What does a shortened season mean for Chicago baseball in 2020? | Cubs Talk Podcast


Filling in for host David Kaplan, NBCS Cubs insider Gordon Wittenmyer is joined by White Sox beat writer Vinnie Duber to discuss Major League Baseball trying to find ways to start the season. But what are the issues they have to consider before starting? Gordon and Vinnie discuss those issues including a possible shortened season and what these issues could mean for a re-tooling Cubs team and a rebuilding White Sox team.

(2:48) – What are the possible benefits with starting the season in Arizona for Cubs/Sox
(9:55) – Could a DH be used in the NL & AL this year?
(17:55) – Did the Cubs benefit by not giving out large extensions this off season?
(24:00) – Nico Hoerner can benefit from a shortened season
(29:00) – Is the winning window for the Cubs still open due to a shortened season?

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What does a shortened season mean for Chicago baseball in 2020? | Cubs Talk Podcast | NBC Sports Chicago