The Can of CornJuly 18, 2008


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The Can of Corn – Show 12

By Michael Stephens

Welcome to The Can of Corn, hosted by Michael Stephens and Darren Shimp! Even though the players took a break this week, your loyal hosts didn’t – Episode 12 is packed to the brim with the usual segments you’d expect, but this week we are recognizing our mid-season award winners. So grab your glove and head for the outfield – here comes the Can of Corn!

INTRODUCTION
• Introduction of show and hosts (Darren and Michael)
• Published on Fantasy Cafe Radio
• Brought to you by Fantasy Baseball Cafe
• Have fantasy/reality questions? Email us at CanOfCorn@fantasycaferadio.com

FROZEN ROPES
• INJURY NEWS AND UPDATES
• ALL-STAR BREAK
• THE FIRST OF MANY NON-GUSHY JOSH HAMILTON REFERENCES
• PLAYOFF IMPLICATIONS?
• MID-SEASON FANTASY ALL-STARS
• AN ROY AND TWO MVPs
• NICKNAMES
• BIGGEST SURPRISES
• BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENTS
• CAFE TALK – ANOTHER EMAIL!

HOT CORNER
• BATTLE OF LOW ERA, LOWER K-RATE STUDS
• BATTLE OF 1Bs WITH DIFFERENT ADVANTAGES
• BATTLE OF 2Bs WITH OPPOSITE SKILL SETS
• BATTLE OF LIKE-NAMED CLOSERS
• BATTLE OF COMMISSIONERS!

BATTLE OF THE WITS
• DESCRIPTION OF GAME
• STANDINGS – SECOND TIME FOR EVERYTHING
• MICHAEL AND DARREN PICK WINNERS FOR NEXT WEEK

TOOLS OF THE WEEK
• FIVE-TOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – INSERT OBLIGATORY JOSH HAMILTON REFERENCE
• HONORABLE MENTION – GOOD YOUNG SP
• TOOL OF THE WEEK – A GOOD START, AND THEN…
• HONORABLE MENTION – NO 5 TOOLS THIS WEEK!

CONCLUSION
• THANK YOUS
• Check out the Fantasy Baseball Cafe
• Email your fantasy/reality questions to CanOfCorn@fantasycaferadio.com
• Check out our website: Fantasy Cafe Radio
Click here to subscribe via iTunes
• LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT WEEK’S SHOW — NEW WRINKLES
• SIGN OFF

Michael Stephens is an avid fantasy sports enthusiast who writes for the Cafe. He hails from the Pacific Northwest and is a die-hard Seahawk and Mariner fan to the core! You can find Michael in the Cafe’s forums where he actively posts under the name of WaCougMBS.

Darren Shimp is an Oregon-bred sports fanatic, who somehow got started rooting for the San Francisco Giants in the late eighties and has never looked back. He is still a newbie in the Cafe, and goes under the alias shimposter. He will always have something to say about the awesomeness of Will Clark.

 
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