Friday’s Show Audio – Meet The (STL Sports) Press

Willie Springer, Fri, 15 May 2015 13:33:00 GMT

SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: The Cat is back, sitting across from him back by popular demand is Joe Strauss, #NoPeePeeTalk, heck of a trip for The Cat to Pittsburgh plus Cleveland, The Cat got hurt at one point, Cardinals training staff had The Cat ice down his injury, heck of a trip for the Cardinals finish 3-3 after going through some tough situations, struggles for Matt Adams continuing, wondering if adjustment will be made, wondering if Adams has been hearing the criticism via the media considering a few of his interesting situations, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, the return of the Exit Poll, making sure Willie knew what he was doing…, high praise from Strauss for Willie, ‘Lady Diablo’ loves that Zydeco Blues (new sponsor for Exit Poll), love hearing about Joe’s significant other, we hear plenty about the relationship about Plow Boy and Plow Girl, little background for Strauss who’s really interested, Strauss has similar reaction to Plow Boy’s relationship like rest of the hosts, some credibility to #CuckLife though Plow Boy disputes, big doings in West County last evening involving the Mizzou brass such as Gary Pinkel plus new AD Mack Rhoades, high praise for the Missouri football program, level of salaries for top assistant coaches, someone like Brian Schottenheimer grabebd by Georgia from the NFL, Pinkel told Strauss that bump in pay will be coming soon for his top coaches, Zydeco Blues Exit Poll, hoping Willie gets mad if hosts kill him for questions, heck of a first question…, “Do Cardinals win NL Central Divsion by going .500 rest of the season finishing at 88-74?”, few answers including the Cardinals might win more, if the rest of the division can put together consistent baseball to challenge the Birds, the issues facing the Cards that have to be addressed sooner or later, huge doings with pitchers in the organization including Marco Gonzalez and Jaime Garcia working their way back plus Carlos Martinez struggling for the big club as of late, hearing from the text line, Tyler Lyons being stop gap, Jason Heyward not putting up numbers at the plate, Willie defers to Alpena for next question, Willie claiming team involvement, Alpena battles through… “What’s on your bucket list?”, shipping the WSOP, The Cat would like to host game show, his time with Chuck Woolery that one night, boys behind the glass with their answers, Strauss wants more about Woolery from The Cat, Willie not ready with next question right away, “Who makes transacation of any kind first? Blues or Cardinals?”, going with Blues considering the coaching situation, if Ken Hitchcock returns or not, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Willie ready this time, “American Pharoah favored to win the Preakness at 4-5…does he win the second leg of the Triple Crown?”, not many of us into horse racing, ‘AP’ ought to win the second leg, “BB King, the King of Blues, died at the age of 89 this morning…who do you consider the greatest guitarist of all-time?”, Carlos Santana, Tim not sure, Strauss reluctantly says Eddie Van Halen, plenty of text line suggestions, Alpena likes Steve Vai, Plow Boy goes with Eric Clapton, “Mad Men has it’s series finale this Sunday…is ‘Don Draper’ the greatest character ever played by a St. Louis native actor?”, trying to think of other actors, thoughts on “Mad Men”, like that Jon Hamm, other actors from the area, today on the rest of the show & SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!


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SEGMENT 2 – Production with “Eruption”, Strauss finally getting to ask The Cat about the Dan Caesar article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about Fox Sports Midwest ‘infomericial’ broadcasting from the Champions Club, no mention of the other rightsholder, rotation of the Cardinals’ broadcasters especially for the Champions Club broadcast, The Cat defending his place of employment who is among the best rating for airing baseball, we’ve seen the media critc go after InsideSTL from time to time, very behind the curtain discussion, Tim running the business for InsideSTL, lot of media industry dicussion, The Cat would like better digging from Caesar, have to have thick skin for this business and this show, misconception that writers choose their headlines, covering the media is not like Derrick Goold reporting on the Cardinals, Joe feels that one has to be callus when a celebrity or just well-known, Chris calls with his take on Cardinals broadcast, shots from the text line, Dave calls want to know why The Cat is mean on Twitter, Strauss snipes the caller a bit, lot positive/negative reaction on the text line, Tim nearly going to New York to work on the Mets broadcast & the extreme polarization of this whole topic.


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SEGMENT 3 – Wonderful B.B. King…, amazing feast from Salt and Smoke this morning, the brisket the best…, back to the media discussion, Tom calls about how the Cardinals handle injuries, no one likes hearing the hosts eat on the air, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, if Joe is too negative on social media, fans leaving ballgame early, Plow Boy has two cents about fans, Derrick calls about the Blues, Alex Pietroangelo maybe getting the Matt Holliday treatment for contract, fans leaving early, suppose to the #BFIB, Willie wants to know why they care…, Bertarelli Cutlery Cuts of the Week, disdain from Joe for boys behind the glass, Tim and The Cat disagree, weekend plans for the Plow Boy & so so happy…


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SEGMENT 4 – Email of the Day


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