The Rant Live - Chicago Cubs Podcast

The Rant Live - Chicago Cubs Podcast

Join us, Evan Altman and Jon Strong, as we try not to take ourselves too seriously while pondering the state of the Chicago Cubs. Our podcast is initially recorded as a live webcast and can be seen on YouTube, Facebook, and Periscope. You can also find us at CubsInsider.com.

Episodes

May 10, 2021 85 min
⚾️ Kris Bryant's dad, Mike Bryant, is our guest today
⚾️ What it takes to make swing adjustments
⚾️ Changes Kris has made to his swing
⚾️ Mike's approach to launch angle
⚾️ Cubs travel to Cleveland
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⚾️ Cubs sweep Dodgers
⚾️ Now THAT felt like the playoffs
⚾️ Cubs beat Kershaw, Bauer, and Beuhler
⚾️ Matt Duffy is clutch
⚾️ Cubs vs. Pirates preview
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?? Cubs drop series to Reds
?? Are the Cubs better or worse than their record?
?? David Ross said what now?
?? Cubs open three-game series against Dodgers at Wrigley
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April 30, 2021 30 min
⚾️ Cubs are spiraling and that's not good
⚾️ Five-game losing streak
⚾️ Is there still hope? Of course, there is...
⚾️ Cubs battle Reds for last place this weekend
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⚾️ Cubs offense showing signs of life
⚾️ Javy bashes grand slam, goes 1-for-4 with no strikeouts Wednesday
⚾️ Davies struggles continue
⚾️ Arrieta continues his hot start
⚾️ Looking forward to Brewers series
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⚾️ Cubs drop 4th straight series
⚾️ Hitting below Mendoza line as a team is not good
⚾️ Hendricks looks lost
⚾️ Team ERA 4.98 with 5.11 BB/9
⚾️ Mets series on deck
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⚾️ Celebrating the one-year anniversary of The Rant
⚾️ Can things possibly get worse for Cubs?
⚾️ Cubs start nine-game homestand
⚾️ We could all use a winning streak

#ChicagoCubs​ #MLB​ #Baseball
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⚾️ Searching for positives after series loss to Pirates
⚾️ Reviewing MLB review process
⚾️ Cubs weak contact issues continue
⚾️ Davies and Williams rough outings
⚾️ Looking forward, not back
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⚾️ Cubs fall short against Brewers
⚾️ Joc Pederson goes yard
⚾️ Offensive woes continue
⚾️ Cubs with nine hits in series
⚾️ Pirates series preview
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Join us today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and discuss the latest news around the team:

⚾️ Kris Bryant locked in
⚾️ Joc Pederson's rough start
⚾️ Kyle Hendricks control issues
⚾️ Jake Arrieta's great outing
⚾️ Zach Davies solid debut
⚾️ Brewers series preview
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April 1, 2021 45 min
Join Evan and Jon today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and celebrate Opening Day:

⚾️ Opening Day joy!
⚾️ Evan and Jon predict Cubs 2021 record
⚾️ We'd rather be at Wrigley
⚾️ Preview Pirates series
⚾️ The Rant moves to twice a week

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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Join Evan and Jon today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and discuss the latest news surrounding the team, including an interview with pitching prospect Jerrick Suiter:

⚾️ Cubs name starting rotation, Alzolay makes the cut
⚾️ Breaking down the bullpen
⚾️ Nico Hoerner optioned
⚾️ Guest Jerrick Suiter, RHP and converted first baseman

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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Join Evan and Jon today with special guest, Cubs pitching prospect, Max Bain:

⚾️ Signed with Cubs in January 2020
⚾️ Big man with a big arm
⚾️ Completely transformed his approach and fitness level
⚾️ Thoughts on pitch repertoire
⚾️ Approach heading into season

#Chicago #Cubs #MLB #Baseball #MiLB
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Join us today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the team as we head into the 2021 season:

⚾️ Live broadcast from Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona
⚾️ Fans at Wrigley on opening day
⚾️ Position battles to keep an eye on in spring training
⚾️ Thoughts on starting rotation

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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Join us today as we preview the Cubs Cactus League opening game while simultaneously sharing our inner feelings on the state of the team as we head into the 2021 season:

⚾️ Cubs kick off Cactus League play
⚾️ Prospect most likely to make big-league roster to start season
⚾️ What we're optimistic about
⚾️ Likelihood of Cubs extending top players this year

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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Join us live from Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona, as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and the latest news surrounding the team:

⚾️ Live from Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ
⚾️ Special guest Kevin Kaduk of Midway Minute
⚾️ Cubs spring camp underway
⚾️ Possible breakout/bounceback players for Cubs

#ChicagoCubs​​ #MLB​​ #Baseball
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Join Evan and Jon today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and the latest news surrounding the team:

⚾️ Spring training is here!
⚾️ Jake Arrieta returns to Wrigley (where he belongs)
⚾️ Kimbrel officially tabbed as closer
⚾️ Cubs searching for a bullpen arm
⚾️ A look at the projected final roster

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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Join us today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and the latest news surrounding the team:

⚾️ Spring training update: Pitchers & catchers report to AZ next week
⚾️ Pederson promised role as a full-time starter
⚾️ Brennen Davis trending upward, could reach big leagues soon

#Chicago #Cubs #MLB #Baseball #SpringTraining #CactusLeague
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Join Evan and Jon today as we share our inner feelings on the state of the Chicago Cubs and the latest news surrounding the team:

⚾️ Cubs sign RHP Kohl Stewart, RHP Trevor Williams, OF Joc Pederson
⚾️ Owners propose 154-game season, delayed spring training and expanded playoffs

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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Join Evan and Jon as we share our inner feelings about the Chicago Cubs while discussing the latest news:

⚾️ Kris Bryant-Kyle Hendricks trade rumor
⚾️ Starting rotation could be boom or bust
⚾️ Shelby Miller could play big role for Cubs
⚾️ Ed Howard ranked 88th on BP top 101 prospect list

#ChicagoCubs #MLB #Baseball
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