Sports Open Line – Thursday, April 21st
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Kyle Lohse, the ‘star of the day’, joins the show to discuss perhaps the best overall start of his career. He allowed just five base runners in the Cardinals 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday afternoon. The shutout is the sixth of Lohse’s career. He recaps the brilliant performance with Kevin and Ron.
For a preview of the anticipated Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds series beginning on Friday night, Kevin and Ron talk with Jeff Brantley, a former relief pitcher for both organizations and now a member of the Reds broadcast team.
Baseball talk focusing on the Cardinals continues when Kevin and Ron talk with John Hart, the former general manager of the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers; now a senior adviser for the Rangers and studio analyst for the MLB Network.
Over the past few days, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has made some headlines regarding the baseball history books and the operational status of the Los Angeles Dodgers franchise. Kevin and Ron discuss the topics.
SLU Athletics announces the sixth edition of the “Get in the Game” luncheon on Wednesday, April 27 at 11:30am. The fund raising luncheon supports scholarship and athletic opportunities for female student-athletes majoring in business at Saint Louis University. This special VIP package includes reserved seating for four (4), a VIP meet & greet for four (4) with Billie Jean King from 11:00-11:30 a.m., a group photo with Billie Jean King (taken at VIP meet & greet), recognition in the official Get in the Game event program, and four (4) tickets to St. Louis Aces opening night at Dwight Davis Memorial Tennis Center on July 6, starring Lindsay Davenport.