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The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #262: Cubs Counternarrative

Ten games from now, they'll be in the same position they are in today. (It will still be fun, though.) Plus: Giant Flop; Addison Russell Sent Down To Learn The Signs; Boy Scout Kris Bryant Piling Up Merit Badges; Mea Culpa: Maybe Maddon Was Right About The Happ-Almora Platoon; Pedro Strop Is Carl Edwards Jr. Jr.; Robel Garcia Is Not Totally The Answer; Daddy BenZo Speaks; Road Woes; Darvish Delusions; Roadish Games; White Sox Suck; What's Really Behind The Home Run Surge; The Only Real News From Training Camp, Ever; Andrew Shaw's Crab House; and DePaul Finally Trying To Win.


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SHOW NOTES

* 262.

* Jim Otto.

* Aja.

* Miniature scissors that briefly enthralled us:

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1:39: Giant Flop.

* San Francisco series cost them Bumgarner!

10:36: Addison Russell Sent Down To Learn The Signs.

* Rogers: Cubs' Russell Says He Can't Be Missing Signs.

25:04: Mea Culpa: Maybe Maddon Was Right About The Happ-Almora Platoon.

* Second-half management will be brutally optimized.

32:52: Pedro Strop Is Carl Edwards Jr. Jr.

* Brandon Kintzler is not (anymore).

35:37: Robel Garcia Is Not Totally The Answer.

* But still an amazing story.

37:30: Daddy BenZo Speaks.

* Clock is ticking on his conflicted son.

41:27: Cubs Counternarrative.

* Rhodes: Ten games from now, they'll be in the same position they are in today. (It will still be fun, though.)

49:22: Road Woes.

* Know your team, Joe!

51:22: Darvish Delusions.

* Media continues to grade Yu on a curve - against himself.

52:21: Roadish Games.

* Milwaukee is half a road game. St. Louis is a fourth of a road game.

57:28: White Sox Suck.

* 3-11 since the All-Star break.

57:48: What's Really Behind The Home Run Surge?

* Climate change, for one thing!

* Cork.

59:31: The Only Real News From Training Camp, Ever.

* Ha Ha Clinton-Dix can't prove it on the PUP.

1:04:55: Andrew Shaw's Crab House.

1:06:22 DePaul Finally Tries To Win.

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STOPPAGE: 8:10

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