The Can of CornMay 8, 2009


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The Can of Corn – Show 4

By Michael Stephens

Welcome to The Can of Corn, hosted by Michael Stephens and Nate Davis! After a show of record setting length, we decided to bench Darren with a fake injury and call him “day to day”, bringing in our trusty utility man, Mr. Davis, to tighten things up (joking, of course). This week’s show is brimming with more injury updates than ever before, and they are joined by discussions about all the hot hitters and pitchers from the last week, Cafe talk, the first e-mail of the year and much, much more! Can Albert Pujols win the Triple Crown? Will Zach Greinke ever give up more than two earned runs? Should we change Manny to the honorary “Tool of the Week” sponsor? The hosts will answer these questions and talk about all other things baseball in the next 25 minutes, so grab your glove and head for the outfield – here comes The Can of Corn!

INTRODUCTION
• Introduction of show and hosts (Michael and Nate)
• Published on Fantasy Cafe Radio
• Brought to you by Fantasy Baseball Cafe
• Have fantasy/reality questions or want to threaten us with swine flu? E-mail us at CanOfCorn@fantasycaferadio.com

FROZEN ROPES
• TIME TO PAT OURSELVES ON THE BACK FOR THE LAPORTA CALLUP
• SOME ROOKS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE HEARD OF…BUT YOU SHOULD KNOW THEM!
• “MANNY BEING MANNY” NOT SUCH A GOOD THING AFTERALL
• TONS OF INJURIES/UPDATES/ETC: JACKED UP ELBOWS AND HAMSTRINGS ABOUND!
• EVAN IS ALMIGHTY, AND SO IS ZACHARY
• THE BLUE JAYS ARE REALLY GOOD
• RED SOCK SP STINKING IT UP, ALONG WITH A FORMER MATE
• CAFE TALK: LOTS OF EARLY SEASON FANTASY TRADES HITTING THE BLOCK – BREAKDOWN TIME!
• CAFE GAMES UPDATE: MICHAEL STRONG IN MELTDOWN, DARREN STILL DOING GREAT IN PICK3, LADDERS

HOT CORNER
• WILL L.A. STILL BE MANNYWOOD BY SEASON’S END?
• WHO WINS THIS SEASON-LONG HR DERBY?
• WHICH SAGELY CLOSER BREAKS DOWN FIRST?
• THE BEST WINGMAN IN A DARK ALLEY
• THE TRIPLE CROWN COULD BE HOTLY CONTESTED IN ‘09!

BATTLE OF THE WITS
• DARREN WINS, AND NATE JOINS IN THE FUN!
• STICKING TO THE NL, BUT NO HEAD-TO-HEAD MATCHUPS THIS WEEK

TOOLS OF THE WEEK
• IAN KINSLER FIVE-TOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – YOU STOLE HOW MUCH?!
• HONORABLE MENTION – THIS FATHER WILL SIT YOU DOWN, AND YOU WILL LIKE IT!
• CHIEN-MING WANG TOOL OF THE WEEK – WHEN YOU GET BUSTED FOR ‘ROIDS, YOU “EARN” THIS AWARD, NO QUESTIONS ASKED…
• HONORABLE MENTION – WHICH CHRIS YOUNG IS STINKING UP THE JOINT WORSE THIS WEEK?

CONCLUSION
• Thank yous
• Check out the Fantasy Baseball Cafe
• E-mail your fantasy questions to CanOfCorn@fantasycaferadio.com
• Check out our website: Fantasy Cafe Radio
• The music for the show was provided by the PodShow Podsafe Music Network
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• Look forward to our next show, as we analyze and prognosticate even more goodness from the greatest sport in the world!
• 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.

 
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