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A fan's podcast covering all things Chicago Cubs. News, stats, hot takes, and more. Everything you need to stay in the know, in under 10 minutes. Please like us at facebook.com/bricksbleachers and follow us at twitter.com/bricksbleachers. Our website is www.bricksandbleachers.com

A fan's podcast covering all things Chicago Cubs. News, stats, hot takes, and more. Everything you need to stay in the know, in under 10 minutes. Please like us at facebook.com/bricksbleachers and follow us at twitter.com/bricksbleachers. Our website is www.bricksandbleachers.com

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A fan's podcast covering all things Chicago Cubs. News, stats, hot takes, and more. Everything you need to stay in the know, in under 10 minutes. Please like us at facebook.com/bricksbleachers and follow us at twitter.com/bricksbleachers. Our website is www.bricksandbleachers.com

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English


Episodes

Cubs WIN! The 12-Game Losing Streak Is Over!

8/18/2021
All good things come to an end. 12-game losing streaks do, too. Frank Schwindel is the latest to join the Cubs in a resounding way. A Cubs Hall of Fame is in the works, who'd you put in the inaugural class? Cubs are playing in the 2022 Field of Dreams game, plus news and notes from around Major League Baseball in our This and That segment.

Duration:00:09:47

Goodbye to the Cubs Core...What's Next?

8/3/2021
A look at the Chicago Cubs moves ahead of the Trade Deadline on Friday. What's in store for the team over the final 55 games? What move(s) excite me? Recap of the weekend series in DC, plus a look at the week ahead.

Duration:00:09:54

Cubs Chat With 40 Hours Until MLB Trade Deadline

7/29/2021
Here we go. We may have just one more game with the 2016 World Series Cubs core intact. The Major League Baseball trade deadline is Friday afternoon. Some predictions on who's staying and who's going. Plus, in a season where much has gone wrong, we'll highlight some positives. This and That will include some news and notes from around Major League Baseball. A look ahead to Thursday and Friday games.

Duration:00:09:49

Why You Shouldn't Give Up On These Chicago Cubs

7/5/2021
The Chicago Cubs are .500 team. It's hard to believe on July 5, we're talking about a team that is 42-42. Yet, here we are. But, looking at recent Cubs history, there's reason to be hopeful. Plus, Nico Hoerner has returned, a cool moment for Trevor Williams, Kris Bryant in July has almost surpassed Kris Bryant of June, plus much more.

Duration:00:09:34

A Tough Month For The Chicago Cubs Is Wrapping Up

6/29/2021
The Chicago Cubs began the month of June atop the National League Central. They are quickly falling back from the division lead as the month comes to a close. An update on All Star Game voting, injuries (healthy reinforcements coming soon) and more.

Duration:00:09:25

Cubs Lead Central, Plus All Star Voting Update

6/21/2021
Approaching the halfway point of the season, the Cubs remain atop the National League Central. An All Star Game vote update is just out, plus a look at Cubs returning to the lineup. Major League Baseball begins cracking down on substances, plus more.

Duration:00:09:34

Chicago Cubs Are in FIRST PLACE!

6/1/2021
If you went to bed early last evening, you may have missed it. The Chicago Cubs are leaders of the National League Central as begin the month of June! A quick recap of the weekend series with Cincinnati, plus the Memorial Day game with San Diego. An injury update as the Cubs have more injuries right now than at any moment in recent memory. A look ahead to rest of the series with San Diego and a tough June. Plus, news and notes from Major League Baseball. It's a good time to be a baseball...

Duration:00:07:49

Chicago Cubs After The First Quarter of the 2021 Season

5/25/2021
What a weekend series with the Cubs and Cardinals! If you missed it, no worries. We'll recap it for you. Plus, look at the resurging Cubs offense. We go on record with the 'biggest surprise' of the first quarter of the 2021 season. Do you agree with the call? This and That is our news and notes from around the league segment. A preview of the Pittsburgh series, plus the most difficult stretch of the 2021 schedule.

Duration:00:09:32

Cubs Almost Back to .500

5/7/2021
The Chicago Cubs are coming off a 3-game sweep against the defending champion Dodgers. Who saw that coming? No one, that's who. Still trying to get a handle on this team. We'll recap the playoff-like series. Also, update you on Cubs injuries, Kris Bryant's impressive start, a preview of this weekend's series with the Pirates plus This & That with news and notes from around Major League Baseball

Duration:00:09:58

15 Games Down, When Will Things Turn Around? - April 19, 2021

4/20/2021
15 games in to the 2021 Major League Baseball season and the Chicago Cubs are 6-9. It's pretty amazing when you consider how weak the offense has been. We talk about that, a recap of the weekend series with the Braves and make a couple predictions related to expiring Cubs contracts. Who's coming back for 2022? The This and That segment highlights news from around the league. Plus, a look at the week ahead for the Cubs.

Duration:00:09:55

Cubs Protest Nationals Game (Or Do They?) - May 19, 2019

5/19/2019
Chicago Cubs continue to sit atop the NL Central. After dropping 2 of 3 in Cincinnati, they've split the first 2 in DC. 9th inning drama last night. Why Joe Maddon was saying the Cubs are protesting the game. Plus, a lot of news and notes in our "This and That" segment.

Duration:00:09:47

Chicago Cubs...Hottest Team In Baseball - May 12, 2019

5/12/2019
After the disastrous week and a half to begin the year, the Chicago Cubs have become the hottest team in Major League Baseball. Addison Russell has rejoined the Cubs, Ben Zobrist is on leave, a resurging Willson Contreras, and more.

Duration:00:07:41

2019 Cubs, A Rough Start - April 6, 2019

4/6/2019
No predicted a 1-6 start for the Chicago Cubs. A recap of how we got here, roster moves just announced, and what's new this season at Wrigley Field.

Duration:00:09:49

Opening Day - March 28, 2019

3/28/2019
It's Opening Day and there is plenty to talk about. Recap of the Opening Day roster (really, only 2 spots were in question), 2019 season predictions, NL Central moves, and early season scheduling.

Duration:00:09:48

Ep 45 - February 17, 2019

2/17/2019
It's Spring Training time! The Chicago Cubs return to the field in hopes of building upon a 95-win season that ended in disappointment. More moves made this offseason to the coaching staff than to the player roster. I share a couple stories worth following this spring (an epic comeback attempt and rules changes talk). A review of an early 2019 season prediction, notable moves in the division, and a couple Cubs players who will be out-of-service at the beginning of the season. Music: "Bad...

Duration:00:09:40

Ep 44 - October 14, 2018

10/14/2018
The 2018 Chicago Cubs season came came to an early, disappointing end. But, it was not unexpected. If you listened to our last episode, you know what we identified as the worst-case scenario is indeed what played out. We take a brief look back, share a couple updates, revisit 2018 Spring Training predictions and look ahead to 2019. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:59

Ep 43 - September 30, 2018

9/30/2018
162 games may not be enough to determine a NL champion! Cubs and Brewers are tied heading into this final day of the regular season. I discuss how we got here, various postseason scenarios forward, and how I think the Cubs fare moving forward. Feel free to tweet your thoughts on these topics (@bricksbleachers). Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:56

Ep 42 - September 3, 2018

9/3/2018
Cubs are in great position heading into the final 4 weeks of the regular season. A recap of the NL Central, how the waiver process works, a recap of the weekend series in Philadelphia, and what's ahead. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:31

Ep 41 - August 5, 2018

8/5/2018
Trade Deadline has passed, we'll recap how the NL Central shapes up. Latest on Cubs injuries, preview of Cubs week ahead, "This and That" with a look around Major League Baseball, and an interesting "Would You Rather?". Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:59

Ep 40 - July 22, 2018

7/22/2018
Cubs continue to lead the way in the NL Central (and the NL overall). Anthony Rizzo in the leadoff spot is on fire. Trade deadline is approaching and I have 2 potential targets not named Zach Britton. Update on Cubs injuries, a look around Major League Baseball, and more. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:38