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.
The 2020 Cubs roster is mired in uncertainty. There are players are up for extensions and deals, and management figuring out is this still a team with a winning window. It sounds similar to another Chicago team, the 1998 Last Dance Bulls. Host David Kaplan and NBCS Chicago Cubs insider Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the similarities of the 2 teams. Later in the podcast, they get into the financial uncertainty of MLB and how teams will move forward as a result of the pandemic.
(2:12) - Are we looking at the Last Dance for this Cubs team
(7:40) - Cubs already fired their Phil Jackson after not keeping Joe Maddon
(13:55) - Cubs don't have an MJ, he's with Joe Maddon in Los Angeles
(21:28) - How will free agents react to a unique offseason
(25:00) - Should Mookie Betts take a long term deal