The Cubs Talk Podcast breaks down all things baseball on the North Side. Host Luke Stuckmeyer and a rotating cast, including David Kaplan, Kelly Crull and Tony Andracki, bring insider perspective, regular player interviews, and news updates during the team's pursuit of another championship.
On the latest Cubs Talk Podcast, David Kaplan gives his thoughts on what a Javier Báez extention could look like. He also discusses how Yasmani Grandal signing with the White Sox increases Willson Contreras' trade value.
1:25 - Will Cubs and Javy Báez agree on a contract extension?
3:44 - If Báez doesn't want to commit long term, do Cubs trade him now?
6:15 - Kap gives his proposed deal that Báez could accept.
8:41 - Will Cubs lock up other key players with same type of mentality?
10:52 - Will Cubs be willing to trade Willson Contreras?
11:55 - With Grandal to the White Sox, teams might be more willing to part with their best prospects with Contreras in a deal.