Ben Finfer (ESPN 1000), Phil Rogers (MLB.com) and Seth Gruen (Bleacher Report) join Kap on the panel. The Cubs continue to bask in the glow of their World Series triumph but what will the team look like next year? The MLB award finalists are announced. Will Jon Lester or Kyle Hendricks win the Cy Young? And was Chris Sale rightly snubbed?
Plus the panel debates whether or not the Bears are still in the playoff hunt and tries to figure out who the real Bulls are.
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Hub Arkush, David Schuster and Mark Grote join Kap on the panel.
0:00- The Cubs sweep the Marlins and have won 7 of their last 10. Have they finally turned the corner?
8:00- The White Sox keep playing but the controversy surrounding Tim Anderson's bat-flip-heard-round-the-world continues. Does baseball need to lighten up or does Anderson deserve some blame?
14:30- The guys remember Chet Coppock. The "Godfather of Sports Talk Radio" died at the age of 70.
18:00- Carlos Zambrano drops by the studio. He talks to Kap about his comeback with the Chicago Dogs, his thoughts on the Cubs winning it all and his hopes to once again pitch in the majors.
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Luke Stuckmeyer and Chris Kamka go through some fun and perhaps meaningful numbers through the Cubs' first 17 games, including good trends for the starting pitching and puzzling numbers for Kris Bryant & Anthony Rizzo (1:30). Then, David Kaplan catches up with former Cubs ace Carlos Zambrano, who discusses his comeback attempt with the Chicago Dogs, his accomplishments while he pitched for the Cubs, and his newfound commitment to his faith (10:30).
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