The Cubs Talk Podcast breaks down all things baseball on the North Side. Host David Kaplan and a rotating cast, bring insider perspective, regular player interviews, and news updates during the team's pursuit of another championship.
David Kaplan, Kelly Crull and Ryan McGuffey preview the NLDS matchup between the Cubs and Giants. Reason for concern? Is the even year fix in for San Francisco? Why baseball’s best team is ready for the Giants or whoever else they have to play going forward. Kap and the crew go over what jumps off the page between the two teams and provide series predictions, including one that might surprise you.
CSN's David Kaplan, Todd Hollandsworth and Ryan McGuffey break down the the first two games of the NLDS as the Cubs put the Giants on the brink of elimination. Tony Andracki joins the show in segment two to provide locker-room insight on the Cubs' confidence level heading to San Francisco. He also explains why Jake Arrieta is the perfect pitcher to match against Madison Bumgarner in Game 3.
David Kaplan, Todd Hollandsworth, and Ryan McGuffey discuss why Clayton Kershaw was just too good in Game 2 and if the Cubs slumping hitters, specifically Anthony Rizzo & Addison Russell, can snap out of it as series goes on. Plus - are postseason managers jumping on the Andrew Miller bandwagon with their own bullpens? Is Rich Hill what the doctor ordered for the Cubs offense in game 3?
On the newest edition of the CubsTalk Podcast, David Kaplan, Todd Hollandsworth and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg discuss the team’s 6-0 loss in Game 1 of the World Series.
The Indians pitching staff shuts down the Cubs offense – how concerned should fans be by the lack of offense? The guys discuss the positives in the loss –Kyle Schwarber with a double and walk in his first major league game since April, and getting Andrew Miller into jams in the 7th and 8th innings.
Plus a preview of the game 2 pitching matchup between Jake Arrieta and Trevor Bauer.
On the latest CubsTalk Podcast, David Kaplan, Todd Hollandworth and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg break down the Cubs Game 2 win.
The guys discuss Jake Arrieta’s dominant performance, how the Cubs chased Trevor Bauer out of the game early, and just how impressive Kyle Schwarber has been in the opening two games.
The bald and the beautiful, Kelly Crull and Jesse Rogers (ESPNChicago), go back to work after their Cubs championship bender.
The champs made their first move of the off-season adding veteran outfielder Jon Jay. We discuss his impact & our favorite Dexter Fowler stories as we all prepare for life without Dex on the Northside.
Who are the arms the Cubs will be targeting at winter meetings and which young star would they dangle to make a deal happen.
Plus, the best behind the scenes moments and conversations from the Fall Classic...and the scoop on 3am.
Kelly Crull, David Kaplan and Tony Andracki huddle up to discuss the latest Cubs news and info from the MLB winter meetings, including wondering if the Cubs actually need an upgrade at closer over Hector Rondon. Plus, how does the Chris Sale trade affect the Cubs and are the Giants to be feared after signing a high-end closer?
Kelly Crull, Justin O’Neil and Tony Andracki discuss the Cubs-Royals trade that sent Jorge Soler to Kansas City in exchange for Wade Davis and what the move may mean for the Cubs’ short-term and long-term roster. Plus, what is going on with Travis Wood and are the Cubs really set to start the season with Mike Montgomery in their rotation?
The bald and beautiful return with a special voice and guest in the latest CubsTalk Podcast. Kelly Crull and Jesse Rogers are joined by the legendary radio voice of the Chicago Cubs Pat Hughes who relives the once in a lifetime call and analyzes the teams off-season moves as they prepare to defend their title.
CSN's CubsTalk crew of Patrick Mooney, Kelly Crull and Tony Andracki attempt to keep Cubs fans up with the Rosses - both Tyson and David. Plus, what is the market for Travis Wood and who do the Cubs consider starting rotation depth? The trio also looks back fondly on the Cubs' World Series run and what they'll be looking forward to watching most from the CSN postseason replays.