The 2020 Cubs roster is mired in uncertainty. There are players are up for extensions and deals, and management figuring out if this is still a team with a winning window. It sounds similar to another Chicago team, the 197-98 Last Dance Bulls. David Kaplan and NBCS Chicago Cubs insider Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the similarities of the two teams.
Later in the podcast, they get into the financial uncertainty of MLB and how teams will move forward as a result of the pandemic.
(2:12) - Are we looking at the Last Dance for this Cubs team?
(7:40) - Cubs already fired their Phil Jackson after not keeping Joe Maddon
(13:55) - Cubs don't have an MJ, he's with Joe Maddon in Los Angeles
(21:28) - How will free agents react to a unique offseason
(25:00) - Should Mookie Betts take a long-term deal
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Cubs Talk Podcast
Cubs Talk Podcast: Are the 2020 Cubs the 1998 Last Dance Bulls? originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago