Wednesday with Walton – May 20, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – May 20, 2020

Brian Walton of thecardinalnation.com joins me every Wednesday and, as players and owners go back and forth about terms for a 2020 season, we take a look at their possible decisions. The owners have laid out a very detailed health and safety plan and it’s up to the...
Wednesday with Walton – May 13, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – May 13, 2020

We now know details of the proposal agreed upon by MLB owners and headed to the Players Association. The revenue share seems like it could be the point of contention and teams have just a few weeks to negotiate if they want to get Spring Training II started in June....
Wednesday with Walton – May 6, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – May 6, 2020

Great potential questions and line-ups pitched by Brian Walton this morning. Could Dylan Carlson or Dexter Fowler be the DH if American and National leagues combine? Also, we talk about Yadier Molina’s comments about playing for two more seasons. We get into the...
Wednesday with Walton – April 29, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – April 29, 2020

We start with revisiting the cheating scandal and the recent punishment handed to the Red Sox. To assume the video coordinator was solely responsible is, in Brian’s words, ridiculous. How was this related to the Apple Watch issue years ago? What does it mean for Alex...
Wednesday with Walton – April 22, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – April 22, 2020

Some news yesterday to talk over with Brian Walton this morning. First thing is the debate between playing in front of fans or not. From what’s in the news, the players thought their deal was inclusive of empty seats but the owners did not. How do they come to...
Wednesday with Walton – April 15, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – April 15, 2020

Brian Walton of thecardinalnation.com has some different takes on the proposals lofted by MLB in recent weeks. We talk how the AZ/FL split would work, if minor leaguers will have a season at all and which teams are on the bubble of existing in 2021. We also get into...
Wednesday with Walton – April 8, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – April 8, 2020

We follow the money today with Brian Walton of thecardinalnation.com. We dive into the financial aspects of baseball trying to start ASAP as well as how the stoppage will affect minor league teams, players and owners. What are Brian’s thoughts on salary percentage,...
Wednesday with Walton – April 1, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – April 1, 2020

Today with Brian Walton, we dive into the deal between the players association and MLB last week. Also, what’s the latest on impact to draft? It could be moved back significantly. We know the 40 round draft is extinct and just 5 rounds are guaranteed. The money for...
Wednesday with Walton – March 25, 2020

Wednesday with Walton – March 25, 2020

Minor league player compensation- how much and for how long? We discuss it this morning with Brian Walton of thecardinalnation.com. Also, we dive into the 2019 winner fo the club’s George Kissell award and how he got to celebrate the win for all of about 10 minutes....