On the latest Cubs Talk Podcast, David Kaplan gives his thoughts on what a Javier Báez extention could look like. He also discusses how Yasmani Grandal signing with the White Sox increases Willson Contreras' trade value.
1:25 - Will Cubs and Javy Báez agree on a contract extension?
3:44 - If Báez doesn't want to commit long term, do Cubs trade him now?
6:15 - Kap gives his proposed deal that Báez could accept.
8:41 - Will Cubs lock up other key players with same type of mentality?
10:52 - Will Cubs be willing to trade Willson Contreras?
11:55 - With Grandal to the White Sox, teams might be more willing to part with their best prospects with Contreras in a deal.
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Cubs Talk Podcast
On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle talks to former Blackhawks Stanley Cup Champion, Brian Campbell.
They discuss his “One Last Shift” at the United Center this week, the rocky relationship he had with Joel Quenneville in year one and when he knew he was out of Q’s doghouse.
Campbell tells us the moment in 2010 when he knew the Blackhawks were Stanley Cup contenders. He also talks about the injury he received from Alex Ovechkin and his return to the line-up in the middle of the Nashville series.
Soupy tells us about his work with defenseman, such as Adam Boqvist, and how the Blackhawks tweaked defensive zone system has helped the team in recent weeks.
0:30 - What was “One more shift” like?
1:30 - What did your daughters Harper & Everly think about “One More Shift”?
3:00 - Back in 2008, how many teams did it come down to before you decided on Hawks?
4:45 - Taking less term in Chicago
6:00 - Rough start with Joel Quenneville
7:30 - When Campbell knew he was out of Q’s dog house
9:00 - Hossa’s debut signals Cup Contender
10:00 - Campbell injury from Ovechkin
11:00 - Return in Nashville series
12:30 - Soupy meets future wife
13:30 - Sweet Home Chicago
15:00 - Current role with Hawks
16:30 - Working with Adam Boqvist & Nicholas Beaudin
20:30 - Is Gustafsson back?
22:30 - Tweaked DZ coverage scheme
24:00 - “Soup and a Sandwich”
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Blackhawks Talk Podcast