Kyle Schwarber


It’s October, which means Postsesaon Baseball is here in the MLB, whether or not the Chicago Cubs are participating. On today’s CHGO Cubs Podcast, the crew breaks down matchups to watch in the Wild Card Series and also share some of their postseason predictions. Plus, the guys discuss which former Cubs players are easiest to root for in the Playoffs.…

Happy Monday everyone!

We are now just one week away from the All-Star break, but we got some All-Star news over the weekend that's sure to excite the North Side of Chicago. The Cubs will be sending two players (more on that later) to Los Angeles to play in Midsummer Classic on July 19, meaning they've had more than the required one player from each team every year since Wade Davis was the lone Cubs representative in 2017.

The hope is that trip to LA is a much more pleasant experience in Hollywood than this weekend series against the Dodgers. A four-game sweep is sure to ruin the vibe around any team, but it was especially tough considering the Cubs had just won four straight series and five of their last six.

But I'll get into all of that in a bit. We've got some All-Star news to discuss in this week's Monday morning Cubs thoughts, so let's get right into it.

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Luke, Cody, Ryan and making his CHGO Cubs debut, Kyle, react to the Cubs signing Japanese outfielder Seiya Suzuki to a five year, $85 million contract. The crew discusses what it means to the Cubs present and future. The crew also reacts to Anthony Rizzo’s two year deal with the Yankees and Kyle Schwarber’s deal with the Phillies and what…