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News, thoughts, and opinions from Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and Wrigleyville residents. This podcast covers everything from the baseball events to the neighborhood happenings.

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    • Jan 17, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
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    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 301 - Guest: Dan Szymborski, Cubs ZIPS Projections, Cubs Convention Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 62:48


    Dan Szymborski, from Fangraphs, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We recap the Cubs transactions, and break down the Cubs Zips projections.  We close the show recapping Cubs convention highlights.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 300 - Guest: Evan Altman & Ryan Davis, Cubs Sign Swanson, Episode 300 Celebration, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 70:48


    Evan Altman from Cubs Insider & Ryan Davis are our guests this week.  They join Jeremy & Pat to celebrate 300 episodes of the podcast! We talk about the FA signings, concerns about lack of spending, roster speculation, & more.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 299 - Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Roster Moves & Speculation, FA Shortstop Breakdown, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 72:48


    Matthew Trueblood joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We recap all the Cubs roster moves since last we podcasted.  We breakdown the available Free Agent Shortstops. Cubs have a lot of holes to fill, we look at other FA's the Cubs might target. Fun offseason speculation, and More!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 298 - Guest: Evan Altman, Cubs End of Season Recap, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 58:37


    Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We look back on the Cubs 2022 season.  We look at the signings, the trades, the upcoming draft lottery, and off season speculation. 

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 297 - Guest: James Neveau, Wesneski Immaculate, Hoerner Returns, Roster Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 51:31


    James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss how well Hayden Wesneski has been pitching.  Keegan Thompson and Nico Hoerner return from injury.  We speculate on all the roster needs going into the off season, and who on the current roster should stay. 

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 296 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Hoerner Injury, Schwindel Released, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 48:26


    Baseball writer Jared Wyllys joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We talk about the highlights of the Cubs Rockies series. Nico Hoerner's Injury status, Frank Schwindel released, News, & More.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 295 - Guest: Kevin McCaffrey, Cubs Losing, Suzuki, New MLB Rules, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 54:44


    Comedian Kevin McCaffrey joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We discuss the Cubs future, Seiya Suzuki's performance, and Ricketts comments.  We break down the new MLB Rules for 2023.  Enjoy....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 294 - Guest: Ryan Davis, Cubs and Cardinals Talk, Ohtani Trade Speculation

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 66:26


    Ryan Davis joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We discuss the positive player performances from this weeks Cardinals & Brewers series. Ryan attended a Cubs Cardinals "legends" game. We speculate on what a trade for Ohtani would cost the Cubs.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 293 - Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Field of Dreams Game, Cubs Sign Reyes, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 63:26


    Matthew Trueblood joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We recap the Field of Dreams game. Cubs sign Reyes and are playing .500 baseball. We talk all the Cubs news and more.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 292 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Where Do The Cubs Go From Here

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 54:23


    Baseball journalist, Jared Wyllys, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Cubs are swept in St Louis and come home to win 2 of 3 against Miami. Where do the Cubs go from here? They don't seem bad enough to compete with the worst teams in baseball, and they are far from competitive.  We discuss the future and try to figure out how far away the Cubs are.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 291 - Guest: James Neveau, Cubs Trade Deadline Frustrations

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 52:22


    James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss our frustrations with the Cubs trade deadline moves. The Cubs don't trade Willson Contreras, and we try to make sense of it. We look at the trades the Cubs did make, and we try to figure out when the Cubs could be competitive again. Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 290 - Guest: Bryan Smith, Cubs Sweep Phillies, Draft Recap & Prospect Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 53:04


    Bryan Smith, from Bleacher Nation, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Cubs sweep the Phillies coming out of the All Star Break. We enjoy the final week of some of our favorite Cubs before the trade deadline. We recap the Cubs Draft choices and strategy. We discuss the Cubs prospects we could see this season and in the future. Enjoy....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 289 - Guest: Andy Dolan, Cubs Snap 9 Game Losing Streak, Draft, All Star Break, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 48:38


    Andy Dolan, from Pointless Exercise, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We start by making fun of the MLB Draft. We talk about the Cubs long losing streak, David Ross as Cubs Manager, Candidates to be traded, & More. Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 288 - Guest: Evan Altman, Cubs Are Watchable, Suzuki is Back, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 58:49


    Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Suzuki is back and the Cubs had a decent week. We recap the week, preview next weeks tough road trip. Roster speculation as we get closer to the trade deadline, and More!  Enjoy......and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 287 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Up and Down Week, Roster Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 62:07


    Baseball writer Jared Wyllys joins Pat this week.  Jeremy is on assignment.  Jared & Pat recap an Up and Down week for the Cubs. The next homestand could be your last chance to see your favorite Cubs before the trade deadline.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 286 - Hosts Only, Cubs End Losing Streak, Jed Interview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 65:44


    Jeremy & Pat discuss the end of the most recent Cubs losing streak. We discuss the highs and lows of the week. Jed Hoyer did an interview on the score and we discuss what was said.  We look ahead to another tough week, and more.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 285 - Guest: Cody Delmendo, Injuries, Cubs With A Winless Week, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 68:00


    Cody Delmendo, from CHGO, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Cubs Destroyed in Baltimore and New York. Injuries remain a problem. Keegan struggles, Cubs should give Contreras a long term contract, and More....Enjoy and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 284 - Guest: Sara Sanchez, Contreras & Morel Stay Hot, Kilian Debuts, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 52:02


    Sara Sanchez joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We recap a tough homestand against the Brewers & Cardinals. Contreras & Morel Stay Hot. We discuss why the Cubs should NOT trade Contreras. Caleb Killian makes his debut and looked great. All this and more....Enjoy and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 283 - Guest: Matt Clapp, Cubs Young Player Progression, Injuries, Tough Week Ahead, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 55:43


    Matt Clapp joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We recap the split against a terrible Reds team. We talk about the win against the White Sox and preview an upcoming tough week. We look at the progression of Morel, Keegan Thompson, & More......Enjoy & Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 282 - Guest: James Neveau, Fergie Statue, Bleacher Drama, Cubs Debuts, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 69:36


    James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Pat recaps attending the Fergie Jenkins statue unveiling. We discuss the Bleacher Jeff twitter drama. Cubs beat up the Pirates, but struggle against Arizona. Morel and Hughes debut, Keegan & Steele love, and More.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 281 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Winning Road Trip, Injuries, Roster Moves, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 47:44


    Jared Wyllys joins Jeremy & Pat to recap a positive road trip for the Cubs.  We talk about all the positives around this team.  We recap the injuries and look at the new call ups. We preview another homestand that could result in more Cubs wins.....Enjoy, and Go Cubs!!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 280 - Guest: Danny Rockett, Cubs Swept at Home, Roster Moves, Road Trip Preview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 57:57


    Danny Rockett joins Jeremy & Pat this week to recap a winless week.  The Dodgers dominate the Cubs at Wrigley. Ricketts lied to us all about a rebuild. It is only May and will get a lot worse.  Cubs roster moves, and we preview the upcoming series against the Padres and Diamondbacks.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 279 - Guest: Sean Holland, Tough Cubs Road Trip, Tough Homestand Preview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 50:52


    Sean Holland, from Cubs Inside, joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We recap the Cubs losing 2 of 3 in Atlanta, and 2 of 3 against the Brewers.  We discuss Happ, Madrigal, & more. White Sox and Dodgers come to town.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!  

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 278 - Guest: James Neveau, Early Season Cubs Struggles, Suzuki Love, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 61:58


    James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Cubs struggle on their recent homestand, split with Tampa Bay and losing 3 of 4 to the Pirates.  We look at who is performing well, and who is struggling early.  Enjoy....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 277 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Season Opening Recap, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 58:32


    Jared Wyllys joins Jeremy and Pat this week. We discuss the opening day experience in the ballpark. We breakdown the Pitching & Hitting outcomes from the 2 victories against the Brewers. We discuss the Brewers contant hitting of Cubs batters, and so much more. A great way to open the season! Enjoy....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 276 - Guest: Evan Altman, Predictions, Opening Week Preview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 67:13


    Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, joins Jeremy and Pat this week. We discuss the news and preview opening day. We recap our predictions from last year, and make predictions for this season. Enjoy....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 275 - Guest: Michael Ernst, Review of the Cubs Offseason, Spring Training, Suzuki Signs, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 69:52


    Michael Ernst, from Cubs Den, joins Jeremy and Pat this week. We review an extremely frustrating Cubs offseason. Spring Training has begun. Stroman and Suzuki excitement. If you were disappointed with the Cubs lack of additional free agents then you will enjoy this episode.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 274 - Baseball is Back, CBA Details, Cubs Free Agent Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 48:59


    Jeremy and Pat celebrate the return of baseball! Labor peace has been reached. We recap what we know of the CBA details. Then we look at the available free agents the Cubs could try to sign. Enjoy....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 273 - Guest: Bruce Miles, Lockout Update, Favorite Cubs Regular Season Moments

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 44:24


    Jeremy and Pat are joined this week by long time Cubs writer Bruce Miles.  We give an update on the state of the lockout.  Then we share some of our favorite Cubs regular season games, moments, and memories.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 272 - Guest: Dan Szymborski, Cubs Zips Projection, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 53:42


    Dan Szymborski joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We breakdown the 2022 Cubs Zips projections. Not much else to talk about.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 271 - Guest: Ryan Davis, Cubs sign Stroman, Owners Lock Out Players

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 81:31


    Ryan Davis joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss all of the free agent signings by the Cubs. We speculate on who is left that the Cubs still need to sign. The Lockout has begun, we discuss what is being negotiated as part of this CBA.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 270 - Guest: Brendan Miller, Cubs Offseason Begins, New GM, Roster Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 64:10


    Brendan Miller, from Cubs Related, joins us this week. World Series is over, The Cubs hire a new GM. Wade Miley is the first signing of the offseason. We look at the players receiving QO's, and speculate on who the Cubs could realistically sign this offseason. We close the show with doom and gloom, and briefly discuss the upcoming CBA negotiations. All this and More!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 269 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs End of Season Recap, Offseason Preview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 58:50


    Baseball writer Jared Wyllys joins us this week. We discuss the story of 2 seasons, the first half of the season where the team was defying ownership wishes, and the second half where the core is gone and we watch 30 year old rookies. We discuss the path forward for the Cubs, potential offseason moves, & more.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 268 - Hosts Only, Cubs Final Homestand, Standings Update, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 34:58


    Jeremy & Pat discuss the final homestand of the season for the Cubs. We preview next weeks end of season wrap up podcast. Cardinals Hot streak, MLB standings, & More.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 267 - Guests: Kevin McCaffrey & Adam Mamawala, Cubs Pitching, Roster Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 60:31


    Kevin McCaffrey & Adam Mamawala,from the Away Games Podcast, join Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss the struggles of Kyle Hendricks, and Pitchers we are excited to see take the next step. We speculate on offseason roster moves, This Day in Cubs History, & More.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 266 - Guest: James Neveau, Kris Bryant Returns to Wrigley, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 57:44


    James Neveau, from NBC Chicago & The Madhouse Chicago Hockey Podcast, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We go in depth on the return of Kris Bryant to Wrigley Field. We discuss the recent success of Ian Happ and Rowan Wick. Brennan Davis Promoted to AAA, This Day in Cubs History, & More.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 265 - Guest: Matt Clapp, Cubs Winning Streak, Schwindel Success, Heyward & Hendricks Struggles, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 45:54


    Matt Clapp joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We discuss the Cubs winning streak, barely beating the Twins and Pirates.  We look at the success of Frank Schwindel, and the struggles of Jason Heyward and Kyle Hendricks.  This day in Cubs history we remember Rick Reuschel.  All this and more on a Labor Day.  Enjoy!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 264 - Guest: Bryan Smith, Cubs Call Up More Guys, Low Attendance, Javy Gives Mets Fans A Thumbs Down, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 59:02


    Bryan Smith, from Bleacher Nation, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss the recent call ups, and who we should be attention to. The attendance is way down. Javy Baez give Mets fans a thumbs down. This day in Cubs History & More!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 263 - Guest: Michael Ernst, Cubs Set All the Wrong Records, Prospect Check In, Plaques Awarded, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 59:35


    Michael Ernst, from Cubs Den, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Cubs lose 13 in a row at home. We check in with the Cubs prospects. Wrigley Field rededication, Cubs HOF, & More.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 262 - Guest: Ryan Davis, Arrieta Gone, Cubs Keep Losing, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 67:14


    Ryan Davis joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss the pitching appearances of Alzolay and Steele. Jake Arrieta's time with the Cubs comes to an end. Another losing streak, will the Cubs lose 95 games? We were at 2 games against the Brewers, roster speculation, this day in Cubs history, and more.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 261 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Sox Series, Looking Ahead, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 58:08


    Jared Wyllys joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss the Cubs Vs Sox series. We talk about who the Cubs players are we are looking forward to watch play out the rest of the season. Jared breaks some news & More.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 260 - Guest: Greg Huss, Cubs Trade Your Favorites Away, Prospect Analysis, All The Emotions, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 59:03


    Greg Huss, from Cubs Insider and the Growing Cubs Podcast joins Jeremy & Pat this week.  We discuss how the Cubs traded the core, and how they can't have the same rebuild timeline this time around. Many rants directed at the front office and Cubs ownership. Then we get positive by breaking down the exciting list of prospects the Cubs did get in return.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 259 - Guest: Michael Cerami, Cubs Trade Deadline Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 63:15


    Michael Cerami, from Bleacher Nation, joins Jeremy and Pat this week. We discuss the 5-5 week the Cubs had. This is the last week before the trade deadline, so we sepculate on who will be traded from the Cubs. Andrew Chafin is traded mid-show. We disucss team names, this day in Cubs history, and More.

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 258 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Continue to Lose, Willson Comments, Clubhouse, Draft, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 48:00


    Jared Wyllys joins Jeremy & Pat this week. We discuss the Cubs losing ways, we speculate on the Clubhouse dynamic, Willson Contreras calls out the teams effort, and more as the Cubs head into the All Star break.  The Cubs draft a pitcher and Brennan Davis has a day at the futures game.  Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 257 - Guest: Andy Dolan, Cubs Lose 9 in a Row, Phillies Series, Whats Next, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 42:30


    Andy Dolan joins us this week. Pardon the audio quality as Pat is live at Wrigley Field. This is a shortened Holiday edition. We recap the disaster in Milwaukee and Cincy. Preview the Phillies Series. We discuss the roster options, CBA concerns, & More. Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 256 - Guest: Sara Sanchez, Cubs Dodgers Recap, Brewers Preview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 60:00


    Jeremy & Pat are joined by Sara Sanchez. Cubs lose 3 of 4 in LA. We recap the combined no-hitter. We solve the problem that cost Jason Heyward a game winning homerun. We preview the upcoming series against the Brewers & Reds, This day in Cubs history, and More! Enjoy....and Go Cubs!!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 255 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Lose, Offense Struggles, Roster Speculation, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 57:16


    Jared Wyllys joins us this week.  Cubs Lose series to the Mets and Marlins.  The offense is giving you that BROKEN feeling, like we've seen in years past.  We remind you why you should HATE that Darvish trade. Starting pitching concerns, bullpen confidence, and more roster speculation.  A short this day in Cubs history, and More!  Enjoy......and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 254 - Guest: Evan Altman, Cubs Sweep Cardinals, First Place, Mets Preview, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 62:25


    Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, joins Jeremy and Pat this week. Cubs win the Series against the Padres, then Sweep the Cardinals. The bullpen continues to be great. We preview the upcoming Mets series. We discuss Heywards struggles, this day in Cubs history, and Evan's trip to South Bend. All this and More! Enjoy.....and Go Cubs!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 253 - Guest: Greg Huss, Wisdom's Week, Lineup Analysis, Prospects, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 59:11


    Jeremy & Pat are joined by Greg Huss. We discuss Wisdom's NL Player of the week. We look at the Cubs depth call-ups. We check in on some of the prospects in Iowa. We discuss some of the lineup decision David Ross will have going forward. This day in Cubs history, and More! Enjoy....and Go Cubs!!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 252 - Guest: Matt Clapp, Cubs winning, Javy Magic, Tough June Schedule, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 69:47


    Matt Clapp, from The Comeback and Awful Announcing, joins us this week. We recap a successful week for the Cubs. We discuss the injury situation. The upcoming schedule is about to get really difficult for the Cubs, we preview the upcoming series against he Padres. Javy's magic play, Theo has some potential MLB rules changes, this day in Cubs history, and more!

    Wrigleyville Nation Ep 251 - Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Win in St Louis, Bullpen Success, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 62:20


    Jeremy & Pat are joined by Jared Wyllys.  We discuss the recent series wins against the Nationals and Cardinals.  The Cubs Bullpen and Pitching continues to be successful.  The offense continues to get the job done.  We debate if the Cubs management will go with this team, or will they trade away Kris Bryant.  This day in Cubs history, and More!  Enjoy....and Go Cubs!!

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