Chris Cwiak

XRT Morning Show Producer

Chris grew up musically precocious, able to name off each individual singer as they took their turn in USA for Africa’s “We Are the World” at the tender age of five. He still owns that 45 to this day, even though it is unplayable through the wear of his former Fisher-Price turntable. There are many records that he grew up with which he still owns, including a rare flexi-disc distributed by Kentucky Fried Chicken that features Walter Payton singing the song that would make everyone forget about his football playing days, “Doin’ It Right”…. [Read Chris’ Full Bio]

Len & Lin: August and Everything After [Listen]

“The Cubs – I think – strategically, have to stop relying on the miracle comeback when they fall behind in the late innings.”


Len & Lin: Cubs Find Themselves In A Pennant Race [Listen]

“…how easy things seemed last year; the Cubs were winning every game; if they wore pajamas, it wasn’t the subject of an hour or two on sports talk radio; and now what we’re facing is what they used to call a pennant race.”


Len & Lin: Cubs Cool Off at Friendly Confines [Listen]

“Willson is putting himself on the edges of the MVP race now with the way he has swung the bat and that part has been fun to watch.”


Len & Lin: This Must Be the (First) Place [Listen]

“Very often if the crowd responded favorably, it was because the Cubs did something right.”


Len & Lin: Crosstown Series Set to Ignite [Listen]

“Life isn’t perfect, but it’s been pretty close to it for the Chicago Cubs coming out of the All-Star break.”


Len & Lee: Sweep Start to Second Half [Listen]

“Jose Quintana’s Cubs debut: 12 strikeouts, no walks, just scattered three hits over seven innings; it’s kinda how you would dial it up coming out of the break.”


Len & Lee: Quintana’s Way Up [Listen]

“No question this is the kind of trade the Cubs would have made. from the White Sox perspective, about three years ago.”


Len & Lin: All Stars Taking An OFFICIAL Break [Listen]

“So besides, defense, starting pitching and hitting in the clutch, things are okay.”


Len & Lin: Brewers Hand Cubs A Cold One [Listen]

“There’s a silver lining in baseball, and the one for yesterday is that we play again today.”


Len & Lin: Cubs Could Be at Crossroads [Listen]

“Jim Deshaies at the end of the rally in the 9th inning said, ‘unbelievable… or believable!”



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