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The Northside Show – February 21, 2021: Spring Training Notes and how the Tatis Jr. extension impacts the cubs

Northside Show Hosts Benjamin J. Denen and Lenny Arquilla discuss early Spring Training notes regarding the closer role, who is leading off, and what the Cubs plan to do with second base. Also, how does the Fernando Tatis Jr. extension impact players like Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, and Anthony Rizzo?

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In a Season of Goodbyes, Len Kasper’s Might be the Hardest Yet

So, as hard as it is to say goodbye to a broadcaster that has provided the soundtrack to this era of Cubs baseball—the most successful in franchise history—I can’t help but feel happy for him as he writes the next chapter in his already storied career. The White Sox are getting one of the best in the business. Thank you for the memories, Len Kasper. You will be sorely missed.

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The Northside Show – November 14, 2020: Kim Ng, Yu Darvish, Offseason Projections, and Spin Rate

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.