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Ron Coomer: You really feel for the 23 guys left on the club

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Cubs analyst Ron Coomer joins the show to talk about the Cubs trading starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland. In exchange the Cubs get two of Oakland’s top minor league prospects, shortstop Addison Russell and outfielder Billy McKinney, but Steve doesn’t think it’s a good move. He wants to know when the building part of “rebuilding” will begin.


Ron Coomer with the Cubs in 2001. (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune)