Willie Springer, Mon, 04 May 2015 12:48:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: Doug singing, award-winning hour of radio, captain’s log, the weekend that was including Game 7 between Clippers and Spurs, no jingle jangle…, frustrating inbound play, let’s get to those Cardinals who sweeped the Pirates with three walk-off wins, Birds could have lost all three of those ballgames, fans leaving early from the extra inning action, offense only tallying 7 runs, kind of boring baseball, Doug ranting about the action that was…, that kind of ball plays well in the postseason, Doug wants to see more muscles back in the game, some numbers from the Cardinals’ lineup, watch the Astros or Blue Jays for home run action, that Houston ball club has won ten straight, need to hear from Cal May who was not present on the Lord’s day, Mike Matheny on the series sweep, there’s that door noise again…, Ron Roenicke fired by the Brewers, report that Craig Counsell expected to take the reigns, Doug did not like Counsell’s batting stance, texts about fans leaving early due to beer sales, the Vaughn family attnending the ballgame, Doug advocating some sort of rule change for more offense, participating in the wave, cell phone signal not that bad at Busch this season, having to leave because of First Communion at St. Gabriels, people in front of Doug at the ballgame had buckets of food, odd noises…, Fuelsie calls, party porch bar in left field serves after regular beer sales cut off, Fuelsie just kind of comes and goes…, bold irrate Cardinals fan from Twitter hopefully joins the show, going after lesbians or trouble spelling, Canadian way of spelling, ‘Dike’ like Dick Van Dyke, trying to figure out the Redbirds starter for Tuesday, other reasons for using ‘dike’…, Zac Stacy using ‘yikes’, Mel Kiper Jr. gave the Rams an C grade, Jim Thomas gave them a C+ plus, getting that Bud Sasser from Mizzou, going back to Rams taking Todd Gurley with their top pick, rest of the draft that was for the Rams, obviously going mostly offense but still trying to figure out why they going after needs earlier, hard to trust what the Rams do after eleven straight season of losing, Doug with some analysis…, disagreement over value of Rams taking running back, maybe Doug just wants to argue, OT Andrus Peat was available at #10…, Doug argument that cannot win popularity no matter what they had done with their top pick, do not think Rams would take Gurley if they thought he had bum knee, tight quarters getting MRI, Chaps calls, POT HIM DOWN!!!, oh my papa, Wiffle Ball Tourney happening this weekend at Francis Park, The Cat heading to Pittsburgh plus Cleveland next week, back to the Rams having an offensive line or not, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, shifting to the boxing match of Mayweather vs Pacquiao including folks seeing Dean Spanos hanging with Mark Davis, Charter plus other cable carriers had a lot of trouble airing the match live, loved seeing Jimmy Kimmel mocking the whole thing, Mayweather dominating the fight though he was not the aggressor, crowd thought that Pacquiao was winning, there was moment when Pacquiao got to Mayweather, scientific dismantling approach from the champ, Mayweather said he will fight one more time before retirement, chances of rematch, could be the last blockbuster boxing match for some time, possible Mayweather vs Timberfake bout, all about the cash, Doug not okay with Mayweather’s arrogance, world seem to be against Mayweather & Doug has been heated all morning.
SEGMENT 2 – Folks were listening to Billy Gilman when they had trouble with Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, saw Michael Keaton on pay-per-view, Jamie Foxx singing the national anthem, that Keaton in “Mr. Mom” also starring Terri Garr plus Martin Mull, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch jonis the show, remembers Terri Garr use to be regular on the Letterman show, grades for the Rams draft, giving the Rams a C+, not sure who else the Rams can get from free agent to help offensive line, option of Joe Barksdale, trading with the Panthers was beneficial getting two lineman plus quarterback, wondering if Robert Havenstein could play immediately, picking QB Sean Mannion, seems to be more excitement from Northwest about the move, seems to be decent backup choice for Nick Foles, have to like Rams picking Bud Sasser, former Mizzou WR ought to compete with Chris Givens for roster spot, other picks that have some potential, wondering if Kenny Britt can be true #1 receiver, wondering about the Rams next move possibly making deal for offensive lineman, not much doing with the stadium situation, meetings around the corner involving the league in San Francisco, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, couple changes with DraftKings setup, The Cat might get involved, 50-50 explanation, suggestions about running the league, Doug figures we help put them on the map, other sports including winter sports, questions about the league, Cardinals with best record in baseball at the moment, wondering about biggest division opponent, some baseball nerd stuff, loved that Peter Bourjos at-bat when team was down late, that Bourjos playing quite well, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins the show, Doug laying out his case that baseball needs more offense (people leaving game early), length of game might be bigger factor, could portion of fans that do not especially like the lack of offense like Doug, fascinating how the Cardinals have found ways to win with inconsistent offense, some concerns with bullpen moving forward after losing Jordan Walden, could see outside help to add relief pitching, thinking that Sam Tuivailala can be high ceiling guy considering his velocity, Michael Wacha getting better and better, perhaps the cloest guy to replacing Adam Wainwright, thoughts on Jason Heyward at this point, any big extension right now would not be prudent for the future, expected numbers from the right fielder, thoughts on the job done by the Rams over the weekend, outside the box thinking from the Jeff Fisher camp taking Todd Gurley, team had to do something for offensive line, wound up taking not highly rated tackles, Rams looking to be very vulnerable on the line, could have been more active in the market before the draft, thoughts on the Mayweather-Pacquiao, people should not have been surprised by the results, misconceptions about boxing…, fans willingly bought into Mayweather’s marketing genius, people got ripped off, Joe wanting to know what’s up with Doug & SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!
SEGMENT 3 – Nice transition from Dan McLaughlin to Irene Cara, makes you want to poor water all over yourself, might get Irene on the show later this week, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins the show, some historical numbers from the weekend that involved three extra inning walk-off wins, lot of the cred it goes to the pitching, matching some historical numbers from the ball clubs of the 1940s, would be greatest 25-game start to season in Cardinals’ history if they beat the Cubs this evening, critcism of Jason Heyward after first tough month, still time for the right fielder to get things going at the plate, looking at the Cubs coming to town, still hard to believe that Jon Lester cannot make the pick-off to first base, guess he didn’t allow baserunners before coming to the NL, curious about those streaking Astros who are getting great pitching plus good power from the lineup, rest of the AL West not playing well, Jeff Luhnow finally looking like a genius, standings around the rest of the league, Jose Altuve (who always hit the Cardinals well) might be the best player in the AL, looking forward with the Cardinals’ rotation plus bullpen after losing Jordan Walden, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Doug giving Tim a spot in the goal of becoming more tight and more rewarding, crowds gathering around when Tim bench presses, weekend that was for Plow Boy including the ballgame plus drinking, apparently did not get to the miniature golfing, weeken that was for Willie at the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, almost had cuckold proposition from lovely drunk couple, things seen on the infield, shippin’ some cash, Doug going on vacation soon, John Vaughn ran into fan of the show in Chicago when doing random MOS on the NFL Draft, CHICAGO IS OUR TOWN SEE!!!, class aspect at Kentucky Derby, dolled up for the derby…, “Angry Adams” calls, apparently he’s gotten calls about Doug not liking the baseball action, placing some kind of order on the air, Janie the lesbian calls, not present at the Kentucky Derby, plenty of lesbians at Churchill Downs, Janie prefers to wear dresses yet lesbians have begun sporting the bow ties, gay bar becoming straight bar…, Tim needs to fix wrist to play tennis, Janie has some skills on the court, Jeff calls, trying to figure out Doug’s problem, POT HIM DOWN!!!, wings in the kitcken from Billy the fan who works with Alpena at Frailey’s, listener from Philly chimes in & SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!
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