Locked On Cubs - Daily Podcast On The Chicago Cubs

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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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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

Is Justin Steele the ACE the Chicago Cubs need?

2/7/2023
The Cubs might already have a No. 1 starting pitcher in Justin Steele. Sam and Matt break down Steele's solid 2022 season and what to expect from the lefty this year. Plus: How many teams actually have a true ace in MLB and the Cubs announced their spring training roster. If you enjoy the show, tell someone about it: Send a tweet or make a Facebook post or put the link in an email or simply tell a Cubs fan the next time you see them. Spread the word about Locked On Cubs! Follow us on...

Duration:00:28:11

Seiya Suzuki could be BEST offensive player for Chicago Cubs

2/6/2023
Sam and Matt discuss Seiya Suzuki's impact on the Cubs and his ceiling in 2023 and beyond, take comments and questions from listeners, and more. If you enjoy the show, tell someone about it: Send a tweet or make a Facebook post or put the link in an email or simply tell a Cubs fan the next time you see them. Spread the word about Locked On Cubs! Note: This was recorded live at 7 p.m. CST Sunday. For continued live coverage, please join us on YouTube as we make the push to 3,000 subscribers:...

Duration:00:38:58

The MOST important person for Chicago Cubs in 2023

2/2/2023
If the Cubs are going to be good in 2023, then this person will be a big reason why. Press play to find out who! Plus: Dexter Fowler announces his retirement, 0 to 100, and more. 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 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%...

Duration:00:29:46

Chicago Cubs projected win total will SHOCK you!

1/31/2023
FanDuel released the projected win totals for the 2023 MLB season, and the Cubs opened at a surprising number. What is the over/under? Why is it so low despite the additions they made? Sam and Matt give all their reactions and also reveal the totals for the rest of the NL Central. Plus: Previewing the April schedule and why the Cubs need to a strong start to the season. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit the feedback zone by sending us a text or leaving a...

Duration:00:30:05

Could Andrew Chafin be the final piece to Chicago Cubs roster?

1/30/2023
The Cubs are still trying to add to their roster and the final piece will likely be a left-handed relief pitcher. Sam and Matt review the remaining options -- including notables in Andrew Chafin and Matt Moore -- and discuss the importance of adding a lefty to the current group of relievers. Plus: Why Patrick Wisdom and Adbert Alzolay are important players for 2023, and 'how much would it take?' with winter weather questions. Follow us on Twitter: @LockedOnCubs, @matt_cozzi, @SamOlbur Hit...

Duration:00:32:32

Let's play Chicago Cubs TRIVIA!

1/27/2023
BONUS EPISODE: We play Cubs trivia with Locked On MLB's Paul Frances Sullivan. Matt hosts with Sam squaring off against Sully. Press play to find out who wins! 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 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...

Duration:00:22:14

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