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A couple Barstool Sports bloggers turned podcast hosts, White Sox Dave and Barstool Carl, bring you insightful, engaging and humorous weekly baseball content with a Chicago bias. Interviews, conversation, laughs. Red Line Radio. Intro & close song: 'Dennehy' by Serengeti.






Episode 32: The Cubs Are Not Not-Back

The White Sox admittedly suck big time right now so Carl and WSD lightly gloss over some very minor details about the Go Go White Sox before taking the show up north. Cubs topics include an extended discussion about why John Lackey is an uncontrollable prick, the pro's and con's of being an uncontrollable prick, why Kyle Hendricks's (I'm sure that's the wrong way to use an apostrophe btw) balls drag on the ground, and Almora's progress. Also: Marry Fuck Kill Marcus Allen, Sandy Koufax and...

Duration: 01:14:25

Episode 31: MLB Roundup & WTF Cubs

(3:05) Greg Maddux is a legend so let's talk about his legendary status (14:15) Jose Abreu is underrated so what's his future with the White Sox? (20:10) Tim Anderson's September has been ridiculous (24:30) looking ahead at White Sox starting pitching including Rodon getting shut down, is Lucas Giolito a pussy?, Reynaldo Lopez definitely isn't a pussy, and how Carson Fulmer can calm the F down. (34:00) The Indians are awesome. (39:42) The Dodgers are not - right now - and why that's good...

Duration: 01:23:40

Episode 30: Is Dave a closet Cubs fan?

Magglio Ordonez did steroids. Ken Griffey Junior was very sweet and so was his baseball game. Adam Engel is not Aaron Rowand. Avi Garcia vs. Trevor Bauer... Is White Sox Dave really a White Sox fan or should we call him North Side Dave? Willson Contreras slides head first into Mia's DM's. Carl tips his cap to John Lackey before previewing the upcoming Brewers series this weekend - the biggest Cubs' series of the year according to the guys. Other topics include: Is Arrieta really hurt? Who...

Duration: 01:14:17

Episode 29: Playoff Chasing

Carl & Dave breakdown a heavy dose of Scoop City on the south side of town while Dave speculates on Sox draft picks in 2018. Carl takes emails for a solid 40 minutes on everything related to the Cubs and playoff chase. Spoiler Alert: don't be nervous, the team is pretty good. Other Segments: Around the League, Carlos Rodon needs to shut it down (or does he?), the White Sox should get worse, Russell vs. Baez in the long and short term, Lackey or Montgomery?, Checking in on Anthony Rizzo's...

Duration: 01:15:54

Episode 28: Segments On Segments (On Segments)

Carl & Dave get real deep on episode 28 starting off with WhiteSoxDave's Good Bad Ugly list for the week. Other Sox Segments Include: (1) Italian Meat Or Cheese/How Did Lucas Giolito's MLB Debut Go? (2) You Can't Spell "First Player In Franchise History To Hit 25+ Homeruns In His First Four Seasons" without the letters A-B-R-E-U (3) More Italian Meat Featuring (but not really) Nicky Delmonico. Carl then thanks the Blue Jays for a sweep and annihilates a Javy hater in the process. Other Cubs...

Duration: 01:13:07

Episode 27 - WhiteSoxDave At The Bat

Carl & Dave breakdown a laundry list of amazing 27's before getting into some very important announcements: (1) the boys are going to the Winter Meetings but only if you buy stuff from RLR advertisers (2) Saturday 8/19 7pm Carl & Dave are throwing a RLR/Barstool At The Park party at Kane County Cougars game. Show up. Dave then breaks down his attempt at hitting a professional fast pitch softball superstar while getting shamed by Jennie Finch at the Chicago Bandits game last weekend. Carl...

Duration: 01:13:58

Episode 26: White Sox Head Scout Nick Hostettler

Carl and WhiteSoxDave pay homage to the greatest #26 in MLB history, Wade Anthony Boggs, and his relentless commitment to pounding Miller Lites (amongst other things). Dave gives his 20-80 scouting report on his 5 Drinking Beer Tools while Carl puts Keith Law in a body bag and sends him down the Cal Sag river. Later, Dave strokes his ego with White Sox #1 Scout Nick Hostettler who joins the guys to talk about Yoan Moncada, life on the road and working with his best friend, Rick Hahn....

Duration: 01:11:54

Episode 25: Second Half Storylines & The Cubs Are Back

Loaded show as Carl and Dave recap the CrossTown Cup and why Dave is so mad at the Cubs. Dave then breaks down the Melky trade with Kansas City and why Ken Rosenthal beat him to the punch on scooping Sonny Gray. Other topics include: #ChicagoRiverBridgeGate, Yoan Moncada vs. Tim Anderson (as players), Yoan Moncada vs. Marcus Stroman (in a fight), The Cubs Are Back, 2nd Half Storylines, Ian Happ's weird numbers, BIG JON'S BIG STICK, and as always, listener/reader/redliner emails.

Duration: 01:05:34

Episode 24: Cubs vs. Sox

Carl & WSD break down the Crosstown Classic inside and out. Carl gives the history on why the series matters for the Cubs. Dave scoops a trade on air then gives his early read on Yoan Moncada's performance thus far. Hawk Harrelson makes two guest spots kinda but not really but still kinda. And as usual, the guys take questions their clubs' futures.

Duration: 00:47:25

Episode 23: More Sox Trades & The Cubs Are Back


Duration: 00:40:11


Soak it up ladies.

Duration: 00:22:36

Episode 21: Trade Deadline and Tryout Part II


Duration: 00:59:41

Episode 20: Illini Pitching Coach Drew Dickinson

Drew Dickinson might be the most insightful and entertaining up-and-coming baseball guy you can find. At 37, Drew has managed to groom 2 first round pitchers as well as 9 more draft picks in 5 years at Illinois. Prior to that, he was a two time All American at Illinois and AAA pitcher with the Oakland Athletics. Yes, he was a moneyball guy. Drew is a remarkably brilliant individual. His baseball acumen is paralleled only by the game's brightest minds. On behalf of Carl, Dave and everyone...

Duration: 01:04:42

Episode 19: Mark Buehrle Day & WTF Miguel Montero


Duration: 00:57:07

Episode 18: Len Kasper & Tryouts


Duration: 00:59:40

Episode 17: Everything You Need To Know About The Draft & Cubs Mailbag


Duration: 00:57:27

Episode 16: The Cubs & Quintana Kinda Suck (Right Now)

(1) Violent reactions to Cubs 0-6 west coast trip (2) Carl explains why Theo Epstein explains why the Cubs suck (3) 2017 Kyle Schwarber vs. 2011 Adam Dunn (4) WhiteSoxDave is not a Joe Maddon guy (5) Let him tell you why (6) Chris Sale gets his ass kicked on South Side (7) You should see the other guy, Quintana (8) In-depth look at Quintana's numbers and updated scouting reports (9) Rick Hahn's next move? (10) Does Cliff Lee have anything in common with Jose Quintana? (11) If Carl was his...

Duration: 00:45:48

Episode 15: State of the Union & Mailbag

(1) Dave Gives A State of the Union (2) Does Keith Law hate White Sox fans? (3) The Cubs leadoff problems have a simple solution (4) Trading for Chris Archer (5) Jose Abreu's future with the White Sox (6) Kyle Schwarber takes hacks (7) Handicapping White Sox starting pitching prospects (8) Are the Cubs heating up? (9) 3 P's of Death according to WSD (10) Carl and Dave form their favorite Cubs/Sox team from 1994-present sans current players.

Duration: 00:50:22

Chicago Legend Chris Rongey: White Sox Memories, Cubs Struggles and Why Managers Don't Matter

'Today in baseball' (1:01); Will Theo Epstein be pressured into making an early trade? (3:33); Ian Happ's Cubs debut (7:26); White Sox State of the Union (10:56); Reader E-Mails (16:16); Chris Rongey joins the show to remember White Sox post-game caller moments, diagnose the Cubs struggles and explain why it is managers don't mean a damn thing (24:35); ***How you can make money just by reviewing the podcast*** (1:14:33).

Duration: 01:16:12

Barstool JJ Hops on the Red Line, Previews Cubs vs. Yankees

From Barstool New York, Barstool JJ joins Dave and Carl to preview this weekend's Cubs vs. Yankees showdown at Wrigley.

Duration: 01:07:28

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