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Podcast: Breaking down Cubs' trade deadline acquisitions

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NBC SPORTS CHICAGO

The rebuild has started and now it's time to get introduced to the new Cubs.

FanGraphs' Kevin Goldstein, a former MLB executive, joins David Kaplan and Maddie Lee to break down the prospects the Cubs received in trading Javy Báez, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Craig Kimbrel.

Did the Cubs get enough? Will the Cubs be back into contention soon? Kevin and the Cubs Talk crew break it all down.

(1:38) - Breaking down the Kris Bryant trade and what the Cubs got in Alexander Canario and Caleb Kilian

(4:40) - Goldstein surprised the Cubs got prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong for Javy Báez

(8:05) - Cubs received right-handed pitcher Alexander Vizcaíno and outfielder Kevin Alcántara for Anthony Rizzo

(11:40) - Cubs got a great deal for Craig Kimbrel from the White Sox

(18:30) - How fast can the Cubs turn this around after all the trades?

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