18 Burst results for "Grandpa Rossi"

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on Yanks Go Yard: A New York Yankees podcast

Yanks Go Yard: A New York Yankees podcast

05:06 min | 10 months ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on Yanks Go Yard: A New York Yankees podcast

"Think, you know, we'll go into this with the Corey Seeger stuff in a little bit. But basically, if the Yankees are willing to pay $300 for $300, I'd pay that too. If they're willing to pay $300 million for Corey Seager and they will not be denied and they've zeroed in on him as their guy and they want a 28 year old lefty bat. Cool. That means money really doesn't matter. That means that, you know, that makes resetting the luxury tax during Garrett Cole's prime in 2021, particularly annoying. Sure, I get it. I'm right there with you. I'm at the front of the picket lines. But if they're paying $300 million for Corey Seager, that means they don't care what they're paying anyone at any point ever because that's not a decision you make just to three years down the line go uh oh, now I'm paying money. Like, Palestine Brent is not gonna wake up and remember he has money to pay. If that's the decision he's making. So all these back loaded deals, all the things that the haters wanna be like, oh, it looks so much worse in year four than year one. Cool, great. Obviously that is not a concern to the Yankees if they plan to offer see your money. After paying coal money after paying Stanton money and probably just before paying judge money, I'm not concerned about the money piling up. I'm just concerned about the players longevity. And so I don't know if there are three more years of Rizzo 5 versus three, actually. I do think is a big deal. I wish we could have gotten le mayhew for four years at this juncture, because if somebody has to be a bench player, I just don't really want to be paying them starting salary. And then you have that uncomfortable thing of what am I doing here? But it is a good point. The cubs aren't the Yankees. That's worth mentioning. Too often we get lost in this thing of like Rizzo's a cub for life, and he turned down 5 75 from the cubs way. Well, the cubs made it very clear they had no intention of competing now or in the future. All the prospects they took on for you Darvish, especially it was like a laughable collection of 17 and 18 year olds. It was the running joke at the time. They not only traded all of their assets, but they traded all of their assets for boom or bust, lottery tickets, 21 and under players that they are not ready next year or the year after maybe three years. So yeah, Rizzo, what if we're saying is three prime years left, he wants to spend those on a 71 win team and then as he loses his luster a little bit, then suddenly the team is competing and he's just this old man veteran leader grandpa Rossi type. No, he wants to use his next few years on a team that's going to win games. And he's probably a little too pricey for the cost conscious Red Sox who are the other natural fit, they're chasing Kyle schwarber, maybe, but maybe he's too pricey too. Maybe the Red Sox just wimp out all off season. That might be nice. But $75 million from the cubs who've already disrespected him and let it be known that they're not going to resign their core and they're going in a different direction for several years versus three or 60 mil from the Yankees is a different situation..

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son

The Sportscaster and Her Son

03:24 min | 1 year ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son

"You said that the cubs would miss the playoffs that year. Two nine hundred and you were corrected fell apart. The bears would make the playoffs in two thousand nineteen. That obviously do not happen and that you would do the dishes at home. You would be nicer. Oh wait that was. One of my predictions never mind. We'll we'll take that one off. Okay i like this here. The end of the summer early fall of two thousand and nineteen are episode. Qb or not cuba's mitch trubisky with nfl networks. Charley casserly. You predicted that kanye west album would come out the next day and it did it. Did that was the day before homecoming. Yup and how do you feel about that that last album so the album suck don't know i i can assure you as they come out. They came out that day at school. I remember right after a test. All right you also said that the bulls were going to make the playoffs and ridiculous and absurd. Possibly forty six wins. Yeah now that has not been happening. Has it all right. We move on then to the cubs new manager episode twelve david ross knock grandpa rossi and that was with author. Dan yeager that joined the show. You predicted that. Zach levine would do the dunk contest in chicago. He'd been not He's not he was going to if you made the all star team and he was stopped so technically i was wrong but he had every intention of doing it until he got from the all sorts of you also predicted that the grammy nominations young thugs albums. So much fun would be not in. I had a huge problem with the grammy. Nominations that you back to back years the rat. Nominations have been just absurd so that didn't happen and actually a lot of Very well well versed people in the music world no pun intended Thought that that album should have won the grammy and it wasn't even nominated how That was incorrect. You also predicted that kris. Bryant would be traded that offseason which would have been prior to last year's pandemic season which obviously did not happen. But maybe it should have right. Maybe you should have happened. Oh no absolutely should have happened. Yeah exactly all right. Let's go to our giving. Thanks on thanksgiving. Two thousand nine nineteen. We did not do predictions. That was a mini episode in. Which you pretty much ripped everyone that you've ever sat next to in my family during thanksgiving that made a lasting impression on my family. Let me just tell you that episode. Fourteen back to david ross. This time with the interview. That i did with david ross. You predicted that. During the winter meetings the sox would sign dallas kaikal. And they did. They did and they did. Yep you also said that they would make a trade for a controllable player defined that and they did make changes. So would you identify someone as a contract player. Think back That they would trade her controllable player. Okay so they did not. But what the dallas cycle was pretty darn big so i'm gonna give that to the clinical moods pretty big. I think should get credit for that.

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"Grading Jason's Predictions" - Episode 040 - burst 3

The Sportscaster and Her Son

03:24 min | 1 year ago

"Grading Jason's Predictions" - Episode 040 - burst 3

"You said that the cubs would miss the playoffs that year. Two nine hundred and you were corrected fell apart. The bears would make the playoffs in two thousand nineteen. That obviously do not happen and that you would do the dishes at home. You would be nicer. Oh wait that was. One of my predictions never mind. We'll we'll take that one off. Okay i like this here. The end of the summer early fall of two thousand and nineteen are episode. Qb or not cuba's mitch trubisky with nfl networks. Charley casserly. You predicted that kanye west album would come out the next day and it did it. Did that was the day before homecoming. Yup and how do you feel about that that last album so the album suck don't know i i can assure you as they come out. They came out that day at school. I remember right after a test. All right you also said that the bulls were going to make the playoffs and ridiculous and absurd. Possibly forty six wins. Yeah now that has not been happening. Has it all right. We move on then to the cubs new manager episode twelve david ross knock grandpa rossi and that was with author. Dan yeager that joined the show. You predicted that. Zach levine would do the dunk contest in chicago. He'd been not He's not he was going to if you made the all star team and he was stopped so technically i was wrong but he had every intention of doing it until he got from the all sorts of you also predicted that the grammy nominations young thugs albums. So much fun would be not in. I had a huge problem with the grammy. Nominations that you back to back years the rat. Nominations have been just absurd so that didn't happen and actually a lot of Very well well versed people in the music world no pun intended Thought that that album should have won the grammy and it wasn't even nominated how That was incorrect. You also predicted that kris. Bryant would be traded that offseason which would have been prior to last year's pandemic season which obviously did not happen. But maybe it should have right. Maybe you should have happened. Oh no absolutely should have happened. Yeah exactly all right. Let's go to our giving. Thanks on thanksgiving. Two thousand nine nineteen. We did not do predictions. That was a mini episode in. Which you pretty much ripped everyone that you've ever sat next to in my family during thanksgiving that made a lasting impression on my family. Let me just tell you that episode. Fourteen back to david ross. This time with the interview. That i did with david ross. You predicted that. During the winter meetings the sox would sign dallas kaikal. And they did. They did and they did. Yep you also said that they would make a trade for a controllable player defined that and they did make changes. So would you identify someone as a contract player. Think back That they would trade her controllable player. Okay so they did not. But what the dallas cycle was pretty darn big so i'm gonna give that to the clinical moods pretty big. I think should get credit for that.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

07:03 min | 1 year ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"Got a text from Jesse Rogers. I forget if it was this morning or last night There was this morning We both got it where he's like. Hey, forget about November 2nd 2016 the rial anniversary. Is November. 4th, right, 2016 things got a little crazy. This was parade day. And it was It was a weird day And it was a very It was a day like today Where was very warm, Very sunny. Do you remember? The parade started off with David Ross got, like nearly his head cut off by the wire. And and he had a bruise on his nose. Because he did not Doc. He was on one of the buses. And and he got clipped by the wire, and he wasn't paying attention. And then Joe Madden got clipped on our show got clipped by Cubs management. What? Yes, eventually, that's true. They didn't renew his contract. This is the most unpredictable interview that we have ever done. We talked about this quite a bit. Miggy Montero, remember they got him from Arizona. And when the Cubs were surprisingly good in 2015 He would often tweet after winds. We are hashtag. We are good, and it was just such a good vibe, and Mickey was providing fun leadership and it was before, like Grandpa Rossi was even famous in this town like David Ross was hitting a buck 80. But Miguel Montero was the guy in 2015. It was like their starting catcher before Willie was up here, and he was the We are good guy. And then if you remember in the run, Biggie Montero hit the Grand Slam in Game one of the NLCS to beat the Dodgers. Then he had the big hit in Game seven of the world. Siri's Ben Zobrist. Technically, the way stats are capped, has the game winning hit in Game seven, even though they won by one run, and even though they wouldn't have won without the Miguel Montero R B I single the game winning. It still goes down technically as Ben Zobrist because it gave them the lead for good and that's how that works. But without we all know without Magee Montero, the Cubs don't win Game seven and we wanted to highlight him on Parade day and show this off that Miggy you are not for gotten About us. So we have this long introduction just exactly like I did right there and hey, Miggy. How does this feel The parade. You are a world Siri's champion. It just it was different for me. It was a different emotions because Not a God. And I don't get any chance to Blake. You know, enough finally to the employment. To be honest, it goes. I don't know. I feel like identical job regular season and a gun. Kind of left out a little bit, You know, make you feel like it make me feel it'll be not not important, Or maybe, like, maybe I'm not good to be in To be in the lineup. I don't know. You know, make you feel that way, and I was a disappointment. I'm not gonna lie. But you know I can't. I always said you and saying I want I want to help team somewhere or the other one. Anything. I'm not playing. I'm going to get help, just staring off cheering for them. We thought it was we wouldn't use. We were looking at each other. Like, what Have you ever seen me? So surprised in an interview? Probably not. Probably not. This's parade day. He had the big hit seven and we were trying to help him kind of help. Healthy now. Yeah, and I'm like, okay, I understand that Maybe you didn't play as much as you want, But let's not forget you at the Grand Slam. Let's not forget that big hit in Game seven. And this is how he responded. I think ofthis part for me was never they never communicated. And then you can. You can I mean, I'm a better guy, man. I mean, they talked about the veterans eyes of leadership veterans. Oh, yeah, Well, you know what? That 11 years in the game as a tool, start expecting to be treated like a little a little better. Expected to Alise care like, you know, communication. Just let me up. Put me in the mood What I'm going to be even And I think that was part part for me because I never On this to one. My role was going to be You figured out? Why am I going to do with you know and And then obviously last. What a noisy was going to be part of the plate. You know is all done had Ah, Mei Mei just mentally drained because physically still feel pretty good because I don't play much. Just mentally draining. I can't I can't wait. Just go home and heal and go golf. And golf every single day now. I've never been thrown such a curveball during an interview. Never in my life did since we've been doing what we've I think the people that were listening. Like like Jesse was shocked, too, wasn't he? Just? He said he may have had, like a couple of cocktail induced. Yes. So he was at lunch, and I called him. That's right. I was like, Hey, I'm like, Hey, you want to do is like, Yeah, man. I'm just having lunch like OK. Do you want You sure he's like, Yeah, Let's do it now. Okay, like, okay, but he didn't sound like it didn't sound like, you know, Okay. No, no, no, no, Actually, China's saving from himself, didn't you? I love a good story. But I could not believe that is a lifelong Cubs fan. Here's a guy that I looked up to that it was 108 years. It was one of the most joyous days. For any for a Cubs fan in the team's history, and he was talking about no communication, not making the playoff roster and and how he's just glad that it's over. They just want the most. Interesting baseball game maybe ever played two days before that, And he was a big part of the rally after the rain delay and he was just half it was over. I just want to go play golf. They gave you an opportunity to play golf because they waved good bye to him soon. But do you remember what happened? The following year was similar. It was a member Willie wasn't there a bunch of Jake he was blaming Jake area for a bunch of Stolen bases on his game. There was a game I think was in Washington where they like stole four or five games, and he didn t plane, Jake. You remember that? I think so. Yeah, and then and he threw Jake on and Jake didn't have a problem with it. Put the Cubs than just caught him. That's enough there like it's enough. So on this day four years ago today The most unlikely unthinkable interview coming up next. We have my wife, a radio partner, 3123323776. Let's go. Caller number 30, you get to play my wife or radio partner. I'll give the clues who made the statement. Waddle or my wife. It's next. Listeningto Waterland Sylvie on ESPN 1000 Chicago's home for Sports. Carmen and your co workers got this new thing every Tuesday night. Barnes for the boy, and we told you last week. I mean, some of the questions mod on. I mean impossible stuff, but you're going. His team did very well last night. Nobody's you're not nearly as impossible Last.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

08:33 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"Esteem. Was the first ever guest on our show. Awesome, Awesome 7 35 We had feel on this morning and it's a lot to discuss with him. They had a tough weekend. Hood asked him about his club right now in a row and very weekend about this team. He's definitely up to the fight. And, you know, I think I think well. We'll find a way to move forward. Keep playing great volume. Milwaukee got a tip top spoke as they always classy stuff. They never stop competing. Playing. Those guys are marching for error is just really small and our formula you have been great starting pitching great defense. And grinding out that you know, we made a couple mistakes, their position, win all those games, and they they were more efficient offense. You know, they had a couple of homers had a real quick we run rally in the other game. Homer. What's going on? We didn't convert chances with a lot of guys on base their pen just you got the better of the fight against against our hitters. For the most part. Yeah, everyone lost way. We made a couple mistakes so that the margin for error in this division is really small. But in general There are guys that great energy never stops, you know, grinding and focus is there and it is a kind of a lot more to love about this team that has to be concerned about. I still feel that way after it's about the fundamentals, though, cap because as you documented, Ah, couple of strike him out, throw him out situations with guys. They're not necessarily very speedy. And so I thought that that was a little bit of a disconnect. But I need to know now again, his points of salient, But I'm also concerned was at a green light for those players happened. Ah and Rizzo go on their own and those in that spot. I think it was called. That's what I believe that it was Part of their strategy, and David Ross tried to see if he could find a way to sneak a run in in hat may be fast. You may be the fastest guy in terms ofthe if we had a 40 yard dash. But there's a difference in running that way and stealing bases. Rizzo was never going to be confused with a speed demon, right? I just thought that was you had a guy throwing out on Saturday to more throwing out on Sunday. Wilson Contreras is struggling Javi Biases struggling. Kris Bryant is struggling mightily like your big thumpers, for the most part, are really struggling to put the ball in play. I think in his last 18 at bats, controls to struck out like 10 times. Okay, I'll let it go now because the Cubs have had a really good start. It's something to point out is that to mid pick is just to be able to point out. That was odd. But then again when you strike out 53 times in the Siri's, if you get anyone on, you want to make something happen, so I'll take my hat off to that is just the execution wasn't very good. That's all because it was successful where you've got you wake up today and you find a way to win to baseball games. Take out the Cardinals Take that ST Louis. So we'll see. Feel also talk about what most surprised him about this started has surprised me the most The incredible energy and great camaraderie about the team, and it's hard to translate the TV. So I'm not far fans able to pick up on it. But when you're in the ballpark, it is dead quiet. Except for in our dog out, and it is a constant, constant, constant support from our dugout. I think it shows how locked in the guys are, how much they care how much they want to be here and how much they want. Take diversity of 2020 and turn it into something great, you know, for for the team for themselves for their families and the city of Chicago in our fans, So that's a surprise because It was, you know, we had a great five and summer camp. But in those exhibition games the first time we played in the three empty ballpark, two games at Wrigley and one on the South side. It was really quiet, and we didn't quite have the same interview. After all, you know, it's like a thing saying that game, but we were actually concerned with how it was gonna generate. Roo energy, How we get to create that that feel that 40,000 people create and it's been the least of our concerns aside, it's been a straight so kudos all our players for Being out for all the games up for each other and and lost in our coaching staff, helping to create it to S O. You know, when I hear the talk about David Ross, he feels good about the selection because he talks about the energy The energy comes from within. Clearly with this team. It feels like it felt like 15 16 doesn't camp when you see them and a listen, there's no crowd and they're right there on the top step, and it seems like they're really into each other, which is great. Haven't seen that though. For a while, in 2020 looks almost foreign to me because I hadn't seen the Cubs that together TV different. I haven't seen him like that a few years now. Is that a shot of Joe Maddon? Does. Danny will come in here and be very upset with you. Danny thinks Joe Maddon should be in the Hall of Fame. He's the greatest manager in the history of the world in a minute now, now, you know you're taking it too far. But you're taking it too far. No. Joe Maddon was I didn't think that Joe should have been let go. Or they should have part parted ways. However, you want to put it. I think he still should be the manager. You think Joe Maddon should still be the manager for me? Yeah. I think that it once you get to a mountaintop, something I don't think that you and I ever thought we'd see. Ah Cubs World Series Championship. That guy should still be with the ballclub Disagree. Dani, I think agrees with you. It was percent co sign. It was time for a change. There was enough with the petting zoos and the Simon the magician and all of it, And there were times I felt That players were not held accountable enough and feel wanted stuff cleaned up. Joe was the right guy to win the world. Siri's He was the right guy when they brought him here. It was also time to move on. You mean by not respecting 90 is that accountability you're talking about? I was talking about, OK where? I don't see that in the quotes. Did you wear that account of building you talked about last week? I was not happy about it. Alright, Well, don't Don't you get some fencing guys today but even forbidden. Well, don't tell me about accountability. And then Ross says that says, Well, we're nit picking. Well, we're in Chicago. Okay, Everything's only magnified and a 60 games and cub fans are hungry. So don't tell me about accountability because I didn't see it there. What he should have said If I was his PR guy we should have said was. I talked to Harvey about it. We have it straightened out behind Closed doors. Bottom line period. Correct Next question, Correct. But this whole thing will wear this whole paragraph of 45 seconds. Well, I'm not going to pick every little thing we're not in Phoenix. But in Chicago and in 60 games and cub fans can hear the door closing on this era of cubs baseball into Theo. So don't give me the nit picking And when we talk accountability if man wasn't that guy then and Ross is not that guy than men should still be here. Because if you're looking for change, I want the managers say we talked to you about it. That won't happen again. Next question. Correct. Five second sound bite through the 45 2nd nonsense of all. I'm not going to knit pick. Well, wait a minute. Grandpa Rossi, where's the kind of building their power? Where is it? That's all I'm saying. And by the way, and yesterday's game Lester pitched well enough. Hey, wasn't stellar, but you could always tell what Lester Right, get squeeze a little bit before we give that homer upto Arcia because he was getting all pissed off. They give up the homerun like there it is. If he feels like he's getting squeezed, the red face happens. And then the homerun happened because he tries to get one over. 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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

05:27 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"I think that a lot of stories came out where he was a player. Banter in the 2015 season were if they must not be if they did it. Run out of fly ball or something. He would yell at them while they were while he was still a player. Appreciate your telephone call. That's one thing for sure that we're come to find out about David Ross is that these grandpa Rossi thing was kind of just like a rib like it. Yeah, he was an older man Elder statesman on the team. But he was not some guy that was grandfather, Lee that he actually had to fire about him in that in that locker room, and you gotta have different personalities. If everyone is the same personality that's not going to work. But that's the big question, because it's about culture. There are some that say that the culture was too lax for the Cubs and I thought it's OK to let veteran players be able to feel comfortable in the locker room without them feeling so tense. I mean the Cubs locker rooms in the past, where I mean, it was so tense in there from it from game to game because the pressure to win well, there's pressure. The window is different with Madden and with Ross, I believe it's urgent. It's more than just Oh, what's the 60 games gonna bring? Oh, it's going to be 28 60 games and 2020 and I think it's more urgent than that, because there's so many other things on the line. Besides, just Ross being a manager, trying to get this team into the playoffs will be respectable. We don't know what tomorrow brings. I don't mean like Friday. I mean, like, 2021 Ross will still be the manager. But does that mean he'll have the same players that lot of a lot of question marks? That's why he's 60 games. We get Thesixty games in. We'll tell a great story about Ross to manager and seeing if the team response will be different. You know, because with mad it was fine. It was a winning ball club, but they just underachieved. We'll talk a little bit about the White Sox of any du ber from NBC Sports. Chicago's with me, I'll get his thoughts in a moment about the biggest question marks for the White Sox as we go to George in Oldtown, where Jonathan Hood on the baseball show on ESPN 1000 I, George Jonathan excited about baseball beginning again? None of the fantastic man. Yes, sir. I think that David Ross was essential in the world serious portion for the two years as the manager on the field. Now as he transitions to the real manager. I think he has deep insight, and he'll pick somebody Tio fill that, But I think there's a more you know. Let's get it done. Now. We have to focus with David Ross would be permit Mr Madden. He was fantastic. Don't get me wrong. I just think the time was right for a change. Sometimes you gotta make the change for the better of the whole team, and I think it was the right move and I think he's going. He's going to bring that to the team. All right, my friend. Thanks So much for checking in. Appreciate your phone call. I mentioned earlier that there are a number of players that have something to prove for 2020. And for the Cubs standpoint, under David Ross, it has to be Kyle Schwarber is one Schwarber wants to play the outfield. He also does not mind being D. H I didn't see a lot of bellyaching from him about th but everyone says Well, sure was gonna be the H full time here in 2020. I don't know if that's going to be the case or not, but I think Schwarber Can really put the team on his back offensively, especially if he's just focused on offense. There's always question marks about him in the outfield. He know they're out there. But imagine that bat coming up there four times every game and giving you quality offensively. Yu Darvish has something to prove. I believe 20 as well. Yu Darvish is developing another yet another pitch and I just think as I mentioned last night, I was not a big fan of the Darvish signing to start with He gave you some moments here and there, But I think that that's the guy that needs to be steady here with Quintana out for a little bit, With Hendricks being the starter, the opening day starter for the Cubs, I think that Darvish has to be able to Teo be able to step in here for the 12 and 13 starts he's gonna have and and just managed the game that nothing fancy. Just just get the ball over the plate and get out of there. And Ross is on my list is well as a manager. He's got something to prove in the 60 games because the 60 games could tell you the difference between staying the course or changing the Cubs roster. For the 2021 season for the White Sox. Here's Here's a name that we have not talked about all summer, and that's Mazzara in right field. This move by the White Sox in Mazara and right feels widely panned. Many of you were telling me in the winter and in the spring like Why Mazzara? Why this deal? This is the deal that people have a head scratcher about, like, what's with this guy? But Mazzara can be able to quite a lot of haters and just be able to just do what he does and be able to provide some offense. It's one thing look at the shiny Of new objects that you see like they're the new toys, like in center field. Would Robert see what human as is going to bring for the 2020 season? Moncada a break you with Tim Anderson, American League batting champion GRONDAHL coming over, But Mazzara can be able to not just be a guy. He actually Babel do some damage. I will compromise on him. COLUMN A as a closer we haven't talked about him as well. He's on a prove it deal one year, $10 million deal that was signed in January. Let's see what he can do. It's already pretty good bullpen for the White Sox. But column is part of that, Kenny maintain and be solid for the White Sox, too. Close games in the ninth inning. And, you know, I thought Tom Anderson in there..

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

06:56 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"For you 312332 ESPN 3323776 artful number. Is the show for you. If you're a Cubs fan or a White Sox fan or mention baseball fan, this is a show for you. No one's going to tell you. You shouldn't say that. Or you shouldn't say this. Listen, I've been this for a long time, and I know how Some people in high places don't like certain comments made on flagship shows well on this one. If you're a baseball fan, your diehard cubs fan diehard White Sox fan Brewer's tigers Whatever tickles your fancy when it comes to baseball. This is the show for you for it to have your voice heard. One thing for me to be preaching the sermon as I do weeknights, but it's different when you and I could be will have the conversation. So always feel comfortable calling in if you have some thoughts about your favorite team, 312332 ESPN 3323776 is our phone number. We'll go back to the phone lines, and then we're going to hear from Chris Bryant. He had some interesting things to say, including how he looks at his future with this cups team. Coben, 19 is a big story line, which we'll get to a swell with Rick Renteria, the manager for the White Sox, and also Kris Bryant. So we'll get to all of that here as we move forward here on The baseball show to the phone lines. Stephen Winnetka on the baseball Show What? Jonathan Hood on ESPN 1000. Hi, Steve. Good evening, Jonathan. You know, I'm so excited with the prospect of the baseball season this year for the Cubs because I look it last year and I think That team could have done so much better. But there were so many things going on with that teams that were distraction first you had, you know, the lame duck manager and a lot of people felt like, okay, if you're gonna, you know, make up your mind if you're not gonna extend him, Why don't you just You don't let him go now and make the change? Because if you that's in your mind that you're going to make a change Make it now. Rather, they didn't do that. Then they had Addison Russell. Is he going to be a part of the team is not, you know, he's gonna stay with his program learning. Then he goes to spring training, and then he suspended and people talk and asking all the players about what about Anderson? What do you think about having a part of this team? Everything else and yet they go on a nice run. And they're doing really well while he's suspended, then they bring him back. And, you know, maybe it's coincidence, but maybe it's not. But after they bring him back all of a sudden they nosedive and and then you had, you know Ben Zobrist and all the stuff that was going on with his divorce and leads a team for a while, many pennies I going to come back It was like a big soap opera. And I just think that this year, you know, providing we don't have all these kind of distractions. I and I think that Ross is going to be a tremendous not a good, not a decent. I think you're going to be a tremendous manager and I can't wait to see how they do. I'm glad you checked in city. Appreciate your phone call Steve Leaves Line. Open 312332 ESPN. So for David Ross, this in here's how baseball works. Now, if you have Ah, report with players or a front office or If you are someone that seems to be ableto fit the bill As a manager you be. Imagine me Major league baseball for years. It was about that first and third base coach for years you had to be toiling in the minor leagues, get on the buses up and down these dirt roads to be able to learn the game to be a coach to be a manager. And here's David Ross spinning to three years of ESPN. All of a sudden he becomes manager for the Cubs. Now listen, There's no question in 16 that he was the leader for this cup steam. Grampa Rossi was that guy. He would set somebody's cubs straight and so I like when Ross was saying not too long ago that you know this whole thing about Grandpa Rossi is just so overblown. He's a guy that's intense and get to get after it. Well, we're going to see right. A story line that we have to watch with. The Cubs is David Ross, someone who was on that 2016 team he played with some of those players like Rizzo and Bryant. Can the friend In that locker room. Now be the boss. You know how this works, right? You work with somebody at the plant you work Somebody was someone that the job all of a sudden that person gets elevated to becoming now your boss. Is that guy? Still cool, or are you going to treat him differently? Or do you treat him with respect? Because he was your friend, and now he is your boss. That dynamic will be interesting to watch with the Cubs as well. Kris Bryant. I got a chance to talk to the media here on the baseball show, which Jonathan had presented by Goose Island, your company here on ESPN 1000. Chris talked about a number of things, including the cove it 19 tests because that is a big story line here as we open up our notebook here, Kris Bryant says We've had some complications with the testing. Yeah, of of course. I mean, I God tested on Tuesday in The 2nd 1 was Today's a Monday segment was yesterday and I know it sounds stupid to complain about that. And I'm not trying to be insensitive by any means, because there's a lot of people out there struggling in need tests, and, you know, I generally want that to come across but at the same time, like, you know, Emma be created slab and did all this stuff too, You know. Be ableto run a season and you know, like I said, I feel like this is one of the I know there's going to be hiccups, you know, but you just can't pick up with this, You know, because it could just be one day where it just ruins everything, you know. So we really got to be on top of this thing and You know, hopefully you figured out Kris Bryant also says he's very critical of the testing process. I guess first. I just want to come across the saying, I don't want to be insensitive to people who haven't been able to get tests or Or been in situations like that. But as a country kind of gets access to more of those, I think You know it's appropriate to talk about our situation here. And you know what? We were what we agreed to was testing, you know, every other day. And we've had guys here that showed up on Sunday. And hadn't gotten tested again, You know, 87 days later, you know, Andi, don't get the results for two days, either. That's you know, nine days without knowing And I think if we really want this to to succeed, you know, we're gonna have to figure that out. You know, and I've wanted to play this year because I felt that it would be safe and I would feel comfortable. But honestly, I I don't really feel that that way. Which is why I'm trying to keep my distance from everybody and wearing a mask and And just so that we can get this thing going. And I think if if we want it to happen if you wanted to go smoothly, because this is the easy part, Really? I mean, when you when you.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

03:06 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"He gets fifty here one of the best six the Lakers are down the stretch it is the first player to end his career with the fifteen points you will be given more more the job the yes Kobe's final game he ends with sixty and the Lakers beat the jazz won a one to ninety six if you are a basketball fan a sports fan so one of the most legendary bows out as you know you take about to the crowd in like that's it here's the finality this is the end of my career his final game sixty points from Kobe Bryant in forty two minutes he shot twenty two of fifty from the field six of twenty one from three I mean but listen Kobe showed up to the arena that night knowing he was going to put numbers on the one one three yeah he just went out there gone in and that's exactly the type of player he was throughout his career and really one of the great moments throughout his historic NBA career I have to mention this because it's on my mind every time you say that because I I've heard we've talked about it a little bit earlier and I keep David Ross keeps coming to mind yeah the whole rod it is only a bat it is the last game that he ever plays at the comes with the World Series incredible I mean that's it all day I want Kobe there was obviously we're talking called me today but when you're playing sports that's where you want to do your last game you want to win the Superbowl your last name you want to do this Kobe score sixty he would have he would have been much happier winning a championship in his final game absolute Jordan sixty will put up twenty one three zero one six for twenty one whoever was rebounding that they had to get a bunch of rebounds I remember this was like the downward slope of this the Lakers franchise I know that the the best in the Western Conference right now but a fish that season seventeen sixty five yeah so really you know it was a terrible teams here dancehall Russell you had Julius Randle your day old decrepit Roy Hibbert on the on the court as well so you you mentioned it a Ross Danny's arm and you know its interesting here Fred brings up a great moment for David Ross but when the cubs missed the playoffs in the next three years and Ross inspired is cubs manager you gonna be okay with that great moment that Ross and went out with grandpa Rossi two separate buckets yes I will always remember grant the player and I will always Kerr's grandpa manager but you can't you know what's going to happen and that's exactly what's going to take place and was a good enough yes of course I'm cursing already he's replacing Joe Biden of all it's a tough spot to be in replacing the gray one of his fault so after Kobe Bryant sixty point game in his final game he took the Mike at center court to talk to the fans at staples center I grew up I grew up with.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

01:37 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"The cops convention for a lot of people signaled the beginning of the baseball season the cops convention yeah some signings here or whatever else it was and then all of a sudden the cubs convention begins and the beginning of baseball for cub fans and there were a lot of years where the cubs were the cubs were not great a whole lot of times where the cubs were in a situation where the were not expected to win but the fans understood what was going to happen but now now the cubs fans are a little excited are and I'm sorry a little aggravated that's the word I'm looking for as they were hoping that with the new manager David Ross coming in after the cubs let Joe Maddon go after is five years that things would change and they'd be able to grab another player to and put things together and have a nice team this year that's not happening right now we're gonna talk with Jesse little while he's got some stuff going on at the couple eventually kind of expected different things jumping up one of the things we don't know how David Ross is going to be as a manager we do know that he preferred if you don't call him grandpa Rossi anymore black lacquer respect their shows in this respect Anthony Rizzo a good friend of Ross is when they were teammates was asked what he expects from Ross is a manager can't.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son

The Sportscaster and Her Son

12:45 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son

"So I heard you just described yourself as a guy from Tallahassee where there's a lot of rednecks so what in the heck is a redneck. Do in Chicago. I mean let me just set the stage for you in case you haven't thought about this in the last forty eight hours or whatever. There's been a long list of big names who have coach not only baseball Chicago football hockey basketball. I mean has it sunk in that? You are joining the list of of coaches and managers in. This city has not done that redback figured that out. I think it's slowly from processing that. Ah such a sports town to is it is. I was walking around yesterday And all the bears gear and what was going on Poke in your head into These bars and the windows and seeing the hockey on last night. You know the Blackhawks plan It's sports town. They're passionate about their their sports here in Chicago and I love that. I don't I come from a small college town of Tallahassee Where we you know we like our simple things and it's just you get to be a part of the city And I'm already connected in one way and now again trying to make history and no in the expectation of these fans. These people how passionate they are. I love it. I love the expectations. And what it carries. Because that's what I want to be held to. That's what I want do. I didn't come back just to be the you know the so-called manager in that Title I want come back win championships. I WanNa do special things make history. That's stuff that's driven me as a player at the end of my career. Once you're part of that and you get to touch taste that That that's a that's a great feeling. That's what I want to get back to. You brought up the bears so you know what it's like to win in this town and you are the toast of the town when you win last year. The bears were a double link away in the playoffs. They were the toast the town now. Four losses into a season and everybody is going crazy. Are you prepared to handle the losing in this town? The winnings great. It's the losing that can be tough. The winning is great but I think if from a player standpoint and also from a coaches or managers standpoint the winnings. You're expecting so when they come your you're onto the next one. Losing are the ones that drive you crazy right and you're passionate about how to fix it and how to how to go to work and and get better. So that's what you focus on is how to continue to get better and and hold your group to a standard. That is winning. And I've seen a lot of winning Over my years of playing and what that entails and what those expected patients look like the the losing drive me crazy. I'll tell you that I don't WANNA lose I. Winning is a passionate thing for me and I've been a part of losing and it's just not fun for anybody so that's not on my radar. I want I want to continue to focus on the aspects that I know that entail. They come with winning. And as long as I can get my players to adhere to that to trust each other respecting one another Effort their focus on a daily basis. That's all you can ask if your players talents. They're here the talents here in Chicago. That's going to quit to winning. That's all I WANNA hold these guys to is just those standards that I've seen over my career as a player of winning see brought up Tallahassee. You come from a family of athletes. I mean your mom might be the best athletes the family. I'm just saying she was who players she played. Bass Harry any woman that played basketball. She's like good in my book. But your dad your mom your uncles so I get where you get your athleticism and how to be an athlete. But how does that help you become a manager? What is it in your upbringing? That's that's going to help you in being a manager. Yeah? I think Speaking of Tallahassee in that town it's just shaped who I am and it starts with my mom and dad and and it and it talks about people the right way being honest being humble. It's not about me this whole process. It's about the players about this organization. I'm just going to be a small piece of the puzzle just like I was as a player That's all I want to be. A manager is a guy that if Attila's facilitates winning that leads this group that that you know continues to motivate impress onto the things that I believe in and so as a lot of those qualities of respecting Each Other and building that trust and building relationships. There's the things my parents emphasized and staying humble and and the great moments right because there's your one loss away from being Komo especially in a market like this so. Theo had a conversation with you back in your playing days in Boston. How how much did that change the person that you were and the person that you became at that point in your career the honest conversation about maybe the perception of you at that time? A may have been the most important conversation of my career and a turning point for me if you look after that It was really all uphill after that With with the winning and who I was when I started to pay attention to and the attributes that I started to notice and others and how they feel. Those are the things that I noticed after. Theo told me About my reputation and had that tough conversation and I'm so thankful for that I think sometimes we always want to be positive in warm and fuzzies for him to tell me that A and I became a free agent so there was really beneficial for him than just being honest and open. He could have not had any conversation with with me but he chose to give me some some some true open honesty about my reputation. I can't think Enough for that Is a big turning point for me? Something started to take notice of just how I treated other people and made sure I tried to be positive in anything that I did not that I don. I don't feel like a super negative person but just being aware of my presence and I love how you brought up in your press conference at the whole GRANDPA Rossi images overblown the behind the scenes. You had some tough conversations as well whether it was with John Lester or maybe some of the young guys so without throwing anyone under the bus give us an idea of what the toughest conversation is. You have had to have with teammate. Oh boy yeah I mean there. There's There's a small story about Anthony. Rizzo and I In Pittsburgh where His first at Bat We're bases loaded against a pitcher that I thought he should have a lot of success. Off of we'll just say and And he rolled over and into a double play and we scored run one rice the first pitch and wrote over And we and scored a run and he came by backed by and sat next to me and I guess I was really quiet. Prompted him to say what he got was wrong with you and I just Kinda like what's wrong with me. I'll tell you what we want to hear from me from using you're telling me you were focused during that at bat and you gave you were locked in because this guy this guy through your first pissing and you wrote over a double play like you're better than that guy. There's no way you just getting getting your an RBI. And just kind of probably more than I should have gave him a little bit of a tough love and luckily for didn't punch facie listened. He listened. He listened to the criticism. I was actually given and Next to he at home run into in your home run and he rounds bases and he comes in and starts yelling at me and I was. Hey Buddy if you need me to motivate you like I can. I can be a jerk every day. Trust me So yeah just some of those things. I don't know if there's a tough conversations just those things when you see down the wrong way and you see a lack of focus just to make sure you call that out. I mean chores and I just early on his career when he was catch and some things about his body language on the field and And how we get our butts kicked and he was catching and Just went up to him as he came up like. What's wrong guy like I can do nothing right lane? Well One your body. Language is terrible. Everybody's the whole team is looking at you like you're the one that's representing this group and and you've already given up and you know just just some choose my words right but I know that I care and there's passion and I think that goes a long way. So at what point in your playing career because when you're a player you WANNA play. I mean we all get it. We've we've all been there. You're not thinking about five years line. Ten years down the line. At what point did you say I do? Have the best seat in the house whether it is as a catcher or is it on the bench. At what point did you say? I think this is something that I could be building on it and I'm going to start taking advantage of this. I think I think just I think we yeah. You're right we all WANNA play. And that's a that's a tough balance but be comfortable with your role knowing my role especially when I was year Just catching John so I only I the bench four days and had to find something to do and paying attention and how to contribute in that way. That's all I WANNA win. So a finding you're finding your role in your voice From MMA bench position was important to me and so Just looking at the game how I can help out how you can you impact. How can you influence guys on what I'd learned and how to have that Impact guys especially the younger. We had when I first got here. So that's how I looked at it as is how can I help us win and facilitate winning through everybody and teach them the lessons that I've failed on help guys out make those same mistakes. Everyone likes to joke that. Espn is like the training. Ground for guys that want to go on and Make the next step but truly what is it in the preparation as an analyst? That did prepare you. Were you looking at it in a different way for the first time I think You start to dive into the numbers more than you do as a player right and that was a little bit of my front front office role. I got to see some of that stuff to your diving in What strength and weaknesses are of the team are and how the match go when you studying for a game and things are going to talk about the game you get into background strengths and weaknesses of the pitcher and the hitters and how.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

07:34 min | 2 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

"In the early action. The royals beat the braves. Nine to six. And that's a wrap from the MLB. We'll throw it back over the jobs. Are Everybody welcome back sports overnight America that the voice of Jerry mcmorris. She's always keeping score for us here on the program add as painful as it might be To give those cubs finals aren't you glad wouldn't you rather have it this way where the claps just happens comes in September rather than getting your hopes up for October Mary. You know it's really weird because I think I've been saying for about a month now that the cubs weren't going to make the playoffs and it's been super. It's easy to say that every single night five times a week for like a month but I'm going to cry tomorrow in fact I'm almost kind of starting to cry a little bit right now. Well you don't know that it's going to happen. Even turn this thing around and have to win their next five. Milwaukee has to lose their next five and then they have to beat Milwaukee a one game playoff. Maybe maybe the Red Namibia reds actually three life rafter go get help for somebody else. Not just watch you drown but I think there The rest of the National League central worst to not throw someone a life raft and watch them drowned or to occupy the life space that there is a not not allow room for Leo DiCaprio to be on the chunk of wood. The check of woods CEOS can go at pulp fiction and talk about hope because hope is you know it's it's just pride you know messing with your mind and you know you shouldn't have any prior to this point. Lost seven straight straight would accounts Rizzo came back. Rizzo came you back from the dead or was it a today call. It was interesting Brian. I mean it doesn't matter excisions. A couple of games have gone there already slumping before that but yeah Brian's we won't see him for the the remainder of the season a couple of games that are left. Will we ever see him in a cubs uniform. Again I don't know I don't know actually I feel like him. Russell Orbis might be kind of on their way boots. Capucci Papa Joe. Oh yeah also if not him then who good answer for that and everyone keeps saying GRANDPA Rossi needs to come back at. Ross I feel like maybe we let him coach a minor league team before we just throw him a top notch franchise is it like this no offense to Rossi but I I kind of feel like you gotta start somewhere well. Girardi started with the Marlins he ended up with the Yankees. He's an actually didn't start with the braves he alley got those guys got a a bad run with the braves and but Girardi adds up taking taking over for Torah Tori with the Yankees also. Sure that getting rid of him and getting Aaron Boone was an upgrade and he can come back with vengeance with the Chicago cubs and Nice Awesome. Goon getting era girardi getting his vengeance against the world series with them so like there's it was beneficial for both the parties involved Girardi in the eighties but to get rid of him after he comes within one game of being a very young over achieving team to the world series. That they you know they can they go with they go with a guy who just comes across to me as naive and in Aaron Boone when Joran seems really authoritative and. I don't know if if that's just because they need a yes man in New York. Maybe Aaron Boonsak Guy and I look Mary. I think that Chicago would do well. Bella Joe Girardi but I I would trust them at this point right Epstein Jed Hoyer. They've built a good roster they're gonNA have to make. Some moves was that are questionable with the fans but they did this one. That comes terrible. They can you know they could do it. When the cubs are trying to rebuild while still competing and I think that's a very very difficult balance a little bit of poetic justice and seeing the Washington nationals Make the playoffs in the Philadelphia. Phillies miss isn't that great. When it happens happens against teams like that it's not like phillies? replaying somewhere else and just watching. What am I mean? It's great when it actually happens in live action right there two games. I mean the vigor law percentages. You'RE GONNA at least Split that double ladder and maybe you don't get the you know you don't watch awesome clinch on your field. They just came up short. I think we kind of have this conversation at the start of the season. We didn't think it was GONNA make the playoffs share. They thought they were going to. They were pretty sure they're going to no and I think all of us laughed like you can't just throw three hundred thirty million and just take it end and it's great that they they can't see you can't even be frustrated. Milwaukee occupy the rats. You can't even be frustrated that Milwaukee's not losing any games because the cubs have really hold up their part of the bargain to to even belong in this conversation. No and I wasn't even I don't know I was a little bit unnerved with Milwaukee going into the season the way it ended last year but they're a better team. They were just a better team last year. They're just a better team this year. I think that's a little bit true and I think that the cardinals took advantage of their upgrades. They're out here in the desert this week but They they're just just down to a technicality of a winning the National League Central Division. I think that there was a lot of people picking the cubs figuring they would bounce back. There were a lot of people. Picking The brewers to win the division again. Colonels were a little bit of a surprise. Yeah Yeah I definitely expected it to be the other way around where I thought doc Milwaukee would take the division and the cardinals will be the ones Nathan nip it in the wildcard there but we believed that the cardinals would be the haunt. They'd be competitive and they and they've been very good right. But you know what disgusts me as the Indians are GonNa win like ninety five games. Cardinals are GonNa win about ninety two. And that's if they have anything to play for after Thursday right and there's an imbalance but you know that's just the way that things work out in in baseball you know. Sometimes you play a really good division where it's difficult to crack the Minnesota twins and and that the American League where the fourth and fifth placed the six best team in the American League is GonNa come close to winning one hundred games. That's not going to happen in the National League. In fact I haven't looked at the standings but I'm not sure anybody but the dodgers are GonNa Win Hundred Games over in the and I'm pretty sure that's correct so Anthony Rizzo Roic came back. You GotTa appreciate your little stories and you you've heard me bargaining with myself about the The Indians missing the playoffs. And it's what they didn't do in April and May you'll get those games like it's early but just because it's early doesn't mean those games count for any less when the Indians to win their last twenty games all these big games while it's going to be twenty one. I know what their streets at right now but I you know you can have an impressive run in the month of September and win the big games. But they didn't win the games that were early. You know allegedly counted for less in here. They are didn't you guys last season. Get really really hot going the playoffs and then he got caught by the Yankees right. Only one twenty two straight at one point last year and you know there was an argument that they peaked too early. I think that that winning streak You Know Jay Bruce was there so it was after audit. I mean it was August. Maybe the planet into September a little bit but dance baseball and play off. Baseball's a little bit there for the regular season baseball. And you obviously love to be that hot team that can just run off You know in the Indians as it would have to be twelve straight wins to go from the wild card Ardo joining the world series. But you know you play. Good team sets the nature of the postseason. Mary thanks for hanging out with me tonight. I'll talk a little bit more baseball on on the other side..

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:38 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Chicago teachers union in the city expected resume contract talks this morning following a long session at the bargaining table overnight bargaining teams from both sides went home early this morning following sixteen hours of negotiations see to use general counsel says the union is laid out a path for a deal and is waiting to hear from the city in agreement would end the longest Chicago teachers strike in more than thirty years an Indiana man is facing negligent homicide charges for dropping his granddaughter from a cruise ship it happened in Porter Rico back in July and charges against Salvatore Nello were announced yesterday hello is being held on eighty thousand dollars bond after reportedly dropping the two year old from an open window on the cruise ship he's due in court in November Barack and Michelle Obama are back in Chicago today for the third Obama foundation summit the former president and First Lady or scheduled to speak at the event which kicked off yesterday the foundation released new renderings of the Obama presidential center five hundred million dollar center is planned to be built in Jackson park on the south saw and those are the headlines WGN sports is sponsored by northwestern basketball Chicago's big ten team bulls had a great start not such a great finish in New York they jumped out to an eighteen point lead never trailed till one forty seven remained when former bowl Bobby Portis hit a three pointer then hit another one moments later in the next court last fifteen points to beat the bulls one oh five ninety eight Derrick rose hit a lamp with twenty eight seconds to go Detroit beat Indiana ninety six ninety four David Ross says he's not going to be grandpa Rossi in the dugout as manager of the cubs but intends to hold players accountable dozen for see a problem doing it the Washington nationals don't know whether they'll have mac sure is for game seven of the World Series tomorrow course they cut get their first game six tonight Stephen Strasberg against Justin Verlander in Houston one day after beating the bears the Chargers fire their offense of coordinator can whiz in hot Monday Night Football Pittsburgh twenty seven fourteen over Miami the Blackhawks and Nashville tonight they are expended he acts by Blackhawks report tonight's game at six thirty press have won three straight coach Jeremy Caledon coming up at eight forty this morning the military jets fly by and soon he was at the bears game is several text all morning okay that makes sense technically so would states now pushing for college athletes to be paid for their names and images the NC double a board of governors meets today to discuss amending the rules against paying athletes for endorsements.

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

01:52 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

"A Chicago teachers union and C. P. S. have not been able to reach a deal the two sides continue to negotiate but they're in a sticking point on class size tapping in planning periods tomorrow will be the ninth day classes have been canceled house intelligence committee chair Adam Schiff says president trump administration is building a powerful case for impeachment this after former White House national security adviser Charles government defied the subpoena and the house impeachment enquiring today this escalate the standoff between Congress and the White House over who will testify president trump in Chicago today to speak to the international association of chiefs of police but he also criticized the job of one of those cheese police superintendent Eddie Johnson trump accused Johnson I'm not doing his job in such a cargo is the only major city where crime was up and now WGN sports here's Kevin pal thank you Kim so how well David Ross handle managing is former cubs teammates see answer that question today at his introductory press conference at Wrigley I know there's a big fun loving grandpa Rossi you know theme out there but if you ask any of my friends or or or X. players you know what kind of teammate I was I I didn't shy away from the tough conversations I know there's a strong relationship with me and Jon Lester if you got your if I would've been miked up for some of those conversations on the mound it was not a work order rarely friendly conversations that's Ross alongside few I've seen and Jed Hoyer up next filling out Ross is coaching staff World Series game six is tomorrow another died from the bears they lost seventeen sixteen to the Chargers will break it all down next with ed bread of H. buckle up for that one Monday Night Football Steelers hosted the dolphins bulls are in New York to take on the Knicks Blackhawks are off after beating the kings last night five one the visit Nashville tomorrow we'll have that game at six thirty on the home of the Blackhawks northwestern Wildcats a white Sox baseball Kevin Powell WGN sports your money traffic and weather next on WGN geico.

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

03:48 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

"By hiring David Ross they're giving those men a friend not a manager Kevin Powell WGN radio sports you like this higher I do I think they're giving him a friend but David Ross was well known for calling out teammates for not playing the game right if there are multiple instances when he chewed out teammates for not hustling or that that's been lost on me I've been saying this is bad hire for this reason and I didn't I don't recollect that I don't know that story well enough I'm glad you're saying that but he was he was the leader of that team I mean I know I know he has the grandpa Rossi image for a lot of fans but he was that veteran catcher and catcher so often go on to manage because they see the game one full differently than everybody else on the diamond so they have a good grasp of how the game of baseball should be played but the he was always known as the disciplinarian or whatever you wanna call it I mean it hit you guys out and does is lovable as he could be and as as likable as he was if you're if you're a fan I don't think you should be worried about him just kind of rolling over at that that's the opposite if what the cubs were looking forward that I think a lot of criticism towards Joe Maddon was over the past couple years that's kind of what it turned into but I think that's why a lot of us thought good Joe Girardi because Girardi has a lot of these boxes checked to build local guy east Peoria anyway that Willie played for the cubs etcetera ten denture RT of World Series ring so he doesn't you know the not kinds are already when he was outed from the Yankees manager spot was that T. you wasn't great with the younger players and adapting to the the times the current way baseball player whether that's true or not that was the that was the narrative when he was out it is the how does Ross get around that he's so he's only three years removed from playing in this modern day game you know its I I I'm just a big fan of it I think it it check the boxes where he does immediately fit right into the culture which I don't think they need some culture shock this is there still currently ten guys on the roster that won a World Series and your core guys the by is the result is the brains those guys are still there they know what it takes to get to a World Series is not like the new I don't think they needed they need now what they need when Joe Maddon which was brought in five six years ago which was a complete culture shock to that organization and to the players in the locker room they don't need that here they need this is a team that has a championship window that is very much open so I think David Ross understands that he fits right into the culture everybody loves them in the locker room already and then maybe he can you know maybe a little more stern than than Joe matter to sixty is asking a question that I sort of us more Carmen at the beginning of the show David Ross is currently a cubs fans hero he doesn't when he's going to be this texture says hated it's a big risk I don't think hated the right word but I ask harm how much pressure there's going to be on route on Ross now to turn this thing around yeah that's an interesting I mean there's a way to look at it look Joe Maddon's the was the manager for the twenty sixteen cubs who won the World Series after a hundred eight years and they were still fans that didn't like him over the past few years I think in ten years when we look back on the run and I don't think we're all gonna I think it's gonna be positive no matter what it is it's all depends on what unfolds me people would lose their minds over the way Joe Maddon manage the bull pen late in games over the past few years Sierra well I think they rightly so I don't know cases I I okay I've got thirty seconds left but I'll just say this you can respond I think that the cubs are on the precipice of having missed an opportunity missed an opportunity not with this higher but generally with these players on the field they should be deeper into the playoffs by a hundred percent agree with that I keep saying watching the Astros plague of that's what we thought the cubs we're gonna turn into just an absolute.

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

01:45 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Right to continue with the top five five reporter way to. former cubs catcher and current ESPN analyst David Ross grandpa Rossi. we know him. I expressed more interest in becoming the cubs manager. if he gets the call but he said for now it's just rumors I think it's one of the best jobs in baseball I got a lot of close ties with those guys I think the interest would be there I think there's definitely my heart is drawn to that dug out a little bit I have a lot to sacrifice if that is a choice I would choose to make it if that is present to me has not been presented me not and called for an interview so rumors are flattering and make you think about a lot of things I do have a a nice job here DSP and that I enjoy give me a lot of time with with my three kids. well it's no longer a rumor because it turns out the cubs have announced they're interviewing three candidates for the job David Ross being one of them first base coach will Venable and then bench coach mark Loretto Loretta. so that's the list so far or that's what the cubs are just announced now you know that means. that means it's it's Grampa rusty I think Ross is the right guy for the job to because as much as he was a lovable grandpa Rossi he was the guy who got on everybody's case if you didn't run out a grounder if you didn't make the right decision on the basepaths if you didn't play a a ball defensively it properly I. me makes a ton of sense not who can forget that talk with Rizzo in the dugout during the World Series run to when he just motivated I'm just sort of calm down calm his nerves a little bit remembers I'm so nervous I'm so nervous yeah pretty awesome I think a put your money and Ross you right now..

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

04:27 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on WGN Radio

"I. L. K. E. Y. for the news at ten watch WGN Mike amid tear Joe Donlin Dan roan and Chicago's most trusted meteorologist that's Tom skilling of course for TV news at ten watch Chicago's very own WGN roe Conn show within a device is right here on seven twenty W. Jim Bob Costas is going to join us how bout them up in just a few minutes as we talk about Joe Maddon leaving the Chicago Cubs what does a guy got a deal hundred eight years. winds of change. the World Series. and. three years later on and then you know if you've done for us lately he won sixty percent of his games yeah sixty six zero that's six hundred in baseball terms second highest winning percentage in cubs history yeah the vision titles multiple playoff berths yes. five right playoff berths fifty. for around. well thank you your manager yeah done for us our city and the cubs yeah and I know I mean it wasn't the bill to feeling Chad will build a great team you know they gave them a lot of tools and that's all good and old blackberry worked and obviously Theo Epstein is a first ballot hall of Famer. you know in the in the executive wing of the. Cooperstown phone makes it into a phone book there should be just a little is glad lucite boxes with his phone just floating in the middle of the lucite box. at so yeah he's yeah that's I get it that it's not just on the manager but I did do you get out. you really do that. it was a key single like a manager for five hundred years. I think it's a sign that the. the culture of the cubs of has changed right when and I figured it was a mutual parting of ways you know I cubs feel came to the conclusion Joe didn't really fight it as well and then they shook hands and then when you know Joe is like eighty five years of the limited and in a town like Chicago where it is in everyday crime because of the passion of the cubs fans and how critical people are about every decision he made I mean it was like they won the World Series and people the only thing was nobody was talking about the fact the trial was over is how Joe Maddon almost blew it late by keeping our oldest Chapman and too long I've never seen a manager be criticized as much as I have Joe Maddon well I mean let's face it cubs fans have PTSD right that's hundred eight years generations alright fallen family members who never saw the win a championship and that and that that stands for people my dad didn't live long enough to say it right I mean it's that it's that deal grandpa I never saw any of our. and when you have that kind of a bit they kind of angst yeah edit such a beloved thing baseball as well as family things and. passed down right so either well when a guy does that yeah the guy I mean it was it's just ridiculous and not it is not him and in its and everyone's a troll everyone's got an opinion I do like he did take a shot right in is in is good by today about the people who want to tell you that they're they're they're worried about line up changes in pitching changes and things like that are you pull a defender out you know you have it. choose to pull a batter away you know what are you gonna do all those decisions that are made in the data by the manager and there's everybody is it. ninety nine percent of people never got past little league. right everybody's an expert but everybody's an expert. so you get it just put up with that and that's the error of social media and we had a winning and that that's what he did he did he won here in Chicago and now we're gonna get some other dude maybe grandpa Rossi and and and. well I don't. or if they think they think of you to go easy on him I don't think so all right it's six thirty it is time for don clubs is being brought to buy builders supply outlet Bob Costas coming up thanks bro Chicago police have created a dashboard allowing the public to track how police handle use of force cases the online dashboard shows data from the most recent cases dating back to twenty fifteen is part of C. PT's ongoing efforts toward reforming transparency other reforms include the.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on 103.5 KISS FM

103.5 KISS FM

02:32 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on 103.5 KISS FM

"What's trending in Chicago with red energy one of three five kiss FM so the Milwaukee Brewers they clinched a postseason berth and eliminated the New York Mets and Chicago. in the process. I'm happy to make the playoffs. they can fire everybody because the way they're playing they don't deserve to make one eight in a row in the end. going on it was all in their hands in the law I know yeah seven in a row in order to fire Joe Maddon we have crazy it's just crazy to me I mean he did what he had to do he brought the cubs a championship after a hundred eight years but his solid baseball I don't like it sometimes. like this stuff like small ball like a guy's on first base there's no outs bunch of over to second nope let's try to hit home runs guys. told you know you're gonna get into the. exes and ohs over here I'm just a job I had was the John Madden fan Chris it's hard to believe that it would be that is why some and now they say is going to be a grandpa Rossi missing grammar Rossi. the Nagel yeah right that's your sports minute with I see it's not because I'm gonna talk about one of the guys dogs in the Chicago Bears yes mad Maggie is of the coach of course of the bears upset that running back to recall and went on Instagram live for the team's locker room after Monday night's win and of course then come alongs winner yes it then broadcasts for all to see and then captured by someone and then the video resurfaces and exists now in perpetuity they use it without a doubt it's a policy going forward first of all it's a league rules of that's that and I think it's unfortunate that that happened to wreak feels bad and is apologetic and embarrassed that it happened Colin says I apologize to Kyle it wasn't a joke it was unintentional but it's my fault and I shouldn't have been on social media in the locker room I reset to coach Nagy immediately before he even found out about I want him to know that it was my fault my bad and that I was going to take responsibility no longer making fun of it by the way yeah why why now you gotta see block everybody. well policies already out there right. I like going forward hello you know you're you're all for making Facebook lives of the yeah the bears all the time her son okay all right well I guess it's not going to happen and I don't have the audio was on barstool art barstool sports but the guy along making fun of his own winner size really easy to must've been called the locker.

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"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

10:06 min | 3 years ago

"grandpa rossi" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"For the opener. It was a near perfect opening day near they won tended thing. Whether it was magnum, the weather was magnificent. But John Lester did have to go to the I L. That's what they call the deal. Now the injured list, and he could miss one or two starts at ten days. Now, remember, and let's talk to former Cobb grandpa Rossi doing great work for ESPN. He's had two early season. Cubs games. Reduc the boo last week Buksh shabby his broadcast partner and David Ross now joins Waddle and Silvy on ESPN one thousand David what would your advice be to John Lester who may want to it's to come back quicker? Would you tell them? That's good. We love you bulldog mentality. Or would you say, whoa. You're thirty five. Let's make sure you've totally yield. I would say, let's make sure you're totally healed. I mean, you know, he pretty veteran guy. He knows when he's healthy and knows his body. Pretty well. I checked him see how he was feeling. Yesterday Limbaugh him go down a little bit. And he said he was doing all right. And it's going to be too serious. And I said, well, your stuff look nasty, man. Like good stuff today. He goes to waste of it. 'cause I rake. Maybe Laffy these he's a big kid, and he'll he'll be back when he's ready. I don't think you'll rush anything as interesting is. I would like to know what he said to you. When you said, hey, you know, what just take your time and get healthy. What was his response? He was I think he kind of downplay. He said he didn't feel like it was a a major thing. I think he's going to MRI today. I believe so by have a little more information. They said maybe one or two starts last thing. I read, but you know, I think the Hammy, and then and a guy like that, you know, missing where who starts in that big a deal. He's been a guy that's been really consistent over his, of course of his career and doesn't miss too many stars. So he'll still he's a big horse. He knows his body. And I think he'll he'll he'll come back when the times writes, a great training staff there and DO and jed the front office air understand the importance of being healthy down the stretch. So you know, we try to that whole. As you can while he's out, and and he'll be back when he tells me, John David Rosser, waddling Sylviane ESPN one thousand there was a lot made. Remember when he came over from the Red Sox about his lack of hitting obviously for the American League pitcher. But everything he showed me Rossi since twenty fifteen and it took them a while to get start getting the stats, but he's pretty good with the bat. Now, isn't he? You know, now, he's a better athlete. I think he lets on and and the and the people know he he really he play any other sport with him. He's very fluid hit the golf ball. Well, did shoot the basketball. He can throw the football. I mean, this guy has got some some athletic ability, and I'll never tell him to hopefully, he's listening. But he's a guy. That's got a nice wing in the more. He hits the better. He gets. I mean, you've seen just think any batch over the American League. And and and you know, as a whole lot of ports when I was over there on the pitcher hitting and the and the in interleague games. So he's got a great swing. And he does he he's raked and doing really well, David when you watch you Darvish pitch. What do you see? And as somebody who was behind the plate for so many years. How would you handle him as his battery mate? Oh, great question. I think for me just getting a little bit outside his comfort zone continue to talk to them. You got to build a trust. With those digital. Specially guys got some time in and been in two different leagues and had success and coming off kind of some some injury plagued seasons. I think for me it's all about his basketball command. And I go back to that a lot with with pitchers like if you can throw the fastball where you want everything gets better off of that. And he just doesn't seem to found his fastball command quite yet. Is he the minute and it's early and he's the guy that that I is coming coming along slowly. But I definitely a big change from its first star to a second. So hopefully keeps trending in that direction. But for me, it's all about that ball command when you speak of that does that mean like he's too cute with with trying to make too many pitches. And do you get the sense that he may be bothered by the bright lights of the city of Chicago noise was was with the dodgers for a short period of time. But it's. A lot different as you know, here then maybe in Texas with the Rangers when they're fifteen games out. Yeah. Definitely don't give a sense of the bright lights or too big. I've been around him a little bit. And I don't I don't get that feeling at all. I think to the question of being too. I think the I don't think it's I think it's when you do throw your fastball. You have command of control where you want to. And you know, right now, I've seen the spikes and fastballs, and you know, just kinda spray the fastball little bit and a little bit. Better command with his off seat stuff. I think the more the season goes on. I saw him at spring training. Really have a great split thing that they worked really well and. Really was pitched it was affected for him in spring. I haven't seen too many of those yet. I haven't watched every pitch but haven't seen too many of those split things yet. So if I were him again, I would try to get him to come more fastballs and get that command down that when when in doubt, I can throw me a fastball for strike where I want it. Because his secondary stuff is is really really good. Same sort of question with the bullpen, David. I mean, you they always say that he hitting his contagious when a team goes through a slump. They all some together when they mash they sort of seem to mash together is that what's going on with the cubs. Bullpen right now. Maybe a little bit of that. I think some injuries. I mean, moral will definitely help whenever he comes back and tell C flotsam guys down, you know, some injuries and spring training sets and guys back and they're still early on. Pedro trope had to the other Hammy thing towards the end of spring training and kind of came back with without being sharp as he probably would have liked to have been CJ. We're kind of with his mechanics, and and kinda just couldn't find it. So they sent him down and bring up Webster. And you know, I think they're just you know, some guys or yet or grinding a little bit right now. And you know, I said this the other day it's like if this is the same team that you see in going through this type of stretching August, it's just a bad road trip that they were on. But when you're you know, the start of the season and there's high expectations and and the payroll that the cubs have you expect better? And I think they expect better. But I saw him turn it up a notch in Milwaukee the division. They played. Well, I thought I thought you know that that Sunday game. They just got beat. And they. Lineups having great at bath. I think the concern for the off season with the lineup. The lineup cutted stuff hitting at the end of last year. And those guys seem to be doing really well and turn into turn into lineup over to one another tasks and their lawn. So I love what I see in the offense and additional catch up. You know, just seems like they're a little bit behind. But the pitching staff has been so good over the last few year, you know, four or five years, I feel like acid, then a great job. So I don't worry that much about them. Cole hamels was like a stub the other night. Milwaukee's cues gotta get it going little bit. You know, you'll have his second second go around for starting coming up. And you know, I it's a little bit behind you. It's when the pitch is going to be teaching well office may not be hitting baseball just as magnified when the beginning of the season, David Ross, joining us Waddell in Salvini ESPN one thousand so I'm the crazy cubs fan and live and die with all these games. Waddles the former athlete he tends to stay a little more settled in all this. And I remember. Back when you were still playing in sixteen when CJ came up, I said, wow, this guy's great. This guy's future closer. This guy's got the stuff. One started making fun of me saying, oh, let's just call them Mariano Edwards. Now, this singer crowning him already, and like we're still sort of waiting David for him to live up to the stuff. What do you believe the issue is? Oh, man. If I knew I would tell C J on the I love the kid, you know, just the big leagues his hard. And I think I think sometimes it's a lack of belief in himself for me. I mean, just watching body language sometimes out there, and because the stuff is there. I think he knows that. And just getting more consistent. I think he is the key for him when you can give that consistency and a little bit of confidence goes a long way in this game. And he just needs to get on a little bit of a role. Yeah. A little bit of struggle, hopefully, getting going down and kind of figure some things out throwing some some more strikes inconsistent with that and getting ahead of hitters because you know, I've talked to some former players that have faced him recently. And just said they feel like he's one of the best guys down in the bullpen and stuff wise. So when he's doing the plate, I think there's no there's no issue there. He just gotta get subletting getting fastball counts or counts or walking guides, which is kind of been the issue for everybody for the start of season while we're on the. Bullpen and this isn't a cubs bullpen question. This is brewers bullpen because I'm frustrated will will hate her ever be figured out. Or is he gonna be overused or is he just so much better than everybody right now? And he's so much better than everybody right now. That's just a fact, and I I I don't like saying that from from a cubs perspective. But the guys just really good. I mean, he's doing some special things in the game and his Fathy high just fastball. It's an explosive fastball. And he's got some crazy angle guys seem to to see it up like they can hit it. And then it's just by you at the top of he's extremely difficult. I I go back to that Sunday game. We had some guys on resorted to play with the game on the line and a really good at bat, and the more we face in, you know, the more hopefully, you have some success, but it's kind of guys doing some crazy stuff early on the game and his career and the brewers seem to be de pitching.

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