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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 at SIU-Go Salukis! They hatched the plan for this Podcast in Cleveland while watching the Cubs take batting practice before World Series Game 6. Episodes explore 9 innings of topics with a special 7th Inning guest conductor/interview with a Chicago sports reporter/anchor or a leader in the sports broadcasting world. Fresh topical takes by two guys that follow Cubs baseball religiously.

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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 at SIU-Go Salukis! They hatched the plan for this Podcast in Cleveland while watching the Cubs take batting practice before World Series Game 6. Episodes explore 9 innings of topics with a special 7th Inning guest conductor/interview with a Chicago sports reporter/anchor or a leader in the sports broadcasting world. Fresh topical takes by two guys that follow Cubs baseball religiously.

    Next Year is Here. Cubs Slow Start to 2020 continues with Mesa just Weeks Away

    Next Year is Here. Cubs Slow Start to 2020 continues with Mesa just Weeks Away

    1st inning-Off season of little change
    2nd inning-Bryant-will he stay or will he go?
    3rd inning-What’s the next move?
    4th inning-Castellanos waiting to sign?
    5th inning-Rossy in charge now
    6th inning-Will this team have enough?
    7th inning-ESPN’s Karl Ravech part 1
    8th inning- Marquee announces team
    9th inning-First Cubs autograph story?

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    • 47 min
    The David Ross Era Begins....Javy’s Gold Glove Snub...Cory Curtis WKRN-TV Nashville Joins the Boys

    The David Ross Era Begins....Javy’s Gold Glove Snub...Cory Curtis WKRN-TV Nashville Joins the Boys

    10th Inning-David Ross Takes Over 11th Inning-Kris Bryant Free Agent 2021? 12th Inning-Javy Baez Gold Glove Snub 13th Inning-Former Cub Skipper Dave Martinez Shining for Nationals 14th-Ryan Plzak’s White Sox Offseason 7th Inning Stretch-Cory Curtis WKRN-😁TV Nashville

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    • 32 min
    Cubs Manager Search Narrows While Dan Roan of WGN TV Joins the Boys

    Cubs Manager Search Narrows While Dan Roan of WGN TV Joins the Boys

    Joe Maddon an Angel - Cubs Search Narrows- Dan Roan WGN TV sports director 7th inning stretch - Who Wins World Series ?


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    • 28 min
    Wait ‘Til Next Year Already?!? Marc Silverman-ESPN’s Waddle &Silvy-Joins the Boys

    Wait ‘Til Next Year Already?!? Marc Silverman-ESPN’s Waddle &Silvy-Joins the Boys

    1st Inning: Maddon’s Departure
    2nd Inning: Maddon’s Legacy
    3rd Inning: Skipper Search? Predictions?
    4th Inning: Zobrist’s Legacy
    5th Inning: Castellanos Free Agent
    6th Inning: Theo and Jed’s future
    7th Inning: ESPN Chicago Interview w/Marc Silverman
    8th Inning: NL Central wrap
    9th Inning: 2019 Playoff Predictions


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    • 53 min
    A Shocking End to the 2019 Chicago Cubs Season

    A Shocking End to the 2019 Chicago Cubs Season

    Final Shocking Week Of 2019 Seadon

    1st inning: 1969 Redux?
    2nd inning: Run over by NL Central
    3rd inning: Where’s Joe gonna go?
    4th inning: Rossy or Loretta?
    5th inning: Kimbrel Crushed
    6th inning: Underachieving season?
    7th inning: Rick Gregg WBBM Radio Int
    8inning: WGN Final Game/Memories
    9th inning: Play for pride/Better pick?

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    • 41 min
    Will the Real Cubs Please Stand Up

    Will the Real Cubs Please Stand Up

    1st inning-Injuries piling up
    2nd inning-Nico tough
    3rd inning-Bryant Player of the Week
    4th inning-Offensive explosion
    5th inning-Bullpen power
    6th inning-Maddon magic trick
    7th inning-Interview with Greg Amsinger host of MLB Tonight on MLB Network
    8th inning-Organist original
    9th inning-Wild Card Race

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    • 39 min

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Fun!!

These two are naturals! I found my way on here hoping for some smart and fun Cub talk and was pleasantly surprised to find these guys. Keep it going!!!!

Scott L 1984 ,

Listener

Chad Gordon and Ryan Lieberman are great hosts. I'm a Sox fan but also a baseball fan, and these guys are worth your time. Great stuff.

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Best Cubs Podcast

Real, informed, funny and balanced! Lieber is amazing! Living far away from the Friendly Confines on the west coast I eagerly await each edition.... thanks guys!

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