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A comprehensive list of 2018 Cubs walkup music

A comprehensive list of 2018 Cubs walkup music

Here are the songs you’ve heard for Cubs players at Wrigley Field this year. Walkup music is fun! (That is, when it isn’t blasted at earsplitting volume.) It gets the players hyped for their at-bats or coming to the mound, and some of the songs get fans clapping. Here’s a list of walkup songs for each player on the current active roster (except David Bote and Luke Farrell, just recalled, who haven’t played yet at Wrigley Field), plus Ben Zobrist, currently on the DL. In some cases players have more songs than just the one(s) listed. If you’ve heard a walkup song at Wrigley...
Cubbies Crib Apr 21, 2018

Chicago Cubs: David Bote gets the call

After Ben Zobrist was officially put on the DL due to back tightness, the Chicago Cubs filled their roster spot with David Bote. He will also be playing tonight against the Rockies. The Chicago Cubs have called up utility man David Bote from Triple-A Iowa today to fill Ben Zobrist‘s spot on the roster. Bote, […] Chicago Cubs: David Bote gets the call - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Apr 21, 2018
Cubs roster move: Ben Zobrist to DL, David Bote recalled

Cubs roster move: Ben Zobrist to DL, David Bote recalled

Zobs has been dealing with a back issue since spring training. Ben Zobrist missed the first couple of weeks of spring training with back issues, but eventually came back and played in 13 spring training games. He hit just .206/.308/.353 in spring games (7-for-34), but hit the ground running once the season started. In 13 regular-season games Zobrist is hitting .326/.408/.465 (14-for-43) with a home run. But he hasn’t played since the frigid April 14 game against the Braves. Now, suffering from the same back problems that kept him out during spring training, Zobrist is going on the...
Cubbies Crib Apr 19, 2018

Chicago Cubs News: Cubs can turn it around; Chatwood’s numbers

The Chicago Cubs are far from a lost cause. But they do need to make some improvements to get back to playing good baseball. And what to do when Ben Zobrist isn’t in the lineup? The Chicago Cubs have a few issues staring them in the face right now. These are issues that don’t merit […] Chicago Cubs News: Cubs can turn it around; Chatwood’s numbers - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Apr 18, 2018

Chicago Cubs: How can Zobrist back tightness affect the team?

Ben Zobrist has been one of the better hitters for the Chicago Cubs so far this young season. Being scratched from the lineup the other day due to back tightness has some fans worried. There were a lot of smiles around Chicago Cubs nation when Anthony Rizzo returned from the 10-day DL Tuesday evening. Unfortunately, […] Chicago Cubs: How can Zobrist back tightness affect the team? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Apr 18, 2018
2018 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 15

2018 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 15

Inconsistency continues to plague the Cubs in a 5-3 loss. Once again the Cubs played in crummy early season weather. Of course, the Cardinals did too. The Cardinals found ways to execute more often than the Cubs did. Not a lot more to this one than that. The Cubs lost 5-3 and dropped to 7-8. Once again the Cubs played shorthanded. Anthony Rizzo was back and hopefully his bat will get going soon. The Cubs miss it plenty. Ben Zobrist was scratched from the lineup last night. In the previous series Albert Almora Jr. was limited. The Cubs in the early going have health issues that you expect...
Cubbies Crib Apr 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs News: Wilson off to a rough start; Zobrist earning time

The Chicago Cubs’ Justin Wilson started hot, but he’s tailed off since then. What reliever are we going to get this year? And Ben Zobrist has started hot with the bat and needs to be in the lineup as often as possible. When the season started off for the Chicago Cubs‘ Justin Wilson, he was […] Chicago Cubs News: Wilson off to a rough start; Zobrist earning time - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Gregory Polanco powers Pirates in series-clinching win vs. Cubs

CHICAGO — Trevor Williams faced an important task in the bottom of the sixth. Facing him for the third time was the heart of the Chicago Cubs lineup — Chris Bryant, Ben Zobrist and Kyle Schwarber. If he held the one-run lead, manager Clint Hurdle could bypass the fraught-with-peril middle relievers and go directly to his back-end trio.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Apr 12, 2018
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Thursday 4/12, 1:20 CT

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Thursday 4/12, 1:20 CT

The Cubs go for meatloaf this afternoon. More Javy! Wednesday was the second straight multihomer game for Javier Baez, and the third such game in his career. Baez is the sixth Cubs second baseman to have more than one multihomer game with the team. The others: Ryne Sandberg (24 multi-homer games), Rogers Hornsby (two games), Todd Walker (two games), Heinie Zimmerman (two games) and Ben Zobrist (two games). When Javy is hot, he’s hot. The weather is supposed to be nicer today, though there could be an afternoon lake breeze: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southwest...
Cubbies Crib Apr 10, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Zobrist pushing for playing time; Rizzo hurt

The Chicago Cubs’ Ben Zobrist is making his case for more playing time. With Anthony Rizzo headed to the 10-day DL, he’s likely to get his chance and more. For the Chicago Cubs‘ Ben Zobrist, he was supposed to be a veteran bench presence. Someone who could fill in from time to time. Well, Zobrist […] Chicago Cubs: Zobrist pushing for playing time; Rizzo hurt - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Apr 9, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Ben Zobrist forcing the issue when it comes to playing time

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Ben Zobrist was supposed to be a veteran bench presence. Instead, he’s leading the Chicago Cubs offense early on. This winter, the Chicago Cubs appeared set on moving forward in the middle infield. Youngsters Addison Russell and Javier Baez are the logical choices, given their defensive prowess and […] Chicago Cubs: Ben Zobrist forcing the issue when it comes to playing time - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Apr 8, 2018
Cubs 3, Brewers 0: You go, Zo

Cubs 3, Brewers 0: You go, Zo

Ben Zobrist has been one of the Cubs’ hottest hitters so far this year. Ben Zobrist had a bad 2017, mainly due to a wrist injury suffered in May. He also missed part of spring training this year with a back problem, and he’ll turn 37 next month. All of these factors seemed to indicate that Zobrist would likely have a reduced role for the Cubs in 2018. And that’s okay, because his leadership and key hit in the 10th inning of Game 7 in 2016 were major factors in the Cubs winning the World Series. Much can be forgiven for that, and Zobrist will, for those things, be forever beloved by...
Cubbies Crib Apr 8, 2018

Chicago Cubs take series from Brewers behind Quintana, Zobrist

   The Chicago Cubs get a sterling performance from Jose Quintana to back up a Ben Zobrist blast in the 4th to take the series from the Milwaukee Brewers. The Chicago Cubs got six innings from Jose Quintana of shutout baseball, while Ben Zobrist first home run of the season held up as the Cubs […] Chicago Cubs take series from Brewers behind Quintana, Zobrist - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Apr 5, 2018

Chicago Cubs News: Zobrist needs AB’s; Heyward auditioning?

With the early struggles of the Chicago Cubs’ Ian Happ and Albert Almora Jr., should Joe Maddon look to Ben Zobrist to fill the role? If there’s one thing you can say about the Chicago Cubs first five games, it’s disappointing. But fear not, it’s only five games. While Ian Happ and Albert Almora Jr […] Chicago Cubs News: Zobrist needs AB’s; Heyward auditioning? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Apr 4, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Ben Zobrist needs to get more playing time

Coming into this season, I was unsure of Chicago Cubs utilityman Ben Zobrist. With his back issue chiming in early along with last year’s numbers, I didn’t think he had much left. I was wrong. This season, it’s been a tough go of it for Chicago Cubs’ fans. We’re 2-3, and the team just hasn’t […] Chicago Cubs: Ben Zobrist needs to get more playing time - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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