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"Everybody in his June 20th in Giants history, and before we go any further happy Father's Day to all y'all out there to the dads who love baseball and learned baseball from their dads and their grandpas a special day, So let's have a special highlight. June 20th 1999, Let's do a Giants win for you. Let's do something different. I'm kidding. They're almost all winds, right. But on 6 2099. The Giants were taken on the Chicago Cubs and we pick it up in the bottom of the night. They're losing 6 to 5. This could be a father's day. Walk off right closer, Rick A galera on for the Cubbies. JT Snow, though, starts dealing with a walk to and then pinch runner Shawn Estes, a our weekly guest on the Murph in Mac show. What's up, Sean? He goes to second when Stan heavier drops down a bunt and reaches Now it's getting exciting to on. Hey, FP San Tangelo drops down a bunt. What's up? FP moves the runners up. Brent Mayne is up. They walk them intentionally. They want to set up a force. The bases are loaded. Armando Rios is up and he comes through with a sac fly game tied at six. Next up is a gentleman named Wilson Delgado. He is going to be your father's Day highlight Hero one into the pitch coming swinging a line drive by's hit Center field. Here comes hobby around third. Good ones through not in time. A giant squid in a single to center by Wilson Delgado. They have swept.
Fresh update on "chicago cubs" discussed on Biz Talk Radio Programming
"Television programming and radio programming. And at one point I used to say podcasting is for broadcasters who couldn't make it. And for some people, it is okay. There's other podcast After the degree. They never meant to be a broadcast. Why a podcast? Yeah, they have some good stuff. Well, that's not accurate. I see. You did make it you have still in making it, But the point is Um, I've always maintained that your cattle your cable satellite provider is going to be your Internet provider very shortly, and that's all they're going to be providing. You're not going to see a complement of channels because we're all getting our programming. If I want to see CBS, I gotta CBS app Go right through Apple TV. If I want to watch, and I can watch any prime time's up, including local television news, which you couldn't get before. Talk about Talk about terrestrial television, You know, linear television as we've known it for the longest time, Um you know the big networks the Disney's of the world. They realized that, okay, this is soon going to go the same way as the dodo and it's all about the pivot. The different platforms monetizing those different platforms. As you said, So you have the APP. You have so many people now that fall under the category of cord cutter. What's theirs are getting rid of their cables. And it's just it's trying to keep ahead of these people and then trying to pin them down wherever they are. Whatever platform they're they're on to try to get that advertising in front of Oh, my God, It's just too much click to read a story all of a sudden Hey, would you like to do is How'd you like to date a hard It is to go. I was I was raised Catholic. And so during Covid. I was going to church online. That was 23 minute mask from Massachusetts. You know why, While he was reading the sports? Well, he was really fortunate because they cut all the singing out. I don't need to sing it. I just want the message. Yeah, So that's what that's what these big these big networks and companies realizing is like a cocktail party. It is. It's a pretty so baby. I don't need it. I've heard the song 1000 times. I just give me the message, Father. Let's go. Got some to do so they realized it's trying to condense it, get it in front of people, but also try to somehow squeezed as you said, the giant pop up or whatever before their eyes to monetize the Venmo click to fill the tray. The money. Trade is a difficult task for some old man comes by who doesn't even want to stand? You scan it with your fault, chatting right? Exactly. That's what it is. That's what it is. First of all, um, whatever happened to those baseball players that Tested positive. For Covid after they were vaccinated. Did you hear that story Couple it cut with the Yankees. It was five other coaching staff assistant coaches. We tested off the fall, so they had it, but they just quarantine boom there on the back with the team. There's a couple teams there. You have to reach the 85% threshold as far as members of your organization vaccinated in order for Major League baseball to lift some of the protocols. The Chicago Cubs or one team that are still below Anthony Rizzo. Big time player. He's coming and said, Yeah, it comes first baseman, right? Yeah, I'm just not comfortable right now getting vaccinated. This is best for me, my family to stay away unvaccinated whatever will separate and stuff but the longer you know those teammates, he and his teammates don't get vaccinated. Longer than I still have to go with the major basement. Who was the golfer? They got kicked out. Oh, God, it was it was crying might have gone wrong. Hey, wait a sec Sex, but we have a minute left us open tear Who could have been? What's going to be? Not by the way Phil Mickelson won that use over like 45 years ago. It's not going to film. It would love that He was right handed, then that's how long it's who's your Jordan speech is playing really well right now, Rory the guy that just won the mice into Shamba? No, uh, who won the Masters? Matsuyama. That's now I'm leaving the Masters. I'm thinking doesn't make Husky guy that's up there. There's one couple tournaments. Bryson, That's it. That's it. He's he's got the length for Tory, especially with the rough the way it's going to be. Who's that cheater that steps on his ball and complaints? Earnie Shavers 19 judges, Judge Smails Cedergren when your ship comes in God, I'm gonna go watch Caddyshack. Okay, go ahead..
Fresh update on "chicago cubs" discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP Show
"So a half hour away from white sax baseball to pregame show as white sacks. Try to, uh At the fourth and final game of the series. After dropping the first three humans can be the one to give us a spark. He's six and want out a lot. Yeah, he did. 613 78 year a lance McCullers three and one with a 2 89 earned run average. And McCullers said. Yeah, he, uh He, he learned from Dallas Chemical and Chemical said, Yeah, He's like a little brother and all that kind of stuff. Well, hopefully he didn't teach him. Everything hopefully didn't teach him enough. And he thought the White Sox hitters something that could help back off a landslide Colors and the Astros today 3123323776 the Cubs lineup is out. And if you're watching the Cubs game yesterday, After you got done throwing up because they got beat 11 to 1. There was a situation in the sixth inning bottom of the sixth inning. Two outs, Jack Peterson pops up And the balls seemed like at least where the catcher was going. It was towards the on deck circle by the club's dugout, so Jack Peterson starts walking to the dugout. Guys guys going to catch is going to catch. It's going to be over. The ball. Comes back and is caught. About 10 FT. Towards the pitcher's mound in fair territory. Wow, while Jack Peterson is probably taking his helmet off in the right, putting his stuff in his cubby, So if you're the manager Baby. I got you see what I did that? Yeah. So if you're the manager, and you see this, you give him a free pass because apparently David Ross is Guys leading off of your Chicago Cubs play left field is Jack Peterson. Do they have a better option? It doesn't matter at that light. I see what you're saying. You've got Ortega. You've got other guys that can actually go and play the outfield right now. Now, Rossi is done. You know, he's made statements like this before. So why isn't he this time? That's a good question. I think about earlier in the year it happened with buyers and buyers didn't get sat down after either. Yeah. Personally, I don't have a huge problem with it. I really don't I don't think that you don't think punishing them for one game is going to help in an 11 to 1 game. You need this game and Jaak Peterson, you're already Seeing guys drop. Who do you want to see out there? Jack Peterson or Jason Heyward? That was that was like the Yeah. This is an important game for the Cubs. Yeah, I know. It's only June. You cannot get swept at home by the Marlins. You shouldn't you can't. So, yeah, you shouldn't do you need Jack Peterson out there, and I think the message that is sent behind closed doors means a lot more than the message that is sent by benching someone for again. We just hope that there is a message closed doors because it's not the first time Jack Peters has done this stuff this year. He hasn't run out balls that he's over gone, and they actually bounced off the right field quality. We're standing at second when he should have been a third. Uh, he hits a ball that he thought was a home run. It turned out to be a sack flight never left the batter's box. It's like You know, And I know some fans think that's cool, but If you're one of the guys that busted his ass to try to get to the other pros, and you see guys on your team doing that kind of stuff. It feeds off of that. All of a sudden you're lazy was I don't have to hustle that He's not hustling. Why do I have thought right and we saw a lot of it The sacks game yesterday, said Larry Garcia. There was nothing worse than having Larry Garcia at bat when he's hurting, and he can't can't swing at the ball. And he takes three awful, But that's not, But that's so if you're hurting are you taking? Are you just wearing a bad pitches just to go sit down? I don't know. I maybe he shouldn't have been out there either. You shouldn't have been Jake Lamb didn't play yesterday, he could have been out. Their 3123323776. We go to Tom in the northwest side. Hello, Tom. Hey, Tom. Hi guys. I always enjoy listening to your banter wondering what do you think now of the Cubs getting rid of Schwarber when people in Washington love him, he said, like four or five home runs in the last couple of games. Yeah, he's been. He's got 15. I think for the season he had two yesterday and had helped Leicester get a victory. Yeah, I'll tell you and look at Victor. Sarah Teenie winning walk off for months like crazy and he was a throw in in the Darvish field. What do you think of that? I know I look. Look, Tom, look how bad to catching ones yesterday. They brought this kid lobaton up. And then yesterday they were just running on, Uh, other cubs all day yesterday. I can't remember how many stolen bases they had. Let me see here Couple 12345. They had five stolen bases yesterday. The Marlins did Look at McCann. I'll tell you I'd rather have him any day than what Grandal has shown. I agree, or what is it is Grand Valley is horrible. $74 million, you know, agrees Yeah. Time. Great call is always I agree with you. I will say though McCann has come down on the on the offensive side. He has come back down to earth. He has his defensive defensively. Great. You know the ground. All thing is just it's almost like a science experiment. You've got this guy that has O p B of, uh, you know, as our base is ridiculous, right? Yeah, I got it here and then, But his batting average is pretty bad is batting averages either Striking out walking or home Run hitting home runs 1 62 averages on basis. 3 85 home runs. How many? He has 10 and 24 r b. I s So is that base percentages? 3 85 that is number one of the no. Moncada is is 403. So Moncada is 403 from Dallas, 3 85 runs his Grendel scored. Do you have that in front of you? Yeah, he scored 32. Which is Let's see here. 32 is got to be in the top second tied for second other team in runs scored along with the brave You see, so arguably him getting on base walking. Has created good situations in a lot of ways. One thing my father taught me this, uh, this father's day and let us know if anybody else anything you had as we're here, walk is as good as a hit and walk is never as good as a hit ever. Um people say, Well, the bases loaded walks as good as a hit. No. When you get a hit, you score two rugs likely you walk. You get wondering if nobody's on base. I watched not as good as a hit. I guess if nobody's not base, it is if nobody's on base. That is the only way that watch as good as a hit, and I don't on base percentage is so important right now. My dad would always tell me to in little league. Okay in little League. You're not supposed to be taking walks. Okay, Little league. It's your chance to actually swing the bat. Well, yeah, it's an instructional league. You're supposed to be playing a game. There's nothing fun about taking a walk. Not really. Unless the lesson F case the bases are loaded. Your score run. But in little league My dad used to tell me if you can reach it swing at it. If you can reach it swinging. Heard that if you can reach your swing at his dad, Vlad Guerrero here hated he hated watching kids take called Third strikes are taking a strike and then having to walk back to the dugout. Everybody. I would just say, Listen, when you get two strikes if it's close swing at it. Look, look, And if I could do it over, there are some times where I just was afraid. You know, as a kid just don't And you and and they called third strike was the worst you've got to swing at whatever you have. That's the only way you're going to learn to hit. Do you think there's one major leaguer that's afraid to strike out anymore? In today's baseball? No, it's It's all the raid. Yeah, they don't care. Say it's an out and out and out and out. No, it's not and I'm starting out. You put the ball in play. You don't know what can happen. You put the ball in play more tomorrow and we'll talk to Jesse had a nice article today about all the things that baseball is going to be doing starting tomorrow because of the umpires being able to check for substances. We'll talk about that in a minute, but Yeah, putting the ball in play more. You never know what's going to happen. You put the ball in play against the white sacks..
Fresh update on "chicago cubs" discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP Show
"He won't just on principle. Uh, not any time soon. Don't I call three or four games, then I think there there will be a couple 23 games before, he said. There's no way he starts. I I Dag is trying to stick to that. No way he starts Game one. Yeah, I don't think feels his idea would be that started all year long your thoughts 3123323776 friend Xander on ESPN, 1000, Fred and Xander. This is Chicago's home for Sports. ESPN 1000 Hey, friends, Tom Waddell here. Did you know the draft Kings at Casino Queen Sports Book is America's top rated sport spoke with nearly limitless ways to bet Well, they are. And this week Draftkings, the official sports betting operator of the Chicago Cubs, is bringing you closer to the action with the 50% boost on your winnings on any baseball bet placed Taking advantage of this profit boost is very easy. All you have to do is place a bet on any baseball game. And if that bad hits Draftkings, a casino Queen Sports book will give you a 50% boost. That means a $100 payday could turn into a $150 payday with.
Fresh update on "chicago cubs" discussed on WIBC Programming
"Com. This Game seven in the Eastern Conference semi finals will be a game but will go down as one of the most fun games to watch. In the semifinals. That is the Nets and the Bucks. Who now in overtime. The Nets lead the Bucks. 1 11 19 with a minute and five to go. The Bucks were up 1915, Kevin Durant and Mr Shot that that's kind of offensive rebound. He then put up a shot got it to go so with a two point game with 42 seconds left And then the bucks. Turn the ball over on the shot clock violation. Middleton, Mr Shot. They got an offensive rebound. They call the time out in the shot clock violation. Kevin Durant, then hit a 24 jumps foot jump shot. It was just inches away from being a three pointer to tie it at 109 in now the Nets have the lead. 1 11 192 45 to go. And over time. That game is in, uh, Brooklyn when it will face the winner of the Game seven tomorrow between the Atlanta Hawks coach by Nick McMillen and the Philadelphia 76 years in some minor league baseball scores earlier tonight, the Indianapolis Indians improved their record at 22 in 18 by defeating the Memphis Redbirds 11 to 5 to Fort Wayne 10. Cops topped the date and Dragon 74 there now, 17 and 22 the Dragons 23 17 Game. Two of the Two caps and dragons did not happen tonight. They will play that game tomorrow. The South men's cubs lost to the Cedar Rapids kernels tended to the cuts now 18 and 22 for networking in a sport summit garrison. Network. Indiana's Indiana sports Talk rolls on on Brendan King with you on this Saturday, we will welcome in the senior writer for the athletic Chicago straight from regular field. That is Patrick Mooney, my friend covering the Chicago Cubs. Patrick what's going on, man? I'm not much good to hear from you. Thanks for having me on. I appreciate you coming on. And I know you're pulling.
Cubs Find Their Bats, Beat Braves 9-3 to Snap 5-Game Skid
"Chicago Cubs salvage one game of their four game series with Atlanta as they defeated the Braves nine to three advert Allen's old white pitched six innings and gave up two runs to win his first game of the season cubs third baseman Matt Duffy said this about the right handers performance I think his stuff I'll put it up there with anybody in baseball just the way it moves I face an ally B. P. right before season started and was thoroughly impressed with the peer stuff I think when he's aggressive like he was tonight you see how difficult it is for headers Anthony Rizzo had three hits for Chicago Jake Marisnick had a solo home run for the cubs in the seventh Marcell Ozuna homered for Atlanta in the six Bryce Wilson was the losing pitcher for the Braves Gary McPhillips Atlanta
Data Shows MLB Teams that Sell the Most Hot Dogs Win the Most Games
"Secret to why Major League baseball teams are summer successful and some flat out stink. It has to do with the sale of hot dogs. Really? Yeah, you This is your cause and effect their national hot dog. Soc Sausage council has put out data. The L, a Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and ST Louis Cardinals each S o more than a million hot dogs and sausage each year, and they're the most successful major league baseball teams. Now listen to the bottom five teams that so the least amount of, huh? The Detroit Tigers. The Cincinnati Reds, the San Diego Padres, the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles. Kidding awhile, That's that's rough on,
The Mets Quest To Rebuild, And Rebrand, Themselves
"So tim. It's certainly been a roller coaster of an off season for the new york mets. How would you characterize the state of this. Mets organization as we head into the twenty twenty one season. I feel like the mets are still in kind of a period of transition as an organization. Steve cohen took over at the start of november and he brings in sandy alderson. The team's former general manager as his team president guy who's really well respected around the game of baseball and the thought was they wanted to instill a new culture for the mets to build this new mets team. That was totally different from what they had previously under wilpon ownership and for two and a half months they nailed it. We're going to build a process that produces great teams year in and year out. You bill champions you. Don't buy them. They nailed the opening. Press conference and i plan to make the investments. We need to succeed. It started signing guys. Trevor may and james mccann. They make a huge landmark trade for francisco endure and carlos carrasco the first week of january and everything was rolling in the right direction for them until mid-january and the story about jared porter and his inappropriate text messages and texts photos with a female reporter while he was a member of the chicago cubs front office in two thousand sixteen exposed that maybe the mets could have done a better job in the vetting process. That was clearly for a lot of baseball reporters. Based on the inference took off of twitter talked and he will find out his character. That's on you. Skepticism is really exacerbated. A couple of weeks later when we learned about micky calloway's misconduct as mets manager. In two thousand eighteen. Twenty nine thousand. Nine callaway sent unsolicited messages and photos to women among other inappropriate and harassing behavior. The former mets manager aggressively pursued the women through messages and in person the team released a statement saying was hired by sandy alderson. As the general manager. Calloway had been hired by. Sandy alderson two years before so i think all of the good vibrations from the first couple months of the offseason were undercut by what happened in the last month of the offseason for mid january to the start of spring training in february
Chicago Cubs, White Sox Enthusiastic About Return Of Fans To Stands
"With my fans in the stands to start the season this year Mayor life what made that announcement yesterday limited in the city, But we're hoping that conversations with the governor and his team will yield even more. A Spectators in the stands for both the Cubs in the White Sox's fan already went looking for tickets. I jumped on StubHub to find tickets. We've been so isolated and so alone, and so Disconnected for a year that the idea that baseball which brings us together every year is finally going to allow us to come back together. Capacity of both ballparks will be limited to 20% the investigation
Anzu's Plan to Evolve In-Game Advertising with CEO Itamar Benedy
"Any of these Sports networks other properties on this episode of the E Sports Network podcast for bringing back a gasp from about a year ago wage a little more bonetti. He's the co-founder and CEO of on zoo in a more. Welcome back to the Shelf. Hey meets great to be here tomorrow is on the show back in February of 2020 where we discussed the growth of in-game advertising age people who miss that show or too many of our new listeners since then on to his a platform that makes it easier for braids to get into video game worlds and for developers to open up more potential White spaces in their games for Grants Pass. I'll do is work with Publishers like Ubisoft at lide Castle to deliver Brayden moments for major. It's like Samsung Pepsi American Eagle and many more Esports. We've seen it gave ads take Auto larger role especially patiently League of Legends open up space in summoner's Rift and it was filled by MasterCard an Alienware among other partners and just this morning as a record this on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 rocket League announced that Ford is going to take over there it gave Billboards for the upcoming which are major on zoo also had a big adults with this what the platform recently raised nine million dollars in additional capital in around Kool-Aid buyback Fetchers and hbse Ventures. There is participation by plenty more investors, of course, including Mark Merrill, one of the two founders of Riot games, this follows two other funny raises of three and five million. So in Mark Gratz of the race, first of all, what are the plans for this capital? Yeah, thank you Mitch. So as you said we raised 9 million dollars beatcraft is one of our previous investors are still leading gaming Esports v c. B c is a new VC which comes from the sport world and a lot of touchpoints around gaming and then other investors are wpp the biggest advertising group in the world, which is also like in the existing investor and Sony Innovation fund, you know, Sony is one of the biggest gaming groups in the world and the owner of PlayStation. So that's a privilege to have them on board Mark Romero the founder and chairman of road games on League of Legends. As you mentioned didn't call ins the founder and CEO of super awesome that recently got acquired by epic games and the Chicago Cubs. Yeah, the baseball team go Ventures and gainesville's and illumine Adventures. So a very crowded and exciting structure of invest investors to have on board. I'm a Cardinals fan so we'll let the dog So invested things slide, I guess but grats on all the different people who came together you mentioned before we started recording you were in the position that every founder kind of hopes. They find themselves in which is we have a few people. We have a different options for Capital so we can pick the people that make the most strategic sense for us going forward. What did you find from the mobile the different investors? What were you looking for? Especially as guiding parts of the company to push it Forward? Sure. So I mean, you know what this round was not about it was not about as fast as we could have fine as it like very very fast as what it was about bringing the best structure. Number one number two, it was about, you know to maximize shareholder value. We could raise almost double the amount but we didn't want to make sense. This is the amount of cash we need for next stage Rose and then in the future if it's a year from now or two years from now we can do another round off. For that makes sense. So we were not looking at at you know, these things it was more about we have a lot of confidence in him. Advertising is going to become a major business model for game divorce across all platforms, through PC Mobile and an important ads category four Brands media agencies and the ESPYs and and the question is how fast can that happen or more sneaking about big Brands big Publishers not easy companies to convince them to do something new. So when we meet partners that can help us to make this happen faster than wages. Are we get excited one form to partner is again investment one is a strategic partnership and they can elaborate more of some of the Partnerships we have in place and some of them is people who join our team. So that was what was guiding us and looking at the different, you know buckets of we are investors came from there is some you know, some like VCS and financial institutions. There is advertising and groups. There is game. Groups and there is a sports organizations that have a lot of touch point in going to become an important overlap in my opinion the next two years. And of course there is like with the values that we want to group represents and communicate us companies gauges as the leading investor for equal opportunity and Which choice for us an important to him and announcement to basically said if the world that was how we were looking at it that's a great place to be at
P.E. Teacher Becomes Full-Time Sports Gear Reseller
"Today in our latest feature will hear from a teacher who buys and resells sports gear. I love to look at stories of simple reselling. Because as i said simple. These are very simple projects. That are important to highlight. Because it's something that most people can do if you're out there and you're like totally new to the whole world. This is a great thing to jump into. I think The guy we're going to hear from. Today matt his total startup cost with something like one hundred dollars actually makes his first profit by selling his own stuff like his own. Jerseys kind of reminds me how. I was selling my own items from around my apartment more than twenty years ago when i got into this kind of thing and eventually for him. He ends up going all in with. This action retires from teaching to focus on his re-selling dig his businesses. Going really. well he's doing up to eight thousand dollars a month or so. He's managed this all throughout the pandemic of course so he's got some good lessons about time management etc. Now we. I heard from matt nearly two years ago in the original story Let's now hear directly from him. And i'll come back at the end. Perhaps share a story or two from my own re-selling years little quick trip down memory lane along with some advice for you. If you'd like to get into this to no matter how much you sell ship station makes it super easy to manage ship your orders from all your sales channels faster cheaper and more efficiently. They have been helping many of our listeners. For four years now ship station you'll spend a lot less time on shipping a lot more time growing your business in no matter where you sell amazon oetzi. You're on website. They can funnel all your orders into one simple interface service from a great company. That as i said i know has helped a lot of our listeners. You can ship more or less time with the offer code hustle. Get your sixty day free trial. That is two months free of no hassle stress free shipping. All you gotta do is go to ship. Station dot com. Click the microphone at the top and type in hustle that is ship station com offer code hustle. Make shit happen. My name's matthew myers. We are located in indianapolis indiana on the north side of town. My side hustle from seven. Twenty seven was kevin's lockouts instill as epa clubhouse side. Hustle is a resale sports in store. So i essentially. I had goodwill's stores scrap sales markets and then essentially resell gently used sports fan gear. And it's pretty much anything ranging from palace pros From both ear to cycling ear to winter jackets could be anything from maki North face to to the old nineteen ninety a starter jacket. Everybody has the chicago bulls one that we all grew up more so i always try to find the brand. The brand names let everyone tries to buy but off discount and then obviously compared to larger with nike and medicine and things like that. So essentially i just i go to stores deal mainly for stores buy low sell high and try to offer big products to people and it seems to save to be working where people are always gonna be wearing that either to a game and obviously you really go into games right out. During a pandemic people like wearing that stuff going on their favorite team. I started this back in two thousand seventeen of between teaching jobs. I left my previous school for a new teaching opportunity. But i was also unemployed needed cash so i kinda just sold things on the side that i wasn't using it like an old jersey so i sold an old chicago cubs jersey for seventy bucks tonight. Said well you know. Maybe maybe something to this. So i'm going to sell an i. I probably had thirty forty jerseys. I want i sold them. Georgia this cycle a mortgage. And i was like okay. Well they sold pretty quick. You know maybe maybe this is something. I can actually take off and run with and actually create business but you know between north korea and mainly will be clothes. I've been able to manage to make profit enough where i can officially retired from teaching. And make this slimane hustle. I before i left. I needed to see the numbers on my end of a meghan. You know five six thousand a month okay. You know sales growth sales. So i knew that i was it. Was it was a good enough jump to to try to make this full-time gig. And i'm lucky to last year's at it has even with my biggest challenge right now is that now. It's time time time though is going to be a challenge. I think i think a lot of people will tell you that My my i love working at night. And i'm kind of like a night out precise so i'll let you everything done late at night. Then as morning hits you know it's hard to get up at seven eight o'clock and try to figure out you know. Hey i need to get all this stuff done before. I don't know four and get my orders out so just trying to be more productive trying to be better on my time. Let's old spent my biggest challenge and going into this year. I wanted to really make make that my project per se of like you know what it's time to get up. It's time to be productive. It's time to get to the stores. The fun part about all this is that you can go on thrift and you can go and find all the stuff. The hard part is get it all up getting listed getting measured and then getting shipped out with someone. That's that's always the nasa art so just trying to balance both has been tough but again realizing that this is my full time job like there is no teaching job anymore. They're in snow. Kindergarteners coming in for p. Like just to be completely focused on everything. I think so far it's only been seven days of twenty-three one pasha thank you so much matt really appreciate that update So glad to know what's going so well you've been able to make it your full-time gig check out. Matt's shop it's kevin's clubhouse dot
2021 Could Be the Year of the 'Fringe Guys' for the Chicago Cubs
"As you look at twenty twenty one. There's there's a lot of open spots on the cubs dance card. So if you're one of those younger guys if you're tyson miller if your brain marquez you know some of those prospects right now who are teetering on the edge. How do you feel about twenty twenty one and what your outlook. Because there's potential for a starting position right there to grab. Yeah this this has got to be excitement right like you. You have to be excited that you have your windows. I mean one. Everyone's seen the moves everyone sees the openings that are on this roster and if you're like tyson miller tomorrow vargas these guys who are you might have been fringe guys If the if there hadn't been any big trades from the cup side now they're looking at. Hey maybe i can go. Starting at second base may start feel maybe it can be the fourth starter. The fifth star. Whatever on this team. This is your window and this is your opportunity. Take it so you know there. You know that motivations higher than it normally would have been not to say that it wasn't high before but it's even higher now
What Does Chicago Cubs Outfielder Ian Happ Do For Fun?
"You know going into the offseason shirt training. You know baseball stuff scouting trying to make improvements but just as important as we know is relaxation is getting away from the game. What have you done for fun. What is he unhappy. Because we do a lot of stuff. You're many hats you wear both. Have you been doing for you for for fun. Yeah it's a little bit different. This offseason new. Usually it'd be able to travel you'd be able to do some things and see family One of the first things that i did as soon as the offseason over with go see my mom. My grandma that i hadn't been able to see for a long time. You know right after we were getting tested knew that things were really safe for us so that that was a huge thing for me just to reconnect with some family But the rest of the offseason. I've spent quite a bit of time in texas In austin playing golf being outside. That's always kind of the getaway for me. Ben chicago a little bit around the holidays And into january so Been doing a lot of stuff in the community. I'm really fortunate to be able to be connected With this great city and and to connect through the podcast and through what we're doing connect grocers So i really tried to take advantage of that especially When people need it the most
What Does Chicago Cub Outfielder Ian Happ Do For Fun?
"Know going into the offseason shirt training. You know baseball stuff scouting trying to make improvements but just as important as we know is relaxation is getting away from the game. What have you done for fun. What is he unhappy. Because we do a lot of stuff. You're many hats you wear both. Have you been doing for you for for fun.
It's Felt Like a Very Long Off-Season for Ian Happ
"Let's go off the mound with center fielder for the chicago cubs in hap- apper. What's up buddy. How you doing wonderful how are you doing. I'm doing fabulous. you know. it's the new year we're moving in the right direction. Pitchers and catchers report and like under a month kind crazy to think don't you think yeah it It's felt like a very long offseason. I don't know if that just because of the early exit or maybe because how short the season was but how long it fell but We're ready to get back. That's for sure. Yeah did that. Feel weird. I haven't asked anybody this but like to start up a season you know. It's going to be short but did you guys feel like all of a sudden you were just hitting stride and then it's like okay. It's over. yeah it really did because you had to keep yourself that you had to stay ready for so many months and then quick spring training quick season And we've five think we've finally felt like we were doing everything right. We get a hold of the protocols starts to have a flow to it and that before you know it it's over
Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter
"The Mets confirmed the firing of Jared Porter this morning he sent graphic uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in twenty sixteen when he was working in the Chicago cubs front office the accusations against him were reported Monday night by ESPN that's president sandy Alderson says he has spoken with Porter who has acknowledged his quote serious error in judgment the forty one year old Porter was hired by the Mets last month after spending four seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks as senior vice president and assistant general manager I'm Mike Hampton
Mets fire GM fired over explicit texts sent to female reporter
"When you're the general manager of a major league baseball team. Aren't you supposed to focus on baseball? You've got better things to do than send explicit images to a female reporter. But that's what the Mets GM Jared Porter has admitted to doing. Order was working with the Chicago Cubs before he was hired by the Mets and, according to a story on ESPN. Sent more than 60 messages before he sent his final lewd photo. The Mets need to fire Porter today. I think they did. He's already been Can I think it might have come out this morning? I thought I saw a headline early early this morning. You're right, though, Steve, this guy ran a girl out of the country.
Slugger Schwarber, Nationals reach 1-year deal
"Have reportedly signed former Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber to a one year deal worth a reported $10 million. Likely making him the new starting left fielder for the curly double used. The lefty slugger spent all six of his big league seasons with the Chicago Cubs. The last three he averaged 31 home runs in his first three. He won a World Series and played under Nat skipper Dave Martinez.
MLB free agency: Washington Nationals sign ex-Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber to one-year contract
"News, Jesse Authority of The Washington Post Reports and Nats have signed free agent outfielder Kyle Schwarber to a one year deal pending a physical skipper Dave Martinez, a big fan of Schwarber's from their time together with the Chicago Cubs, where the lefty slugger played all six of his big league seasons and actually over his last three full seasons. Schwarber average more than 31 home runs. That's a kind of bat the nationals need in their lineup going into 2021.
Padres acquire RHP Yu Darvish in blockbuster trade with Cubs
"The San Diego Padres added another ace of their rotation completing their second trade in as many days acquiring right hander Yu Darvish from the Chicago Cubs after acquiring Blake Snell from the Tampa Bay rays earlier in the day the potters added the NL cy young runner up along with his catcher Victor Caratini and cash considerations for pitchers Zach Davies and for young minor leaguers Darvish was eaten three with a two point one zero ERA this past season for Chicago Davies went seven and four with a two point seven three ER ray in his one season with the Padres Philip gone San Diego
Reports Say Chicago Cubs Are Close To Trading Yu Darvish To San Diego Padres
"60, Fox Sports, San Diego and Ben Fletcher. The San Diego Padres are making moves all over the place. After making a deal on Sunday night to bring Blake Snell the San Diego AJ Preller is nearly finished with another trade. And it's another front of the line. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish will be heading to the Padres pending a medical review. In return, the Cubs will receive starting pitcher Zach Davies and four young prospects. Yu Darvish finished with a 2.1 e R. A in 2020, as well as finishing up second inside
Theo Epstein stepping down as Cubs president
"Red Sox related, the former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has stepped down as the Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations. No word why, but in a statement, Theo said, is the right decision for him, even if it's a difficulty, one All right. We also understand that stepping
Marlins Name Kim Ng MLB's First Female General Manager
"Huge story today from the world of Sports. The first we have a first Ah Qiming. Who has worked in baseball. Dating back to 1990. She was an intern with the Chicago White Sox. And then she was an assistant general manager with the New York Yankees, And she was insistent general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and she's been interviewing and interviewing, interviewing, and today she became the first general manager. Was a female. Who is also Asian. All of it in Major league baseball history. She's gonna be kind of work for the Miami Marlins. Now I was thinking like Did I probably not gonna be able to get Kim on the air tonight because, you know You might be a little bit busy, but you know, the Chicago Cubs have a Rachel holding. And Rachel was a stud softball player, and she has been with the Cubs now. Ah! As a hitting structure in the minor leagues, and she does a lot of technical stuff. And so I reached out and she was happy to come on. She's tweeting about the happy she was for Cam and she joins us now, Rachel, I know this was an absolutely huge day for you for for Kim for the industry as a whole. Oh, yeah, of course. I mean, I know Kim personally, So you know, no one is more deserving of this job, and all you have to do is look at her resume toe understand that she's Probably overqualified in in a lot of ways, just really, really happy for her proud of the Marlins. Just pretty exciting stuff. Were you expecting this to happen? Once you heard that she was interviewed like this has got to be the one I didn't know she was interviewing. I actually, um maybe I just didn't follow it too closely, But I know her journey has put her in an assistant GM position. A few times, So I figure any time there's a GM opening. She should be considered for it So, but I didn't know she was interviewing personally, But so it was, like a total surprise for me, and I kind of dig it. Yeah, For sure. Like just for those who don't know Kim's career path. Just Ah. Thumbnail shot of it. She was an intern with the Chicago White Sox that started back in 1990. Then she became an assistant general manager for the Yankees and 98 left New York to go to the Dodgers in 2001, as in the same position. Then she interviewed to be the GM for the first time in 2005. Ned Colletti got that gig. And now it's been 15 years trying to become a GM. And here she is, What do you aspire to in the game, right? So you got a sweet position right now. But if you know, 10 years out, if you could pick something, any idea what it would be You know, I get this question a lot. I think with the way that the baseball season has gone first, I'd like to get a full year of baseball under my belt. No without a pandemic or anything else kind of derailing that, but You know, my my passion has always just been being in the cage and influencing players. And so you know, both of those things I'm very, you know, fortunate to have the position that I have right now because it allows me to both of those things. As for where I go from here, I mean, as long as I'm not sitting behind a desk and I get to be interacted with the players and put a uniform on and be in the cage. I think that's zef innately where I wanna be.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"Other news this is a much much much different topic in Major League Baseball last night another child was hurt by a foul ball and the question is why don't they have Nettie in where people can easily be hit by a screaming fell ball coming right at you so this was last night in Houston they're playing the Chicago Cubs third inning line drive off of the bat of the Chicago Cubs centerfielder Albert L. more a junior added shot into the seats just past the visitor's dugout down the left field line so this is in Houston and nothing is there there's no mesh no screen no anything it's just you and your y'all you got good seats you can see really well but when a when somebody hit the ball into the stands that's okay it may be a pop fly but it also could very easily be a ninety eight mile per hour hardball that's been coming off of a wooden bat so short enough this is happened before small girl cradled in the arms of her father written by Billy witz in Tyler Kepner over New York times small girl cradled in the arms of a man as he hustled up the stadium steps looking for medical attention for then the baseball players saw what happened and almost immediately the batter now more on what is hands on his helmet and he and the Houston Astros catcher turn.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"When healthy is a big emphasis because the guy's not healthy ever wasn't healthy before he wasn't held it before the contract. We gave them a lot of money. He's not healthy African. He's literally not even healthy right now. Like as as I'm talking in this world, he's not healthy. He might not even pitch. But. The thing is like I can't tell if we have no depth or a lot of depth because there's so many people on this on this list that I'm looking I right now for the bullpen that can be a closer Steve seasick, she she shack didn't he didn't have like forty saves for the Marlins one year. He was a part of that gauntlet at the Marlins advertiser where it was. What was Ziegler? Stuck in rider Barrick law. It was just ridiculous. They are just so many people so many moving parts there. Yeah. So like, he's done it before Ken slur. He was a all-star four was administered as a closer. Oh, yeah. Yeah. And then Edwards and stroke. Both showed it in two thousand sixteen do in two thousand sixteen Edwards was top-five arm out of the bullpen in baseball. He was the man. And then last year he fell off Strope like sometimes looks like he's super Lockton at times looks like he's so rattled in the in the late innings, and then Tyler Chow would do what whatever I hate that guy random areas a name that you'll see in and out Dylan may polls comes up and down from AAA Dwayne underway up and down from AAA. These are guys that like can't do it. But just don't if that makes sense does. And you know last question is if I put you on the spot on a lie detector is this team going to win the division in how many games do you think they're going to win? Yes. And yes, they are gonna win this division. Coda? Had them one in eighty games. Yeah. They hadn't being last. Yeah. They had they had the reds. But I think they had him last in the central. They had the reds went in like eighty four games. Reds made good moves joy vodka was maybe my favorite Noncovic in baseball. The brewers. Good team. We're don't we this guys? How do the brewers continue this without starting pitching? Everyone's like, yeah. It's good starting pitching. They may have been top last year. Can you name their starting pitching rotation? Dude. Whenever I asked that in Milwaukee. It's got Jimmy Nelson. His toddler Anderson, chilling Anderson. Sorry wrong. Chase Anderson wrong Anderson. It sounds like you've got twenty five years into the show. Yeah. That's honestly, what it sounds like. It's just like a terrible name generator. And then like a guy can throw like ninety four. But they both like and Mike miss is playing second base. So there's negative war. Yes. He is. Today. They can't they're not the ones I'm worried about in the central though, I'm worried about your favorite, you know, rival, basically that's not across town in Saint Louis. God you're scared. I know you text me your like should I be scared? I was like you should be scared. Yeah. All in all sports. My least favorite team in the whole world is is the Saint Louis cardinals. And then other than joy vodka, my favorite non cub in all of baseball was Paul Goldschmidt. And now they're in other basically married in that my heart sank the cardinals have away to find stupid names like the brewers have. And they bring up like fat Matt Adams who and then Matt carpenters, obviously, a really good player. But he wasn't supposed to be like these guys aren't supposed to be good baseball players. These guys look like. They work at like chasing. And they come up and hit twenty five home runs, and they'll have a pitcher come out of nowhere to. I'm of all teams. I am scared of the cardinals. I really am. I think the cubs win ninety two ninety three games next year. I don't know what that means for the central because I don't know what the cardinals do last year they have stack lineup and they sucked for the I seventy five percent of the season..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"From wear for the moment. Yeah. I mean, that's a perfect segue to the outfield because you have a very good and bad problem. You have a lot of good players, but not a lot of positions for them. But I think what feels is looking at is probably what every superstitious fan, including myself will say as soon as you trade, you know, say Russell in Bodey Brian's going out with a year long injury or Russell's going out. I mean by is going out your lung injury. And then it's baseball. It's everything interest sports karma's how things work is never bad. They'd have depth. And when guys are on team control or minimum salary like a devils or bend attending for the Red Sox or Blake Snell for you know, the. For Tampa Bay. For example, you want hold onto those guys. And I think that's what maybe stopping them, but the infield crowded the outfield is probably even more crowded. You have Jason Heyward whose contract is going nowhere. He's only twenty nine years old, which is why. Because I think he's eighty five the I feel like he's been league forever. But after his first disastrous year cubs fans have to get over that since then has been worth the money, not twenty five million dollars a year, basically. But is he worth two seventy plus Gogol defense to sixty batter. Yes, that's a very good valuable thing in the lineup. So he's helping call Schwab ever really can't play the outfield. But as you know, Joe Madden is shown he doesn't care about throwing a pitcher in left field. If it means getting certain guys out there. He does not value left field as the -fensive part at all maybe even negative. He could care less. So that Schwab or spot a guy that is taking over the outfield by storm in could be the NL central by store. Is Albert Maura. He's unbelievable. And we talked earlier about how this team goes through. It's almost everybody just has a bad month or two randomly throughout the season. And then they explode backup. You talked about it before the show. If I'll Maura can keep it going. He plays five star defense. He's got great speed. He can he can any contact all the time if he can stay consistent, and maybe add a little pop. A we looking at like a legitimate four five tool player, Alvin or Maura is awesome. He's like everything that you just said and more when he's on. He is like in the outfield Heacon. Honestly, I have yet to see a ball or I'm like, oh l'amour can't get there. He covers ground. Sometimes that just blows my mind. He's made several top ten plays. He's made. Several like diving catches in in the gaps that may be ten fifteen players in all baseball can can maybe get to. And I think it's it's sort of what I was saying earlier how he's in a spot where if he if you go like two or three games, we don't offer you're looking over your shoulder. Like, oh now and bench. Now now has got me. Now, I'm moving over to right field where I hate it. I think he just needs spot. That's like, hey, dude. This is your from everything that I've seen. He's like he's like his characteristics in his his demeanor is he's he's like a leader talented guy. He was the leader on on all of his young USA teams coming through the minors and college everything I've ever seen his personality is like a leader. Watch me like, I'm gonna talk talk. I'm going to walk the walk Washington, author and do it. And I think his personality type does not help the situation where he's constantly thinking like dude if I if I drop a ball if I make a bad throw make. Like if I go over four three case for an I I'm not playing tomorrow, that's not going to help them. That's why I want half shift outta here. Give more a little more breathing room. And I think if he has a breakout year it's going to be another Baya's type ever. He just takes the league. You got you like seeing guys like that, especially I'm pretty sure he was one of the os. I pay cts if not Dios first pick. I think I think he was. Yeah..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"But he like, I think he was even like left off off the shredder for it'll be network top ten third baseman. And a lot of a lot of cubs writers and cubs reporters are saying the he's he's got like he's just Matt like when people ask about them last year. Like, hey, what happened last year? How do you feel about this year? He kind of has a chip on his shoulder like journalists thing to say, but he like it's crazy that people forget how good this guy actually is. There's a big elephant room and his. James Addison, Russell. The cubs are no stranger to domestic violence in their players. They had roles Chapman who they traded for. They trade. One of the best players in baseball at the time. Prospect wise for him who is going to be a very good baseball player for while. They've Addison Russell was a very good shortstop. When playing only twenty five years old three years of team control left only making three point four million this year suspended for a while the Mesic abuse does he fit into this team? If he doesn't fit into this team. I I would assume you trade him for starting pitching, either prospect or depth. What do you think I have been so anti Russell since the beginning of last season? Like, even even back. There was like a little time that I had like a blog, and I wrote this huge article on why to trade Addison Russell after like twenty sixteen. There has been rumbling since like since he came up pre 2016 sixteen World Series. This guy's a scumbag. This guy is the way. Worst. He has like two or three different kids with two or three different women. He's constantly seen out at at nightclubs at two three four in the morning in in Chicago when they have a day game the next day. There's like this guy on on Twitter. I forgot his name. But every time he spotted Russell in a nightclub or has like seen tweets about it. He tracks Russell's day game stats for the next day. And Russell bats like like under one hundred. He's so bad. The dude is not taking the serious. He so naturally Townsend. Baseball wise, he fits into this team. Perfect. I think he's like one of the most perfect shortstops in like in baseball when it comes to like build and skill set and feeling and hitting the the man but perfect dude, exactly. But it's not it's real life sucks. Get them off my team. Honestly right now, just cut him. I don't care if you go somewhere and like wins the World Series because he's a huge like keep of apart. I wouldn't even be mad. I just don't want them on our. Team. Texas do that all the time. Yeah. Texas would take him you know, happily with a smile on his face. I agree. I think he needs to be moved on from this team. I think the cubs needed to get away from that whole like y'all get these guys second chances. But I think that they're gonna try and raise his stock. I think he plays the cubs this year at some point if he's decent someone gets hurt. He gets moved for whatever feels not an idiot. He's not going to give them away for free. And the way baseball is now on the way sports are now you literally can get away with murder and still play all in all we know is not a great guy. But he helps the baseball team, and he will help this organization either by getting traded for somebody or playing I just don't know which what yet moving to a happier topic. You've another utility guy absorbs two point, oh, David Bodey. He's a bigger, dude. But he's at like as all hell where did you see him this year? He I think he's gonna get sixty seventy games this year. He's he like he has his zobrist. He's not as good. He's he's not like a smart savvy veteran, but he has. Moments. He was huge for the cubs last year. I think he I doubt his his wars this high. But he was a reason that the cubs won like three or four games last year include that grand slam do that grand slam. I didn't see live. But it's awesome. I bet it was man. It was great. Didn't that was helmet..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"And just like Tampa Chicago just handle these draft picks and the all came up at the same time say thing in Tampa. They all these studs and Jomon is there, and I feel like he's just there in Chicago. And I feel people kind of get an over his like his kind of thing. What do you think about you'll manage Gago the media there? Do they love him anymore? They over it are they like all right, man. Like, stop drinking wine the press conference stop talking about this cool shit. You do like where's the normal glasses like figure it out yet? The definitely are starting to turn on them. It's it's people hate him. But you're seeing a lot more articles here. And there are a lot more tweets in income Twitter like like from fans being like do what's this guy doing and then they like pick apart some of his moves you can obviously go back to two thousand sixteen World Series. And there's like five six seven or eight different times where you're just like Joe, man. You're just over thinking everything you don't he over thinks making breakfast in the morning. This guy really does. He like, he's the kind of guy that Syria you'll you'll like poke and eggs, and then he will extract the yoke from it. And then he'll shake up the the white in the egg. And then mixed the egg yolk and the together to make like scrambled eggs and just just the throat away to eat to go get like. Legal. Exactly. Yeah. He's like, oh, I hate eggs. Bam. Yeah. That's why I don't. That's why I don't like Madden. And I don't like all the the nonsense that people be like, oh, he's like a young guy whisper, not really just let's see a young guys do whatever they want seventy eight years old. Yeah. Like like, my whole thing on Ben's overseas. I think that he's overrated. He's a very consistent player player. But people like Morville him like he's a must need like he is the guy the that's why I don't like zobrist because he is a very consistent. He backs to seventy five every year pretty much minus last year in the before we bad really loan really high. Very nice guy. There's lots of the community. That's not my thing. It's just everyone makes them seem like he's like Mookie Betts since like, oh, he plays everywhere in bets all the soften. He doesn't do that stuff. The two of them together kind of broken the like the era of specialization almost if you think about it in the kind of go hand in hand that was the guy in Tampa that. Vicky guy. Yeah. It's his it's his backup plan. It was like having. I'm trying to think of who John Farrell just like would not let go of when Joe Kelley sucked now just ninety Barnes and Mattie Barnes. He just switched off with them. And Aaron Boone just constantly rolling out. Gary Sanchez, basically, even when he was batting like point nine five..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"It's the worst like the Burston even go to the World Series. There were just closer than the cubs did. So I don't get why I get all this shit. But it sucks like ninety five wins is a great season. But literally not even playing a series is so salty, it's such a salty taste. So you'll miss is a little weird because we have the looming problem shortstop that is asinine Russell. So let's talk about the guy. That played second base last year. And then we'll kind of work around it. How beer by is probably had one of the best seasons by cub in the last. What do we want to say ten years? If you take Chris Bryan that. Yes. Yeah. If you take if you take Brian out he probably had the best cub season since like, Derek Derek Lyng Sosa to have a second baseman slash shortstop. Blaster hit thirty four home runs is almost unprecedented. You have to go around the league and find guys like that. You're a shortstop and center field being the positions that you can you know, sacrifice defense because you need that you need to have a defensive presence that each tier of the of the of the field, basically heavier by his might be the best second baseman in baseball. If we take out who they'll to my opinion, what is going on with him. And can he better he cut down on the on the strikeouts? He he's a great base runner, obviously, stole home. He makes amazing flashy plays again like concerto. It's not cockiness. It's just so much confidence that when he does a little bit of in. They're whatever dude when you when you are playing second or third. Dive in the hall, make a diving play get up throat, a I in while you're doing all that you. Will be cocky, I don't care, man. You know what? I mean, it is cockiness, but that's okay. He's backing up like, it's the conflicts line. But it's bregman is exactly pregnant can do whatever he wants. Because he he he doesn't like he can sure he can yell scream in your face. But he's batting three hundred and making Gogol plays. Like, Erin havi does the same thing. And he finally backed up with his back considering the only downside of the kid was yet. It's great. But he's going back to forty. But now he's bat in two eighty three hundred. So the whole conversation changes. He's still he's still bites at at some of those sliders, and there's you can always tell like once again there, isn't that bad. Oh, two one two and an everybody in the park. Everybody watching on TV knows a sliders coming in by still chases it if you can if you can recognize that earlier and followed offer or hold off on doing in. He'll go from two seventy to eighty two to ninety three hundred kind of guy. And and if he has another year like last year, then people are. Going to say he's like a top fifteen player in baseball top ten player in baseball. Should he be fun for being completely honest? I love him. Yeah. He's. Tease way better than that other bumming guys go ahead. Just do it. Just rip it just bends over socks baseball. Can we can we agree to that? He's Jones alleged Joe Madden. He's a man to man. Thank you. Joe madden. Joel Madden coached himself, and you guys out of a World Series. At a rain delay saved you. Sure. Yeah. I listen. I love the cubs like for people that don't know the cubs. My second favorite team family in Chicago. It's a whole thing. And granted bends over set a great year last year played hundred and forty games batted over three hundred was its reward player, very good here. But he's a very tricky player. He never batted over to set to seventy five to eighty before that and people talk about him like he's like the the you need 'em. Like all you need a guy bends over on because he plays. We'll positions in the playoffs. He kinda shines. And that's where it is. But I don't like bends over. It's my thing. Joe Madden is not a good manager. It's all smoking mirrors bringing bear cub to the, you know, spring training getting the guys loosey goosey. He did the same thing in Tampa..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"Hell all all very handsome as well. A guy that's very the opposite of contrast. When it comes to consistency is one of my favorite players in baseball. All former Red Sox. Great by great. I mean when he was sixteen he was signed, but Anthony Rizzo at first base gives you pretty much what you're gonna get every single year, which is all star level first baseman. He's always going to get you one hundred RBI is he's always gonna be around to eighty. He's always gonna hit thirty or thirty or more doubles. And he's always gonna hit twenty to thirty home runs. I mean you. Can't ask for much more and on top of that one of the best contracts in baseball. I don't think he's ever made over fifty million dollars. He makes like eleven or twelve this year than he is to club options left at fourteen million each and he's only twenty nine years old sue gut him in his prime of his age and the prime when the team what's it like having a guy there that you never have to worry about you literally never have to worry about this guy ever. I don't I don't think he's ever had a hot or he may have in the past few years. He has not had a hot April or may and every single year people freak out. She'll be like you said the guy's gonna give you two eighty thirty one hundred every year. No matter what he has. He has a gold glove. Now. He makes the flashy fall ball plays all the time. He loves jumping up on the tar hanging out by the by the brick. He's a great defender. He loves that guy. He loves he loves that area. I love this guy. He did. He's he's the man is there. Anybody in sports not like not just baseball in. Sports that deserves a captain like titled more than him, but doesn't have it. Oh, he's one of those guys that deserves to see I mean, just even him in the World Series run talking to David Ross just he's so animated, but he's so honest and open, and he he just relaxed and he has a good time. He, but he doesn't get too high doesn't get too low. He's excited, but he doesn't he doesn't annoy people he's not super negative. He's he's he's he knows when to play cards, and he's just such a great guy to on top of it team. That is full of kids. He's also a kid, but he's twenty nine years old. He's not he's not the twenty five year old rookie sensation young guy anymore. I mean, he's kind of the leader of the kids if you will between Cottrell heiress and Brian and buyers and all them because they're all younger than him. Yeah. He's like he's like the old brother out there. Like, yeah. He is. He's the older brother. Cousin? Yeah. Yeah. And like dude every even everything down to. Him choking up with two strikes. That's the kind of stuff that you just like I eat that for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I love when when players do like like there has been like science be like. Oh, yeah. That does nothing. And then some science says, oh, it does everything. I don't care. It just shows like he will do anything to win. He's the guy that you want up in October to just get your like a bloop single up or Pokemon through like infield. That's that's that's playing in stuff like that. He's he's the guy that I want. So before we go like any further and talk about all the other positions because there's so many more positions to talk about. Can we talk about the absolute collapse at the end of the season? God. Yes. Yes. We can't basically I say that the nobody is out of Chicago. We are life name when five from Rockford, Illinois. That's about an hour hour and a half west of of Chicago. And then that's my hometown. But I live in..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"Like, he's the guy that if you want like a a a Red Sox type turnover where you have one core win a few. And then now a new Corwin a few. He's the guy that has to stay long term. Get I one hundred percent agree. When like we said, we think he's obviously one of the best players in baseball and one of the best catchers in baseball. What is there something that he can get better? I mean, obviously catchers aren't going to be spectacular hitters unless you're a once in a generation player. Like Mara was for a couple years BUSTER Posey as well. What can he do better this year that he didn't do? Well, not not well, but didn't do as well last year. I guess one stay healthy. But to again, it's going to be a a repeat kind of episode a lot of people on this team. Have this problem? He just goes through a three or four weeks stretch where he bats like one ten one twenty and like an an and like the way that mad seems to play around with lineups. But he doesn't do as much as people thing if you have like four or five or six guy, you're not gonna go any any lower in the lineup. So if you have that like three or four weeks stretch where you just can't hit anything and you're still staying at five six like it's it's gonna catch. To the team. And that's and that's what he did last year. It was kind of a down year. Even though wasn't the all-star starter last year. Yes. The catcher team was though. That's a good point. Yeah. It helps being the dubs. Yeah. It really does. It's great cow what integrate franchise it's great again. Again, we should say. Yes. Exactly. But yeah, dude. Like, he's he's just like he's just like really streaky. And if he can consistently just just stay out of those slumps and not just like rake, but just not go over fifteen over twenty. His defense is awesome. He has a really quick throw to first cubs. Loved thrown a first and okay, honestly, guys. Let me ask you this. What what's a cooler? All a catcher picking somebody off at first base. That is such a cool feeling watch. Throw to first base. Yeah. Right. We see San Leone snap down. All the time. The first base. It's exciting plate the heads up play. It just makes you think as a runner it has different elements, especially when you have a guy like John lawsuit. Blue Jit doesn't know how to throw to first base. Exactly. But yet it seems like insurance loves doing that. And like the whole team gets pumped that's outside. It's other than like a clutch homerun or a Ravi home body with the grand slam. Yeah. That was great watch that life. I did not watch that alive. It's a it's a sore subject in my life. But we'll. That that he makes it so he's just so cool about it. Like, I. Great smile. Handsome, son of a bitch gray baseball player. I'm so happy. We have them. Well, you got a lot. There's some very similar about the calls where all their rookie seemed to come up and make a big moment and they come up like mid years. So you had contrary issue had boy you had Rizzo you had Kris Bryant even when he came over four that day. But you know, he came up and obviously Ozzy played really well Russell bias flashes..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Painting Corners Podcast
"Welcome. To painting corners, your weekly Bod gas or all things baseball. Now. Here are your host Austin Hartsfield, and Dave quit Caskey. I feel like I've said this a lot lately I'm very excited about the guest. Today is true is the only podcast that I listen to that's not mine and not saying that I'm an ego maniac. And I listen to my own podcast. But you know, we need clicks guys. Awesome. He'd clicks is a guy named Colton. Saint Vincent news with us live on the eight one five podcast based out of Chicago that even though have marred even out of Chicago. Actually, none of us are. Yeah. Yeah. This is this is not a good look. This is not a good look. It's a fitting luck this. This is the most Colton Saint Vincent intro ever. Let's call him the Jeff Frank core of podcast. Hey, do I'll I'll take Jeffrey incor-. He had like a six hundred foot home run. He was good. Once that yet. Do I'll do if I'm good anytime. If I have like one good thing ever in my life. I'll be happy. So. Yeah, it's like, yeah. It's like JP Crawford just beat good for like a minute. And everyone's going to have you up. We got cult on here. And he's going to help us break down this cubs Rosser that's pretty much broken down. We just have some question marks kinda wear. People are going to end up in what the projections. Look like for them. Awesome. Why don't we go over catcher? Because I need talk about my boy, I you do love Anthony Rizzo. But that's not who my. That's my guy. We're talking about whistle control is a guy that if like we discussed prior if DAT room. It'll didn't exist would probably have an argument for the best catcher in baseball along with guys. Like BUSTER Posey if we're talking about offensively and defensively what is the impact with him. And what is the future in the distant future? Obviously. Because Wilson is the age that he is love love. Love wasn't chairs everything you ever hear out of cubs Twitter cubs riders and like from the actual cubs players that he is. He is the easy going and works hard shows his source has a leadership through hard work kinda guy. Like, he's like a glue. He's a staple in the clubhouse and on top of all that. He's really good at playing the sport of baseball. Like what else could you honestly, ask out of a catcher he like he's the whole classic controls. The pitching staff manages the game. All that. But he does it with like he's so cool. He's just so confident and I love him. Honestly, say this a lot with it's just a bunch of cool. Guys. They're all confident they smile, but they all they're all. So good baseball, contrary is the man I'd say he's like one of the three guys in this core that you need to get signed long-term..
"chicago cubs" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"Benzopyrene of the Chicago Cubs Dejected for the first time, in his lengthy career yesterday So what finally sent him over the edge what maids bins Oba's become a crazed madman finally get him so kicked out of the game Me it was just too It. Was a pretty sick burn see bins overs, was having an issue yesterday. Bob with home. Plate umpire Phil cozy And. Phil a strike zone was let's say hits, his interpretation wait a minute, was fuzzy Sorry Apologize for. It I. Left This strikes a, bit fuzzy around. The edges Bins oversight attention not in a good way a couple of times and then zobrist wanted to. Engage Vilakazi and how. He, was somewhat, selectively calling balls and strikes well feel cozy big major league baseball umpire was he open to reasonable and. Rational, discussion, about his job behind the plate now man of course not is a major league baseball umpire feel 'cause he wasn't trying to hear none of that. Noise from Ben zobrist about his strike zone Impure because Phil because he knew that he was wrong does so Ben zobrist he did what I can. Only say is simply. The, Lord's work, you got himself kicked out what did he say to feel cozy did he call him everything but a. Child, of, God no bins overs tell you what he said to fill custody to get him kicked out of the game he didn't.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on WFAN Sports Radio_FM
"You know a couple of times as a player and a couple of teams that you know as a bench coach to your where yeah we were lingering around five hundred you know we're back feel four or five games last year you know we're we're when i was at the cows down maybe five games yeah behind milwaukee and we you know we started playing better sitting next to you now you know we're we're playing a meaningful game september and we're able to come back and make the playoffs dave martinez with us happy to have him with us from the visiting manager's office on randall's talking baseball do you talk much to joe madden with whom you have a very close relationship you were as bench coach in tampa bay took you you with him to the chicago cubs have you talked to him what you've gone through this and what does he say eight tells me a stick with the process you're doing a great job same thing you guys went through a lot of adversity was all these injuries she said but you're you guys are going to be fine he says i know you guys would be fine remember what we've been through to stay with it and be positive i mean joe's always been a good mentors good friend as you know we lost a really good friend of ours can revisit so that's right while yeah yeah he just passed away do you second guess yourself in is it tough nut to second guess yourself hey you know for me you you have all this information your game process you prepare yourself before the games and then things happened in the game you put the right guys that you think are gonna succeeded that adapt ticket the time and and you go for at the end of the game i sit back and you know you always think of what you could have done different for the most part you just hey it is what it is i mean you've got to trust your players and that's what i do every day yesterday austin vote the rookie he had good stuff made one bad pitch to conforto and a lesson learned for this young pitcher exactly and i mean i spoke with them a little bit about it and he understands and i said hey as long as you learn from your stakes you move on i said you're gonna pitch in the big leagues you are so just less and learn and you know now that you know conforto can hit the low ball i like a lotta left handed it is like you did yeah vo vote said it is locker that he felt good in the fifth inning that that fastball the conforto leaked over the plate and he didn't have the command when he needed it the most yeah and that's exactly what we saw two he was he was doing really well he started selling down a couple of points early right and he look at i mean and that's you know when you get young picture like like him you you wanna give him an opportunity to see what he does and see how he gets through some some of these stuff innings and i told him you did a great job man you really do so looking for you know him pitch more in the future wheeler through a lot of strikes for the mets pitched a good game against you pitch really really well and like you say through a lot of strikes head guys would oh to council and you know in this league when you're all to just putting the ball players is tough so could us to two wheeler for thrown that many strikes adam eaton had three hits scored two runs and seems dave to becoming the player you have come to expect he's been hitting about three thirty since returning from injury in early june and he's your igniter much like a break gardner is with the with the yankees exactly that's good to hand back and good that he's every day every day is out there it gets a little bit more confidence and you know he's totally healthy now so i expected things from him for the rest of.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show
"I try not to site com p us column the columnist by st rose blum who said that at this point in the season the cubs are your nl champions yeah he did he wrote it three days ago it i've read it every day saying i think we can say this ladies and gentleman your nl champion chicago cubs so again already good rotate aarp with bestow with pitching and yes i would say this john i would say in the national league i would sit my hat on opening day to the chicago cubs as the favorites washington nationals not far behind again because of rotation dodgers in the mix again because of rotation but i would tip mike cap and say that's the team to beat on chicago's northside in the american league i wouldn't go to yankee stadium i would go to whatever they call the trop it whatever they call the minute maid park in houston what is it what were you know i would i would say the houston astros or your favorite because of that rotation how about a team like the indians it seems like we forget about cleveland that have cleveland could have gotten past the yankees last year i remember that huge winning streak during the season was that something that may be overshadowed army not overshadow but his at something that perhaps gave you false confidence but i think the indians indians could be that even to well i'm big fan of tito francona an end i like the indians again if i look at it in you can't this doesn't work out very often were you look at somebody uh team and say that's who you have to beat in the american leaguer national league in february they're a bunch of free agents who haven't signed yet including pitchers but i thought mad dog rousseau mike russia was i thought i think he's wrong when he says that you have to look at the yankees as the favorite in the american league i think he's wrong i think you have to look at houston as the favorites and i'll put the yankees.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on WLAC
"A movie called the money ball money ball is wilma brad pitt which is a great moving oakland athletics via the other uh example that i can refer to there is a little baseball team in chicago uh you know they've been around for a long time my favorite uh the chicago cubs and they it adopted the same concept uh the movie money ball which correlates to our volatilty story here in what it is is basically uh money ball in what the chicago cubs did and the same thing happened in the movie is they stopped recruiting baseball players on their batting average in their home run percentage and they started recruiting baseball players on their onbase percentage hit they had a philosophy if you can put people on base you can advance him around the bases you can score runs you can win baseball games same holds true with uh volatility in the stock market it's not about getting the best return it's about being cautious uh in between some guardrails if you will and um you're really saying let's hit base heads move around the bases score runs in that will you'll end up with more dollars in the end end up if i had a whiteboard i could drops the numbers and and show you a positive in a negative and and how it really affects your dollars and i don't know if i could illustrate that you think again gales yang i can tell you this and then you can react to their says that new if you lose ten percent in a market you only need 11 percent to get it back last not bad if you lose 25 percent you need 33 percent return to get back tradition were you were and if you think of it this way if you lose 50 percent and and that's what happened to a lot of people back in two thousand an aid all you need a 100 percent to get it back that's why was taking four and five years just to get back to where he worse if you think of this you have one hundred.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Uh yeah i have a wedding i can't i can't go i got a wedding i could go the second weekend i'll talk to you about it off the air tonight owns good ten o'clock the final word what are we got out of bed we we gotta hampton a listen do know how great it is to do is show with danny hampton in a good mood yeah and then i get to work with jeff joni i can tom fair in good moods oh my god i'm not i don't know what i'm going to do it myself i haven't been able to a i haven't had two backtoback good mood swift hampton joni i can failures since never with wait way never with hampton because this is a second year of worked with hand that are okay they have a one two straight games since week eight nine of the 2015 sees it's pathetic it is anthony is okay mood i just saw him because uh he's still upset about the all sense and john fox so he's got an edge tonight tonight the final word ten o'clock on fox 32 lou pinella sloppy buddy all right take care it's 726 at you jia the chicago cubs mode comes conversation is here to one seven twenty two so take your egg and crack it against the pan gasquet now check your plane landed at about this lesson i nutrition and meal prep is taught to kids across the city in the healthy habits program at the boys and girls clubs of chicago health give kids the confidence to be successful right now.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM
"On cbs sports radio and the cbs sports app so that the cubs snapped their drought they'd gone one hundred nate years without a word theories they took care of that last season and they have been two three straight nlcs right so this is actually the second straight year that the national league championship series has ended on their field actually third straight year because the mets clinched there's by the world theories at wrigley field in two thousand fifteen how funny is that it was the cubs last year and now it's the dodgers so this is a new era for the chicago cubs as disappointing as it is to say you went to three straight championship series and you have got one world theories ring in there knowing that you also have some really amazing young pieces like aids did he rizzo and chris bryant who right now is the reigning nl mvp you certainly have up a bunch of guys in your lineup that can hit the ball even though they didn't really hit the ball in this series and that was kind of the issue with the dodgers starting pitching was so much better what now for the chicago cubs what now jake arrieta as a huge question mark was this his last appearance for the chicago cubs we know that pitching is a big issue for the cubs any all season whether it's bullpen whether it's starting pitching they could use and other starter obviously they brought in different guys john like he wasn't terrible but they brought in different guys to try to put with arietta and john leicester can they they went out and i got jose kintana obviously have kyle hendricks but it was the pitching that let him down and certainly the bullpen where weighed davis was about the only reliable guy in clutch situations so jake arrieta it's going to be a huge question mark for them and while they didn't perform offensively in this series they only at seven runs in five games and were especially batter almost in a disappearing act when it came to runners in scoring position there's still a lot to like about this team it's not as though there they're going to fall off the map there's a lot of friends over there so i want to congratulate them on their victory.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on The Right Time with Bomani Jones
"Welcome to the right time podcast the right time with money jones fathy thursday kedo's welcoming to the rights on with omani jones on espn radio the espn app serious exim channel eighty money is clinton yates fillon in here live from the district of columbia also known as washington dc the capital of the united states of america were tonight the washington nationals in the chicago cubs who play in game five of the national league division series it's an important one espn radio presented by progressive insurance at all guest while the sharpens pennzoil performers line your thoughts are welcome all the way flowers dot com twitter feed at espn radio at clinton yates y'all know the rules if you step incorrect into mentions i will the bears you're in front of your friends and family and i will not apologise now we've got that out of the way 430 going to have kid fahey a priest nap reads dot com he's also a nickel package podcast gonna talk to football 5 o'clock sarah spain time cubs fan from espn and you know or from around the horror as well as how the questionable and our own history of radio show that she does it 530 we're going to have adam schefter espn nfl insider six o'clock mommy dan steinberg he is a columnist at the washington post were i used to right alongside him in seven pm just commandos at espn radio mlb analyst that's the guest list let me just lay out for you quickly with this looks like i am about.
"chicago cubs" Discussed on WFAN Sports Radio_FM
"Three seven sixty six sixty six i thought we keep you posted as a as things got closer on some of these deals on the major league baseball paul freed deadline and says the cubs are here's the quote close quote unquote close to acquiring justin wilson so it looks like tigers relief pitcher former yankee relief pitcher justin wilson a left the power left the it looks like the chicago cubs are close to making afraid with the tigers and getting justin wilson and that's a we'll keep you posted on that if it happens but that's the the latest rumor that seems to be going around here i think there are a bunch of other teams that have been interested but it looks like the cubs are the front runner and some uh some deal there may happen uh over the course of the overnight so keep that tune tear in we'll keep you posted on that cubs and tigers potentially make me move there and what that signals obviously to us we know the cubs are the unions there is the defending world series champion and they may have struggled for a while but now they're back in first place in their division and they already made the trade for the big starting pitcher to bolster that rotation they went in trade with the white sox and got can tana for the starting rotation and the all star break when cubs players religion qualify a lot of them this year staying home they got a chance to rest and then they're management went out and and made a big trade which helped them in getting that starting pitcher but also you hear players talk about this and i think sometimes we all i'm guilty of this new we want wanna boil players down to uh the sabree metrics and statistics in there is an element of the game for sure that has to do with confidence and when a when management goes out and makes that big trade it is a vote of confidence to a.