After an ugly sweep by the Nationals, we talk to Ben Frederickson about the entire up and down season for the Cardinals. What are the positives and negatives to take away from both the Atlanta and Washington series. Also, Marcell Ozuna- back or gone? Does his performance in September matter? What is the biggest takeaway for the Cardinals from the Nationals pitching plan?

We also talk about Jeff Albert – the hitting coach… Could he be the common denominator as far as offense issues? The ball club is doubling down on him by recently hiring a minor league coach to corroborate the same approach. So what happened to Matt Carpenter’s season?

What are the needs for next year and who are the options to fill those spots? Ben Frederickson thinks Harrison Bader’s role may be up for grabs but his marketability is hard to top. Mike Shildt proved his chops as a manager in one of the most challenging positions in baseball. Why does Ben Fred say it is so difficult here?

Some morning jabs at the rising costs of the NFL stadium in Los Angeles. Is there truth to the rumors of the Chargers moving? Listen here: