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Baseball Night in Chicago Podcast: Contreras and Zobrist return for the Northsiders

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Baseball Night in Chicago Podcast: Contreras and Zobrist return for the Northsiders

The crew discuss Jed Hoyer's comments about having regrets after not trading for Justin Verlander in 2017. The trio also discusses the White Sox decision not to call up Luis Robert and Nick Madrigal after great minor league campaigns.

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Cardinals great Jim Edmonds announces that he's tested positive for COVID-19 virus

Cardinals great Jim Edmonds announces that he's tested positive for COVID-19 virus

Late on Wednesday night, Jim Edmonds went on Instagram and announced that he's tested positive for COVID-19

"... I appreciate everyone who has said well wishes and wished me the best. I did test positive for pneumonia, and I did get a positive test back for the [COVID-19] virus. I am completely symptom free now and doing really well ..."

Earlier in the week, Edmonds posted a picture from the hospital: 

Now home from the hospital, Edmonds goes on to stress the importance of flattening the curve. "Do not take this lightly," he said. "If you do not feel good, go to the doctor. Go to the emergency room if you can't breathe." 

Sports Talk Live Podcast: Jason Kipnis' concerns about the quality of baseball upon return

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Sports Talk Live Podcast: Jason Kipnis' concerns about the quality of baseball upon return

David Haugh, Charlie Roumeliotis and Adam Hoge join Kap on the panel.

0:45 - Nick Foles is officially a Chicago Bear. Over/under 10.5 starts for him next season.

3:36 - The Cubs' Jason Kipnis takes to Instagram to talk about the quality of baseball if it returns this season. Do fans care what the game looks like or do they just want to watch sports no matter what?

6:37 - ESPN's fan vote crowned Michael Jordan as the greatest college basketball player of all-time. He beat Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Kap says MJ is the GOAT but he may not be college hoops' all-time top 5.

8:20 - The guys debate which dunk on Patrick Ewing was the best in Bulls history: Scottie's or Michael's. And they preview the next installment of Bulls Classics- Game 1 of the 1996 East Finals against Shaq and the Magic.

12:08- NBC Sports' national NBA insider Tom Haberstroh joins Kap. Could the NBA resume with teams playing neutral-site games? Tom also explains how the league's social significance will affect its decision when to return and he discusses his favorite era in history.

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