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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

Reports say Chicago Cubs could sign both Xander Bogaerts AND Dansby Swanson among other moves

12/6/2022
The hot stove is so warm we recorded not once but twice! In the first re-recording in show history, we break down the latest Cubs rumors, including reports the Cubs might sign both shortstops Xander Bogaerts and Dansby Swanson as well as trading for catcher Sean Murphy. 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:00:32:00

Chicago Cubs closely linked to Xander Bogaerts and Dansby Swanson

12/5/2022
The hot stove is heating up as the Cubs were closely linked to two shortstops over the weekend, with Xander Bogaerts described as a "top priority" and "active interest" in Dansby Swanson. Are the Cubs trying to set the market and be the first team to sign a shortstop? How excited would you be if they sign either Bogaerts or Swanson? Plus: Opening up the mailbag with comments and questions from listeners. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes...

Duration:00:33:50

Will the Chicago Cubs soon join the spending party?

12/2/2022
Spending is starting to happen around MLB. Sam and Matt break down the free agent deals so far for the middle tier starting pitchers and what it means for the Cubs. Plus: The Winter Meetings begin Sunday and it is action time for Jed Hoyer, 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...

Duration:00:30:39

Jose Abreu to Houston Astros: What does it mean for Chicago Cubs?

11/29/2022
Jose Abreu is signing with the Houston Astros. Abreu was a target for the Cubs, and with him off the board, what do the Cubs do via free agency or trade at the 1B/DH position? Sam and Matt discuss all the implications, options, and more -- including why the Cubs should now feel additional pressure to add a big name free agent. 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...

Duration:00:24:03

Michael Conforto could be Chicago Cubs center field option

11/28/2022
The Cubs need a center fielder and Michael Conforto needs a team to make his comeback with. Could Conforto be an option for the North Siders on a 1-year prove it deal? Does Conforto even make sense for the Cubs, especially defensively? Plus: Implications of Mike Clevinger going to the White Sox and "how much would it take?" as Sam asks Matt two personal questions and one Cubs question. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar....

Duration:00:29:39

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