The most relevant blueprint for the Cubs to follow might be the Braves model that won 14 consecutive division titles between 1991 and 2005.
Joe Maddon says that Kyle Schwarber is the frontrunner to lead off for the Cubs in the upcoming season.
With a wealth of position-player talent at the big league level, could some of the Cubs' top prospects again be dealt at the trade deadline?
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Patrick Mooney joins the latest CubsTalk Podcast to discuss the Miguel Montero/Joe Maddon drama plus Jake Arrieta's new tattoo.