Subscribe to the Newsletter

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #240: Thanks For Playing, White Sox!

Sign wrong brother-in-law, get outbid by a dollar, lose Manny Machado. Plus: Cubs Still Unlikable; Javy Baez Red Alert; The Ex-Cub Factor; Defenseless Blackhawks; and Bobby Portis Is Pissed.


-

SHOW NOTES

* 240.

:21: White Sox Sign Wrong Brother-In-Law, Get Outbid By A Dollar, Lose Machado.

* $299.99 not enough.

* Base-10 bias!

* Go Brew!

* "I liked the game plan, from ownership to front office to the coaching staff to the players," Machado told reporters Friday. "The whole 'shabam' was so perfect."

* People: Brielle Biermann On The Possibility Of Getting Back With Ex Michael Kopech: 'Thank You, Next.'

28:30: Defenseless Blackhawks.

* Coffman: "The primary problem is that this team simply doesn't have a No. 1 defenseman. A guy becomes a No. 2 defenseman by effectively doing whatever the No. 1 guy needs him to do in a team's top pairing and the Blackhawks don't have that guy either."

* Tough loss to the 'Lanche on Friday night.

* Connor Frickin' Murphy.

* Marcus Frickin' Kruger.

41:24: Bears Release Ball-Fearing Dion Sims.

42:42: Cubs Still Unlikable.

* PECOTA > Reporters' predictions.

* Javy Baez Red Alert. (By Mark Gonzales, not Jesse Rogers.)

* Brian Duensing Hopes New Diet Will Fix Sluggishness.

* Despite Having No More Money, Cubs Owners Among Investors In Sports-Betting Startup.

1:03:44: The Ex-Cub Factor.

1:07:56: Bobby Portis Is Pissed.

-

STOPPAGE: 11:01

-

For archives and other Beachwood shows, see The Beachwood Radio Network.

-

Comments welcome.

More from Beachwood Sports »

The NFL's COVID Warning For Baseball

The NFL's decision to allow fans at games enabled us to examine the potential influence that large sports events can have on local viral transmission. Although we could not definitively assess cause and effect, the results were striking.

Continue reading "The NFL's COVID Warning For Baseball" »

Posted on Apr 7, 2021

The White Sox Report

The Yerminator Has Landed

From the Pecos League to the record books.

Continue reading "The Yerminator Has Landed" »

Posted on Apr 5, 2021