Willie Springer, Mon, 11 May 2015 13:23:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: Hello from Ryan Kelley headquarters, Doug saw Charlie Marlow sitting across from him, suppose to rain all week, Doug cannot do much to stop this, rained during the Wiffle Ball Tourney, one field was pretty much a quagmire, guys from Yellowbatz got some diamond dry, tough hitting with tough pitching due to field conditions, Doug got to meet Deke Dotem, heavy security presense at Francis Park due to the listeners from prison participating, stunning there was no complaints about the unfortunate weather, listeners just interrupting conversation between Tim and Doug with text line type vile, Doug is anti-vile, looks like Dan Kertz had an upset texter during his show, texts must be read during this presentation, T-Bone wants Moose plus Vito to know something, Steve in Wildwood wants to know who is the best texter, Tim had the whole clan over for Mother’s Day, the DeMun portion of Clayton, Doug worked almost all of mom’s day, Chuck did some work too, covering Tate Matheny who should be drafted (but not by the Cardinals), father-son combo working for the Clippers (Doc and Austin Rivers), trying to keep up with other programming talking NBA Playoffs, Doug gives taste of how he would call the highlights, times for ad libbing on the sportscast every so often, never have leverage in negotiations with that TV business, surprised by how much attention that Bill Simmons has been receiving since leaving ESPN, finding out through the New York Times, Simmons did develop “30 for 30” plus the Grantland website, Doug not familiar with Grantland, not sure if many people outside our industry really care about the topic, odds released on where Simmons will land, Doug wants to talk Cardinals losing two of three, naming the heavy-hitters of local TV including Charlie, Rams could not call their rookie doings a ‘mini camp’ but an ‘orientation’, the new lineman were apparently big for Jeff Fisher’s rookie class, if Bill Simmons replaced Doug on the 4 FOX…, Joe Roderick took Doug’s phone to unblock his profile, Charlie having issues with iPad after IOS update, Vince our IT guy makes everything better, battery power for those iPhones, Mount Rushmore of greatest Cardinals, Doug has no interest in seeing that actual Mt. Rushmore, suspension earned, Doug’s yellow piece of paper for suspensions has grease stains, Pirates wearing more pink than the Cardinals on Mother’s Day, still trying to get “Dike” on the show, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins the show, tough weekend for the Cardinals who were without Matt Carpenter, Marco Gonzalez did not have good first rehab start, lot of the hopeful perspective masking the reality of Cardinals’ situation, trade needs to be made sooner or later (probably sooner than later), have to figure that Tyler Lyons gets another start for the big club, John Mozeliak trying to buy time, Mo forunate that the ball club has played as well as they have, the plans (or lack of plans) the Cardinals made coming into the season, there will be stress at some point regardless of schedule, belief that Matt Carpenter being out of the lineup for series (possibly more) seems quite alarming especially considering the kind of person he is, column about the Rams facing real marketing challenges entering the 2015 season, tough to get excitement happening in STL with LA news buzzing, update on ticket sales, odd that they begin the single game campaign as early as they have, might see Rams marketing to other fan bases such as the Steelers who are coming to town, report from Frank Cusumano about Peacock/Blitz meeting with Raiders owner Mark Davis, we bleed black n’ silver, Doug does not like the nickname ‘Mound City’, Stan Kroenke asking league if wife can be the ‘owner’, story from 2010 buried underneath Terrelle Pryor going to the Bengals, other Raiders to get behind…, hopeful that Raiders are here by 2016, could have a face of Subway here in STL…, just want a NFL team in this city, Charlie prepared for NFL leaving STL, Doug says that prep does not help based on his experience with the Cardinals plus Hawks, some fantasy sports musings, vulture football players & Doug with his struggles.
SEGMENT 2 – Prefer Three Rivers Stadium name over PNC Park, The Cat with a day off in Cleveland, those Indians experimenting with earlier first pitch time, getting folks home earlier during on school nights, Doug does not like paying tuition, Charlie figures that all the money will then go to medical bills soon, text line warning Charlie about impending heart disease, big win over the Saint Louis FC over the weekend, Doug with the analysis, how Wilmington got their team name, poor Heidi Watney sounding emotional during “Quick Pitch” telecast, poor Heidi had the flu trying not to puke, she tweeted about the problems using the hashtag “#tossedmycookies”, feel bad calling in sick to work, people puking live on the air, Willie sick over the weekend but still went out, Plow Boy spent most of his weekend on the Illinois side, brother of Plow Girl participating in the Wiffle Ball Tourney, other doings in Trenton plus Grafton, Joe wanting to know if Plow Girl’s friend is hot…, text line has plenty of opinions about Willie and Plow Boy, made delicious pork loin while watching “Wedding Crashers”, Charlie prefers to grill outside, Doug worried about everything, hoping we can do show from Brentwood Forrest pool, texters sniping Chuck, Steve in Wildwood calls, delayed response as always, Steve wants to share his weekend doings, going to Jimmy’s like Tim, Doug cannot hear…, other doings for Steve, weird doings for Mother’s Day, other places that Steve visited over the weekend, Doug does not have the time paint the town due to journalism, not a fan of chain restaurants, apparently Steve ‘bitched out’ on his workout at Evolve this morning, Doug does not want Steve moving to Sunset Hills, some big doings for Chuck getting out of town for bachelor party, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins the show, more about how Jaime Garcia plus Marco Gonzalez threw instead of the linescores, Jaime throwing hard, maybe some ways to be cautious with Jaime who most of us expect to get hurt sooner or later, Cardinals want something from Garcia now, suspect that Tyler Lyons get a third start next weekend, more concern with bullpen depth than starting rotation esepcially in the eighth inning after losing Jordan Walden, some ideas on how Redbirds can stabilize later inning situation, certainly do not want to stretch out Trevor Rosenthal, idea of six-man rotation, letting people call in to ramble about their weekends, discussing chain restaurants again, Doug likes chicken most of the time, Plow Boy warns about ordering any kind of special due to his days at Pizza Hut, Doug’s voice changes sometimes, taking bike ride on trail, break for hoagie snack, Charlie has one speed bicycle, Chuck changes the poms on his bike handles, fighting sagging skin after losing weight, Doug meeting the ‘Suspendables’ over the weekend, missing the ‘Rat from Bloomsdale’, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, Alpena not present this morning, Doug spitting in the face of business that’s provided for his family, nothing off the books, difference between UP and LP in Michigan, that Rickie Fowler shipping The Players Championship, his model girlfriend Alexis Randock…, Fowler likes the Cardinals, saw him at Spring Training, that Detroit might be the worst city, Charlie has visited, places to see in Detroit, Chuck miffed with Doug about his plain life, he sometimes lets his hair down with a margarita, opponents throwing at Doug in the Wiffle Ball Tourney, reasons that Doug does not want to move to the city, selling apartment, cleaning gutters, ProdJoe cleans Tim’s gutters, car port houses being torn down in Tim’s neighborhood, easy to take down car port, things Doug will do once he reaches retirement, Doug’s breakfast this morning, we somehow find humor in what Doug does, kind of a “femmie” breakfast, more manly breakfasts, too much mayo on certain things, Chuck doesn’t like it, Willie tried mayo after about 27 years, sometimes get on the cheek, another suspension earned…, MASH unit playing for the Redbirds at the moment, Doug doesn’t want Cole Hamels for the suspected price, if Carlos Martinez keeps making poor starts, numbers unknown for Clayton Kershaw, soft media here in STL, league leaders for ERA, Kershaw has the 41st best ERA in the league, Doug could be real estate billionaire in Miami right now, Doug knew were to find the best tap water in the South Beach area, computer issues this morning, time that Doug spent in Miami, saw those Dolphins teams in the 80s, Dan Marino didn’t care for too many people in the media, same with Don Shula, big interviews with the coach, just missed Heat expansion, missed the Marlins, missed the Panthers too, covering the U, interviews with Howard Schnellenberger, Doug did not really belong in Miami, had trouble speaking Spanish & we just did 80 minutes of radio.
SEGMENT 3 – “Black Velvet”, odd that Alannah Myles the Canadian sounded almost southern, Doug wishes he would’ve had a daughter along with his three sons, Doug has replaced a lot of dry wall due to his boys, thoughts on Mizzou softball, every squad has one gal that carries load, broadcasting softball games back in the day, ought to move that mound back, guessing 45 feet, SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!, “Hot Pursuit” premiere over the weekend, confirmed info on college softball, the chalked circle, comparing Reese Witherspoon to Jennifer Lawrence, weekend box office numbers for “Hot Pursuit”, hearing from texter with New York City area code, Sandy Bullock still a bit of a sweetheart, that performance in “Gravity” comparable to “Castaway”, SPOILER ALERT, guessing the back stories of people that text the show, ending to “Gravity”, landing at River Des Peres, we like that Sandy…, her ex-husband Jesse, adopting a child, confused about the whereabouts of Marble Hill (NY), Charlie still has out-of-town area code, Doug would like him to change, Tim has visited Wildwood contrary to Doug’s belief, Charlie finally saw “The Dark Knight”, did not care for the ending, Heath Ledger winning the Oscar, Ledger OD’ed from method acting like Daniel Day Lewis, have to be Abe Lincoln even off the set, worked when playing Bill ‘the Butcher’, hails from Ireland, love everything that Day Lewis does, Doug did not care for “Lincoln” due to little action, Doug’s favorite actor is Tom Hanks, another boring answer… & SUPPORT THE SPONSORS!!!
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