Cubs Talk Podcast: Will Cubs be healthy enough to beat Cardinals? originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
Ian Happ gets hit in the eye, José Quintana is on the injured list and the Cubs are about to play their biggest rivals in a very important division-defining series.
David Kaplan and Cubs insider Gordon Wittenmyer discuss the Cubs’ injuries, preview the Cubs-Cardinals series and if the Cubs have enough to take a bigger lead in the division, and discuss the state of the Cubs for the next 3 seasons.
(1:30) - Can the Cubs overcome their injuries to finish the Cardinals?
(6:35) - Cardinals have injuries as well
(9:40) - Will the Cubs move a core player after the season is over?
(14:20) - How does having Marquee impact baseball moves in the next season?
(18:25) - Will Theo Epstein return to the Cubs after his contract is up?