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Cubs Talk Podcast: What a World Series title means to Mark Prior

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USA TODAY

On this edition of the Cubs Talk Podcast, David Kaplan and Gordon Wittenmyer talk to former Cub Mark Prior about winning the World Series as the Dodgers pitching coach, his relationship with Dusty Baker, how he got into coaching and watching the 2016 Cubs win the championship.

(1:30) - On clinching the World Series

(4:00) - On clinching a playoff spot with the Cubs in 2003

(6:00) - On not being around family during the season

(8:00) - On Justin Turner's positive COVID-19 test during Game 6

(10:30) - Passing his knowledge down to today's players

(12:15) - On his feeling towards Dusty Baker

(14:30) - Does Baker get enough credit for his accomplishments?

(18:30) - On Kevin Cash's decision to pull Blake Snell in Game 6

(21:30) - How would he have reacted to being taken out of the game like Snell was

(23:30) - How he coaches Clayton Kershaw

(26:00) - How he got into coaching

(29:00) - Thoughts on MLB's new rules in 2020

(32:30) - On seeing the Cubs win the World Series in 2016

 
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