The Chicago Cubs are the focus of this podcast. Listen to perspective about roster changes, news updates and how the team looks to claim another title in 2018. Featuring David Kaplan, Kelly Crull, Tony Andracki and others.
Luke Stuckmeyer, Kelly Crull and David Kaplan react to Scott Boras opening up the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, and debate whether Harper would be a fit for the Cubs at this point. Then, “the distinguished Canadian hurler,” aka former Cub Ryan Dempster, joins the pod to discuss a wide variety of topics, including Yu Darvish, the role of pitching coaches, and John Lackey’s retirement party.
1:15 – Scott Boras’ comments on Bryce Harper from the GM meetings
3:00 – If you were a player, would you want Boras to be your agent?
6:15 – Would you rather spend $300 million on an ace, or an everyday player?
7:30 – Ryan Dempster joins the pod
8:10 – Dempster discusses his former teammate, Yu Darvish
9:15 – Changing expectations for the Cubs
10:40 – Biggest needs this offseason
12:10 – The role of pitching coaches
14:00 – Do the Cubs need another superstar?
16:05 – How young players adjust to coaching staff upheaval
17:40 – Stories from John Lackey’s retirement party