Tag: Jon Lester

Theo Epstein’s Legacy in Chicago Will be Dictated by the Success of His Decisions this Offseason

Even with all the prior success Theo Epstein has had running the Cubs, this offseason’s decisions and how effective they are will permanently shape how he is remembered in Chicago.

Here’s Who Theo and Jed Should Target in Free Agency this Offseason

With a significant amount of money coming off the books and a strong class of free agents, there’s multiple routes the Cubs can go to address their weaknesses.

Cubs On Tap – 8/28/19

Cubs Win! Back-to-back road victories in New York means the Cubs captured another series win on the road! Brian Mischler and Patrick Mooney jump on the mic to discuss the win, despite the Cubs seemingly trying to give it away, and preview the series finale on Thursday!  LISTEN:Apple Podcasts| Spotify | Google Podcasts | Breaker | Anchor Follow us on Twitter! @CubbiesOnTap

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ANALYSIS: Would Heavily Pursuing Gerrit Cole Make Sense for the Cubs?

The Cubs front office certainly has to consider a crazy idea: should the team pursue elite starting pitcher Gerrit Cole this offseason?

Why the Cubs Should Send Albert Almora Down and Call up Addison Russell

With the defensive need at middle infield and Almora consistently underperforming all season, a swapping him and Russell is warranted.

Cubs On Tap – 8/11/19

Patrick Mooney and Ron Luce recap a refreshing Cubs win today in Cincinnati to close out the series! Ahead of the off day, the guys analyze the comeback bats and the bullpen’s efforts before transitioning to a preview of Tuesday night’s matchup with the Phillis in the City of Brotherly Love. LISTEN:Apple Podcasts| Spotify | Google Podcasts | Breaker | Anchor Follow

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Cubs On Tap – 8/6/19

Ron Luce and Brian Mischler recap the awful 11-4 Cubs loss to the A’s and what we may see tomorrow for the rubber match. There were a few bright spots however, such as Duane Underwood. After the recap, Brian and Ron preview the rubber match for the series before finishing up with their “Fly the

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NEWS: Cubs Send Descalso to 10-Day IL; Add Holland to 25-Man Roster

Before the start of the second game of the Cubs’ series in Milwaukee, the team added LHP Derek Holland to the active roster after he was acquired yesterday from the San Francisco Giants. In order to add Holland to the roster, the Cubs sent second baseman Daniel Descalso to the 10-Day IL.

Cubs On Tap – 7/26/19

Patrick Mooney is joined by his hosts Buzz and Tony Marchese to break down the Cubs 3-2 loss to the Brewers. Being the only Cubs expert on the episode, Patrick takes you through Friday night’s loss and previews Saturday night’s matchup in Milwaukee. LISTEN:Spotify | Google Podcasts | Breaker | Anchor Coming to Apple Podcasts and additional platforms soon! Featured Photo:

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