St. Louis Cardinals: Listen to Episode 21 of the Redbird Rants Podcast

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Join the Redbird Rants Podcast for another LIVE episode on Monday, August 7, at 9:30 PM CT as the panel discusses the latest surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals.

The St. Louis Cardinals find themselves in familiar territory entering the second week of August. Once again, the Redbirds are one game below the .500 mark. They’re 0-6 in six attempts since the beginning of June to break even in the win column.

Host Dr. Michael D. Miles and contributors Josh McDonald and Nathan Grime bring you the first of two episodes of the Redbird Rants Podcast this week. Remember, the show airs live every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 PM CT during the regular season on BlogTalkRadio.

Here’s a preview of what to expect tonight, Monday August 7, at 9:30 PM CT:

The Cardinals’ quest for .500 baseball

  • A four-game series against the Kansas City Royals
    • Two in Kansas City, two in St. Louis
    • What to look for in the series
    • Reactions from game one
  • Recapping the series win in Cincinnati against the Reds
    • Sunday’s offensive outburst
    • Bullpen stabilizing?
    • Other takeaways

More negative comments from the clubhouse

Tommy Pham

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"“Man. We’re not good. We’re not dynamic. We lack speed. We lack power. And if you look at all the good teams, they have that. They have both of those elements – speed and power. We just have a lot of guys, man, who are still trying to figure it out. And that element doesn’t help either.”"

Is the clubhouse united?

Are the players/management coming to the realization that this isn’t the Cardinals’ year despite still being in the race?

What has caused to go awry in 2017?

Roster reconfiguration

More from Redbird Rants

  • Dexter Fowler‘s impending return
  • Stephen Piscotty‘s struggles continue
  • What to make of a crowded outfield?
    • What needs to be done this month or in the offseason to clear up the outfield portion of the roster?
  • Are Luke Voit and/or Greg Garcia making increased bids for playing time?
  • Who should/will be September call-ups?

If the Cardinals make a run at the division…

  • What on the field needs to change?
  • What realistic roster moves could be made to improve the Cardinals’ chances?
  • What outside of the Cardinals’ control needs to go their way?
  • What would be the “point of no return” this season?
  • Are the playoffs a realistic possibility?
  • How far could the Cardinals go in the postseason?

National League Power Rankings

Rapid Fire Conclusion

You can listen to the show LIVE right here:

Next: Quiet at the deadline, the Cards can still shine

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