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Episode 174: The Offseason Begins

Episode 174: The Offseason Begins

October 9, 2020

With the Game 3 loss in San Diego, the Cardinals went into their offseason on a down note.  The situation was put in perspective immediately, however, with the news of the passing of Bob Gibson.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about the legendary Cardinal and what his loss means to them.  Then they shift gears, talking about the finale of the Wild Card Round and what could be coming up next for the Redbirds as Allen makes his pitch for a certain outfielder.  They wrap it up by discussing some of those that have gotten away.  Start off your winter with us!

Episode 173: A Wild Time in San Diego

Episode 173: A Wild Time in San Diego

October 2, 2020

The Cardinals are in the playoffs!  The tension is high as it comes down to Friday's game to determine if they stay that way.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about the ins and outs of the first two games of this series while looking ahead to the finale.  Where did this offense come from and can it stick around?  Why is the bullpen suddenly leaking?  Do the Cardinals have a bench or do they even need one?  Plenty of Wild Card Round talk in this one!

 

Theme song by Some Guy Named Robb

Episode 172: It All Comes Down To This….Maybe

Episode 172: It All Comes Down To This….Maybe

September 25, 2020

We're just three days away from the end of the season.  Or is it four?  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) try to sort out what can happen and what hopefully won't happen this weekend and possibly Monday in Detroit.  They also get into the current issue of the day, the status of Carlos Martinez, as well as the 2000-hit man Yadier Molina and the pitching staff in general.  Lots of things to cover so come join us!

Theme song by Some Guy Named Robb

Episode 171: Pushing Through

Episode 171: Pushing Through

September 19, 2020

It's been a full week of baseball--13 games in the 10 days since our last show--and there are plenty of things to talk about.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) do just that, touching on the current Pittsburgh series and some of the follies from the past week.  Is it a good thing that Andrew Miller is going to vest his option?  How bad is the Dakota Hudson news?  What about the future of Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright (I think we'll be talking a lot about that over the next few weeks)?  Is Allen in favor of the new playoff structure being permanent?  That and much much more!

Theme song by Some Guy Named Robb

Episode 170: No Days Off.  Literally.

Episode 170: No Days Off. Literally.

September 9, 2020

On the last day without Cardinal baseball for the regular season, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about the last few days and what might be coming up.  Dylan Carlson got sent down this week--will we see him return?  Is there any hope for Matt Carpenter?  The upcoming schedule has a lot of games, but there's a lot of optimism for them and a return to the playoffs.  Plus the guys pay tribute to Lou Brock.  All that and plenty more for your ears!

Episode 169: We’ll Talk About the Cardinals All Night Long

Episode 169: We’ll Talk About the Cardinals All Night Long

September 3, 2020

It's Episode 200 of Meet Me at Musial (if you count the predecessor Best Dans in Baseball) and to honor the occasion, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) debut their new theme song!  They also talk about the ups and downs of Cardinal baseball and there have been a lot of them over the last week.  From being blown out to blowing a team out, from bad losses to Adam Wainwright's masterpiece, there was plenty to discuss.  Plus the guys get into the issues the Cardinals will need to address in the near term.  (Daniel would also like to apologize for sounding distracted at times, but there was a lot going on at his house during this recording.)

Theme song by Some Guy Named Robb (www.sgnrobb.com)

Episode 168: Playing Down To Their Level

Episode 168: Playing Down To Their Level

August 28, 2020

It wasn't the best week of Cardinal baseball, but Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) are here to talk about it anyway.  Losing three of five to the Royals and the Pirates doesn't necessarily infuse anyone with hope and the guys talk about the main problem--the lack of any sort of reliable offense.  Is there any hope?  How can you judge anyone in a season as strange as this?  They also talk about the pitching staff and some of Mike Shildt's more questionable recent moves.  Plus a little news about next week's show!

Episode 167: Holding Their Own

Episode 167: Holding Their Own

August 21, 2020

The Cardinals have played a lot of baseball over the last week and Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) are here to talk about it!  With nine games--almost double what the Cards had played to this point last week--to discuss, the guys talk about what this past week meant to the club and what the coming week may mean to them.  There's talk about the slow start of Dylan Carlson, which players might survive this crazy 40-man roster carousel, and what the return of some players off the COVID IL will mean for the club.  Lots to talk about so come join us!

Episode 166: Let’s Try This Again

Episode 166: Let’s Try This Again

August 14, 2020

One week after it looked like the Cardinals were returning to the field, there's still been no baseball for the St. Louis squad.  That looks to change on Saturday as the Cards will start their exhausting run to October in Chicago against the White Sox.  With Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) away on another engagement, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) is fortunate enough to be joined by Alex Crisafulli (Birds On The Black, @alexcards79) to talk about all things baseball.  Daniel and Alex talk about what to expect from a team that hasn't even worked out in a week jumping right into a doubleheader, what Dylan Carlson can do and what fans should expect of him, and the strange sensation of having no real idea who is on the roster right now.  There are diversions and discussions along the way as two might-as-well-be 80 year old men discuss a very edgy and untraditional year!

Episode 165: Quitting Quarantine

Episode 165: Quitting Quarantine

August 6, 2020

The Cardinals spent the last week cooped up in Milwaukee due to positive COVID-19 tests that continued to multiply.  Now, with the infected identified and separated, the rest of the team has returned to St. Louis, facing the daunting task of playing the division leading Cubs this weekend without their catcher and their shortstop and on extended rest.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about the challenges that lay ahead for this team, whether it's the different personnel, the time off, or the crammed schedule that lies before them.  They talk about who is on the roster, who is not, and who maybe should have been.  Come in and listen to the guys cover another week without baseball!

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