Scott Raab on the Tribe, superstition and no-hitters, and getting excited about the Browns – WFNY Podcast – 2013-07-22

WFNY Podcast LogoScott Raab is talking this Monday morning about the Tribe mostly. The weekend series against the Twins, Matt Underwood, Superstition, Jason Kipnis, Lonnie Chisenhall and getting excited about the Browns.

  • Jinxes and whether or not we believe them
  • Matt Underwood and why Indians fans hate him so much
  • Superstition on the field and how it has leaked into the stands and in front of the TV
  • Man rules and whether or not you’re allowed to carry a glove to the game
  • Gun culture and how it interacts with man rules
  • People hate Nickelback for the same reason people hate gloves at the game
  • Matt Underwood conspiracy theories
  • Justin Masterson’s no-hit bid
  • Jason Kipnis blundering the next ground ball after the bloop hit
  • The meaningful nature of the games out of the break
  • What is the decision to decide whether to buy today vs. plan for the future
  • Chisenhall for Matt Garza and whether it’s worth it
  • Is Lonnie Chisenhall the next Casey Blake?
  • Miguel Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta making up for defense with offense
  • Mark Reynolds and how excited people got interested in extending him
  • Mark Reynolds bat control with two strikes vs. hitting free throws in basketball
  • Would you rather trade Asdrubal Cabrera or Francisco Lindor?
  • We vs. they in Cleveland sports
  • John Oliver from The Daily Show noticing the Chief Wahoo tattoo
  • Joe Banner and his aggressive play style
  • Talent is going to win or lose, but how much does risk taking impact
  • It’s legitimate to get excited about the Browns on defense
  • Phil Dawson and how embarrassing his dominance was to offensive coordinators
  • Steelers home games in Cleveland
  • Sports talk and how difficult it is to fill time

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