In the second hour of Hit & Run, host Matt Spiegel chats with Cubs reliever Scott Effross about how he started to throw with a side-arm delivery and what it was like playing college ball with Kyle Schwarber. Later, Joe Roderick joins the show to share his thoughts on the Cardinals as St. Louis wraps up a 5-game series with the Cubs Sunday night.
AFC NFC Championship Preview with Howard Richards, Mike Claiborne, and Joe Roderick
Joe and Claibs are joined by Howard Richards to preview the AFC/NFC Championship games. What are the keys for each teams advancing to the Super Bowl, and what to watch for this afternoon. Also, thoughts on the passing of Tim Van Gelder and the possible retirement of Tom Brady.
We hear from Cardinals prospects Matthew Liberatore and Nolan Gorman from the Futures Game. Up next Chris talks MLB All-Star with Grant Paulsen and Joe Roderick.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Spiegel: Ryan Theriot & Joe Roderick interviews (Hour 2)
Hit & Run with Matt Spiegel
In the second hour, Matt Spiegel was joined by former MLB infielder Ryan Theriot to discuss what it was like playing for manager Tony La Russa, how La Russa may unconventionally reach his players and his favorite memories as a Cub. After that, Spiegel discussed why third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant should be a Cub in 2022. Later, Joe Roderick of Claibs Online joined the show to discuss the Cubs-Cardinals series taking place this weekend and to preview the upcoming White Sox-Cardinals series.