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Fast Break Morning Update: Cubs beat Phillies; White Sox lose to Royals; What's next for Bulls?

Fast Break Morning Update: Cubs beat Phillies; White Sox lose to Royals; What's next for Bulls?

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Joe Maddon states that Bryce Harper on Cubs "not going to happen"

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Joe Maddon states that Bryce Harper on Cubs "not going to happen"

Per Jesse Rogers of ESPN, after being asked if the Cubs would sign mega-free agent Bryce Harper, Cubs skipper Joe Maddon replied “Not going to happen”.

This retort from Maddon falls in line with the stance that ownership has reportedly taken in the Harper sweepstakes.


The Cubs could no doubt use some help to boost their up-and-down offense but it looks like it won’t come in the form of Harper. As of now, the Phillies still sit as the front-runners for the mega-free agent after reports of a 5-hour meeting between the two side arose

Cubs Talk Podcast: Top story lines for 2019

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Cubs Talk Podcast: Top story lines for 2019

On the latest Cubs Talk Podcast, Luke Stuckmeyer, David Kaplan, Kelly Crull and Tony Andracki discuss the biggest storylines for the Cubs heading into the 2019 season.

01:00 - Predictions for the rest of the 2019 off-season

03:00 - Are the Cubs falling behind in the NL Central?

06:30 - The need for a veteran catcher to play behind Willson Contreras

08:00 - Lack of long-term contracts being handed out this off-season

10:30 - Will Kyle Schwarber reach his potential?

14:45 - What will David Bote's role be in 2019?

17:45 - Will the new coaching staff make a difference in 2019?

21:30 - Where does Ian Happ fit into the Cubs plan

25:00 - Will Joe ever settle on 3 outfielders to get almost all of the playing time?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

Cubs Talk Podcast

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