On today’s episode of Riverfront Radio, we let Whitty and Ben air out their frustrations over the Jackets loss to the Boston Bruins. We also talk some Reds with Nick Senzel’s debut, Jesse Winker as a troll, throwback uniforms and the pitching taking a turn for the worse. Enjoy the show!
The 2019 NFL Draft is in the books and overall we’re relatively pleased with the outcome. Dan, Jeff, Mac and Whitty provide their initial reactions and speculate on which players will be able to immediately contribute to the team. The Reds are still struggling to find some consistency at the plate, but their stellar pitching has helped the team find some minor success recently. We also discuss the Blue Jackets playoff run and how stressful it is to actually have a team experience some success in the postseason.
The Reds are shaking things up as they’ve decided to move Homer Bailey to the bullpen and pull Jesse Winker out of the regular outfield rotation. While the Nati Boys agree that Bailey to the ‘pen is a good move, the Winker decision has us scratching our heads. We talk about the dream matchup we have this year in the NBA finals, and we provide a quick update on the NHL finals as well. Mac let’s us all know that he’s been wearing the same pair of socks for the past 6 months, and in honor of the city of Cincinnati getting an MLS franchise we wrap up the show with a fantasy draft of things that we just don’t care about.
The Nati Boy’s break down the Matt Harvey/Devin Mesoraco trade between the Reds and Mets, and go off on a slight tangent about the night life scene in Cincinnati. Since we now have two “Batman’s” in the pitching rotation, our fantasy draft this week is of the best nicknames in sports. Enjoy the show!
It’s a downtime in the sports year for the Nati Boys with the Reds struggling, the Blue Jackets out of the playoffs and the Bengals season still several months away. We do our best to find some positives in the Reds season, like cheap tickets and specialty bobble head giveaways. We also talk a little more about the NFL draft and we mock the mock drafters and their lack of accuracy with their predictions. To wrap up the show we transition from sports misery to the misery of getting older as we do a fantasy draft of things we miss about being 17.
In a move that surprised absolutely nobody, the Reds have decided to move on from manager Bryan Price. The Nati Boys discuss the impact this move will have on the team and where we think the Reds will go from here. We also discuss the current state of the NBA and NHL playoffs. The Blue Jackets let the Capitals come back and tie the series after getting off to a 2-0 lead, which has Columbus fans starting to sweat. We wrap up the show with a fantasy draft of our favorite sports traditions and superstitions.