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.
In the most unprecedented season in MLB history, teams must go through a tough shortened season in possibly the most difficult run in baseball history. Host David Kaplan and Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the level of difficulty for teams to win a championship this year and they discuss the anniversary of the Ryan Dempster trade and the details that surrounded it. In the second half of the podcast, Kaplan interviews Joan Ryan author of the Book Intangibles all about the importance of team chemistry in difficult times.
(1:51) - Is coronavirus testing for the Cubs improving?
(7:10) - Yu Darvish speaks on the playing in the pandemic
(11:30) - Ryan Dempster trade anniversary
(19:15) - Joan Ryan interview
(20:40) - Importance of team chemistry in winning
(26:00) - Analytics vs chemistry