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.
Coming off the exciting series win over the rival Milwaukee Brewers thanks to the heroics of Jason Heyward and Alec Mills, the Cubs seemed primed for a letdown. When Jeremy Jeffress blew the save in game one, it seemed like the stage was set for the Cubs to go back to their mediocre play that has marred the second half of this strange 2020 season. Still, this resurgent squad showed up, and the end result of the two-game series was a sweep (and a season series sweep to boot).