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GTBH 10/11/20: The Calm After the Storm

GTBH 10/11/20: The Calm After the Storm

October 11, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  With no Cardinals baseball, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) talk about some various baseball-related topics.  Does the success of Randy Arozarena indicate the Cardinals need to revamp their thinking?  Which crown jewel would you actually trade if you had to?  And what's up with Trevor Rosenthal thinking San Diego is baseball heaven?  All that and much more!

GTBH 10/4/20: Paying Respect

GTBH 10/4/20: Paying Respect

October 4, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need for the St. Louis Cardinals.  The Cardinals took two losses this week with the passing of Bob Gibson and the elimination of the team from the playoffs.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) talk about what Gibby meant to this organization and the players that are currently wearing the uniform, then transition into the problems that cropped up against the Padres.  What was the deal with Tyler O'Neill?  How much blame does Mike Shildt get for the losses?  Who replaced the bullpen?  All that and more on this week's show!

GTBH 9/27/20: An Engagement With The Postseason

GTBH 9/27/20: An Engagement With The Postseason

September 27, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  The fact that the Cardinals made the playoffs was only the second-biggest story of the week, so Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) starts off by asking about Tara's (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) engagement.  Don't fret, though, there's plenty of Cardinal talk here, looking at what the team overcame to be a playoff squad, what might happen in the playoffs, and a little bit about the future of some current Cardinals.  Come get ready for October!

GTBH 9/20/20: Scraping By

GTBH 9/20/20: Scraping By

September 20, 2020

Every week, two of Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  The Cardinals had a successful week, somehow.  The offense made a lot of pitchers look good but, at least in Pittsburgh, were able to scrounge up some runs when they needed them.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) talk about a sputtering offense, a remarkable bullpen, and just how the playoffs might look if St. Louis gets there.  Settle in and enjoy!

GTBH 9/13/20: Doubling Up

GTBH 9/13/20: Doubling Up

September 13, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  It was a full week of Cardinal baseball but it wasn't anything like what's coming up.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) talk about the bullpen issues that are starting to rear their ugly head as well as what needs to happen in the coming week, especially the first series against the Brewers.  Will there be enough healthy arms to shoulder the load?  What about the offense--will Matt Carpenter's resurgence be enough?  All this and more!

GTBH 9/6/20: Sweet Lou

GTBH 9/6/20: Sweet Lou

September 6, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  It was a sad day in Cardinal Nation on Sunday as the legendary Lou Brock slid into his eternal home.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) talk about what Brock meant to the organization and whether the current generation of Cardinals will ever have that sort of aura about them with the next generation of fans.

Then the two turn to the series with the team that traded Lou to the Cardinals as the Redbirds took on Chicago's baby bears in a five game series that wrapped around the Labor Day weekend.  They talk about the resurgence of Harrison Bader, whether Tommy Edman should be playing outfield or third, and what to make of Dylan Carlson.  All this and much more!

GTBH 8/30/20: Legendary

GTBH 8/30/20: Legendary

August 30, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  After an heroic outing, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) sing the praises of Adam Wainwright, one of the few bright spots in a week that didn't go according to plan.  Does this team need some sort of move before tomorrow's deadline to give it a boost?  Or is that not the play in a season as crazy as this?  All that and more in this week's show!

GTBH 8/23/20: Packing In The Games

GTBH 8/23/20: Packing In The Games

August 23, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  The Cardinals got back on the field this week in a big way, playing nine games in seven days.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) talk about all the issues that came out of a full week of baseball.  Dylan Carlson, Brad Miller, Tyler Webb, and many more names are bantered down and discussed.  Come in and relieve the memories!

GTBH 8/16/20: Put On Your Fancy Sox, We’re Playing Baseball

GTBH 8/16/20: Put On Your Fancy Sox, We’re Playing Baseball

August 16, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  And this week, wonder of wonders, there are games to talk about!  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) discuss what happened on the south side of Chicago this weekend.  Was it a surprise to see the team come out so strong?  Will Roel Ramirez ever recover from Sunday's barrage?  And how about that Dylan Carlson kid?  All that and much more!

GTBH 8/9/20: Another Lightning Strike

GTBH 8/9/20: Another Lightning Strike

August 9, 2020

Every week, two of the Best Fans in Baseball (TM) bring you all the news and analysis you need about the St. Louis Cardinals.  Unfortunately, all the news about the Cardinals this week as bad, as they had another entire week wiped out due to COVID-19 positive tests and a large part of the coming week has also been pushed back or cancelled entirely.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) discuss what is going on and when the Cardinals might get back on the field.  How can the club actually field a team?  Would anyone in their right mind want to trade places with John Mozeliak right now?  Come while away some non-baseball time with these two!

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