Episode 2 of the VFTB Radio show had this as the show agenda.

Leading Off

Reaction to an interesting idea from David Kaplan

What’s the Word?

  1. Last week Mike Quade made some controversial comments to the media, calling out middle infielders Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney while defending the play of his veterans.  Quade’s comments were _____.
  2. Aramis Ramirez’s refusal to waive his no trade rights is _____.
  3. I am ______ that Jim Hendry has yet to make a trade in the month of July.
  4. My reaction to the Cubs sweep of the Astros was that of _____.

Over or Under

  • 1.5 trades by Jim Hendry before Sunday’s deadline
  • 0.5 more three game winning streaks for the Cubs this season
  • 3.5 more blown saves by Carlos Marmol this season.
  • 4.5 players on the current Cubs roster that will still be on the team when they return to the postseason
  • 3.5 weeks until Brett Jackson is called up to the big leagues

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