I tracked down Dennis Manoloff to talk about some injuries. That was Asdrubal Cabrera, Trent Richardson and the 2013 NBA draft. That morphed into a conversation at the end about LeBron James, of course.
Asdrubal Cabrera’s injury and just how bad it is
Cabrera’s toughness and wanting to power through the injury
Is the sense of panic lessened by Terry Francona?
Inconsistent offense, a scuffling bullpen and a rotation without an ace
This is a different club than the ones of the last two years
Can the Tribe hang with the Tigers for the whole season?
Baseball isn’t a plug and play statistics league
The rainout and whether or not everyone handled it well
The philosophy of MLB to want to play games at that hour of the morning
Trent Richardson and how much of a concern it is
Richardson has never been healthy as a Cleveland Browns player
Will Norv Turner mitigate the risks of Trent Richardson with utilization of other backs?
Should the Cavs trade the pick or which players are exciting out there?
Ben McLemore and how exciting he is to watch
Being attractive to LeBron James
Setting yourself up with cap space to be a player in 2014 regardless
Scott and I found time on this holiday Monday morning to carry on as normal with our podcast. Here's the rest of what we discussed...
Memorial Day and working on it
Chris Perez and his apparent shoulder injury
Has anyone been hired as coach or manager to give faith like Terry Francona
Randy Lerner and his hire of Mike Holmgren
Good hires and just because things don’t work out don’t make them a bad idea
Browns public relations and media relations
Granular results and outcomes versus trends
Tom Heckert and his performance
Pat Shurmur and Howie Roseman and whether Chip Kelly wanted Shurmur
Valley View and the Fast and Furious 6
Stopping feeling guilty about the pleasures
Craig likes Roxette and the Pretty Woman soundtrack
Bubblegum pop artists and the cycles with Justin Bieber and New Kids on the Block
The Monkees and their pop hits
Zach Lowe and the criticism of Dan Gilbert’s entourage in Grantland
Being cool by not caring what other people think
Scott Sargent is not cool :-)
The Comic Sans letter and making fun of Dan Gilbert for it