HQ RADIO May 5, 2017: Gene McCaffrey

May 5 BaseballHQ Radio is up!

Guest expert Gene McCaffrey, of WiseGuyBaseball.com, discusses all those pitcher injuries, poor performances, bullpen management, thumbs-ups and thumbs-downs, and a new band he's had a hand in ... also  the Minor League Minute…Weekend Pitcher Matchups, Master Notes... Also a special Coda post-show segment, featuring Gene's band The Girls Next Door...

Show Rundown (runs 1:54:30)

> NL News (starts at 2:20): Harold Nichols looks at Noah Syndergaard, Joe Ross, Tommy Joseph

> AL News (22:00): Jock Thompson looks at pitcher injuries: Cole Hamels, Tyler Skaggs, Corey Kluber

> Feature expert interview (42:20): Gene McCaffrey

> Minor League Minute (1:28:08): Rob Gordon looks at MIL OF prospect Lewis Brinson

> Playing Time (1:30:23): Ryan Bloomfield looks at rotation replacements in Minnesota

> Frequent Fliers (1:33:23): Alex Beckey looks at SD 3B Jamie Romak and MIN SP Nik Turley

> Weekend Pitcher Matchups (1:37:03): Greg Fishwick covers starts by Jason Vargas, Ervin Santana and more...

> Master Notes (1:44:00):  BaseballHQ Radio host Patrick Davitt discusses Noah Syndergaard's bum raps, Part One

> Coda (1:54:35): The Girls Next Door, one new song, two covers, and other covers and original versions of their covers

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