John Semar, Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:06:00 GMT
SEGMENT 1 – Show Open: The Cat is back after a disappointing trip to Wrigley, he didn’t get a great gauge on how the players felt on the flight home because there was a bunch of extra people on the plane, Doug was alarmed by how many strikeouts the Redbird batters accumulated, Tim still thinks the turning point in the series was Jaime’s mental weakness in Game 2, Tim still has some serious questions about Matheny’s maneuvers during the postseason but our local broadcast hero doesn’t think he’s to blame for the loss, this team wasn’t going to be a favorite against almost any team involved in the playoffs this year considering the players they lost along the way, Caller Ellen chimes in to ask about the Cardinals alarming number of strikeouts, #AudioFun with Roderick invading Matheny’s postgame press conference, Chapps calls in to name Mabry as his fall guy but gets dumped when he brings up Back to the Future Part II, PGA Dan is next on The Appliance Discounters phone lines to share his experience of watching Game 4 with a bunch of Cubs fans, Ralph is next and brings up poker for some reason, John follows to suggest that Piscotty was almost another David Freese this series, the texters are quite dissatisfied with our callers so far this morning, another John calls in and brings up Tino Martinez for some reason, J.J. actually has a serious take on what the Cardinals should do in the offseason, Doug definitely wants more power in the lineup next season, Tim questions what older guys like Holliday and Molina will bring going forward, it’s still surprising that we didn’t see Tyler Lyons in this series.
SEGMENT 2 – Ween Wednesday isn’t doing anything for The Cat this morning, Jim phones in to ask about next year’s Opening Day starting lineup, Tim wonders how much longer Matt Holliday is going to play, The Cat isn’t sure who would’ve gotten the ball had the series been extended to a Game 5, a texter calls out Peralta for his conditioning, another fella named John calls in to discuss the 2016 roster and drops a Forrest Gump reference, who’s more likely to be back Lackey or Heyward … and The Cat says Lackey, Mark chimes in to ask Tim’s opinion on re-signing Heyward but chaffes at Doug and The Cat, Hall of Fame Cardinals reporter Rick Hummel joins from Chicago to recap the series, Doug says these Cardinals remind him of his Fantasy teams with untimely injuries, the Cardinals have been such a consistent team in the regular season but has been eliminated with 3 straight losses in each of the last 4 postseasons.
SEGMENT 3 – Tim does an exceptional live read leading into the Cardinals All-Time saves leader Jason Isringhausen, some vile texts lead to the day’s first suspensions, checking in on how Plow Boy took the loss last night, do you root for the Cubs now that they’ve advanced, to The Cat baseball is dead now, listeners now accuse Doug of being both a Kansas and Cubs fan, Tim is depressed because there’s a 0 % chance of lesbianism at the ballpark now as an asexual winter is on the horizon, Ivan calls into the program and Doug asks him about the Balkans, Doug agrees the caller that the phrase “ballcap” should be eliminated, Jack is up next on the phones with another classic BFIB call, John follows to pimp Matheny as a Manager of the Year candidate, Doug says Chicken Noodle Soup has medicinal powers, Pat Parris’ evil twin calls in to critique The Cat’s medical advice.
SEGMENT 4 – Email of the Day.