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Locked On Cubs is your daily podcast covering all aspects of the Chicago Cubs. Hosted by Sean Sears and Ryan Davis, taking you inside the clubhouse, breaking down the day's events, and giving unparalleled insight into your Cubs. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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    Chicago Cubs projected win total will SHOCK you!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 30:05


    FanDuel released the projected win totals for the 2023 MLB season, and the Cubs opened at a surprising number. What is the over/under? Why is it so low despite the additions they made? Sam and Matt give all their reactions and also reveal the totals for the rest of the NL Central. Plus: Previewing the April schedule and why the Cubs need to a strong start to the season. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Could Andrew Chafin be the final piece to Chicago Cubs roster?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 32:32


    The Cubs are still trying to add to their roster and the final piece will likely be a left-handed relief pitcher. Sam and Matt review the remaining options -- including notables in Andrew Chafin and Matt Moore -- and discuss the importance of adding a lefty to the current group of relievers. Plus: Why Patrick Wisdom and Adbert Alzolay are important players for 2023, and 'how much would it take?' with winter weather questions. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Let's play Chicago Cubs TRIVIA!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 22:14


    BONUS EPISODE: We play Cubs trivia with Locked On MLB's Paul Frances Sullivan. Matt hosts with Sam squaring off against Sully. Press play to find out who wins! Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started. FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN)  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Pete Crow-Armstrong might rise to BEST prospect in baseball for Chicago Cubs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 35:19


    We are joined by Lindsay Crosby of Locked On MLB Prospects for a GREAT discussion on where the Cubs system ranks in all of baseball, the ceiling for Pete Crow-Armstrong, why 2023 is so important for Cubs prospects, Hayden Wesneski being overlooked, when Matt Mervis will debut, and more. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started. FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What are the odds the Chicago Cubs win the NL Central in 2023?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 32:22


    FanDuel released new division and award futures for 2023, and Sam and Matt break it all down like only they can. Where do the Cubs rank in possibly winning the NL Central? Who are the three Cubs players listed in the NL MVP odds and the three Cubs pitchers listed in the NL Cy Young odds? Plus: Former Cubs TV play-by-player Chip Caray is going to the Cardinals, prompting Matt to rant about Willson Contreras joining the rival. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started. FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Could the Chicago Cubs trade Nick Madrigal to the White Sox?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 28:27


    According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, the White Sox could be interested in trading for Cubs infielder Nick Madrigal. How could Madrigal help the Cubs this season? What does a possible trade return look like? Plus: Revealing two more important players in order for the Cubs to succeed in 2023 and a tribute to WXRT DJ Lin Brehmer. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Could Matt Chapman be a Chicago Cubs trade target?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 31:23


    If the Cubs are interested in Matt Chapman in 2024 free agency, then they should explore trading for him NOW. In Chapman the Cubs get an immediate upgrade at both 3B and in the middle of the batting order. Is there any possibility of a deal in 2023? What would it take? Plus: Mailbag questions and best and worst of the week. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Projecting the Chicago Cubs opening day lineup

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 35:51


    What is the starting lineup going to be on Opening Day for the Cubs. With the addition of Trey Mancini, Sam and Matt reveal their new lineup for the North Siders and break down all the reasons to go with that order or not. Also, how does this lineup compare to lineups of 2022? Hint: Much improved. Plus: The possibility of Matt Mervis and Chris Morel opening the year at Triple-A and a new projection for the entire 26-man roster. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Will Sammy Sosa and the Chicago Cubs ever reunite?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 30:37


    At the Cubs Convention over the weekend, Tom Ricketts did not provide any updates on a possible reunion with Sammy Sosa. There are still questions surrounding the topic, including why Ricketts is not welcoming him back. Sam and Matt have a discussion about Sosa, Ryne Sandberg getting a statue, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs sign Trey Mancini as excitement builds for 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 36:12


    Packed weekend of Cubs news! Sam and Matt break down Trey Mancini signing with the Cubs, the DFA of Mark Leiter, the possibility of Nick Madrigal playing 3B, plans for Matt Mervis and others, comments from Tom Ricketts and Jed Hoyer, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What question would YOU ask Tom Ricketts or Jed Hoyer at the Cubs Convention?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 34:20


    Did you know the Cubs are 14th in MLB in payroll? Sam and Matt reflect on what it means and why the Cubs are mostly waiting on spending entering the 2023 season. Plus: The Cubs Convention returns this weekend, including panels with owner Tom Ricketts and presidents Jed Hoyer and Crane Kenney. What would you ask them if given the opportunity? Also, best and worst of the week. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs prospect Matt Mervis joins us!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 26:32


    Matt Mervis joins the show! From his success in 2022 to what makes the current group of prospects special to his goal of making the Opening Day roster, Sam and Matt discuss it all with the Cubs prospect. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs should still be IN on Carlos Correa

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 34:42


    If the Chicago Cubs are serious about winning in 2023, then they should be in on Carlos Correa as his free agency remains uncertain following injury concerns. Do the Cubs need to illustrate their desire to win with a final Correa pursuit or are you moving forward with the moves they made? Plus: Trey Mancini is still an option for the Cubs and trivia about catchers. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Projecting the Chicago Cubs opening day roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 33:23


    If the season started today, what is the Chicago Cubs opening day roster? Sam and Matt break down the starters, bench, rotation, and bullpen. Plus: Two under-the-radar players who need to do well in order for the Cubs to succeed in 2023, and best and worst of the week. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs building competitive lineup, but is it enough?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 30:04


    Eric Hosmer and the Cubs are "close" to a deal as the North Siders continue to add. Hosmer fits into a competitive lineup that is mostly built around contact and Sam and Matt explain why the Cubs are going to need multiple players to take a step forward in order to be in the postseason mix. And with Hosmer in the fold, what could a starting lineup look like? Plus: Brennen Davis improving, and questions for 'how much would it take?' to wrap up. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Eric Hosmer could help Chicago Cubs in 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 33:09


    Free agent Eric Hosmer and the Cubs are in discussions on a deal. Sam and Matt break down Hosmer's offensive struggles and how he could benefit from the new shift rules, how this makes the team better defensively, how it would impact Matt Mervis, and more. Plus: Debuting a new trivia game and Sam's new background. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Are the Chicago Cubs the most improved team in baseball?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 34:34


    The Cubs have made six additions via free agency so far. Considering these moves and activity by other teams, could the Cubs perhaps be the most improved club in all of baseball entering the 2023 season? Sam and Matt break it down like only they can. Plus: Overs/unders on home runs for the current starting lineup and best and worst of the year -- including the story of how Sam and Matt joined Locked On. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Prospects outlook still on the rise for Chicago Cubs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 29:02


    The Cubs are now 10th in prospect rankings per MLB Pipeline. The entire Cubs system performed well in 2022, so Sam and Matt reflect on these questions for 2023: Are there any untouchables in the system? What about an X-factor who could contribute at the big league level? Who is one pitcher and position player to keep track of? Plus: Notes on Roenis Elias, Tommy La Stella, possible items for Sam's new background, and more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! NHTSA Drive sober or get pulled over. Click HERE to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Could RAFAEL DEVERS be a Chicago Cubs trade target?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 30:52


    As we inch closer to the 2023 season, is this off season an appropriate time for the Cubs to make a trade? Sam and Matt break down the reasons to make a deal or not, and what types of players would be in a possible proposal. What would a trade for Red Sox 3B Rafael Devers look like? How about with the Marlins for pitcher Pablo Lopez and 3B Joey Wendle? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! NHTSA Drive sober or get pulled over. Click HERE to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What are the current projections for the 2023 Chicago Cubs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 34:10


    Dansby Swanson crushed his introductory press conference on Wednesday. From a story about watching Cubs games on WGN with his late grandfather to his approach to the game to his desire to win, Swanson positioned himself as a great fit for the North Siders entering 2023 and beyond. Plus: FanGraphs releases their ZIPS projections, and why Michael Conforto or Trey Mancini should be added. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! NHTSA Drive high, get a DUI. Click HERE to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Locked On Cubs Holiday Party! (LIVE)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 61:40


    It's the holiday season so pull up a chair for the Locked On Cubs Holiday Party! We leadoff with catching up on the latest Cubs news then turn it over to the listeners, including seven of them joining us live on the show. Note: This was recorded live at 7 p.m. CST Monday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube after each free agent signing or trade and subscribe as we make the push to 2,000 subscribers: https://www.youtube.com/c/LockedOnCubs Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! NHTSA Drive high, get a DUI. Click HERE to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Who should the Chicago Cubs add next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 33:02


    Excitement is in the air as Dansby Swanson signed with the Cubs over the weekend. We explain why the shortstop is a solid addition for the Cubs and how it improves both the offense and defense. Plus: The Cubs are seeking more additions, including at C, 1B, 3B, and DH. We reveal the names being discussed and why Brandon Drury should be added to the list. Also, Drew Smyly is reportedly returning to the North Side as the pitching depth increases. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! NHTSA Drive high, get a DUI. Click HERE to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    INSTANT REACTION: Cubs sign shortstop Dansby Swanson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2022 17:05


    The Cubs did it! Sam and Matt react to the Cubs signing shortstop Dansby Swanson to a 7-year/177 million deal. Note: This was recorded live at 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube after each free agent signing or trade and subscribe as we make the push to 2,000 subscribers: https://www.youtube.com/c/LockedOnCubs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Why didn't the Chicago Cubs sign Dansby Swanson earlier?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 32:05


    If the Cubs were not going to offer Carlos Correa a contract, then why wait so long to possibly sign Dansby Swanson? Sam and Matt break down the latest with the Cubs and the implausible events surrounding the off season. Plus: Best and worst of the week. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Reviewing the Chicago Cubs off season mishaps so far

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 31:53


    Another played off the free agent board and it is a big one as Carlos Correa signs with the Giants for 350M for 13 years. Were the Cubs ever serious contenders for Correa? Why are the Cubs seemingly scared of long term deals? Sam and Matt break that all down and much more. Plus: The Cubs not offering more money than the Twins for Christian Vazquez is ridiculous, and the organization has a clear messaging problem. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs finalists for both Carlos Correa and Dansby Swanson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 43:30


    *This episode was recorded before Carlos Correa signed a 13-year/350M deal with the Giants* Latest reports have the Chicago Cubs IN on both Carlos Correa and Dansby Swanson, with one report even labeling the Cubs as having the "inside track" on Correa and that they "appear to be the most likely to sign Swanson if they don't get Correa." We break it all down plus comments and questions from listeners. Note: This was recorded live at 8:30 p.m. CST Tuesday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube after each free agent signing or trade and subscribe as we make the push to 2,000 subscribers: https://www.youtube.com/c/LockedOnCubs Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Who is to blame if the Chicago Cubs don't sign a shortstop?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 33:10


    If the Cubs don't sign a shortstop to a long term deal, there must be something going on behind the scenes. Is president Jed Hoyer resistant to a long term deal, or is it actually owner Tom Ricketts? Sam and Matt reflect on these questions and more. Plus: Revealing the Cubs opening day lineup as of right now and how to improve it. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What are the Chicago Cubs doing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 32:41


    It's a simple question with potentially frustrating answers: What are the Chicago Cubs doing? As Carlos Correa and Dansby Swanson remain on the free agent market, Sam and Matt wonder if the Cubs will actually pay the price for one of these players and whether or not they are operating like a small market team. Plus: Kodai Senga to Mets for only 5 years and much more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    There are still TWO shortstops available and the Chicago Cubs MUST sign one of them

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 31:39


    Shortstops Carlos Correa and Dansby Swanson are still on the board in free agency, and the Cubs need to step up and sign one of them. We explain why the Cubs must take advantage despite the price, the role of Tom Ricketts and Jed Hoyer in this process, and more. Plus: Best and worst of the week. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Is patience a virtue for the Chicago Cubs in free agency?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 29:53


    Updating the latest in the free agent and trade markets, including reports of the Cubs remaining IN on Carlos Correa, Dansby Swanson, and Xander Bogaerts. We explain WHY the Cubs MUST sign one of these players and much more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs make first big signing in Cody Bellinger

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 45:15


    The Cubs make their first big signing of the off-season, locking up OF/1B Cody Bellinger to a 1-year deal. We explain why Bellinger is a nice fit for the Cubs and who it impacts on the current roster. Plus: Keeping an eye on who the Cubs could sign next, and taking comments and questions from listeners. Game on! Note 1: This was recorded live at 9 p.m. CST Tuesday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube after each free agent signing or trade and subscribe as we make the push to 2,000 subscribers: https://www.youtube.com/c/LockedOnCubs Note 2: Apologies for any audio issues. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Reports say Chicago Cubs could sign both Xander Bogaerts AND Dansby Swanson among other moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 33:37


    The hot stove is so warm we recorded not once but twice! In the first re-recording in show history, we break down the latest Cubs rumors, including reports the Cubs might sign both shortstops Xander Bogaerts and Dansby Swanson as well as trading for catcher Sean Murphy. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs closely linked to Xander Bogaerts and Dansby Swanson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 35:54


    The hot stove is heating up as the Cubs were closely linked to two shortstops over the weekend, with Xander Bogaerts described as a "top priority" and "active interest" in Dansby Swanson. Are the Cubs trying to set the market and be the first team to sign a shortstop? How excited would you be if they sign either Bogaerts or Swanson? Plus: Opening up the mailbag with comments and questions from listeners. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Will the Chicago Cubs soon join the spending party?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 33:13


    Spending is starting to happen around MLB. Sam and Matt break down the free agent deals so far for the middle tier starting pitchers and what it means for the Cubs. Plus: The Winter Meetings begin Sunday and it is action time for Jed Hoyer, and best and worst of the week. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jose Abreu to Houston Astros: What does it mean for Chicago Cubs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 27:18


    Jose Abreu is signing with the Houston Astros. Abreu was a target for the Cubs, and with him off the board, what do the Cubs do via free agency or trade at the 1B/DH position? Sam and Matt discuss all the implications, options, and more -- including why the Cubs should now feel additional pressure to add a big name free agent. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michael Conforto could be Chicago Cubs center field option

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 31:39


    The Cubs need a center fielder and Michael Conforto needs a team to make his comeback with. Could Conforto be an option for the North Siders on a 1-year prove it deal? Does Conforto even make sense for the Cubs, especially defensively? Plus: Implications of Mike Clevinger going to the White Sox and "how much would it take?" as Sam asks Matt two personal questions and one Cubs question. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Will the Chicago Cubs go over $200 million for a free agent shortstop?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 28:53


    The Cubs have never written a contract over 200 million dollars. As the free agent shortstop market continues to take shape, will that change this winter? Plus: Sam and Matt explain what they are thankful for -- including the great listeners to this show! -- and best and worst of the week. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Are the Chicago Cubs focused on middle tier free agent pitchers?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 32:19


    The Cubs are reportedly in on many starting pitchers in the free agent market. The names range from upper tier to middle tier and beyond, but are the North Siders more focused on the middle tier this off season? Sam and Matt explain why the Cubs have to explore adding names from multiple tiers of talent. Plus: "Did you know?" from the 2010 Draft and reviewing the 2023 Hall of Fame ballot. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Our 100th episode with mailbag questions on all things Chicago Cubs!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 33:30


    For our 100th episode we open up the mailbag with comments and questions from listeners, including the first ever voicemail played on the show. Topics range from possible trades to free agent targets to opening day starters to Ian Happ extension and more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    We award the Chicago Cubs Player and Pitcher of the Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 29:15


    Awards season is upon us so we dish out the Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year for the Cubs. One of the selections sticks out more than the other. Plus: "Did you know?" the Cubs drafted a future Cy Young winner in the 2003 draft, and best and worst of the week. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs could be active in free agent catcher market

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 30:13


    According to The Athletic, the Cubs are considering adding a free agent catcher and have discussed Omar Narvaez and Christian Vazquez. As the Cubs weigh their options, is catching a priority this off season or should they stick with Yan Gomes and P.J. Higgins to open the 2023 season? Plus: "0 to 100" and recapping who the Cubs protected for the Rule 5 Draft and who might be picked by another team. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chicago Cubs make trade with Rays + Jed Hoyer needs massive off season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 29:57


    The Cubs acquired IF/OF Miles Mastrobuoni from the Rays on Tuesday as the North Siders make a move on the margins. Who is Mastrobuoni and how can he contribute in 2023? Plus: Cubs president Jed Hoyer with a massive winter ahead for him. Is this a make or break off season for Hoyer? What grade would you give Hoyer for the 2022 season? Also, news of Anthony Rizzo's return to the Yankees breaks LIVE on the air. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! SimpliSafe With Fast Protect™️ Technology, exclusively from SimpliSafe, 24/7 monitoring agents capture evidence to accurately verify a threat for faster police response. There's No Safe Like SimpliSafe. Visit SimpliSafe.com/LockedOnMLB to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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