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Locked On Cubs is the No. 1 daily podcast on the Chicago Cubs. Hosted by diehard fans Matt Cozzi and Sam Olbur, the show takes you through the highs, the lows, and everything in between. You will get your updates on all things Cubs with a laugh or two along the way. Locked On Cubs. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

Locked On Cubs is the No. 1 daily podcast on the Chicago Cubs. Hosted by diehard fans Matt Cozzi and Sam Olbur, the show takes you through the highs, the lows, and everything in between. You will get your updates on all things Cubs with a laugh or two along the way. Locked On Cubs. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Locked On Cubs is the No. 1 daily podcast on the Chicago Cubs. Hosted by diehard fans Matt Cozzi and Sam Olbur, the show takes you through the highs, the lows, and everything in between. You will get your updates on all things Cubs with a laugh or two along the way. Locked On Cubs. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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English


Episodes

Pete Crow-Armstrong might rise to BEST prospect in baseball for Chicago Cubs

1/26/2023
We are joined by Lindsay Crosby of Locked On MLB Prospects for a GREAT discussion on where the Cubs system ranks in all of baseball, the ceiling for Pete Crow-Armstrong, why 2023 is so important for Cubs prospects, Hayden Wesneski being overlooked, when Matt Mervis will debut, and more. Listen to Lindsay's full Cubs farm preview here: https://link.chtbl.com/LOMLBProspects Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a...

Duration:00:35:19

What are the odds the Chicago Cubs win the NL Central in 2023?

1/25/2023
FanDuel released new division and award futures for 2023, and Sam and Matt break it all down like only they can. Where do the Cubs rank in possibly winning the NL Central? Who are the three Cubs players listed in the NL MVP odds and the three Cubs pitchers listed in the NL Cy Young odds? Plus: Former Cubs TV play-by-player Chip Caray is going to the Cardinals, prompting Matt to rant about Willson Contreras joining the rival. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the...

Duration:00:32:22

Could the Chicago Cubs trade Nick Madrigal to the White Sox?

1/23/2023
According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, the White Sox could be interested in trading for Cubs infielder Nick Madrigal. How could Madrigal help the Cubs this season? What does a possible trade return look like? Plus: Revealing two more important players in order for the Cubs to succeed in 2023 and a tribute to WXRT DJ Lin Brehmer. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Support Us By...

Duration:00:28:27

Could Matt Chapman be a Chicago Cubs trade target?

1/19/2023
If the Cubs are interested in Matt Chapman in 2024 free agency, then they should explore trading for him NOW. In Chapman the Cubs get an immediate upgrade at both 3B and in the middle of the batting order. Is there any possibility of a deal in 2023? What would it take? Plus: Mailbag questions and best and worst of the week. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our...

Duration:00:31:23

Projecting the Chicago Cubs opening day lineup

1/18/2023
What is the starting lineup going to be on Opening Day for the Cubs. With the addition of Trey Mancini, Sam and Matt reveal their new lineup for the North Siders and break down all the reasons to go with that order or not. Also, how does this lineup compare to lineups of 2022? Hint: Much improved. Plus: The possibility of Matt Mervis and Chris Morel opening the year at Triple-A and a new projection for the entire 26-man roster. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a...

Duration:00:35:28

Will Sammy Sosa and the Chicago Cubs ever reunite?

1/17/2023
At the Cubs Convention over the weekend, Tom Ricketts did not provide any updates on a possible reunion with Sammy Sosa. There are still questions surrounding the topic, including why Ricketts is not welcoming him back. Sam and Matt have a discussion about Sosa, Ryne Sandberg getting a statue, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar...

Duration:00:30:15

Chicago Cubs sign Trey Mancini as excitement builds for 2023

1/16/2023
Packed weekend of Cubs news! Sam and Matt break down Trey Mancini signing with the Cubs, the DFA of Mark Leiter, the possibility of Nick Madrigal playing 3B, plans for Matt Mervis and others, comments from Tom Ricketts and Jed Hoyer, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to...

Duration:00:35:42

What question would YOU ask Tom Ricketts or Jed Hoyer at the Cubs Convention?

1/13/2023
Did you know the Cubs are 14th in MLB in payroll? Sam and Matt reflect on what it means and why the Cubs are mostly waiting on spending entering the 2023 season. Plus: The Cubs Convention returns this weekend, including panels with owner Tom Ricketts and presidents Jed Hoyer and Crane Kenney. What would you ask them if given the opportunity? Also, best and worst of the week. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs,...

Duration:00:33:57

Chicago Cubs prospect Matt Mervis joins us!

1/11/2023
Matt Mervis joins the show! From his success in 2022 to what makes the current group of prospects special to his goal of making the Opening Day roster, Sam and Matt discuss it all with the Cubs prospect. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever...

Duration:00:26:07

Chicago Cubs should still be IN on Carlos Correa

1/9/2023
If the Chicago Cubs are serious about winning in 2023, then they should be in on Carlos Correa as his free agency remains uncertain following injury concerns. Do the Cubs need to illustrate their desire to win with a final Correa pursuit or are you moving forward with the moves they made? Plus: Trey Mancini is still an option for the Cubs and trivia about catchers. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and...

Duration:00:32:27

Projecting the Chicago Cubs opening day roster

1/6/2023
If the season started today, what is the Chicago Cubs opening day roster? Sam and Matt break down the starters, bench, rotation, and bullpen. Plus: Two under-the-radar players who need to do well in order for the Cubs to succeed in 2023, and best and worst of the week. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that...

Duration:00:30:49

Chicago Cubs building competitive lineup, but is it enough?

1/4/2023
Eric Hosmer and the Cubs are "close" to a deal as the North Siders continue to add. Hosmer fits into a competitive lineup that is mostly built around contact and Sam and Matt explain why the Cubs are going to need multiple players to take a step forward in order to be in the postseason mix. And with Hosmer in the fold, what could a starting lineup look like? Plus: Brennen Davis improving, and questions for 'how much would it take?' to wrap up. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or...

Duration:00:27:30

Eric Hosmer could help Chicago Cubs in 2023

1/3/2023
Free agent Eric Hosmer and the Cubs are in discussions on a deal. Sam and Matt break down Hosmer's offensive struggles and how he could benefit from the new shift rules, how this makes the team better defensively, how it would impact Matt Mervis, and more. Plus: Debuting a new trivia game and Sam's new background. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a voicemail: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!...

Duration:00:30:35

Are the Chicago Cubs the most improved team in baseball?

12/30/2022
The Cubs have made six additions via free agency so far. Considering these moves and activity by other teams, could the Cubs perhaps be the most improved club in all of baseball entering the 2023 season? Sam and Matt break it down like only they can. Plus: Overs/unders on home runs for the current starting lineup and best and worst of the year -- including the story of how Sam and Matt joined Locked On. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:03

Prospects outlook still on the rise for Chicago Cubs

12/29/2022
The Cubs are now 10th in prospect rankings per MLB Pipeline. The entire Cubs system performed well in 2022, so Sam and Matt reflect on these questions for 2023: Are there any untouchables in the system? What about an X-factor who could contribute at the big league level? Who is one pitcher and position player to keep track of? Plus: Notes on Roenis Elias, Tommy La Stella, possible items for Sam's new background, and more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a...

Duration:00:26:59

Could RAFAEL DEVERS be a Chicago Cubs trade target?

12/27/2022
As we inch closer to the 2023 season, is this off season an appropriate time for the Cubs to make a trade? Sam and Matt break down the reasons to make a deal or not, and what types of players would be in a possible proposal. What would a trade for Red Sox 3B Rafael Devers look like? How about with the Marlins for pitcher Pablo Lopez and 3B Joey Wendle? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo...

Duration:00:28:48

What are the current projections for the 2023 Chicago Cubs?

12/22/2022
Dansby Swanson crushed his introductory press conference on Wednesday. From a story about watching Cubs games on WGN with his late grandfather to his approach to the game to his desire to win, Swanson positioned himself as a great fit for the North Siders entering 2023 and beyond. Plus: FanGraphs releases their ZIPS projections, and why Michael Conforto or Trey Mancini should be added. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar....

Duration:00:32:05

Locked On Cubs Holiday Party! (LIVE)

12/20/2022
It's the holiday season so pull up a chair for the Locked On Cubs Holiday Party! We leadoff with catching up on the latest Cubs news then turn it over to the listeners, including seven of them joining us live on the show. Note: This was recorded live at 7 p.m. CST Monday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube after each free agent signing or trade and subscribe as we make the push to 2,000 subscribers: https://www.youtube.com/c/LockedOnCubs Support Us By Supporting Our...

Duration:00:59:59

Who should the Chicago Cubs add next?

12/19/2022
Excitement is in the air as Dansby Swanson signed with the Cubs over the weekend. We explain why the shortstop is a solid addition for the Cubs and how it improves both the offense and defense. Plus: The Cubs are seeking more additions, including at C, 1B, 3B, and DH. We reveal the names being discussed and why Brandon Drury should be added to the list. Also, Drew Smyly is reportedly returning to the North Side as the pitching depth increases. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar...

Duration:00:31:26

INSTANT REACTION: Cubs sign shortstop Dansby Swanson

12/18/2022
The Cubs did it! Sam and Matt react to the Cubs signing shortstop Dansby Swanson to a 7-year/177 million deal. Note: This was recorded live at 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube after each free agent signing or trade and subscribe as we make the push to 2,000 subscribers: https://www.youtube.com/c/LockedOnCubs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:17:05