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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. Anthony Rizzo or Kyle Schwarber? Nick Castellanos or Jose Quintana? Finally, the crew does a “Who Ya Got” draft for the upcoming MLB Playoffs. Join Luke, Cody, and Ryan on the CHGO Cubs Podcast for all the Cubs news and a preview of Postseason Baseball. YouTube Replay Show https://youtu.be/WOS1C8PHoQU Subscribe to the Show Follow The Hosts

The MLB regular season ends today with all eyes turning towards the playoffs. The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the playoffs as the betting favorite, but the defending-champion Atlanta Braves are not far behind. Who’s the best bet to win it all this season? And with one game on the college football slate tonight, how should you bet SMU at UCF? Plus, it’s never too early to look ahead to the NFL slate. The CHGO Bets crew takes a look at the Thursday night game between the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts. Join Sean Anderson and Cody Delmendo for those bets and more on the CHGO Bets Daily Live Show. YouTube Show Replay https://youtu.be/yX_lu32eekM Subscribe to the Show

Over the last week, the Cubs made a slew of moves to shuffle around both their active and 40-man rosters.

Adbert Alzolay (activated from 60-day injured list), Jared Young (selected from Triple-A Iowa) and Esteban Quiroz (selected from Iowa) are now on the big league club, while moves involving Frank Schwindel (DFA'd and granted unconditional release), Sean Newcomb (DFA'd and sent outright to Iowa) and Rafael Ortega (placed on 60-day IL) opened up spots on both rosters.

With so little time left in the year, those moves have added another wrinkle to the decision-making the Cubs' front office will be doing this offseason — and more specifically, the decisions they'll make surrounding who to keep on the 40-man roster before the Rule 5 Draft.

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Happy Monday, everyone.

After a week off due to Labor Day last Monday, we are back with another set of Monday morning thoughts. Because the Cubs are 24 games under .500 with 22 games remaining, there's not a whole lot of game-level stuff to worry about outside of seeing the continued development of a lot of the youngsters on the team.

Today's thoughts, then, are going to focus mostly on this offseason and the storylines for the Cubs in 2023. That's a year when they hope to be much more competitive than they've been this season. That's a year when offseason additions and jumps from the young guys might actually push them to being much more competitive than they've been this season.

So as we get closer to a very important offseason in this rebuild, that's what we should be talking about. And that's where these thoughts from yours truly are centered on.

Let's get into it. Here are some Cubs thoughts for Monday morning.

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Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts can often be seen roaming the ballpark during home games at Wrigley Field, chatting with fans who approach him. Now, what exactly do those fans say to him during those interactions? “The fans are great,” Ricketts said Saturday during an interview with about a half-dozen reporters on the Wrigley Field concourse. “I mean, I walk around...

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West Virginia and Pitt meet for the first time since 2011 in one of college football’s most storied rivalry games. How should you factor that into your betting strategy when the college football season kicks off in earnest? And where else can you find an edge in Thursday night’s slate of games? Sean Anderson and Cody Delmendo prepare your PointsBet accounts for football on CHGO Bets Daily. YouTube Replay Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p1dNHWoJvM Follow The Hosts

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