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Cubs talk for Cubs fans. Hosts Ryan Lieber & Chad Gordon have nearly 4 decades of broadcast experience between them. The two started working together back in college-Go Salukis! They hatched the plan for this Podcast in Cleveland while watching the Cubs take batting practice before Game 6. Episodes…

Chad Gordon and Ryan Lieber


    • Apr 12, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 39m AVG DURATION
    • 155 EPISODES

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    Latest episodes from Friendly Confines Chicago Cubs Baseball Podcast

    Cubs Open 2022 Season-Roy Wood Jr. Joins the boys - Ep. 50

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 42:14

    1st inning: How do we get excited about the 2022 Cubs? 2nd inning: Dissatisfied they didn't sign any big names in the off-season? 3rd inning: What player are you most interested in watching? 4th inning: Is the rotation better now? 5th inning: Will Contreras last the season? 6th inning: Who are they better than in the NL Central? 7th inning: Roy Wood, Jr. Interview 8th inning: Ricketts buying Chelsea Soccer club 9th inning: Ultimate prediction on the season? @ryandlieber @thechadgordon @roywoodjr @cubbiescrib @fansided See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Biggest off-season questions for the Cubs-WSB-TV Sports Anchor Zach Klein of joins the boys!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 52:50

    1st inning-Work stoppage shutdown Dec 2nd 2nd inning-Contreras future 3rd inning- Wisdom Silver Slugger finalist 4th inning- 3 biggest holes to fill this off-season? 5th inning- McLeod leaves organization 6th inning- Is a game at Wrigley Field too expensive now? 7th inning- Klein Int 8th inning-Dusty still blames Bartman 9th inning-What if the Cubs had won the 2003 World Series @thechadgordon @ryandlieber @zachkleinWSB www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message

    What does the Cubs off-season look like? Chicago Party Aunt Chris Witaske joins the boys!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 52:37

    1st inning-Final thoughts on 2021 season 2nd inning- New GM in town 3rd inning- First move Hawkins needs to make? 4th inning-Which shortstop do you want? 5th inning- How long before they can contend again? 6th inning- Where do Baez, Rizzo and Bryant end up next season? 7th inning- Witaske Int 8th inning-Favorite TV show or movie filmed in Chicago? 9th inning-Which ex-Cub do you want to succeed the most in the post season? @ryandlieber @thechadgordon @chipartyaunt @chriswitakse @cubsconfines www.cubsconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message

    What does the Cubs future look like? Mark Carman from NBC Sports Chicago joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 48:45

    What does the off-season look like for the Cubs? How does this team rebuild? Plus Mark Carman from Fansided, WGN Radio and NBC Sports Chicago joins us. @ryandlieber @thechadgordon @thecarm --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    3 Weeks to Go…Cubs Shift to Spoilers while Evaluating those Left Behind

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 50:10

    Chad and Ryan Breakdown those left behind, look at the Big 3 (Bryant, Baez and Rizzo). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    The Dog Days of the 2021 Season-Orioles Broadcaster Melanie Newman joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 63:26

    1st Inning-Jake's Legacy 2nd Inning-Cubs Lovable Losers Again? 3rd Inning-Does Rafael Ortega have Staying Power? 4th Inning-Can Ian Happ Return to Form? 5th Inning-What New Face Stays in 2022? 6th Inning-Why/Why Not Watch 7th Inning -Melanie Newman Int 8th Inning-Field of Dreams Game Reax/Cubs Rumors 9th Inning-Best/Worst Baseball Movies Twitter: @thechadgordon @ryandlieber @cubsconfines @melanielynneN www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full episode with Baseball Hall of Fame President Josh Rawitch.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 18:07

    Baseball Hall of Fame President Josh Rawitch joins the show. Twitter: @thechadgordon @ryandlieber @cubsconfines @baseballhall @joshrawitch --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    The Great Chicago Cubs Fire(Sale) of '21 Aftermath-Baseball Hall of Fame President Josh Rawitch Joins the Show-Joey Christopoulos Guest Hosts W/Chad

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 54:05

    1st Inning-One Week Later-Thoughts of the Great Chicago Fire Sale of 2021 2nd Inning-Jed and Rizzo's Dueling Messages 3rd-Thoughts in Seeing the Big 3 in other Uni's 4th inning-Rating the Return/Replenishing the Minors 5th-Is there Reason to Support Rest of Year? 6th-What Needs to Happen to Convince You Front Office/Ricketts Has a Plan 7th inning Interview with National Baseball Hall of Fame President Josh Rawitch 8th Inning-Are the Ricketts' Ownership Forever a Villain Now? 9th Inning-Wrigley Field Sports Book at Addison and Sheffield? Twitter: @thechadgordon @ryandlieber @cubsconfines @baseballhall @joshrawitch @bleavpodcasts --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    The Calm Before the Trade Deadline Storm. ESPN1000's Carmen DeFalco Joins the Boys and a Special Co-Host joins Chad

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 44:08

    Inning 1—Trade Deadline is Upon Us... Who's next? Inning 2—If you could keep just one, would you keep either Javy & Rizzo or Bryant? Inning 3—Bryant Situation Sketchiness?!?! Inning 4—Who is the Actual Leader of this Team? Is there one? Inning 5—Can this Team Make a Run? Inning 6—What if anything excites you about the future? Inning 7—Interview--Carmen DeFalco ESPN 1000 Inning 8—If the White Sox face the Brewers in the World Series…who you rooting for? Inning 9—Fondest Memory of this run 2015-2021 that doesn't include Cleveland? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full interview with Gary Sheffield, Jr. of Outkick Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 17:53

    Outkick Sports reporter Gary Sheffield, Jr. joins the show. @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @garysheffieldjr www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    The Cubs fire sale begins. CBS 2 Chicago News Anchor Ryan Baker joins the show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 54:28

    1st inning-Reaction to first half? 2nd inning-Offense report card 3rd inning-Pitching report card 4th inning-Manager report card 5th inning-What's next? 6th inning-All-Star Game snore? 7th inning-Ryan Baker Int 8th inning-Pirate to KBO 9th inning-Previewing the 2nd half @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @ryanbakermedia www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full interview with ABC 7 Chicago Sports Anchor Dionne Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 17:05

    ABC 7 Chicago Sports Anchor Dionne Miller joins the boys to talk about the future of the Chicago Cubs. @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @dmillerabc7 www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Did Cubs Losing Streak End Their Season? Gary Sheffield, Jr. of Outkick Sports joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 48:30

    1st inning-11 straight losses 2nd inning-Who's to blame? 3rd inning- Arietta on IL will he be back? 4th inning-Players on the trading block 5th inning-What teams make sense? 6th inning-Who should the Cubs keep? 7th inning-Gary Sheffield, Jr. Int 8th inning-Former Cubs All-Stars 9th inning-Should fans continue to pay to see this team play? @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @garysheffieldjr www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Is the Cubs season already over? ABC 7 Chicago Sports Anchor Dionne Miller joins the boys!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 43:05

    1st inning-The June Swoon 2nd inning-Why should they sell? 3rd inning-Why should they stay the course? 4th inning-Bullpen busted 5th inning-Time to say goodbye to Jake? 6th inning-Cubs All-Star Finalists 7th inning-Dionne Miller Int 8th inning-Best Ex-Cubs factor 9th inning-In honor of Bobby Bonilla day, what's the worst contract in Cubs history? @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @dmillerabc7 www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full interview with Lou Canellis of WFLD Fox 32.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 16:46

    Lou Canellis, Sports Director of WFLD Fox 32 joins the boys to talk about the Cubs 2021 season. @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @loucanellis  www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full length interview with Dani Wexelman of MLB Network radio.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 21:06

    Dani Wexelman of MLB Network Radio joins the show. @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber @daniwex www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Cubs Scuffle Through The Month-Lou Canellis Sports Director of Fox 32 Chicago joins the boys

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 47:06

    Will the Real Cubs Please Stand Up. Chad & Co-Host ESPN CU's Lon Tay. Plus MLB Radio Dani Wexelman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 38:57

    1st Inning-Up and Down Week-Cards Domination/Mets Trouble 2nd Inning-MLB Sticky Crackdown 3rd Inning-Nature is Healing: Wrigley at 100% capacity 4th Inning-The Jason Heyward Problem 5th Inning-Rizzo/Heyward Anti-Vaxxers 6th Inning-All Star Voting 1st Round is Out --Break 7th Inning Guest Interview-Dani Wexelman is a host on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM and her Twitter handle is @DaniWex  8th Inning-Pulse Check on NL Central: 3rd Week of June  9th Inning-Return of Beer Snake @lontayespncu @thechadgordon @cubsconfines @bearsbarroom @ryandlieber --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full interview with WLS ABC 7 Sports Anchor Mark Schanowski.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 19:26

    Longtime sportscaster Mark Schanowski joins the boys in this full length interview. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Cubs Back to 100% at Wrigley-Brenda Hilton of Officially Human joins us the Boys

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 44:27

    1st inning-West Coast Woes Trip? 2nd inning-Murray back for Opening Day 2.0 3rd inning-Kenney says Cubs are losing money, do you believe him? 4th inning-New City Connect Uniforms 5th inning-Wisdom is wise 6th inning-More on the IL 7th inning-Brenda Hilton Int 8th inning-Pitchers using substances on ball? 9th inning-Who are the Cubs All-Stars? Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. @offyhuman --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    The Red Hot Cubs Continue to Surge-Mark Schanowski from ABC 7 Sports joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 49:08

    1st inning: Winning solves everything 2nd inning: Toughest month of the year? 3rd inning: What should Jed do? 4th inning: Is the Cubs farm system better than advertised? 5th inning: Getting Healthy Again 6th inning: Where does Heyward fit in? 7th inning: Brenda Hilton Int 8th inning: Cubs irked about not having full capacity 9th inning: Lou Gehrig Day at the Ballpark Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter.  @markschanowski --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    NPR host, CBS Sunday Morning Contributor, and Huge Cubs Fan Scott Simon Full Interview.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 27:04

    Longtime radio host on NPR, contributor on CBS Sunday Morning and Cubs fan Scot Simon joins the boys in this special edition of the Friendly Confines. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full length interview with Iowa Cubs broadcaster Alex Cohen.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 26:25

    Iowa Cubs broadcaster Alex Cohen joins the show. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. @voiceofcohen --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Cubs Battle Back Into 1st Place-NPR Host and CBS Sunday Morning reporter Scott Simon joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 57:13

    1st inning-How does 1st place sound? 2nd inning-Can the Cubs keep this pace? 3rd inning-Javy creates the play of the week 4th inning-Who do you credit the turnaround to? 5th inning-Is Bryant the early MVP favorite? 6th inning-Hoerner is hurting 7th inning-Scott Simon Int 8th inning- Is Brickhouse the greatest Chicago sports announcer? 9th inning-Does this Cubs team remind you of a past Cubs team? Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter.  @nprscottsimon --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full Length interview with NBC Sports-Bay Area host Jessica Kleinschmidt

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 28:45

    Jessica Kleinschmidt of NBC Sports Bay Area joins the show. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Are the Cubs a Legit Contender? Iowa Cubs broadcaster Alex Cohen joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 50:45

    1st inning-Is this team where you thought they’d be? 2nd inning-Hoyer disappointed in COVID rates for team 3rd inning-Bleacher seats for vaccinated fans 4th inning-Lester and Schwarber return 5th inning-Next video tribute for a Cub? 6th inning-Rossy says no rules with position players pitching 7th inning-Cohen Int 8th inning- Arm of Steele 9th inning-Favorite giveaway day at Wrigley Field? Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full Length Interview with David Kaplan of ESPN Radio 1000 Chicago.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2021 20:55

    David Kaplan host of Kap & Hood on ESPN Radio 1000 Chicago. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Road Woes Plague Cubs-Michelle Margaux of the SNY Network joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 50:42

    1st inning-Can’t win away from Wrigley 2nd inning-Struggles with RISP 3rd inning-Injuries continue to mount 4th inning-Joc with some shock 5th inning-Davies delivering 6th inning-Who’s the face of the Cubs? 7th inning-Margaux Int 8th inning- What do you miss from today’s game? 9th inning-Rossy finds Dr. Love Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    The Cubs seesaw season rolls on-Jessica Kleinschmidt of NBC Sports California joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 48:41

    1st inning-Doubleheader Sweep of LA 2nd inning-Are you in favor of 7 inning DH? 3rd inning-Bench providing a spark 4th inning-Best person to lead-off? 5th inning-Injury Bug Bites 6th inning-Should Cubs trade Bryant to White Sox in May? 7th inning-Jessica Kleinschmidt Int 8th inning-Strop leaves Cubs as FA 9th inning-In need of a ticket? Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full length interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Ira Berkow of The NY Times.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 34:28

    Our full length special edition interview with best selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Ira Berkow of the New York Times. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Cubs Continue to Tease-David Kaplan from ESPN 1000 Chicago joins the boys.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 50:31

    1st inning-From the high to the low 2nd inning-Bryant in MVP form 3rd inning-Baez benched 4th inning-Return of Nico 5th inning-Time to replace Davies with Mills? 6th inning-Who would you keep between Javy, Bryant and Rizzo? 7th inning-David Kaplan Int 8th inning-Rizzo moves up Cubs HR list 9th inning-Mongo McMichael ALS-Angel Hernandez Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full length interview with Cubs broadcaster Boog Sciambi of the Marquee Sports Network.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2021 20:35

    Our special edition of the Friendly Confines with Cubs announcer Boog Sciambi of the Marquee Sports Network. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @boogsciambi Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Mired in Cub mediocrity. The boys welcome Pulitzer Prize winning sports reporter Ira Berkow.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 46:09

    1st inning-Is this who the Cubs are? 2nd inning-Hendricks hurting 3rd inning-Contreras keeping afloat 4th inning-Javy turned down $180M 5th inning-How much should Ross be blamed? 6th inning-What would you do? Golden Cubs Fun Fact 7th inning-Ira Berkow Int 8th Which Ex-Cub would you bring back if you could? 9th inning-Are you happy with the way the game is right now? Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Is it time for Cubs fans to panic?-Part 2 with Boog Sciambi

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 43:54

    1st inning-Should we be concerned? 2nd inning-No O in offense 3rd inning-Kimbrel the Closer 4th inning-Arrieta shows his stuff 5th inning-Who has been the biggest disappointment so far? 6th inning-Team gets first positive test, still not 85% 7th inning-Boog Sciambi Int Part 2 8th inning-Chafin uses Twitter to get a car 9th inning-Fergie gets a statue --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Full interview with comedy legend Tom Dreesen a Chicago Original

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 36:03

    Celebrity Cubs fan and comedy legend Tom Dreesen joins the Friendly Confines to talk about his career, his new book and his love for the Cubs. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @tomdreesencomic Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newslette --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Opening Day is here-Cubs announcer Boog Sciambi joins the boys!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 41:30

    1st inning-Baseball is back! 2nd inning-First hand account of Opening Day 3rd inning-Rizzo doesn’t sign deal 4th inning-Mills in the pen, Adzolay the 5th starter 5th-Covid cancels first series 6th inning-All-Star game leaves Georgia 7th inning-Boog Interview part 1 8th inning-Should players jump the vaccine line? 9th inning- Favorite Opening day memories Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @tomdreesencomic Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Gearing up for the 2021 season-Part 2 of our interview with comedian Tom Dreesen.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2021 47:45

    1st inning-Hoerner optioned to AAA 2nd inning-Hendricks, Arrieta and Davies to start year 3rd inning-Permission of capacity increases to 25% 4th inning-Should Players go all out in Spring Training? 5th inning-Cubs meth bust 6th inning-Sandberg joins Marquee Network 7th inning-Tom Dreesen Int Part 2 8th inning-Cubs public Address Announcer position open 9th inning-Prediction on season Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @tomdreesencomic Join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Spring Into the Final Roster Spots-Comedy legend Tom Dreesen joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 47:03

    1st inning: Roster taking shape 2nd inning: Happy with the bench? 3rd inning: All righties in rotation problematic? 4th inning: Contreras legit MVP candidate? 5th inning: If Kimbrel falters who’s the closer? 6th inning: Beth Mowins to call PxP for Cubs 7th inning: Tom Dreesen Int. part 1 8th inning: What athlete/celebrity would you like to see own the Cubs? 9th inning: Best movie featuring the Cubs? Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @mariottisports join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Jay Mariotti-Full interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 34:31

    Jay Mariotti talks to the boys about his career in Chicago, If he’s been blackballed from the business, and his thoughts on the Chicago Cubs. Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @mariottisports join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    First week of Spring Training. Part 2 with Jay Mariotti

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2021 52:45

    1st inning-Fans in the ballpark 2nd inning-JOCkeying for position 3rd inning-Kimbrel regressing 4th inning-Should NL adopt full time DH? 5th inning-Rule changes in minor leagues 6th inning-Who should be the 5th starter? 7th inning-Mariotti Part 2 8th inning-Ordering concessions hurting vendors? 9th inning-A-Rod and J-Lo no more We’ve Joined the Barroom Network Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines @mariottisports join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com to join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Spring Training has Begun. Jay Mariotti Joins the Boys

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2021 50:51

    1st inning-Hoerner strong Spring 2nd inning-Baez says he hasn’t been mentally there 3rd inning-Is July 2021 or October 2021 more important this year? 4th inning-Lester thyroid removed 5th inning-Bringing fans back to Wrigley 6th inning-First thing you’ll do when you walk back into Wrigley 7th inning-Mariotti Part 1 8th inning-Booziest fans in baseball White Sox/Cubs 9th inning-Celebrating Harry Caray’s 107th birthday. We’ve Joined the Barroom Network  Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines  @mariottisports join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com To join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Kevin Kaduk Full Unedited Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2021 19:53

    Full unedited interview with Chicago-based writer Kevin Kaduk. He never made it to the big leagues, but he did accomplish the childhood goal of millions of young boys and girls: making a living in the industry he’d always adored. The boys spoke with the longtime writer and purveyor of the Midway Minute newsletter about his career, the state of sports media and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theconfines/support

    Spring Has Sprung. The Boys are in Mesa-Kevin Kaduk Joins the Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 51:44

    1st inning: How should the Cubs approach Beaz, Rizzo and Bryant contracts? 2nd inning: Arrieta second time around better than other former Cubs? 3rd inning: Un-Conventional 4th inning: What’s the one question you’d want to ask someone this year? 5th inning: Is the bullpen key to the season? 6th inning: Should it be Bote or Nico at 2B? 7th inning: Kevin Kaduk interview 8th inning: Who’s the one player you’re keeping your eye on? 9th inning: Player with the most to prove? We’ve Joined the Barroom Network  Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines  join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our webpage www.theconfines.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Milke Wilbon Full Unedited Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 36:11

    Special full unedited edition. Chad and Ryan Chat with ESPN Pardon the Interruption’s Mike Wilbon. We’ve Joined the Barroom Network  Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines  join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Check out our website www.theconfines.com To join our newsletter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    The Friendly Interruption: Michael Wilbon Joins the Boys for Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 47:47

    1st inning-Arrietta is back 2nd inning-What does the rotation look like now? 3rd inning-Spring Training schedule 25% capacity 4th inning-Regular season schedule is here more day games 5th inning-PECOTA numbers are 6th inning-Do we still need to play the anthem? 7th inning-Wilbon Part 2 8th inning-Kershaw puts Cubs on blast 9th inning-Arrietta greatest pitching year for Cubs Cubs SPECIAL OFFER: The Federalist Wine is a New Partner of the Friendly Confines and they are Giving our Listeners 20% off. Go to uncorked.com and enter code CUBS20 for the discount. 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Please Drink Responsibility!  We’ve Joined the Barroom Network  Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines  @waddleandsilvy join us on Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Pardon The Confines-Michael Wilbon ESPN’s PTI Joins the Boys

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2021 53:05

    1st inning-Bauer leaves the NL Central 2nd inning-Spring Training to start on time 3rd inning-Williams, Chafin, and Alcantara sign on 4th inning-Worst Cubs off-season ever? 5th inning-Should the Cubs consider trading Baez at deadline? 6th inning-Fowler reunited with Maddon 7th inning-Wilbon interview part I 8th inning-Is the NL Central the weakest division? 9th inning-Do you remember your first Cubs game? Cubs SPECIAL OFFER: The Federalist Wine is a New Partner of the Friendly Confines and they are Giving our Listeners 20% off. Go to uncorked.com and enter code CUBS20 for the discount. 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Please Drink Responsibility!  We’ve Joined the Barroom Network  Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines  @waddleandsilvy Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Join our Facebook --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Wayne Messmer Full Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2021 28:59

    Chad and Ryan Host Chicago Original Wayne Messmer about his life and memories around Chicago Sports and his more than 5000 times performing the national anthem --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Wayne Messmer Joins the Boys as Cardinals Make a Big Splash While Cubs Keep Making Puddles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2021 52:58

    1st inning-Arenado traded to Cardinals 2nd inning-Pederson signs up with Cubs 3rd inning-Ricketts loosens the purse 4th inning-Are Arrieta and Samardzija next? 5th inning-Kohl Stewart/Austin Romine sign up 6th inning-Union rejects DH and expanded post-season 7th inning-Messmer Int 8th inning-Nobody makes Hall of Fame class 9th inning-Hank Aaron vs Cubs SPECIAL OFFER: The Federalist Wine is a New Partner of the Friendly Confines and they are Giving our Listeners 20% off. Go to uncorked.com and enter code CUBS20 for the discount. 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Please Drink Responsibility!  We’ve Joined the Barroom Network  Find and follow us online on Twitter: @ryandlieber @thechadgordon, @bearsbarroom @cubsconfines  @waddleandsilvy Facebook: Chicago Cubs Friendly Confines Facebook page Join our Facebook --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Marv Levy Football Hall of Famer Full Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2021 25:18

    Marv Joins the Boys to chat NFL Playoffs, his Cubs fandom, attending the 1945 World Series Game 7, and his Cubs Children Book “Go Cubs Go!” --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Hall of Fame Head Coach Marv Levy talks Championship Weekend as the boys breakdown Lester’s goodbye

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2021 53:36

    1st inning-Mr. Lester goes to Washington 2nd inning-Bryant not having fun anymore? 3rd inning-Farewell to Q and Woody 4th Inning-What’s next for this team? 5th inning-Theo the next Commissioner? 6th inning- Porter fired by Mets 7th inning-Marv Levy interview 8th inning-Why no Cubs convention? 9th inning-White House WS visit anniversary --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

    Full Interview with The Athletic’s Jon Greenberg

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2021 21:12

    The Full Episode with The Athletic’s Jon Greenberg. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cubsfriendlyconfines/support

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