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All Things Chicago Cubs Covering the Chicago Cubs and other Major League Baseball topics. We post 2-3 shows a week during the Major League Baseball season. Everything you need to stay in the know, in under 10 minutes.

All Things Chicago Cubs Covering the Chicago Cubs and other Major League Baseball topics. We post 2-3 shows a week during the Major League Baseball season. Everything you need to stay in the know, in under 10 minutes.
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All Things Chicago Cubs Covering the Chicago Cubs and other Major League Baseball topics. We post 2-3 shows a week during the Major League Baseball season. Everything you need to stay in the know, in under 10 minutes.

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English


Episodes

Ep 44 - October 14, 2018

10/14/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Ep 39 - July 15, 2018

7/15/2018
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The Chicago Cubs are back in first place. Not only are the Cubs leading the Central, they will have sole possession of the best record in the National League at the All-Star break. Cubs in the All-Star Game festivities, a look at the NL Central, and elsewhere in the National League. Plus, a preview of today's Cubs-Padres game and the post-break series with the Cardinals. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:06:55

Ep 38 - July 8, 2018

7/8/2018
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Call them the "Comeback Cubs". Yesterday's come from behind win is the 27th comeback win for the Cubs this year. All-Star rosters are announced later today, how many Cubs will make the cut? Kris Bryant's return to the Cubs is more clear, the latest on his injury is here. Brewers make a flurry of moves, the Nationals are struggling despite a rare occurrence this week, and the latest on Manny Machado possibly being moved by the Orioles. Finally, a look ahead at the Cubs west coast trip next...

Duration:00:08:29

Ep 37 - July 4, 2018

7/4/2018
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We are just past the halfway point of the MLB season. Let's take a quick look back at the Cubs first half. What's worked and what's not. No shortage of Cubs injuries, an update on potential returns. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:58

Ep 36 - May 18, 2018

5/18/2018
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Cubs held their own against a surprisingly tough Braves squad. Last night's postponement makes 6 already in 2018! We'll discuss its impact on the roster for this weekend. Jason Heyward's return is imminent. My thoughts on Manny Machado coming to the Cubs. A preview of 4 in Cincinnati. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:34

Ep 35 - May 14, 2018

5/14/2018
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Cubs are making it count against teams with struggling pitching. Cubs lead the White Sox in the 2018 Crosstown Classic. Updates on both Yu Darvish and Jason Heyward as they hope to return from the DL. Cubs pulled off something they haven't done in more than 3 years. Plus, a preview of a busy week ahead for the Chicago Cubs. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:10

Ep 34 - May 8, 2018

5/8/2018
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It's a rollercoaster ride for the Chicago Cubs! The ride keeps returning to a common place. Also, are injuries to blame? Two big questions ahead of tonight's contest. Plus, where is Eddie Butler? Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:05

Ep 33 - April 30, 2018

4/30/2018
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The Chicago Cubs seems have found their stride, one month into the season. The Cubs are the hottest team in the NL, having won 8 of their last 10. They leapfrogged the Brewers, thanks to a 4-game sweep of their division rivals. The starters were red-hot against Milwaukee, finally. A look at what follows 10-run games, Cubs get healthy, and the weekend series helped solidify a franchise record. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:01

Ep 32 - April 24, 2017

4/24/2018
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If Albert Almora Jr hasn't locked up the CF/leadoff spot, I don't know what else he can do. The Cubs offense has come alive thanks, largely, to the Almora-Baez duo batting 1-2. Yu Darvish is struggling but his numbers are comparable to another pitcher that has gotten it together. A Rockies wrap-up and Cleveland preview. This and That features a historic at-bat and a surprising note about pitching dominance. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:54

Ep 31 - April 20, 2018

4/20/2018
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Cubs are real good at finding their way right back to .500. There's an injury in the bullpen you may not have heard about yet. Joe Maddon's using the same lineup two days in a row (it worked THAT well the first time). In This and That, an epic pitching matchup is scheduled for tonight, plus an update on a couple of the offseason's most notable free agent pitchers. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:07:11

Ep 30 - April 17, 2018

4/17/2018
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Cubs are back at it after an unbelievable comeback and back-to-back postponements. Anthony Rizzo is set to return from the DL. What's working for the Cubs. The inconsistency of the Cubs offense. How many fans are in attendance, who really knows? This and That features a well-deserved retirement, surprising slow starts and a broken bat home run by Bryce Harper. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:48

Ep 29 - April 10, 2018

4/10/2018
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Cubs win 3 of 4 in Milwaukee. We'll recap the series. Today is Opening Day at Wrigley Field, so let's take another look at what's new this season. Plus, Anthony Rizzo goes on the Disabled List, the bullpen continues to sizzle, and more. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:31

Ep 28 - April 5, 2018

4/5/2018
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Only 1 Cubs game so far this week, so we'll take a closer look at Cubs pitching in 2018. Plus...details on the new 10/sixty ticket lottery, a preview of the Cubs trip to Milwaukee, and a look at stories from around Major League Baseball in "This and That". Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:25

Ep 27 - April 2, 2017

4/2/2018
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Cubs split 4 with the Marlins, we'll have a quick recap. The Cubs bullpen performs well with an early test and Tyler Chatwood is making his Cubs debut. Plus, a preview of new sights and food at Wrigley Field and a follow-up to off-season contracts across Major League Baseball. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:07:00

Ep 26 - March 31, 2018

3/31/2018
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Wow, what an exciting first two games of the 2018 Cubs season. A quick recap of Opening Day and last night's 17-inning marathon. The HUGE improvement in the Cubs bullpen (and I'm not just talking about one guy). What the Cubs roster has that's missing from every other MLB roster, early season over-reactions and more. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:07:15

Ep 25 - March 27, 2018

3/27/2018
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As promised, here are predictions for the 2018 Chicago Cubs. Call me a homer, but I think it's reasonable to expect more wins than last year's 92. Also, I name a Cubs starter as a NL Cy Young contender. Plus, a look at MLB.com's ranking of best starting rotations. I also offer thoughts on NL Central competitors. Before we go, I go on the record with a 2018 World Series prediction. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:36