Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

The first trip, this year, to Busch Stadium for Ben Frederickson today and we visit about it this morning. What will it be like for journalists as summer camp begins? Do they have player access and can they do interviews? Ben also tells us today about his take on the...
Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – June 26, 2020

Finally, we get to talk baseball without it being about money. Can MLB overcome the virus though? We talk Cardinals DH and how to get Lane Thomas/Tommy Edman more playing time. Players will get he hook much quicker in this accelerated season. Also, how much use will...
Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – June 19, 2020

“Talk with their wallets” is the advice Ben Fred gives fans today about how to react to the MLB mess. He also suggests, metaphorically, that Tony Clarke and Rob Manfred need to go to the basement and work it out like he and his sister were forced to as...
Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – June 12, 2020

Some good news for sports fan this week as the NHL set an official return date. We talk to Ben Frederickson of stltoday.com all about it this morning. Also, an update on Major League Soccer’s plan to return tournament-style and why it could be great to watch for St....
Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – June 5, 2020

The situation is dire for baseball. It’s not dead yet, but for some, it’s on life support. We talk today about what could really happen if there’s no 2020 season. From losing fans to losing advertisers, we need folks in the room who are thinking of the greater good....
Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 2020

Ben Fred Friday – May 29, 2020

Some bad feelings surrounding baseball these days as sides continue to fight over terms to come back. Both owners and players are manipulating social media and press to swing sentiment their way. Ben Fred says he’s turned off by some of the noise surrounding  the...
Ben Fred Friday – July 3, 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 – July 3, 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 – July 3, 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...