening Drive

The Opening Drive – August 9th, 2023

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7:00 – Cardinals-2 Rays-4 – What is Marmol DOING with Mikolas?!

Baseball reference out the Top 10 OPS leader in MLB since July 1st:

#1 Freddie Freeman → 1.196

#2 Willson Contreras → 1.152

7:15 – Ask Uncle Randy

7:30 – Bird Watch

  

7:45 – TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT

8:00 – Today’s Fresh Take: Despite a season full of injuries and opportunities to prioritize the future, did the the Cardinals miss a chance to give some players a chance?

8:15 – The Cardinals are worse defensively at every position from 2022–do you believe that this coaching staff can get the team back to their average for 2024?

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – RUSH HOUR RESET

9:00 – Dakota Hudson has multiple good starts in a row–how many more do you need to see to buy his return as a rotation arm?

 

9:15 – Can the Cardinals fix the communication disconnect going on between the major and minor league teams?

9:30 – We’re talking…STEAK–where’s the best place to get one in STL?

9:45 – Rocc and Roll

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