The Opening Drive – July 11th, 2023

0:00 – Home Run Derby brings joy to MLB—and pain to STL.
Randy A puts on a show throughout the night, tops Adolis Garcia in the 1st round before falling to Vlad Guerrero Jr. in the final

Northwestern fires HC Pat Fitzgerald after hazing allegations, Fitzgerald, in a statement to ESPN, said he was “surprised when I learned that the president of Northwestern unilaterally revoked our agreement without any prior notification and subsequently terminated my employment,” referencing the agreed-upon two-week suspension.

Remembering the 1999 World Champion St. Louis Rams today!

18:00 – Which young star player (Roberts, Gallen, Arozarena, Garcia) bothers Cardinals fans the most?

34:30 – Cardinals Magazine writer Stan McNeal talks about why history has given him some hope left for the second half


1:04:00 – Fresh Take: Katie Woo said she doesn’t think the Cardinals see themselves as sellers (they’re -14 games through 90 played) because of the division (they’re 11.5 games back)–is this another broken line of thinking from the FO?

1:19:00 – BIRD WATCH

1:34:00- The Fight

1:47:00 – Former Rams LB Mike Jones remembers “The Tackle”, facing doubters before ’99 & his being the sacrificial messenger in the early Vermeil days

2:05:00 – Rush Hour Reset

2:18:00 – How much does Titans’ fan Brooke Grimsley remember about that game? Randy goes full history throughout the stories from our listeners.

2:31:00 – Could the Cardinals thought process be more about a balanced deadline that includes buying AND selling?

2:46:30 – Rocc ‘n Roll

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