Cubs

Podcast: How will pandemic cuts impact the Cubs' offseason?

Cubs
USA TODAY

The Cubs have made a lot of organizational layoffs due to the pandemic, reaching as far as baseball operations. With a smaller staff, how will they proceed with building the on-field product?

David Kaplan and Cubs insider Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the layoffs and their impact on the Cubs this offseason. They also discuss potential free agents the Cubs should look at, including Trevor Bauer, and review the Cubs farm system.

(1:18) - Cubs layoffs continued into baseball operations

(8:10) - Times are tough for the Cubs right now

(14:40) - How many teams are prepared to spend in free agency?

(20:25) - If Jed Hoyer takes over as the head of baseball ops, will he be forced to make cuts and not spend in free agency?

(27:00) - Could Bauer work with the Cubs?

 
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