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Tony La Russa actually had a pretty good managerial weekend. Dallas Keuchel doesn't really agree, though. Let's hear how the two sounded in postgame comments as they were likely speaking to each other through the media.
In the first hour, Laurence Holmes discussed the White Sox's 5-1 loss to the Yankees on Sunday afternoon. Later, Score teammate Chris Rongey joined the show to discuss the White Sox losing three of four against the Yankees in their weekend series. What's up with the White Sox's stagnant offense?
BET ON CHICAGO welcomes Sox on 35th's Adam Kaplan to talk the White Sox shaky start, their shakier defense and what they need to do to improve 30 games into the season! Giolito lands on the COVID list (2:33), Who will make a bigger impact when they return from injury: Andrew Vaughn, Lance Lynn or Eloy Jimenez (5:02), Jose Abreu's slow start and the hot streak that could be right around the corner (9:02) How a shortened Spring Training has affected the game of baseball 30 games in/ MLB and their Dead Balls (11:52), Making sense of the White Sox awful team defense (14:30) White Sox Twitter Vs Yoan Moncada (24:35), The microscope on Tony La Russa (31:32) And we wrap up the pod debating who will be the Sox biggest competition in the AL Central this season (39:21)!
Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel were joined by Jon Morosi of MLB Network to discuss the White Sox's 15-7 loss to the Yankees on Thursday, their sloppiness on defense, whether manager Tony La Russa could be fired midseason and what the return could be if the Cubs trade catcher Willson Contreras.
The White Sox are letting small things slip in loss after loss, and the problem seems to be at the hands of manager Tony La Russa. It's a frustrating team that isn't being put in the best position to succeed. Later, the guys held their "One Last Thing" segment, answering questions from Score listeners.
In the second hour, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel were joined by Chicagoan and absolute legend George Wendt to tell "Saturday Night Live" and "Cheers" stories. Did he really flunk out of Notre Dame with a 0.0 GPA? Later, Jon Morosi of MLB Network joined the show to discuss the White Sox's 15-7 loss to the Yankees on Thursday, their sloppiness on defense, whether manager Tony La Russa could be fired midseason and what the return could be if the Cubs trade catcher Willson Contreras.
In the second hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Josh Nelson of the Sox Machine Podcast to discuss the White Sox's brutal 15-7 loss to the Yankees on Thursday, the team's overall struggles and more. Later, Holmes reacted to the Bears' schedule getting released for the 2022 season.
In the first hour, Laurence Holmes discussed the White Sox's rough 15-7 loss to the Yankees on Thursday night. Later, White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti joined the show to discuss the team's loss to the Yankees, right-hander Michael Kopech's maturity, his role as the voice of MLB Sunday Leadoff on Peacock and more.
This weekend brings out some of the worst fans in baseball, but they are not exactly who you may think. We'll explain why Tony La Russa's Thursday night lineup against the Yankees clearly tells you how he views his player personnel and team roles at this point. We're also asking if the White Sox are playing specific odds when matching pitchers up each series. Relax, Sox fans. There is a lot more ahead of us. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!
It's an absolute miserbality in Philly. Don't get it? Neither do we. The Sixers game 5 performance will go down in history for all the wrong reasons. We b*tch and moan about it and argue about whether Joel Embiid is clutch or not. After the break we have some fun and talk about farting Brazilian soccer stars, David Kelleher falling asleep in the middle of a packed arena, Tony LaRussa teaches us about being a drunk, and Nick gets pissed. Follow us: @MattRBCFHPod @NukRBCFHPod @DirtyMikeRBCFH Instagram: @RBCFHPodcast
In a short show before a Cubs broadcast, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel discussed the White Sox's 4-1 win against the Guardians on Tuesday and the teams' game Wednesday being postponed due to COVID-19 issues in Cleveland's organization.
On today's episode, we welcome our next guest, Herb Lawrence! Herb covers the White Sox for CHGO and is a former producer at 670 the Score! We talk about his days in radio at 670, which included a memorable visit to their studio by Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest. Later, Herb dissects the White Sox season so far, Tim Anderson's defensive struggles and what needs to change for this team to be World Series contenders! Let us know your thoughts on Instagram (@domesticdraftpodcast) and Twitter (@domesticdraft)! Cheers!
Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel were joined by Guardians radio announcer Tom Hamilton to discuss the White Sox's 12-9 loss to the Guardians on Monday night, Cleveland manager Terry Francona's work as a teacher and first baseman Josh Naylor's hot hitting.
In the second hour, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel discussed whether the White Sox should bench shortstop Tim Anderson due to his defensive struggles before being joined by Guardians radio announcer Tom Hamilton to discuss Cleveland's come-from-behind 12-9 win against Chicago on Monday night. After that, "First Things First" host Nick Wright of FS1 joined the show to discuss his Twitter beef with Nets star Kevin Durant. Later, BetQL host Joe Ostrowski joined the crew to discuss the White Sox's latest World Series odds.
Danny came back from paternity leave and the White Sox rattled six wins off in a row. And the Monday night? With the White Sox up 8-2 after eight innings? Why not fire off a tweet about how great the White Sox are, Danny. Boom. Josh Naylor ties it with a grand slam.
Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for the daily transition segment. They discussed the White Sox's 12-9 loss to the Guardians in 11 innings on Monday night and wondered if they can bounce back and take control of the AL Central soon.
In the final hour, Laurence Holmes continued to discuss the White Sox's 12-9 loss to the Guardians in 11 innings Monday night. After that, Holmes conducted his Top 5 Tuesday segment, sharing a list of his top fast food breakfast items. Later, Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson of Bally Sports joined the show to discuss guard Zach LaVine's future with the Bulls and to share his thoughts on the NBA playoffs.
In the first hour, Laurence Holmes discussed the White Sox's 12-9 loss to the Guardians in 11 innings Monday night. He also took calls from White Sox fans about the team's meltdown against Cleveland.
Dan Bernstein was joined by Laurence Holmes for transition, where they discussed the White Sox's brutal loss to the Guardians on Monday, their bad defense having a trickle-down effect, how much a manager like Tony La Russa takes away from the team and more.
In the final hour, Dan Bernstein was joined by Zach Harper of the Athletic and Sirius XM to discuss the outlook of the four NBA playoff series being held right now. They also discussed what -- and whom -- the Bulls should be looking for to improve this offseason. Later, Bernstein listened and reacted to White Sox general manager Rick Hahn's comments Monday in which he shared the team's latest injury updates and perhaps expressed a little frustration while discussing manager Tony La Russa.
Dan Bernstein opened his show by lamenting the White Sox's collapse Monday, as they blew a six-run lead in the ninth inning of an eventual 12-9 loss to the Guardians in 11 innings. Bernstein took a step back and wondered if the White Sox should be considered World Series contenders with how they've played to this point.
White Sox fans were right to criticize Tony La Russa during the team's 8-game losing streak. They now need to commend his good choices and a winning streak. From bullpen usage to shuffling the rotation, smart baseball leads to wins. We're chatting with Chicago radio veteran Herb Lawrence about it all, including looming decisions on Johnny Cueto, Dallas Keuchel and Vince Velasquez. Plus, are the baseballs different for national broadcasts? Maybe. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!
Rick Hummel shares a wrap-up of the 2022 Spring Training for the Cardinals. Plus he shares his conversation with Albert Pujols and his concerns about returning to the Cardinals and how he'll be received by the club. Hear about the misunderstanding that started Rick's relationship with Lou Brock on the wrong foot and how they resolved it and built a great relationship. There are so many great insider stories about the Cardinals in this episode. ------------- Follow the Life at the Ballpark podcast on: Facebook Twitter ---------------- Listen to more episodes about the St. Louis Cardinals: Ben Frederickson - St. Louis Cardinals Columnist St. Louis Cardinals' fans will enjoy this conversation with St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Ben Frederickson as he shares stories about the Cardinals' offseason moves including a managerial change, the drama of the lockout, resigning Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright, and then the explosive news of signing future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols. Rob Rains - St. Louis Cardinals Sportswriter The veteran of 40 years covering MLB shares insights on the Cardinals' upcoming season and tells stories from his 30 books about Cardinal legends like Ozzie Smith, Jack Buck, Albert Pujols, and Red Schoendienst. Ben Frederickson - St. Louis Cardinals Columnist Ben Frederickson shares his perspective on the trade that brought Nolan Arenado to the Cardinals. Perhaps the best trade-in Cardinals' history? Ben assesses the Cardinals' strengths and weakness as they prepare for Opening Day 2021. He also shares about how the pandemic affected baseball last year, and the importance of signing Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina for another season. Tom Ackerman - Sports Director at KMOX in St. Louis KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman joins Life at the Ballpark to share some unique stories about St. Louis Cardinals' legends. Tom also revisits the time when his father passed away during his high school years and then receiving a call from Bob Costas who went through a very relatable situation. Mike Claiborne - St. Louis Cardinals Broadcaster Cardinals broadcaster Mike Claiborne joins John Frost to tell stories and reminisce about Cardinals legend and Hall of Famer Lou Brock. Ben Frederickson (Pt. 1) - St. Louis Cardinals Columnist & Broadcaster What does a sportswriter write about when there are no sports? Ben Frederickson shares his insight into covering the St. Louis Cardinals during the COVID-19 shutdown of 2020. Ben Frederickson (Pt. 2) - St. Louis Cardinals Columnist & Broadcaster Ben Frederickson is a Sports Columnist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and broadcaster at The Big 550 KTRS where he covers the St. Louis Cardinals. Ben shares some great stories about Albert Pujols and Tony LaRussa, and we kick around some ideas of what the Cardinals' lineup may look after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Dan McLaughlin - St. Louis Cardinals Play-by-Play Announcer Mid-America Emmy award-winning Dan McLaughlin shares stories from his more than two decades of calling Cardinals' baseball, his first when he was only 23. Dan shares about his most embarrassing moments (involving A.J. Burnett's nipple rings), his friendship with Tim McCarver, advice given him by the legendary Jack Buck, and his love of the game and the team he grew up rooting for (Ozzie Smith was his favorite player). Rick Hummel "The Commish" - St. Louis Cardinals Columnist and Hall of Fame Inductee Rick shares his observations about how spring training has changed over the 42 years he's covered the St. Louis Cardinals. He shares stories about Cardinal greats Red Schoendienst, Lou Brock, Albert Pujols, and gives insights to how roster decisions are made during spring training. Rick also shares stories from his Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, New York in 2007, along with Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken.
Of Fox Sports MLB & the Flipping Bats podcast, Ben Verlander tells us he doesn't think Tony La Russa is the right fit for the White Sox. Ben also talks Seiya Suzuki and how well he's adjusted to baseball in America.
Ben Verlander of Fox Sports MLB & the Flipping Bats podcast tells us he doesn't think Tony La Russa is the right fit for the White Sox. Does it make sense for the Bulls to give Zach LaVine a max deal? Of course. But he's an unrestricted free agent and can pick anywhere he wants. Big man in charge, Arturas Karinsovas also spoke. Let's hear from both guys. Mark Grote has a story he'd like to tell about an Cubs booth interaction he had with Scottie Pippen.
Listen to Tony La Russa, White Sox fans. Just breathe. In, and then out. White Sox television analyst Steve Stone got on Tim Anderson a little bit on yesterday's broadcast for dogging it to first base. Let's listen back to that. Then, we debut a brand new, totally original segment we're calling Who's Our Guys where we tell you who our guys are.
In the first hour, Laurence Holmes discussed the White Sox's 5-2 loss to the Royals on Thursday. Later, Laurence was joined by Score teammate Cody Westerlund to discuss his takeaway from the Bulls' end-of-season press conferences with executive vice president Artūras Karnišovas, coach Billy Donovan and players.
Mike Mulligan and David Haugh were joined by Dan Bernstein for transition, where they discussed White Sox manager Tony La Russa, Bears general manager Ryan Poles, the NFL Draft and more.
In 1986 host Chris Lanuti first met John Cangelosi at the age of 9. Now he has the one-time White Sox rookie on his podcast to tell stories, talk about Tony La Russa, and hear about his partnership with Bo Jackson. We're also talking about the baseballs that Major League Baseball seemingly have ruined this season. When does this team start winning? It has to be soon, right? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!
Former Chicago Bear but more recently former Score midday host Patrick Mannelly joins us for a Score Stories segment as we celebrate our 30th anniversary. What players listened and who hated these guys the most? Couldn't have been the PUNTER, right?!? Why did Pat decide to get into sports talk radio and then basically immediately get right out? Also, seems like the White Sox are pressing a bit too hard, right, Tony La Russa? Good thing the spry manager has some awesome advice for his boys.
In the final hour, Matt Spiegel and Mark Grote discussed the White Sox's 7-3 win against the Royals on Wednesday. Grote then shared a story about interviewing White Sox manager Tony La Russa. Later, the guys discussed the severity of Bulls guard Zach LaVine's knee injury.
In the second hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Bally Sports MLB insider Russell Dorsey to discuss the White Sox's eight-game losing streak, home runs being down across MLB and more. Later, Holmes previewed Game 5 of the Bulls-Bucks first-round series -- an elimination game for Chicago with star guard Zach LaVine out due to health and safety protocols.
In the first hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by White Sox television analyst Steve Stone to discuss the team's struggles during its eight-game losing streak. Later, Holmes listened back and reacted to White Sox general manager Rick Hahn's comments Tuesday about the club's injuries, its poor play and his working relationship with manager Tony La Russa.
Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi reacted to the White Sox's 6-0 loss to the Royals on Tuesday and detailed the team's issues during its eight-game losing streak, including manager Tony La Russa's decision-making.
In the first hour on a Leila Wednesday, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi reacted to the White Sox's 6-0 loss to the Royals on Tuesday and detailed the team's issues during its eight-game losing streak, including manager Tony La Russa's decision-making.
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn has spoken. We have updates on all the injuries – for Joe Kelly, Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert and Johnny Cueto. Are they close or what?!? Then, White Sox manager Tony La Russa speaks on the origin of closer Liam Hendriks' back tightness.
Steve Stone, widely considered to be the best analyst in the game of baseball, joins us to break down the White Sox's skid as of late. Is this a Tony La Russa lineup construction issue or just a problem with poor health from your biggest stars?
Steve Stone, widely considered to be the best analyst in the game of baseball, joins us to break down the White Sox's skid as of late. Is this a Tony La Russa lineup construction issue or just a problem with poor health from your biggest stars? Then, new Bears head coach Matt Eberflus sang the seventh-inning stretch at Wrigley Field this weekend. Seems like a GREAT opportunity to listen back at the best (worst) of Matt Nagy and Mike Ditka doing the same. Then, we were joined by Corey Wootton -- Gabe's partner for Bears pregame and postgame at Fox 32 -- to talk football.
Looking for someone to blame, Bulls fans? How about starting with Matty “Mush” Spiegel. Back on Friday, Spiegs guaranteed there would be NO chance the Bulls would go down three games to one. Well! Then, let's talk about Tony La Russa and how he's absolutely ruining the lives of White Sox fans.
After a crazed Mike Ryan makes his strongest statements yet about Heat-Hawks, Michael Schur joins the show for his April Observations! Plus, Michael's opinions on baseball's style of play, removing pitchers during perfect games, intentional walks with the bases loaded, Tony La Russa's White Sox, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices