On the heels of the Padres acquiring Yu Darvish from the Cubs shortly after trading for Blake Snell, Chris welcomes Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and ESPN 1000’s David Kaplan to the show.

Derrick and Chris evaluate the Darvish trade and what it means for the Cubs and the rest of the NL Central. What lies ahead for the Cubs from a payroll and organizational depth perspective, and how is Dan Kantrovitz immediately impacting that? What similar challenges do the Cardinals face?
Then, David Kaplan provides a Chicago perspective on the Yu Darvish salary dump, what it means for the Cubs ownership, and where the organization goes from here.