85 episodes

Serving Cubs fans relevant and engaging weekly discussions on the team and providing the most informative analysis and insight during the baseball season and throughout the entire year. Host Elise Menaker is joined by regular contributors and special guests. (Marquee Sports Network Podcasts)

Cubs Weekly Marquee Sports Network

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    • 4.5 • 33 Ratings

Serving Cubs fans relevant and engaging weekly discussions on the team and providing the most informative analysis and insight during the baseball season and throughout the entire year. Host Elise Menaker is joined by regular contributors and special guests. (Marquee Sports Network Podcasts)

    Pitching decisions

    Pitching decisions

    The Cubs were forced to make a variety of tough pitching decisions this week, including optioning Adrian Sampson and top prospect Caleb Kilian down to the minors.

    Elise Menaker, Taylor McGregor and Tony Andracki discuss why the Cubs made each move and what comes next for the team. Plus, an All-Star voting update brought about some surprises - and some very unsurprising developments.

    The panel also provides injury updates and discusses how Nico Hoerner has proved all the doubters wrong.

    • 29 min
    Insight from Christopher Morel's minor league coach

    Insight from Christopher Morel's minor league coach

    Paul McAnulty - the hitting coach at Class-A South Bend in 2019 - joins the Cubs Weekly Podcast to discuss what Christopher Morel was like as a player coming up through the Cubs system and how the youngster morphed into a star rookie in the majors.

    Plus, Elise Menaker, Tony Andracki and Andy Martinez chat about the state of the Cubs' rotation - including Kyle Hendricks' return to the mound, Justin Steele's development and Caleb Kilian's second stint in Chicago.

    The panel also dissects Ian Happ's breakout season and how the 2022 Cubs are all about opportunity for players like Eric Stout.

    • 41 min
    Young players to keep an eye on

    Young players to keep an eye on

    Lance Brozdowski joins Elise Menaker and Tony Andracki on the Cubs Weekly Podcast. The trio discusses a host of young players in the organization, including Christopher Morel's breakout and Caleb Kilian's debut.

    Plus, what prospects have taken a leap this season? And who are some young players we might see in Chicago later this year following in the footsteps of Morel and Kilian?

    The panel also dissects Patrick Wisdom's adjustments at the plate and which Cubs players might be ticketed for the All-Star Game next month.

    • 50 min
    Christopher Morel's incredible start and checking in on Triple-A Iowa

    Christopher Morel's incredible start and checking in on Triple-A Iowa

    It would be difficult to script a better first couple weeks for Christopher Morel in the major leagues. Elise Menaker, Tony Andracki and Iowa Cubs broadcaster Alex Cohen dissect Morel's hot start and how he has impacted the Chicago team.

    We also check in on how rehab assignments for David Bote and Alec Mills have gone in Iowa and updates on top prospects Caleb Kilian and Brennen Davis.

    Plus, who will be next to make the trip from Iowa to Chicago to help the big-league club? And how is the new pitch clock affecting the game in the minor leagues?

    • 42 min
    Dan Plesac

    Dan Plesac

    The Conductor himself, Dan Plesac, stops by the Cubs Weekly Podcast to chat with host Elise Menaker and Tony Andracki.

    The trio discusses the Cubs' recent stretch of quality play, Christopher Morel's staying power, Frank Schwindel's resurgence and a return to health by Nico Hoerner and Willson Contreras.

    Plus, who is next to get a statue outside Wrigley Field? And Plesac also weighs in on doubleheaders and his favorite Wrigley and Crosstown memories.

    • 27 min
    Fergie Day and Home Run Derby X

    Fergie Day and Home Run Derby X

    Fergie Jenkins' statue was unveiled at Wrigley Field this weekend and Tony Andracki and Andy Martinez provide their takeaways from the festivities, including what Billy Williams said.

    Plus, hear from Jenkins as he speaks to the crowd on hand and explains what the honor means to him.

    Also, Spencer Owen stops by Wrigley Field to detail his status as a Home Run Derby X Wild Card and how he is training to partner with Geovany Soto on the Cubs team in this summer's event.

    • 30 min

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33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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