Chuck Garfien catches up with White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper who gives us the inside scoop on the new White Sox pitchers acquired in the Sale and Eaton trades: Lucas Giolito, Michael Kopech, Reynaldo Lopez, etc. Cooper talks about his relationship with Chris Sale, losing him in the trade with the Red Sox and describes what happened the day Sale cut up the throwback jerseys last season. Other topics include James Shields, David Robertson, Derek Holland, pitch-framing and more. Then Chuck, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka pretend that they’re Rick Hahn, Pirates GM Neal Huntington and Astros GM Jeff Luhnow and try to strike a Jose Quintana deal right here on the podcast.
Hub Arkush (670 The Score/Pro Football Weekly), David Schuster (670 The Score) and Patrick Finley join Kap on the panel. Tim Raines finally gets the call from the Hall along with Jeff Bagwell and Pudge Rodriguez. So when will Bonds and Clemens get in? Why are Sammy Sosa’s vote totals dropping? The guys debate from former Cub David DeJesus joins the panel to talk Hall of Fame and the 2017 Cubs.
The Bulls lose to a bad Mavericks team. When will GarPax blow it up and start over?
Plus the guys discuss whether or not Antonio Brown will distract the Steelers and if the Falcons defense is the x-factor in the NFC title game.