Ivy Envy - Chicago Cubs Fan Podcast (UNOFFICIAL)

The Brewers came to Wrigley on an 8-game winning streak, and the Cubs brushed them aside with a 4-game sweep.  On this episode, we share our thoughts on the series and the Brewers squad.  The Cubs starting pitching had four tremendous starts in the series, and we detail those.  We also discuss the Addison Russell/Manny Machado trade rumor and talk about Russell's performance and development.  Next, the Rockies come to Chicago and we preview that series.  

Direct download: Episode_1015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:59pm CST

The Cubs split their 2-game "series" in Cleveland.  This episode was recorded during the 2nd game.  We talk about some encouraging (and downright exciting) things we've seen from the Cubs offense. We also talk about a few players that continue to struggle, although the results are sometimes there.  

Direct download: Episode_1014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm CST

The Cubs spent the weekend in Denver and took two of three from the Rockies.  We recap that series and talk about some individual performances.  After an off-day on Monday, the Cubs will head to Cleveland for a quick two-game series with the Indians, and we preview those games.  

Direct download: Episode_1013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm CST

On this episode, we talk about the two games the Cubs and Cardinals were able to get in this week.  We also preview the upcoming series vs. the Rockies in Denver.

Direct download: Episode_1012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19pm CST

On this episode, we talk about the weather-shortened (or incomplete) series between the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves.  This series contained one of the most memorable Cubs games.  We discuss that episode and some of the individual performances.  We also preview the upcoming series in Chicago vs. the Cardinals.  

Direct download: Episode_1011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm CST

The division-leading Pittsburgh Pirates came to Wrigley for the first series at Wrigley in 2018 and took two out of three from the Cubs.  On this episode, we talk about why the Cubs lost this series and a couple of things that are causing the Cubs to be a .500 team right now.  

We also spend quite a bit of time swooning over Javy Baez, as we tend to do from time to time.  

Direct download: Episode_1010.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm CST

The Cubs went up to their second home (Miller Park) and hopefully, set the tone for the entire season with the division opponents.  We share our thoughts on this Cubs/Brewers series.  

Direct download: Episode_1009.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25pm CST

The Cubs split their opening series with the Marlins.  While it's easy to focus on the negatives of splitting a series with a terrible team, there are some positives to consider.  We discuss the series and look ahead to a two-game set with the Reds.  

Direct download: Episode_1008.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm CST