St. Louis Cardinals: Redbird Rants Podcast Episode 11 Preview

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Join the Redbird Rants Podcast on Thursday, June 29 at 9:30 pm CST for another LIVE episode as we talk anything and everything St. Louis Cardinals.

The St. Louis Cardinals will conclude a quick three-game road trip to Arizona on Thursday before returning to Busch Stadium for a ten-game homestand before the All-Star Break. Although they’ve been under the .500 mark for most of June, the Redbirds still aren’t out of the postseason picture completely.

As the team approaches the Midsummer Classic, podcast host Brendan Vogt and contributors Josh McDonald and Nathan Grime will consider the following on episode 11:

  • Thursday, June 29, 9:30 pm CT
  • Recapping the three game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks
    • Takeaways from the St. Louis Cardinals’ performance
      • Continued bullpen woes
      • Do changes need to be made among the relief corps?
    • Impressions of the Diamondbacks, one of the best records in all of baseball
  • Looking ahead to the All-Star Break
    • An important ten-game homestand
      • A look at the National League East as the Cardinals host the Washington Nationals, Miami Marlins, and New York Mets
      • What should happen when Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong return?
      • How close could the Cardinals be to the division lead after a homestand like this?
    • Cardinals in the All-Star Game
      • Which Cardinals deserve to be All-Stars in 2017?
      • Could this be the second consecutive year that the St. Louis Cardinals have only one All-Star? (Aledmys Diaz replaced Matt Carpenter on the active All-Star roster in 2016)
    • Thoughts on the new All-Star Game format
      • This is the first year that the All-Star Game will not determine home field advantage for the World Series
      • What is your favorite part of All-Star week?

More from St Louis Cardinals News

  • Some speculation for the second half and 2018
    • Who is the next St. Louis Cardinals’ minor-league prospect you’d like to see get the call up to the majors to make his big league debut?
    • What should the Cardinals’ starting rotation and starting lineup look like on Opening Day 2018?
  • Predicting this year’s World Series matchup and result

To listen in live to episode 11, click here.

Thursday’s show will be our second of two episodes this week. Remember, in our new biweekly format, we air on BlogTalkRadio on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm, CT.

If you missed Monday’s show or any of our other episodes, click here to get caught up.

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We hope you’ll join us on Thursday, June 29, at 9:30 pm CT  for another hour of the things you want to hear discussed about Cardinals baseball. We welcome your feedback on Twitter and Facebook! Give us your thoughts on what we said on the show, as well as any topics you’d like to hear us talk about in the future. Thanks for listening!