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WATCH: Cubs steal the show on Saturday Night Live

WATCH: Cubs steal the show on Saturday Night Live

The Cubs are becoming celebrities not just in Chicago, but across the nation.

Days after winning their first World Series title since 1908, Dexter Fowler, Anthony Rizzo and David Ross appeared on Saturday Night Live and they completely stole the show.

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They kicked things off by dressing as strippers at a bachelorette party for an 83-year-old woman, and Rizzo busted out a familiar dance:

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During the "Weekend Update," comedian and longtime Cubs fan Bill Murray joined in on the fun by singing "Go Cubs Go" as part of a four-member band:

Kris Bryant tweeted out what all of Chicago was feeling after watching their skits:

Cubs Talk Podcast: What will David Ross' impact on the Cubs be like in 2020?

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Cubs Talk Podcast: What will David Ross' impact on the Cubs be like in 2020?

As new manager David Ross takes over for Joe Maddon, he intends to tweak the culture of the Cubs and set his own mark on the team. Jeff Nelson is joined by Outside the Ivy and Bleacher Nation's Michael Cerami to discuss what kind of impact David Ross will have on the 2020 Cubs, what should be expected from the pitching staff and bullpen, and the uncertainty of who plays in the outfield.

(1:36) - What does Ross' impact look like?

(8:28) - Concerns with the pitching staff

(16:00) - Will Craig Kimbrel be better this year?

(20:00) - Will Kris Bryant have enough rope to get used to leading off?

(25:05) - Who do you trust to play the outfield every day?

Listen here or in the embedded player below.

Cubs Talk Podcast

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David Bote puts his sweet swing to use, assists two Cubs fans in gender reveal

David Bote puts his sweet swing to use, assists two Cubs fans in gender reveal

David Bote put his sweet, sweet swing to special use on Tuesday.

Prior to the Cubs’ Cactus League game vs. the Rockies, a couple of Cubs fans asked Bote to partake in their gender reveal. The duo brought a powder-infused baseball, asking Bote to take a hack to reveal whether they’re having a boy or girl.

The father-to-be tossed the ball to Bote, who smashed it open to unleash a pink cloud of powder — signifying the couple will have a girl. The 26-year-old infielder — who has two daughters himself — threw his arms in the air to celebrate.

No matter how you feel about gender reveals, you’ve gotta love the uniqueness of this one and Bote partaking in the special moment. Here’s to a healthy life for the baby! 

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