The Opening Drive

The Opening Drive – May 9th, 2023

7:00 – Cardinals-3 Cubs-1

One more and it’s a streak…

Willson Contreras–with all the stuff swirling around him AND the added heft of his return to Chicago–has a great game anis involved with all three of the Cardinals runs

STL CITY SC takes on Chicago Fire tonight @ 7:00PM in Round 4 of the US Open Cup (Round of 32)


7:30 – Cardinals Magazine writer Stan McNeal breaks down the rareness of the Contreras move relative to a stable Cardinals future

7:45 – TIOLI

8:00 – Fresh Take: Joe Maddon has made his comments about Contreras–what do we take from it?

8:15 – What…Marmol said what now?!

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – Are we being homers by wondering about last night’s NBA Draft Lottery



9:15 – Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne on the Cardinals recent issues and the managements handling of the questions

9:30 – Cardinals reporter John Denton breaks down the pregame conversation around Contreras and why he thinks the organization is handling this the way they are

9:45 – Rocc ‘n Roll 

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