Willie Springer, Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:22:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: Charlie back, Charlie going to be with us all week, Tim still at the table in Las Vegas, wondering how much longer he will be gone, mention of American cheese singles (Doug’s favorite), text line not working, new sponsors starting today, Willie fixed the text problem, new intern behind the glass, Jenna who attends the J-school at Mizzou, last female intern was Doug’s niece who has a better job than all of us, learning about Jenna who likes to refer to the J-school as the ‘Jenna school’, the plight of covering boring events while learning to become a journalist, crossing over from news to sports, real news reporters look down upon us now…, news takes over for sports when the sports story becomes the main feature, Fox 2 lets Chuck get into the news action, nice example of journalism from Charlie discussing the Blues, how Chuck likes to sign off from his reports, the Brewers next up for the Cardinals, another big day for Jhonny Peralta who may be the most productive shortstop in the National League, think ‘catcher’ when you look at Jhonny…, he has soft hands…, poor Doug had mic problems for Cards postgame, getting requests from national, Charlie thinks that Doug may have upset Yadier Molina a bit, referring to Carlos Martinez as “Car Mart”, Doug maybe jinxed the younger right-hander…, Chuck plus Doug caught on TV for postgame interviews, emotional day at the ballpark with Cardinals remembering Oscar Taveras, athletes handling emotional moments, Plow Boy reminding us of Brett Favre playing on Monday Night Football after his father’s passing, Doug’s closest moment when he was facing adversity while playing athletics, some kind of 50-point performance on the basketball court, Doug with terrible analogy…, discussing more of Doug’s basketball career, those new glass background backboards (years ago) was a tough adjustment for Doug way back when…, Doug sounded like an old man when younger, Doug claims no one was allowed to dunk back then…, Doug’s Kirkwood teams were pretty good he says, everyone else shares their basketball careers back in the day, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Sports-Disaptch joins the show, brief thoughts from Joe on Doug’s basketball career, thoughts on impressive start from Carlos Martinez, the starting rotation at the moment, long-term concerns with the starting five, thoughts on the growing value of Jhonny Peralta, steal of a contract last off-season, critical of the contract for Peralta when we first saw the deal, big opportunity for Birds with Brewers coming to town, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, if we fielded a company softball team, the positions we’d play, Charlie thinks he can handle shortstop, the tough parts of playing shortstop, sliding not allowed in some leagues, Lacross championships, text line – two week honeymoon, Widow women Ellen on the line, Back to Peralta – steriod use different when it’s a dietary supplement, If it’s illegal – it’s illegal but there’s a difference between trying to break the homerun record and trying to lose weight, Ellen – What Peralta did is not comparable to McGwire, Marilyn Monroe Happy Birthday and to Ellen turns 48 in two days, Big Blonde Dan – what if Peralta were taking supplements for gender transformation like Abeln, Jenner and Doug?, Plowsies weekend in Canton, Charlie’s Spartan’s story about ex-Michigan State player drunk tweeting from Georgia (the country) peeing into condem for older player, Doug – Put down the crack pipe!, Charlie – hugs not drugs?, Doug – How hard is it to just not take them?!, Plowsie – they helped me in high school and college, Doug – No it didn’t! You just had it in your head that it did, Charlie – then why do doctors prescribe it?
SEGMENT 2 – Weekend that was…, Billy makes us sad…, The Cat seeing Justin Turner going nuts after making last out on Sunday’s game, that Trevor Rosenthal having an All-Star season thus far, no wind up helps Rosie, different pitching deliveries over the years of baseball, that Walter Johnson could throw high 90s with his whipping arm action, Doug thinks Cy Young made up wins, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins the show, the old throwing styles, playing on astro turf, let’s talk some Cardinals, brilliant start for Carlos Martinez, things trending well for the young right-hander, weekend series with Dodgers didn’t seem to have as much fire without Yasiel Puig present, Doug tells Charlie that any good father would skip a Major League game to watch their kids play, trying not to undermine that coach that instructs our kids even though we cover professional baseball, The Cat has a story almost embarrassing his family, Doug feels that black jerseys are a mistake for St. Louis kids in the summer, Doug likes that Mike Matheny goes after each win, There is big difference between using two guys and three guys from the bullpen each game, baseball is a game of inches, the others games of inches, all sports are games of inches & big tease.
SEGMENT 3 – Boy Band Dreams, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, 6-8 people all earned suspensions, Rich from Phoenix, feels bad from Tony La Russa, we keep losing Rich, farming in Arizona, Plow Girl heading to Vegas, Plow Boy was invited, Doug does all the work at home, Charlie takes it to the dry cleaners, Listeners still annoyed that Doug picked KRaft singles as one of his favorite cheeses, The Cat busy looking at new watches, Doug complains that his son breaks everything, Plow Boy has reality TV show for Doug “Dens to Dungeons”, people randomly taking pictures of Doug in public…creepy?
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