The Run - 2016 Chicago Cubs

Audacy

There’s nothing like a great postseason run. Relive the twists and turns of the Cubs curse-breaking 2016 World Series campaign: game-by-game, controversy-by-controversy, heartbreak and triumph, all culminating in the most epic Game 7 ever.

Matt Spiegel (670 The Score) and Roy Wood Jr. (Daily Show) are joined by Cubs legends and celebrity superfans to talk about what the run meant for the city of Chicago, the Cubs faithful -- and everyone around the country who stayed up late during that rain delay.

Introducing: The Run - 2016 Chicago Cubs
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Relive the twists and turns of the Cubs curse-breaking 2016 World Series campaign. Hosted by Matt Spiegel and Roy Wood Jr. From Audacy and Major League Baseball Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 20

3 min 34 sec

Roy and Matt introduce you to the cast of characters who made the 2016 run possible. Then, they take a tour through 108 years of heartbreak, and are joined by former Cubs ace Ryan Dempster -- who may or may not believe in The Curse of the Billy Goat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 27

44 min 40 sec

Joe Maddon is one of the most unique managers, and personalities, in baseball. He joins Matt and Roy to discuss how he balanced analytics and “feel” with the 2016 Cubs, and how Cubs fans should look back at the squad that has since been broken up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 30

44 min 59 sec

The Cubs had a brilliant regular season, but the Giants always seemed to find a way in October. Plus, special guest Katie Rich (Chicago Party Aunt) talks about the culture of Wrigleyville, and balancing watching the 2016 Cubs while writing for SNL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 4

44 min 43 sec

Theo Epstein did it in Boston, and then again in Chicago. He joins Matt and Roy to talk about the way in which the Cubs culture was rebuilt from top to bottom during his time as president of baseball operations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 7

42 min 2 sec

Roy and Matt dive back into the run and break down the Cubs vs. Dodgers series, which saw a game 5 comeback where the Cubs finally showed what they were made of. Plus Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes talks about his approach to calling games, and what it was like at Wrigley Field when the Cubs finally made it back to the World Series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 11

43 min 25 sec

The Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945. Roy and Matt discuss what the moment meant for Chicago, the history of Cubs and White Sox fandom, and how nervous Chicago was at this moment. Then legendary sportswriter Tom Verducci joins to talk about what really made that team special. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 14

38 min 47 sec

The World Series begins and things don’t go so well for the Cubs. Roy and Matt break down the first three games, including the return of the World Series to Wrigley Field, and the emerging storylines that would set up an incredible back half of the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 18

35 min 57 sec

Wrigley hosts two more games and the Cubs, somehow, start to work their way back into the series from down 3-1. ESPN’s Sarah Spain joins to discuss down the games and key moments, plus talk about her unique approach to Cubs fandom -- and an epic Bill Murray story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 21

42 min 36 sec

The rain delay. The locker room speech. The comeback. Game 7 hero (and current Cubs manager) David Ross joins to discuss how the Cubs finally won it all in the most dramatic way possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 25

58 min 28 sec

The win. The parade. The memories. Roy and Matt go through their best stories from the aftermath of Game 7, and a host of special guests share their memories of that magical afterglow: Sarah Spain, Chris Hayes, Jessica Smetana, Jeremy Piven, Ryan Dempster, Katie Rich, David Ross, Joe Maddon and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 28

1 hr 3 min