The Opening Drive

The Opening Drive – July 17th, 2023

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7:00 – Weekend wrapup

Cardinals offense: 22 runs, 36 hits (13XBH) across the winning series against the Nationals–how do we weigh this start of the second half?

STLCitySC-3 Inter Miami CF-0

CITY nets all three of their goals from set pieces, 18 total set pieces goal is most in the league

MLS ASG on Wednesday (All Stars vs. Arsenal)

CITY back in action on Sunday, facing off against Columbus Crew in the first game on the League Cup group stage

St. Louis Blues forward Alexey Toropchenko avoided arbitration by signing a two-year, $2.5 million contract Sunday.

7:15 – Things we loved from the Weekend

7:30 – The Cardinals are on some risers in the trade market, and some of their own assets are rising as well–could the Cardinals be on a bay-and-sell path with their pitching?


8:00 – Fresh Take: The Cardinals have been circling the Mariners for two weeks now–could Logan Gilbert be the move for a future top-of-the-rotation arm?

8:15 – Voice of the Blues, Chris Kerber with an incredible story about his mother and what the Toropchenko deal tells us about the ’23 Blues

8:30 – The Fight



9:15 – CITY SC HC Bradley Carnell talks about a win against Miami, the amazing resilience of this squad and looking forward to the Leagues Cup & the season restart in August

9:30 – What kind of splash could the Cardinals make on their roster with the names that are available–and how can they set up their pitching for 2024?

9:45 – Rocc & Roll

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