The Opening Drive

The Opening Drive – June 13th, 2023

7:00 – Cardinals-3 Giants-4

Cardinals fall to 3-10 in their last 13, 2-8 in their 10 games in June and their FIFTH one-run loss in those 10 games

 Denver Nuggets-94 Miami Heat-89

In a fairly ugly game, Nuggets outlast the Heat to raise the franchise’s first championship in 57 years in existence. 

Jokic wins the Finals MVP (Bill Russell Trophy) averaging 30-14-7 in the Finals and becoming the 1st player ever to lead the playoffs in total points, rebounds & assists

7:15 – How does Tommy Edman in CF every day affect the Cardinals roster construction and lineup?

7:30 – How good can Denver be going forward?


8:00 – Fresh Take: Willson Contreras is admitting he’s lost trust this year–but in who/what?


8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – There’s always a lot of heat on the coach/manager…but if the players need to step up, how do the players improve from within?

9:00 – Rush Hour Reset

9:15 – Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne on the question of players vs. managers and Contreras’ struggles continuing

9:30 – If the players aren’t succeeding is it effort or coaching? And if it is effort/motivation–who’s fault is that?

9:45 – Rocc ‘n Roll

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