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News, thoughts, and opinions from Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and Wrigleyville residents. This podcast covers everything from the baseball events to the neighborhood happenings.

News, thoughts, and opinions from Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and Wrigleyville residents. This podcast covers everything from the baseball events to the neighborhood happenings.
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Chicago, IL

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News, thoughts, and opinions from Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and Wrigleyville residents. This podcast covers everything from the baseball events to the neighborhood happenings.

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English


Episodes

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 196 - Guest: Brendan Miller, from Cubs Insider, Bryant Is Great, Injuries, Bullpen Status, & More

5/20/2019
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Brendan Miller, from Cubs Insider and the Cubs Related Podcast, joins us this week. We recap the roadtrip. Kris Bryant is really good. We discuss Schwarber leading off. We close the show talking about the current state of the bullpen. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:48:27

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 195 - Hosts Only, Successful Cubs Homestand Recap, Hottest Team In Baseball

5/13/2019
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Hosts only this week. We recap a successful homestand. The Cubs are the hottest team and baseball. So many walk off wins this week, Bryant is back, Lester is a treasure, and the bullpen is just fine. Cubs are in first place. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:47:34

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 194 - Guest: Brett Taylor from Bleacher Nation, Cubs Sweep Cards, Things Are Good

5/6/2019
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Brett Taylor, from Bleacher Nation, joins us this week. The Cubs are really good. We recap the Sweep of the Cardinals. Javy wants to be a Cub for life. Starters are good, bullpen is good, offense is good, everythings good! Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:48:18

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 193 - Guest: James Neveau, Cubs April, Kris Bryant, Great Starting Pitching, & More

4/29/2019
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James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins us this week. We discuss Kris Bryant starting to contribute to the Cubs offense. The Cubs also had a week of good starting pitching performances. The bullpen has been fine. We discuss what a Russell return to the Cubs could look like. The first month of the season is complete and the Cubs record is in good shape. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:57:41

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 192 - Guest: Sam Fels, Cubs Bounce Back, Heyward, Bote, & More

4/22/2019
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Sam Fels joins us this week. Cubs beat up on bad teams. The starters are rounding into form. We discuss our love for Kyle Hendricks. We break down what David Bote means to the Cubs. Creative options for Joe and this Cubs bullpen. We remember how great D Lee was. We close the show talking about Sams hate of the Dodgers. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:51:42

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 191 - Guest: Michael Cerami, Cubs Opening Homestand, Pitching Improvements, Heyward & Willson Offense, & More

4/16/2019
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Michael Cerami, from Bleacher Nation, joins us this week. We break down the first Cubs homestand of the year. Darvish and Quintana start to turn things around, the bullpen played better, and Willson Contreras continues his offensive explosion. Pat visits Marlins Park, and More! Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:55:35

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 190 - Guest: Ryan Davis, Cubs Struggles, Home Opener, and More

4/8/2019
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Ryan Davis joins us this week. We discuss the bullpen troubles and other pitching concerns. The Cubs offense had a good week, Jason Heyward might be back to his old Cardinal numbers. We preview the Cubs home opener and discuss some best and worst home opener moments. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:55:02

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 189 - Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Cubs Regular Season Begins, Bullpen issues, Great Offense, & More

3/31/2019
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Matthew Trueblood, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us to start the 2019 season! Cubs open in Texas, so we break down a small sample size. Offense is good, Bullpen is bad. We close the show talking about pitch framing, and the Deadspin article. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:01:11:43

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 188 - Guest: Evan Altman, Cubs Spring Training, Rule Changes, & Predictions

3/18/2019
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Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, is our guest this week. We talk Cubs spring training highlights. New rule changes for this year. Then it's our annual predictions episode. We recap our predictions from last year and predict the performances of this years Cubs. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:49:45

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 187 - Guest: Dan Szymborski, Cubs ZIPS Projections

3/4/2019
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Dan Szymborski, from Fangraphs and ESPN, joins us this week. Dan helps up break down the Cubs ZIPS Projections. The starting pitching is very good, Bryant is bouncing back, Baez regresses, and the outfield is not that great. We close the show making ZIPS predict a Kris Bryant contract. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, or anywhere Podcasts are found.

Duration:00:59:36

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 186 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Recap Cubs Offseason, Spring Training Preview, & More

2/24/2019
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Jared Wyllys, from Sporting News and Forbes Sports, joins us this week. We recap the disappointing Cubs offseason. We recap the Ricketts involvement in the 44th Ward Alderman race. We discuss the ownerships lack of honesty with the fans, and how they are out of money. We don't talk about the Cubs support for abuser Addison Russell. We speculate on how this offseason could contribute to a future work stoppage. We discuss some items players have said are worth striking for. We talk about the...

Duration:01:04:16

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 185 - Guest: Mark Gonzales, Cubs Convention Recap, HOF, Neighborhood News, & More

1/23/2019
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Mark Gonzales from the Chicago Tribune joins us this week. We recap the Cubs convention weekend. Brief HOF discussion. Pat closes the show with a wrigley field construction update, and the Cubs dispute with Alderman Tunney. Enjoy and Go Cubs!!

Duration:00:45:40

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 184 - Guest: Dave Wischnowsky, Cubs Quiet Off Season, Harper Hopes, and Happy Holidays

12/22/2018
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Dave Wischnowsky joins us this week. We recap the Cubs coaching changes. We talk about the lack of Cubs moves and how Bryce Harper can still happen. The Cards and Reds are making moves. Fun holiday show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of our listeners!

Duration:00:47:31

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 183 - Guest: Dakota Mekkes, Iowa Cubs Pitcher

11/11/2018
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Dakota Mekkes, Cubs Prospect and Iowa Cubs Pitcher, joins us this week. We start the show recapping Cubs offseason transactions since our last show. Then we get into Dakota's minor league career. He has moved through the minor league system over the last two years, and has been very impressive along the way. Great interview. We close the show with a quick Wrigley Field construction update.

Duration:00:47:31

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 182 - Guest: Ryan Davis, End of Season Cubs Closure Episode

10/9/2018
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Ryan Davis joins us this week. We recap the WildCard Game. We break down our highs and lows for the Cubs season. We discuss the future for the Cubs pending free agents. And we speculate on options for 2019. Come get some end of season closure with us. Enjoy & Go Cubs!!

Duration:01:25:16

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 181 - Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Game 163 Recap, Cubs Rockies Wildcard Preview

10/1/2018
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Matthew Trueblood, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us this week. We recap game 163 between the Cubs and Brewers. We debate the need to even have a tie break game. We look at what went wrong for the Cubs, how Maddon managed the game, the lack of offense, and more. We close the show previewing the wildcard game against the Rockies. The season comes down to this! Enjoy & Go Cubs!!

Duration:00:49:31

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 180 - Final Week, Addison Russell, Season Recap, & More

9/25/2018
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Final week of the regular season is here! Cubs are battling the brewers into the final week. Jeremy recaps his trip to the G RAT, We discuss Addison Russel, Last weeks games, and we close the show recapping the season overall. Enjoy & Go Cubs!!

Duration:00:44:27

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 179 - Hosts Only, Great Pitching, Hitting Struggles, Injuries, & More

9/16/2018
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Hosts only, another busy week with the Cubs playing everyday. Starting pitching is GREAT, but offensive struggles are back. Injuries all around, including Pedro Strop. Recaps and previews as the season is almost over and the Cubs have a slim lead over the Brewers. Enjoy & Go Cubs!!

Duration:00:39:10

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 178 - Guest: Tony Andracki, Cubs Brewers, Rain in DC, Previews & More

9/10/2018
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Tony Andracki, from NBC Sports Chicago, joins us this week. We discuss the defensive issues in the Milwaukee series. The weather in the Nationals series. We question how to handle the Nationals makeup game. The show closes with a preview of a now super important Brewers series at Wrigley. Enjoy & Go Cubs!!

Duration:00:33:46

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 177 - Labor Day Hosts Only, Cubs Keep Winning, Baez Love, Standings, & More

9/2/2018
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Labor Day Hosts only this week. Cubs keep winning, and gaining games on the division. Cubs pitching is ON and Javy Baez is a national treasure. We look at the races in the NL and potential Cubs opponents. We analyze the September schedule and More! Enjoy & Go Cubs!!

Duration:00:39:16