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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 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

Ep 24 - March 23, 2018

3/23/2018
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Opening Day is 6 days away! Why I'm not a fan of Spring Training. What can be learned from Spring Training. Also, a look at moves made by NL Central competitors. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:51

Ep 23 - February 13, 2018

2/13/2018
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Spring Training is here! I've got 5 reasons why the Yu Darvish signing makes sense. But, where will he fit in the Cubs starting rotation? An overview of other new Cubs pitchers. Thoughts on the frosty free agent offseason, why it impacts MLB beyond 2018. Plus, a brief peek at the schedule and single game ticket info. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:09:12

Ep 22 - November 2, 2017

11/2/2017
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Looking back to one year ago tonight may be the best #tbt EVER! ICYMI, details of the Cubs coaching staff shakeup. Also, possible Cubs roster moves, early Las Vegas odds of the Cubs winning the 2018 World Series, and ticket information for the 2018 Cubs Convention. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:06:35

Ep 20 - NLCS Game 3 Preview

10/17/2017
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Cubs have fallen behind the Dodgers 2-0 in the National League Championship Series. A quick recap of the first 2 games. Also, will revisit predictions I made for the series and share if adjustments need to be made. Look at the Cubs starting lineup for Game 3 (spoiler: there's a big shake-up). If Cubs do this ONE thing the rest of the series, they will advance. Plus, an interesting proposal of MLB expansion and realignment. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons...

Duration:00:08:44

Ep 19 - NLCS Game 1

10/14/2017
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Cubs vs Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. The two teams match up well offensively, will pitching be the difference maker? An early look at series starting pitching, a surprise omission from the Dodgers NLCS roster, plus a look at the Cubs Game 1 starting lineup. Oh, and I make a prediction for Game 1 and the series overall. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:07:07

Ep 18 - NLDS Game 5

10/12/2017
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Cubs vs Nationals Game 5 is upon us. A full preview, including lineups for tonight's winner-take-all. We've found two hurdles for Cubs to steer clear of tonight. A quick look back at Games 3 and 4. Plus, news on a FitBit, mold, and more. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:07:17

Ep 17 - October 9, 2017

10/9/2017
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Cubs and Nationals split the first two games of the National League Division Series. A recap of the 2 games in DC with some surprising stats. Also, a follow-up to series predictions made prior to NLDS Game 1. What I would've done in the 8th inning of Game 2, a look at the Game 3 starting lineup, and more. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:14

Ep 16 - October 6, 2017

10/6/2017
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A full preview of the NLDS. Cubs and Nationals match up quite well, what was revealed by our deep dive into some stats. Plus, we'll tell you what ONE thing will determine at least one game of the NLDS (perhaps the whole series). Also: the 25 man roster, predictions on other playoff matchups, and news & notes. Music: "Bad Example" by 600 hz fq. Used with Creative Commons license by-nc-sa.

Duration:00:08:40