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Cubbies Crib Feb 22, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Second base is someone’s job to win in spring training

David Ross’s Chicago Cubs won’t have too many position battles this spring. One spot where there will be a battle will be a second base. The Chicago Cubs are pretty set in most of their positions heading into the 2020 season. Anthony Rizzo should be playing first base almost everyday, Javier Baez will be the […] Chicago Cubs: Second base is someone’s job to win in spring training - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Feb 18, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Joe Maddon was undoubtedly the right guy for the job

Hindsight is 20/20. Knowing that, you should realize that, no matter what, Joe Maddon was the perfect guy to turn around the Chicago Cubs five years ago. Seeing Javier Baez call out the lack of preparation that emanated throughout the Chicago Cubs roster last season or seeing his teammates almost unanimously line up behind first-year […] Chicago Cubs: Joe Maddon was undoubtedly the right guy for the job - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Feb 17, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez says extension talks have been ‘up and down’

Speaking to the media on Sunday, Javier Baez said contract extension talks with the Chicago Cubs have been ‘up and down’ throughout the offseason. If somehow the Chicago Cubs announced a contract extension with Javier Baez in the weeks leading up to Opening Day, it’s hard not to think that most everything would be forgiven […] Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez says extension talks have been ‘up and down’ - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Feb 17, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez comments on team’s lack of preparation

Javier Baez commented on how the Chicago Cubs weren’t always prepared for games last season. It’s another sign that a managerial change was needed. Throughout this past offseason and into spring training, we’ve dissected what went wrong with the 2019 Chicago Cubs, as well as what the transition from Joe Maddon to David Ross as […] Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez comments on team’s lack of preparation - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Feb 10, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Who will handle second base this season?

With less than two months until Opening Day, second base is the one spot on the infield for the Chicago Cubs that will likely feature a position battle. The Chicago Cubs 2020 infield is almost set. When Opening Day rolls around in late March, Anthony Rizzo will man first base, Javier Baez will handle shortstop […] Chicago Cubs: Who will handle second base this season? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Feb 9, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Five prospects who will play in Chicago this season

Although the Chicago Cubs haven’t produced a ton of impact talent of late, 2020 will reverse course and help open a new era for the franchise. Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Willson Contreras, Ian Happ. Those five guys all made their MLB debut for the Chicago Cubs sometime between 2014 and 2017. They have […] Chicago Cubs: Five prospects who will play in Chicago this season - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Nico Hoerner, 3 other Cubs on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospect list

Nico Hoerner, 3 other Cubs on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospect list

Photo by Joe Sargent/ The Cubs system is starting to produce again. Nico Hoerner came to the Cubs out of necessity last September, when injuries to Javier Baez and Addison Russell left the club without a shortstop. He’d played just 89 games in the Cubs system after being their No. 1 pick (24th overall) in 2018. Hoerner held his own in a pennant race against big-league pitching, hitting .282/.305/.436 (22-for-78) with three home runs, and playing solid defense. This is the time of year when Top 100 Prospect lists have come out. You’ve seen Josh’s list here at BCB. Now MLB Pipeline...

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