Chris Hrabe pinch hits for Danny Mac this morning and talks hot takes with Ben Fred. Randy Arozarena comes up first. So what happened? How did we lose a talent that’s been historic this year? Was the front office at fault or coaching staff? Tommy Pham, Marcell Ozuna, Luke Voit and others too. Is there a disconnect between the pitching development and hitting development?

What will the off-season look like? It all could hinge on fans in the stands next year. Ben says if the Cardinals plan to start impressing fans, they will have to upgrade the offense or hitting staff. The free agents this year could have less opportunity. Ripple effects for 2020 could have huge lasting impacts.

We talk about a possible Astros/Dodgers World Series. Could the Cardinals sign Springer? Mizzou and LSU and more. Listen here-