Talking Cubs budget, another 3rd baseman? And where Manny Machado and Shohei Ohtani could land

Cubs Talk Podcast

Feb 23 2023 • 37 mins

On this edition of the Cubs Talk Podcast, Leila Rahimi, Nate Poppen and James Neveau discuss Tom Ricketts' comments about how the first half of the season will impact the Cubs' spending. The group also discusses the Cubs signing third baseman Edwin Ríos. Finally, should the Cubs go after Shohei Otani or Manny Machado, and if not, where could they land?

1:51 - Tom Ricketts speaks on the budget of the Cubs

13:42 - Manny Machado is going to opt out. Should the Cubs be interested?

21:44 - Shohei Otani will explore free agency. Is he worth a half billion dollars?

30:30 - The Cubs add Edwin Ríos to the roster. What can he bring?

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