Are The Cubs An Enigma?, Jared Diamond Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 2-2-21)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul addresses the Cubs’ signing of Joc Pederson, and evaluates their expectations in 2021. Jon also catches up with Jared Diamond, national MLB writer at The Wall Street Journal, and author of Swing Kings (19:16)! They discuss the Baseball Hall of Fame election results, and look ahead to next year’s ballot. They also talk about the Cardinals’ acquisition of Nolan Arenado, and what it means for the Cubs’ playoff chances moving forward. Later in the interview, Jared breaks down the current battle between MLB and the Player’s Union over new rules for the 2021 season, and recounts the most memorable moment of his sports media career!


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