Willie Springer, Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:01:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: Captain’s log, Doug’s earbuds stolen once again, The Cat suggests again that Doug take them with him, complaining to management, someone goes through the box in which Doug keeps his things, this has certainly happened more than once, Blues clinch playoff berth, Robert Bortuzzo backing up teammate Barret Jackman after being boarded by area native Brandon Bollig, the crimson mask, looking at the standings heading down the stretch, does not seem realistic for Blues to catch those first-place Anaheim Ducks, day-to-day until their back for Alexander Steen plus Vladimir Tarasenko, we’d probably quit after taking hit like Jax, interesting to see Willie tweet at Plow Girl about going to Hooters last evening, some of us were invited to trivia at Hooters last evening, wondering if Willie could be pulling a Jay Jr…, kangaroo court…, Willie accuses The Cat of misinformation, skeptical about Plow Boy’s phone situation, Tim skeptical as well…, Willie presents compelling evidence, kind of siding with Willie in this case, The Cat not ready to have a ruling just, Tim regrets retweeting the original message from Willie, backlash to the backlash of social media pitchfork mafia, folks going after new “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah this week, some people just sit around waiting to create trouble expecting consequences, now upside in most situations to taking stand on controversial issues, being forced to write blog back in the day, enjoyed that Justin Bieber roast, apparently Ludacris had the biggest issue with that what was said, have to leave feelings at the door especially with Jeff Ross present, some people deserve some consequences, different rules for different people, support the sponsors, tweeting fingers, might be easier with pincers, odd day suspensions hurt, Jeff Ponder of InsideSTL joins the show, pregame atmosphere gave sense of more confidence for the home team, could see first period goal coming, some of the best hockey the club has played in recent time, Flames have struggled quite a bit facing the Blues, team seemed a little more loose than usual seeing some of the boys before the game, dominating performance instead of just ‘getting better’ after tough stretch, Jonas Hiller kept that from being 8-0 game, little nervous in the third period, Jeff not picking up the old hockey talk, curious about Jeff’s aspirations with this company…, moving forward with the Stars tonight, Doug does not want to go out with Pasadena Pondsie…, the hot bed of radio activity in Pasadena & now seeing Brian Haenchen taking a shot at Ponder’s analysis.
SEGMENT 2 – Ready for the 2015 MLB season, slow construction at Wrigley Field, that jumbotron ready to roll, Chicago weather slowing the process that was already scheduled to take years, hang with us at Llywelyn’s for the home opener, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins the show, writers including Buster Olney plus Nick Cafardo (along with others) bullish on the Pirates this season when making preseason picks, could see some issues popping up for the Cardinals especially at the plate, cannot average 3.8 runs then expect to win as much as they did in 2014, some things that need to be seen from the lineup, Redbirds were quite fortunate to win the NL Central last season, need to see more consistency (especially from offense) to win again, Joe does not believe the Cards can be successful by relying too much on the pitching, looking back at the piece Joe wrote about the Blues the other day, odd to see St. Louis athlete to go off reservation with comments, not the first time we’ve seen divide between dressing room and coach (Ken Hitchcock), curious how front office reacts or interacts with these situations, almost need to see Blues get out of the second round the maybe avoid any kind of shakeup, franchise desperately needs the revenue achieved in the postseason, comparing the Blues to the rest of the Western Conference, certinaly consider Hitch to be one of the more respected coaches in the league, hearing Dan Dierdorf’s comments on Rams stadium situation, Joe still believes Kroenke is all for moving to Los Angeles, belief that Kroenke would have to divorce himself from the franchise, Dierdorf quite skeptical about the Raiders moving to STL if Rams leave, always been move by local task force to keep NFL (not Rams), liking Kentucky plus Michigan State to advance to the National Championship, belief there is too much credit given to Wisconson plus Duke, has been liking ‘Sparty’ for a while, Joe’s alma mater VCU losing Shaka Smart to Texas, sad day in Richmond…, kind of saw Shaka moving sooner than later after years of success, anticipation for the opener this weekend, Brian Haenchen of InsideSTL joins the show, difference between him and Ponder…, his analysis of the Blues win that seemed like one they would usually lose, big night from Jake Allen between the pipes, there’s the gong…, we find that offensive…, Brian enjoying Doug’s journalism about the meaning of ‘day-to-day’, we welcome more of Brian vs Ponder, more man love innuendos, that darn gong again…, Mr. Smith calls, not familiar with Jimmy ‘the bull’, not sure about his credentials, Mr. Smith with some cuckold adivce for Plow Boy, apparently it’s Easter break for the swingers community, had get together in South County last weekend, his group known as the ‘Jets’, thoughts on the new show “Neighbors with Benefits” & some drama on that show.
SEGMENT 3 – Cardinals are coming, tra la la la…, John Mozeliak of the St. Louis Cardinals joins the show, packing things up in Jupiter heading to Memphis soon, taking shot at The Cat, feeling good about the pitching as the fifth starting pitcher situation came together, very important for right side of field to step up providing offense, just as important to get production out of Jason Heyward, situation with Jaime Garcia moving forward, believe that Garcia will pitch for the Birds at some point this season, addressing the left-handed relief situation, lot of confidence in Randy Choate facing left-handed hitters, really hoping to see the Kevin Siegrest we saw in 2013, getting Michael Wacha back to form, wondering how all the lost weight with Yadier Molina can benefit his season, usually have good sense of where the ball club plus others are going before the season, feeling that NL Central has ability to be very competitive this season, certainly took notice of the Cubs with their young talent, liking the ‘delta’ for Randal Grichuk (to Doug’s dismay…), certainly do not want to stunt the growth of Grichuk, his one question going into the season will be the production of the lineup, reaction to the GM’s comments, biggest development in that interview was the usage of ‘delta’, Doug takes a while to adapt to certain things since he’s old school, were the kind of show when sports can be the subtopic, Terry Yake of the St. Louis Blues joins the show, he thought it was impressive win, perhaps that one hockey writer should start focusing on baseball…, that win was really needed seeing guys like Jaden Schwartz plus Paul Stastny stepping up, even seeing Patrik Berglund getting into the action, wondering about the rest of the Western Conference heading into the postseason, big day at Busch Stadium revealing metal detectors plus all the new food items, stadium not widening the seats…, Willie honoring The Lord on this Good Friday, Jimmy ‘the bull’ calls, wondering about his credentials, he will work on those credentials, he’s locked up…, not sure, Willie confused, Plow Boy turns down the whole cuckold notion & trying to clear up that odd conversation.
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