After the news came out that Theo Epstein was resigning his position as President of Baseball Operations after nine incredible years with the Chicago Cubs, we at the Northside Show decided that it was only fitting to create a special podcast
On today’s episode of the Northside Show Hosts Austin Bloomberg and Benjamin J. Denen discuss the historic hiring of Kim Ng by the Miami Marlins. They also take a look at the Cy Young voting, update their errors last week in the Manager of the Year projections, and take a look at the Cubs next steps in their offseason plans. In particular, they discussed Kris Bryant and the Cubs possible interest in Ha-Seong Kim.
On today’s episode of the Northside Show Hosts Austin Bloomberg and Benjamin J. Denen discuss Gold Glove winners, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez, and the first ever team Glove Award to the 2020 Cubs. They also talked Yu Darvish’s chances of winning the Cy Young, David Ross’s chances of winning Manager of the Year, the state of league negations regarding the Universal DH, and more.
On today’s episode of the Northside Show Hosts Austin Bloomberg and Benjamin J. Denen discuss the choices facing the Cubs Front Office as they determine whether or not to pick up the options of Anthony Rizzo, Jon Lester (spoiler alert: they declined it) and Daniel Descalso (was it even worth talking about?).