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Ben Fred Friday – May 22, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – May 22, 2020

Well, we still have just as many questions about baseball’s return as we had last week but today we’ll look at them with (maybe a little) optimism. We know the owners have submitted a health and safety proposal to the players, so now they’re hashing out what is...

Ben Fred Friday – May 15, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – May 15, 2020

We are one step closer to having a 2020 baseball season. We talk it all over with Ben Frederickson of the Post Dispatch this morning. Will the hang up be health or money for the players association? Maybe both as Ben says the owners screwed up by putting their...

Ben Fred Friday – May 8, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – May 8, 2020

Is a proposal for an MLB baseball season on the horizon? Sources have said there are serious discussions angling toward a mid June start for training camp and a July 1(ish) opening day. The same hurdles still loom though... what about enough testing and what happens...

Ben Fred Friday – May 1, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – May 1, 2020

Yadier Molina is someone to talk about this morning with Ben Fred. He's made it known that he doesn't want this year to be his last and he's open to going to another team if it doesn't work out with the Cardinals. Ben says you do what you can to keep your Hall of...

Ben Fred Friday – April 24, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – April 24, 2020

Everyone's taking a financial haircut with the coronavirus situation but, this morning, we take a few minutes to talk actual haircuts. Grooming tips aside, we happily discuss the latest negative decision the Rams are dealing with in regards to leaving St. Louis. We...

Ben Fred Friday – April 17, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – April 17, 2020

Dr. Fauci came out and said there’s an avenue to play. It would be without fans but at least there’s hope. Ben Fred says Dr. Fauci has been everywhere and he’s uplifted by his latest interview talking about how to get sports back. It will take strict guidelines but...

Ben Fred Friday – April 10, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – April 10, 2020

Will all sports come back at once? Will we see MLB first or a different one first? Ben says the NHL and NBA are under more pressure since they’re trying to finish a season and postseason revenues are so high. NHL salary cap is also directly correlated to how much they...

Ben Fred Friday – April 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – April 3, 2020

We talk to Ben Frederickson this morning about John Mozeliak’s press conference yesterday. Ben’s take- not nearly as many answers as Mo wants right now. Baseball is making incredibly difficult decisions right now because they have to. Normally, MLB is meticulous is...

Ben Fred Friday – March 27, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – March 27, 2020

Opening day, when it happens, has a chance to be the best ever in St. Louis. We try to keep a positive attitude about the current state of baseball. Ben Fred tells us Tony La Russa's take on the hiatus and he compares it to the return after 9/11. Ben also realizes...

Ben Fred Friday – March 20, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – March 20, 2020

A visit with Ben Fred about his experience in Florida as camps were closing. What were the Cardinals telling the media? What does Ben Fred think will happen to allow media members back once play resumes? He talks about why he and a few of his colleagues chose to stay...