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Best of The Big Show: April 1, 2016

Apr 17, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (5) is congratulated by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) after recording the final out against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The Final Four is upon us, so Matt and BK give their final thoughts on their title picks before the games tip tomorrow. Plus, it’s the final show before the MLB season officially begins on Sunday. The guys give their official predictions for each division, and explain how far they have the Royals & Cardinals going in the postseason. BEST …

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The Big Show: Mark Simon

Sep 25, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez (18) pitches to a Milwaukee Brewers batter during the first inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Mark Simon of ESPN Stats & Info joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to explain why he believes Carlos Martinez is a dark horse Cy Young contender. Plus, Mark doesn’t have the Royals making the playoffs in 2016. Why? PODCAST:

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Best of The Big Show: March 31, 2016

Nov 14, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers quarterback Drew Lock (3) celebrates after a run during the second half against the Brigham Young Cougars at Arrowhead Stadium. Missouri won 20-16. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The Mizzou offense reached historic levels of ineptitude in 2015. But there is some hope, according to the number-crunching by David Morrison. Matt and BK give their thoughts on how it could happen in 2016, and what to look for in the Mizzou offense. Plus, the Chiefs re-signed two running backs today. Is Jamaal Charles becoming more expendable? BEST OF …

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The Big Show: Dayn Perry

Mar 25, 2016; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain (6) singles in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Dayn Perry of CBS Sports joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to discuss why he thinks the Royals will once again contend for an AL Central title. Plus, which Royals does Dayn believe will out-perform expectations? PODCAST:

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Best of The Big Show: March 30, 2016

Dec 7, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah (39) against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Chiefs 17-14. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Sam Mellinger wrote in the Kansas City Star that the NFL is re-defining what it means when it says “football player.” Matt and BK give their thoughts on whether they agree with Mellinger’s stance, and why the NFL prefers players that don’t have outside interests. Plus, Jimmy Whitt is transferring from Arkansas, but he’s unlikely to end up at Mizzou. …

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Projecting the Royals: BK’s Over-Unders

Mar 25, 2016; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer (35) singles in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Baseball season is right around the corner, and the MLB prop bets are officially on the board! I’m always interested to see how projection systems like ZiPS, Steamer & PECOTA have the Royals. But I’m also interested in what Vegas has to say. Without further adieu, here are the Royals 2016 over/unders, according to Bovada. Player: Batting Average: Home Run: RBI: Salvador Perez .275 …

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The Big Show: Dan Buffa

Oct 9, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (26) and teammate embrace before game one of the NLDS against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Dan Buffa of KSDK joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to discuss his article on why you can’t trust the St. Louis Cardinals’ offense in 2016. Plus, what is Buffa’s take on this story coming out of the Cardinals’ clubhouse? PODCAST:

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Best of The Big Show: March 29, 2016

Feb 13, 2016; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers forward D'Angelo Allen (from left), guard Terrence Phillips and forward Kevin Puryear (24) cheer during the first half of a game at Mizzou Arena. Mandatory Credit: Timothy Tai-USA TODAY Sports

There are some strange storylines coming out of the St. Louis Cardinals’ clubhouse. Matt and BK give their thoughts on what lasting impact Monday’s meeting could have on the Red Birds. Plus, if you had to make a deal with the devil granting you one national title for either the Mizzou football or men’s basketball team, which would you choose? Oh, and …

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The Big Show: Will Palaszczuk

Mar 27, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim waves to the crowd after cutting down the net after defeating the Virginia Cavaliers in the championship game of the midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Will Palaszczuk of Yahoo! Sports Radio joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to discuss the NCAA Tournament, and which team Will believes is best suited to make a run for the title. PODCAST:

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Best of The Big Show: March 28, 2016

March 26, 2016; Anaheim, CA, USA; Oklahoma Sooners guard Buddy Hield (24) celebrates the 80-68 victory against Oregon Ducks to win the West regional final of the NCAA Tournament at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

The Final Four is set, and Matt & BK have a question. Can Mizzou learn anything from the remaining teams? The guys weigh in on that, plus ask what we can learn about the coaching carousel based on Kevin Stallings getting hired at Pitt. All of that, plus some Royals and Cardinals power rankings on a Monday edition of The …

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