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The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #261: Cubs As They Are

Just see the team in front of you, please. Plus: The Candy Man, Where Will Willy Play, Theo's Trades & Bad Baserunning; Rested White Sox Wither; Bears Angry At Video Game Ratings; Mark Potash vs. Stan Bowman; and Best Offseason Ever?


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SHOW NOTES

* 261.

* Rhodes solo: The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #260.

1:37: Coach In Mexico City.

* 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games; Illinois residents participating.

* Jewish Telegraph Agency: Mexico City's Jewish Mayor Wants To Be Identified By Her Policies, Not Her Ethnicity.

* Wikipedia: History Of The Jews In Mexico.

14:24: Cubs As They Are.

* Joe Maddon's Pirate Dream.

* The Other Teams Got A Rest, Too!

23:50: The Candy Man, Where Will Willy Play, Theo's Trades & Bad Baserunning.

* You want Martin Maldonado in there at times like this.

* Mike Montgomery has left the room.

* The Cubs too often have nothing left to show of their trades - except a World Series, of course, but still.

* Disrespecting 90, 180, 270, and 360.

41:29 Rested White Sox Wither.

* Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado come to town, but not in White Sox uniforms. Luis Robert not in town.

* Coffman: "The White Sox were a house of cards."

* Rickey Renteria only on the theoretical hot seat.

* Rosenthal: Steve Stone Tweets Call For Patience After 7th Straight White Sox Loss. Fires Back At 'Clown Show,' 'Tire Fire.'

Really, Stoney? Hawk Stone.

53:47: Bears Angry At Video Game Ratings.

* Chase Daniel Reveals Ratings To Teammates.

* Mike Davis Isn't Happy With Mitch Trubisky's Madden 20 Rating

And so on.

56:29: Mark Potash vs. Stan Bowman vs. Read The Replies Too.

* We miss Panarin, Teravainen, and now, Anisimov. Plus, Daley and Kempny. That's a helluva team they could've had!

1:04:16: Best Offseason Ever?

* The NBA is hitting on all cylinders.

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STOPPAGE: 7:23

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Bonus TrackNotes:

* E-mail from Tom Chambers, our man on the rail:

If you haven't finished recording the podcast yet . . . (we were in the midst of it):

Several tracks are closed tomorrow because of the heat.

-> Saratoga closed. Feature was to be the Coaching Club American Oaks (Grade I, 3-year-old fillies, $500,000). They hope to open Sunday and run it then.

-> Not sure as of now if Monmouth, on the Jersey Shore, is going to close, although I hope they do. Not sure how much of a shit they give. The Haskell Invitational (Grade I, 3-year-olds, $1,000,000). Forecast is for 95+ degrees.

These are the other closings as of now: Belterra Park, Delaware Park, Ellis Park, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Laurel Park, Parx Racing.

Later from Tom:

Maldonado just framed a K!

With these umps, need that.

Is he any relation to Candy?

Not Candy Ride. He's a horse. Bred in Argentina and he's a happy stud up here.

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