Interviews

Watch: Evan Talks with Rob Zastryzny About Mistaken Identity, Poutine, and Cleaning the Bathroom

If you follow me on social media, you may already know about the opportunity I had to work with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at the Cubs Convention. I’ve developed a pretty solid relationship with the Cubs’ advanced-A affiliate over the last couple years, to the extent that they saw fit …

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Watch: Jeimer Candelario Talks Family, Faith, and Love for the Game

The first thing I noticed about Jeimer Candelario was his affable humility. He walked into the Mayfair Room at the Sheraton Grand (that’s where all the minor league affiliates had set up shop) and signed autographs for all the kids who approached him. Then he came over to the Pelicans’ …

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Watch: Jason McLeod Discusses Development Strategy and the Challenges of Later Draft Picks, New CBA

Theo Epstein and, to a lesser extent, Jed Hoyer tend to get all the credit for the Cubs’ success. But just as integral to the team’s growth has been the guy who joked about being able to get better seats when he sits with the team president. Jason McLeod, senior …

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Watch Live: Evan Sits Down with Rob Zastryzny, Jeimer Candelario, and Jason McLeod at CubsCon

Whether you’ll be there in person or just want to join via computer or mobile, join me Saturday as I sit down to talk shop with three members of the Cubs family. In conjunction with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, I will be interviewing Rob Zastryzny, Jeimer Candelario, and Jason McLeod …

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Cubs Conversation with Len Kasper: “The More I Think I Know, the Less I Actually do Know”

Don’t look now, but Len Kasper is entering his eleventh season as the television voice of the Cubs. For those of us who appreciate an analytical take on the game as well as the occasional deviation from the action, Len possesses great mix of baseball nerddom and artistic sensibilities. He was nice …

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Cubs Conversation With MLB Network’s Ron Darling: Lester, Hendricks, Framing, and Messing with Javy’s Swing

Not long after his 13-year pitching career came to an end, Ron Darling made the transition into broadcasting and can now be seen as a co-host on MLB Network and a color man for national TBS broadcasts and for Mets games on SNY and WPIX. Over tours with the Mets, Expos, and Athletics, …

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