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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

Will the Chicago Cubs go over $200 million for a free agent shortstop?

11/23/2022
The Cubs have never written a contract over 200 million dollars. As the free agent shortstop market continues to take shape, will that change this winter? Plus: Sam and Matt explain what they are thankful for -- including the great listeners to this show! -- and best and worst of the week. 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....

Duration:00:27:21

Are the Chicago Cubs focused on middle tier free agent pitchers?

11/22/2022
The Cubs are reportedly in on many starting pitchers in the free agent market. The names range from upper tier to middle tier and beyond, but are the North Siders more focused on the middle tier this off season? Sam and Matt explain why the Cubs have to explore adding names from multiple tiers of talent. Plus: "Did you know?" from the 2010 Draft and reviewing the 2023 Hall of Fame ballot. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy...

Duration:00:30:49

Our 100th episode with mailbag questions on all things Chicago Cubs!

11/21/2022
For our 100th episode we open up the mailbag with comments and questions from listeners, including the first ever voicemail played on the show. Topics range from possible trades to free agent targets to opening day starters to Ian Happ extension and more. 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...

Duration:00:31:56

We award the Chicago Cubs Player and Pitcher of the Year

11/18/2022
Awards season is upon us so we dish out the Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year for the Cubs. One of the selections sticks out more than the other. Plus: "Did you know?" the Cubs drafted a future Cy Young winner in the 2003 draft, and best and worst of the week. 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...

Duration:00:27:41

Chicago Cubs could be active in free agent catcher market

11/17/2022
According to The Athletic, the Cubs are considering adding a free agent catcher and have discussed Omar Narvaez and Christian Vazquez. As the Cubs weigh their options, is catching a priority this off season or should they stick with Yan Gomes and P.J. Higgins to open the 2023 season? Plus: "0 to 100" and recapping who the Cubs protected for the Rule 5 Draft and who might be picked by another team. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a...

Duration:00:28:43

Chicago Cubs make trade with Rays + Jed Hoyer needs massive off season

11/16/2022
The Cubs acquired IF/OF Miles Mastrobuoni from the Rays on Tuesday as the North Siders make a move on the margins. Who is Mastrobuoni and how can he contribute in 2023? Plus: Cubs president Jed Hoyer with a massive winter ahead for him. Is this a make or break off season for Hoyer? What grade would you give Hoyer for the 2022 season? Also, news of Anthony Rizzo's return to the Yankees breaks LIVE on the air. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that...

Duration:00:28:27

Chicago Cubs are the betting FAVORITE for Carlos Correa

11/15/2022
According to BetOnline, the Cubs are the betting favorite for free agent shortstop Carlos Correa. How much significance does this carry for the North Siders? We also reveal the favorites for Trea Turner, Xander Bogaerts, and Dansby Swanson. Plus: Why the Rays are a great trade partner for the Cubs -- possibly for third baseman Yandy Diaz -- and the Astros No. 1 target for first base is a familiar name. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes...

Duration:00:26:42

Who should Chicago Cubs protect for Rule 5 Draft?

11/14/2022
The Cubs made several roster moves late last week as the 40-man roster is currently at 35 players entering Monday. We review who exited the North Side and who could go next. Plus: Evaluating the prospects who should be protected prior to Tuesday's deadline for the Rule 5 Draft, and more reports about the Cubs being active in free agency. 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...

Duration:00:27:48

Cubs manager David Ross needs to be held to higher standard in 2023

11/11/2022
Cubs manager David Ross just completed his third season at the helm. There have been ups and downs, including an 11-game losing streak and original core performing at their worst in 2021. We break down and reflect on Ross has performed so far and more. What does he need to moving forward in order to show progress? Is the 2023 season as pivotal for Ross individually as it is for the Cubs? Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs |...

Duration:00:27:46

Cubs early free agent signing would be GREAT in push for a top player

11/10/2022
The hot stove is getting warmer as the Cubs have been linked to many players this week. With free agency now officially open, the Cubs could make an early signing -- perhaps Jose Abreu or Kodai Senga or both. We review all the reports, possible names, and what it means for the Cubs, including how it could boost recruiting efforts for the top players on the market. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs | @matt_cozzi | @SamOlbur Support Us...

Duration:00:27:41

Could Marlins pitcher Pablo Lopez be a Cubs trade target?

11/9/2022
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Pablo Lopez is on the trade market and the Cubs should pursue him. We break down the 2022 campaign for Lopez and the implications it has for the Cubs. Plus: Willson Contreras is reportedly declining the qualifying offer, and the debut of 'how much would it take?' as Sam kicks off the newest segment with four unique questions. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs | @matt_cozzi | @SamOlbur Support Us By...

Duration:00:29:50

Cubs shortstop Nico Hoerner with MASSIVE ceiling moving forward

11/8/2022
Nico Hoerner posted an excellent season for the Cubs in 2022, and proved he could be a main piece to build around whether at shortstop or second base. We break down Hoerner's season and consider how high his ceiling could be as a player. Plus: The possible Contreras-for-Urquidy trade is further proof the Cubs want to contend, and we enter the feedback zone by taking questions from listeners. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs |...

Duration:00:32:43

Cubs ALMOST traded Willson Contreras to Astros for Jose Urquidy

11/7/2022
According to a report over the weekend by ESPN's Jeff Passan, the Cubs and Astros agreed to a trade at the deadline sending catcher Willson Contreras to the Astros for pitcher Jose Urquidy, but the deal was squashed by Astros ownership. Sam and Matt consider the implications of the possible trade. Plus: Breaking down two separate projections on contract figures and possible destinations for free agents, and reviewing important off-season dates. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text:...

Duration:00:28:21

Could Brandon Hughes be the Cubs closer in 2023?

11/4/2022
Brandon Hughes posted a memorable rookie year in 2022. Hughes will at least be a high leverage reliever in 2023, but could he be the closer for the Cubs? Plus: 'Did you know' with the 2004 draft, best and worst of the week, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 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 builtbar.com and use promo code...

Duration:00:26:22

Cubs outfielder Ian Happ wins Gold Glove, puts bigger stamp on his 2022 season

11/3/2022
Ian Happ won the National League Gold Glove award for left field, cementing a successful 2022 campaign. Whether there is a contract extension on the horizon or not, we explain why Happ could take an even larger step in his career in 2023. Plus: The second edition of "0 to 100," catching up on the World Series, a memorable ad read by Matt, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs | @matt_cozzi | @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting...

Duration:00:27:36

On this day in Chicago Cubs history...

11/2/2022
On November 2, 2016 the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. As today is the six-year anniversary of the biggest victory in franchise history, we remember and celebrate all the moments before, during, and after -- including a breakdown of the game itself as the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs | @matt_cozzi | @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is...

Duration:00:31:44

Cubs getting $90 million per year from Marquee + Nick Madrigal's ghostly season

11/1/2022
Ratings on Marquee Sports Network are in decline, but the Cubs are reaping the financial benefits as the Chicago Tribune recently reported the team is receiving 90 million dollars on an annual basis from their TV network. We dig into what it all means, especially as the Cubs start to win again. Plus: Nick Madrigal with a rough first season on the North Side, and the Cubs hire another new hitting coach. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter:...

Duration:00:29:44

BONUS: Injury updates on Cubs prospects Canario, Davis, Amaya

10/31/2022
Outfield prospect Alexander Canario suffered major injuries to his ankle and shoulder on Thursday night in the Dominican winter league. Sam and Matt unpack the news and get their emotions out. How does Canario's injury impact the Cubs in 2023? Plus: Updates on two other top Cubs prospects in outfielder Brennen Davis and catcher Miguel Amaya. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 312-834-4634 Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs | @matt_cozzi | @SamOlbur Support Us By Supporting Our...

Duration:00:15:06

How important is Marcus Stroman next season to the Cubs?

10/28/2022
Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman completed his first year with the Cubs, and now it is time to grade him. We also evaluate how important Stroman is to the 2023 team. Plus: "Did you know?" debuts as a new segment with a player reveal from the Cubs 2000 draft, best and worst of the week, and more. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 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:00:29:32

Debuting a NEW SEGMENT with future Cubs scenarios

10/27/2022
There is a new segment on the show as Sam and Matt break down all sorts of hypotheticals related to the Cubs in "0 to 100." Play with us! Plus: Patrick Wisdom's power is valuable, the possibility of a reunion with Anthony Rizzo, and prospect Owen Caissie is heating up in the Arizona Fall League. Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text: 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:00:29:53