Wrigleyville Nation's Podcast - Chicago Cubs Discussion, News, & More

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News, thoughts, and opinions from Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and Wrigleyville residents. This podcast covers everything from the baseball events to the neighborhood happenings.

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News, thoughts, and opinions from Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and Wrigleyville residents. This podcast covers everything from the baseball events to the neighborhood happenings.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-06 06:57
last episode published
2019-11-05 05:08
publication frequency
9.59 days
Contributors
wrigleyvillenation.com author  
Jeremy Diemer owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
166
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Categories
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
5.11.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Ross is Cubs Manager, Offseason Roster Moves, and More

Matthew Trueblood, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us this week. David Ross is the new Cubs manager. We recap the Cubs offseason roster moves. Options exercised on Rizzo and Quintana. We go through the list of declined options as well. We close the sho...
1.10.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Harry Pavlidis, Maddon Gone, End of Season Closure

Harry Pavlidis, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us this week. The Cubs season is over. Maddon is out as manager. We look back at what went wrong, Maddon's legacy, potential changes ahead, and more. We finish up talking metrics. Lets get closure togethe...
23.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Cubs Implode On Final Homestand of Season, Postmortem, & More

Matthew Trueblood, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us this week. The Cubs implode on thier final homestand. Instead of discussing the ways to win the division, we are dealing with this team missing the playoff entirely. We postmortem what happened. Abs...
17.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Alex Crisafulli, Cubs Offense, Nico Debut, Cubs Cardinals Preview

Alex Crisafulli, Cardinals Blogger and Podcast Host, joins us this week to preview the upcoming 7 Cubs Cards games. Jeremy & Pat open the show recapping the last weeks offensive explosion. The debut of Nico Hoerner. Rizzo injured. We close the show...
9.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Tom Loxas, Tough Cubs Week, Baez Out, & More

Tom Loxas joins us this week. Tough week for the Cubs, losing 3 of 4 to the Brewers. Baez is out for the regular season. Cardinals keep winning. Cubs are in a fight for the final wild card spot. We discuss the current set of issues for this team. Not a...
1.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Julie DiCaro, Labor Day, Roster Moves

Julie DiCaro, from 670 The Score, joins us this week. Labor day episode. Cubs Sweep the Mets and had a chance to put the Brewers behind them. Zobrist returns, September call ups, and other roster moves. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Goo...
27.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Michael Cerami, Cubs Sweep & Swept, Ugly Jerseys, & More

Michael Cerami, from Bleacher Nation, joins us this week. We recap the Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Cubs Sweep the Giants, get Swept by the Nats, and are forced to wear hideous jerseys. Castellanos continues to be great. Lester struggles. Good outings ...
17.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Matt Clapp, Cubs Road Woes, Maddon Future, and Roster Moves

Matt Clapp joins us this week. The Cubs road woes are real. Cubs swept in Philly and blow a game in Pit. We look at Maddons future, discuss the roster moves, and agree Hamilton would be good on the team - just not at leadoff. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen...
12.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Ryan Davis, Cubs Road Trip, Happ, Injuries, & More

Ryan Davis joins us this week. We recap the series with the As. Cubs start a road trip with a split against the Reds. Offense improved with Happ and Castellanos. Bullpen injuries & More. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay, Spo...
6.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Bill Marovitz, Trade Deadline, Injuries, Cubs Sweep Brewers

Bill Marovitz, Producer of Miracle, joins us to talk about the Cubs musical. Jeremy and Pat breakdown all the roster moves from the trade deadline and IL. We recap the sweep of the Brewers & preview the week ahead. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on App...
30.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Paul Noonan, Cubs & Brewers Discussion, Trade Deadline Anticipation

Paul Noonan joins us this week to break down the Cubs and Brewers. Cubs and Brewers play 6 times this week, so we bring on our Brewers expert to help us break down the series. We also speculate on what these two teams will do at the trade deadline. Bul...
23.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Corey Freedman, Cubs Success and Struggles, Trade Deadline Preview, & More

Corey Freedman from the Cubs Related Podcast joins us this week. We recap a successful homestand. Russell, Almora, and Edwards all struggling. Tough road trip ahead. We discuss the names out there as possible targets for the Cubs at the trade deadline....
16.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Hosts Only, Cubs 2nd Half Begins, Monty Traded

Hosts only this week as we start the second half of the baseball season.  Cubs sweep the Pirates, but lose to the Reds. Heyward is great, bullpen struggles again, and defensive issues continue.  Montgomery is traded during the show, so we discuss our i...
1.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Jared Wyllys, Kimbrel Debuts, Injuries, Cubs Struggles, & More

Jared Wyllys, from Sporting News and Forbes, joins us this week. We recap the series with the Braves and Reds. Kimbrel joins the Cubs! CarGo is let go. Hammels is injured. We break down the struggles of Montgomery, CF and 2B. We close the show with a r...
24.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Hosts Only, Alzolay Has Arrived, Recaps, Braves Series Preview, & More

Hosts only this week. We discuss the players struggling on offense for the Cubs. Alzolay has arrived. Cubs move to a 6 man rotation. Barnette called up. We preview the Atlanta series & More. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay,...
18.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Bruce Miles, State of the Cubs, & Celebrating 200 Episodes

Bruce Miles, from the Daily Herald, joins us this week. We talk about the Cubs struggles on the road, Darvish pitching great, and Kyle to the IL. We talk about bullpen options, and offensive surprises this year. We close the show talking about our favo...
10.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Michael Ernst, Cubs Sign Kimbrel, Draft Analysis, & More

Michael Ernst, from CubsDen, joins us this week. Lots of news, we discuss the Carlos Gonzalez and Craig Kimbrel additions. Yes, Kimbrel has finally been signed by the Cubs! Michael then helps us analyze last weeks Cubs draft. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen...
3.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Tony Andracki, Cubs Swept, Bullpen Struggles, Schwarber, Draft, & More

Tony Andracki, Cubs reporter for NBC Sports Chicago, joins us this week. We discuss the Cubs sweep in St Louis. The bullpen is still a problem, starters rebound, offensive struggles, the draft, & more. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePl...
28.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Dave Wischnowsky, Remembering Bill Buckner, Bryant Injured, Recaps, News, & More

Dave Wischnowsky joins us this week. Week remember Bill Buckner and what a career he had. We recap the Phillies and Red series. Rizzo is on fire, KB is hurt, the bullpen is still an issue, and more. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on iTunes, GooglePlay, Spo...
21.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Brendan Miller, from Cubs Insider, Bryant Is Great, Injuries, Bullpen Status, & More

Brendan Miller, from Cubs Insider and the Cubs Related Podcast, joins us this week. We recap the roadtrip. Kris Bryant is really good. We discuss Schwarber leading off. We close the show talking about the current state of the bullpen. Enjoy and Go Cubs...
14.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Hosts Only, Successful Cubs Homestand Recap, Hottest Team In Baseball

Hosts only this week. We recap a successful homestand. The Cubs are the hottest team and baseball. So many walk off wins this week, Bryant is back, Lester is a treasure, and the bullpen is just fine. Cubs are in first place. Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen ...
7.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Brett Taylor from Bleacher Nation, Cubs Sweep Cards, Things Are Good

Brett Taylor, from Bleacher Nation, joins us this week. The Cubs are really good. We recap the Sweep of the Cardinals. Javy wants to be a Cub for life. Starters are good, bullpen is good, offense is good, everythings good! Enjoy and Go Cubs!! Listen on...
29.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: James Neveau, Cubs April, Kris Bryant, Great Starting Pitching, & More

James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins us this week. We discuss Kris Bryant starting to contribute to the Cubs offense. The Cubs also had a week of good starting pitching performances. The bullpen has been fine. We discuss what a Russell return to the C...
23.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Sam Fels, Cubs Bounce Back, Heyward, Bote, & More

Sam Fels joins us this week. Cubs beat up on bad teams. The starters are rounding into form. We discuss our love for Kyle Hendricks. We break down what David Bote means to the Cubs. Creative options for Joe and this Cubs bullpen. We remember how great ...
17.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Michael Cerami, Cubs Opening Homestand, Pitching Improvements, Heyward & Willson Offense, & More

Michael Cerami, from Bleacher Nation, joins us this week. We break down the first Cubs homestand of the year. Darvish and Quintana start to turn things around, the bullpen played better, and Willson Contreras continues his offensive explosion. Pat visi...
8.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Ryan Davis, Cubs Struggles, Home Opener, and More

Ryan Davis joins us this week. We discuss the bullpen troubles and other pitching concerns. The Cubs offense had a good week, Jason Heyward might be back to his old Cardinal numbers. We preview the Cubs home opener and discuss some best and worst home ...
1.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Cubs Regular Season Begins, Bullpen issues, Great Offense, & More

Matthew Trueblood, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us to start the 2019 season! Cubs open in Texas, so we break down a small sample size. Offense is good, Bullpen is bad. We close the show talking about pitch framing, and the Deadspin article. Enjoy an...
19.03.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Evan Altman, Cubs Spring Training, Rule Changes, & Predictions

Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, is our guest this week. We talk Cubs spring training highlights. New rule changes for this year. Then it's our annual predictions episode. We recap our predictions from last year and predict the performances of this year...
5.03.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Dan Szymborski, Cubs ZIPS Projections

Dan Szymborski, from Fangraphs and ESPN, joins us this week. Dan helps up break down the Cubs ZIPS Projections. The starting pitching is very good, Bryant is bouncing back, Baez regresses, and the outfield is not that great. We close the show making ZI...
25.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Jared Wyllys, Recap Cubs Offseason, Spring Training Preview, & More

Jared Wyllys, from Sporting News and Forbes Sports, joins us this week. We recap the disappointing Cubs offseason. We recap the Ricketts involvement in the 44th Ward Alderman race. We discuss the ownerships lack of honesty with the fans, and how they a...
24.01.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Mark Gonzales, Cubs Convention Recap, HOF, Neighborhood News, & More

Mark Gonzales from the Chicago Tribune joins us this week. We recap the Cubs convention weekend. Brief HOF discussion. Pat closes the show with a wrigley field construction update, and the Cubs dispute with Alderman Tunney. Enjoy and Go Cubs!!
23.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Dave Wischnowsky, Cubs Quiet Off Season, Harper Hopes, and Happy Holidays

Dave Wischnowsky joins us this week. We recap the Cubs coaching changes. We talk about the lack of Cubs moves and how Bryce Harper can still happen. The Cards and Reds are making moves. Fun holiday show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of our...
12.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Dakota Mekkes, Iowa Cubs Pitcher

Dakota Mekkes, Cubs Prospect and Iowa Cubs Pitcher, joins us this week. We start the show recapping Cubs offseason transactions since our last show. Then we get into Dakota's minor league career. He has moved through the minor league system over the la...
9.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Ryan Davis, End of Season Cubs Closure Episode

Ryan Davis joins us this week. We recap the WildCard Game. We break down our highs and lows for the Cubs season. We discuss the future for the Cubs pending free agents. And we speculate on options for 2019. Come get some end of season closure with us. ...
2.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Matthew Trueblood, Game 163 Recap, Cubs Rockies Wildcard Preview

Matthew Trueblood, from Baseball Prospectus, joins us this week. We recap game 163 between the Cubs and Brewers. We debate the need to even have a tie break game. We look at what went wrong for the Cubs, how Maddon managed the game, the lack of offense...
25.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Final Week, Addison Russell, Season Recap, & More

Final week of the regular season is here! Cubs are battling the brewers into the final week. Jeremy recaps his trip to the G RAT, We discuss Addison Russel, Last weeks games, and we close the show recapping the season overall. Enjoy & Go Cubs!!
17.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Hosts Only, Great Pitching, Hitting Struggles, Injuries, & More

Hosts only, another busy week with the Cubs playing everyday. Starting pitching is GREAT, but offensive struggles are back. Injuries all around, including Pedro Strop. Recaps and previews as the season is almost over and the Cubs have a slim lead over ...
10.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Tony Andracki, Cubs Brewers, Rain in DC, Previews & More

Tony Andracki, from NBC Sports Chicago, joins us this week. We discuss the defensive issues in the Milwaukee series. The weather in the Nationals series. We question how to handle the Nationals makeup game. The show closes with a preview of a now super...
3.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Labor Day Hosts Only, Cubs Keep Winning, Baez Love, Standings, & More

Labor Day Hosts only this week. Cubs keep winning, and gaining games on the division. Cubs pitching is ON and Javy Baez is a national treasure. We look at the races in the NL and potential Cubs opponents. We analyze the September schedule and More! Enj...
25.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Hosts Only, Daniel Murphy is a Cub, Hamels is Great, & More

Hosts only this week. Daniel Murphy joins the Cubs. We look at how this happened and what it means for the lineup. Darvish out for the year, thank goodness for Cole Hamels. Enjoy & Go Cubs!!
20.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Evan Altman, Cubs Injuries, Darvish Discomfort, Offense Struggles, & More

Evan Altman, from Cubs Insider, joins us this week. Monty heads to the DL. Darvish rehab start ends after one inning. Morrow & Bryant updates. Offensive struggles, Decent pitching, make up last week. We start thinking about September callups, and M...
13.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Paul Noonan, Brewers Preview, BOTE Walkoff

Paul Noonan joins us this week to educate us on what to expect from the Brewers. We preview the Brewers series and more. We recount Pats trip to KC. For the first time ever recording during a podcast we had to start recording again to talk about the BO...
6.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Jared Wyllys, Cubs Trades, Inconsistencies, Injury Updates, Recaps, & More

Jared Wyllys, from Sporting News, joins us this week. We recap the Cubs Trade Deadline additions. The Cubs have words for ARod. Javy Baez is still amazing. Cubs split with the Padres, but it could have been worse. The schedule stays easy next week, we ...
29.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Corey Freedman, Cole Hamels joins the Cubs, Trade Deadline, & More

Corey Freedman, from Cubs Insider, joins us this week. We discuss Cole Hamels addition to the Cubs rotation. Rotation struggles. Potential Trade Deadline moves, & Bullpen roster constraints. Javy is still great, and we are worried about Bryant. The...
23.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: Mike Banghart, HR Derby, Cubs Cards Series, Trades, & More

Mike Banghart, from CubsDen, joins us this week. We discuss a fun homerun derby. Josh Hader is disgusting. Cubs take 3 of 5 against the Cardinals, putting them in 4th place. We speculate on trade possibilites, & More! Enjoy & Go Cubs !!
9.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Cubs finally beat the Reds, Game Recap, Cubs All Stars & More

Jeremy & Pat disucss the Cubs exciting homestand. Sweep of the Tigers and Finally seeing the Cubs beat the Reds. It was scary but they took 2 out of 3. Baez, Lester, and Contreras make the All Star Team. Recaps, News, & More. Enjoy & Go Cub...
3.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Cubs Sweep Twins, Offensive Explosion, News & More

Jeremy & Pat disucss the Cubs in LA and the Sweep of the Twins. It was a HOT weekend, temp wise, and Cubs offensive wise. Lester & Baez are player of the month and week respectively. Recaps, News, & More. Enjoy & Go Cubs !!
26.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Guest: James Neveau, Lester Love, Cubs Swept By Reds, Staying Positive

James Neveau, from NBC Chicago, joins us this week. We continue to show our love for Lester. We recap a rough weekend series against the Reds. Cubs are swept but we refuse to panic. We discuss all the injured Cubs, and we find the positives. Yes there ...
19.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Hosts only, Cubs Important Week Recap, & More

Jeremy and Pat recap an important Cubs road trip against the Brewers and Cardinals. We preview the upcoming week and we close the show doing our NL all star ballot. Enjoy & Go Cubs !!
12.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/1/0/a/b10a48824ae8b74b/wnlogo2014.png

Bruce Miles, Lester & Heyward, Cubs remain HOT, Darvish Update, & More

Bruce Miles returns to the podcast this week. We discuss the Cubs current hot streak. We look at the successes of Lester and Heyward. Darvish update. Bullpen love & More! Enjoy & Go Cubs !!