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The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #45: The Kris Byrant Pundit Trap

If Kris Bryant's demotion is about service time, Theo is lying to reporters - and they're going along with the lie instead of calling him out for it. If it's not about service time, our genius commentariat is not only getting the story wrong, but defending Theo for something he isn't doing because he agrees with the fans they are calling dolts.

Plus: The Easier, Cheaper, Better White Sox; Deja Derrick Rose; Patrick Kane Is Derrick Rose In An Alternate Universe; Sports Economics For Dummies; We Thank Roberto Garza For His Service; Go Sparty! Fuck 'Em Bucky!; and Chicago Fire Averaging A Goal A Week!


SHOW NOTES

* Michael Jordan.

* The Utah Tabernacles could've just been called the Nacs for short.

5:10: The Cubs Continue To Grind Coach's Gears.

* From Rizzo to Ricketts.

* Barry Rozner Is The Dolt.

If it's about service time, Theo is lying to reporters - and they're going along with the lie instead of calling him out for it. If it's not about service time, our genius commentariot is not only getting the story wrong, but defending Theo for agreeing with the dolts they are criticizing for not getting it.

* The Junior G-Men.

* Barry Rozner & Co. are more concerned with the billionaire Ricketts family's financial well-being than the interests of fans paying the freight.

* Bye Bye Baez.

* Strikes out faster than anyone!

* Manny Ramirez's Impact On Javier Baez Extends Into Offseason.

* "Most accomplished 22-year-old I've ever been around on the field with."

* Joe Maddon Supposedly Wants Three Mediocre Catchers On Roster.

* Wrigley Field Looks Like Baghdad.

24:32: The Easier, Cheaper, Better White Sox.

* Who Is Jose Abreu?

28:36: Deja Derrick Rose.

* Noncommital On Return.

* David Brooks: Converting The Ayatollahs.

* Steve Kerr Named Coach Of The Month.

32:55: Kane Is The Anti-Rose.

* Returns To Practice, Vows Patience.

39:10: Sports Economics For Dummies.

* Silver spoon owners.

* Immense profits.

* Biggest player contracts are still bargains.

* The Ricketts' don't care about your pocketbook, why should you care about theirs?

* LaStella! LaStella!

* Cubs Option Junior Lake.

* Albert Almora Sent To Minor League Camp.

47:55: We Thank Roberto Garza For His Service.

* Documentary pitch: Playing Center.

51:50: Go Sparty! Fuck 'Em, Bucky!

* Big Ten Shines With Final Four In League's Backyard.

* Illinois Is In - And Out - Of The Big Dance: Locals in the Spotlight.

* UConn Women's Coach Geno Auriemma Calls NCAA Men's Basketball 'A Joke.'

57:48: Chicago Fire Averaging A Goal A Week!

* Bury them in Bridgeview.

STOPPAGE TIME: :08

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