7:24 PM EDT, Sun July 21, 2019
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Chicago Cubs: Five reasons team will continue second half surge

The Cubs have been excellent in the second half of the baseball season since Joe Maddon came to town. In 2019, Cubs fans have witnessed this again firsthand and can expect more of the same going forward. Coming into this season, the Chicago Cubs had gone 189-103 in the second half of seasons since Joe […] Chicago Cubs: Five reasons team will continue second half surge - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
4 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Trade deadline looms large for Theo Epstein

The Chicago Cubs face a ten-day window before the trade deadline hits.  If they make a move what will it be?  What will it cost?  Or, do they make a move at all? Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein hasn’t been shy about trading big pieces.  In 2004 he moved Nomar Garciaparra, a fan […] Chicago Cubs: Trade deadline looms large for Theo Epstein - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
8 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Joe Maddon has to quit gambling his team’s success

Despite a 7-1 start to the second half, the Chicago Cubs have trotted out some highly questionable lineups – especially when it comes to two young players. We can’t ask for much more out of the Chicago Cubs lately. The team has done it all coming out of the All-Star Break, sweeping the Pittsburgh Pirates, […] Chicago Cubs: Joe Maddon has to quit gambling his team’s success - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
22 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Looking ahead to a 2020 free-agent wish list

While the offseason is still a few months away, it is never too early to look forward to the upcoming free-agent class of 2020. This class is not as strong as years past; however, there are still a handful of quality names hitting the market. Looking at the current makeup of the Chicago Cubs roster, […] Chicago Cubs: Looking ahead to a 2020 free-agent wish list - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 20, 2019

Chicago Cubs: All-Time best lefties out of the bullpen

As the Chicago Cubs search for a left-hander for the bullpen, history suggests they’re hard to find–and don’t last that long. And the Cubs have a long history to pull from. The Chicago Cubs are pushing hard to find a reliable left-hander for the bullpen, especially since they dealt Mike Montgomery to Kansas City, and […] Chicago Cubs: All-Time best lefties out of the bullpen - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 20, 2019

Chicago Cubs: We need to pump the brakes on Robel Garcia

The story of the Chicago Cubs’ minor league system this year is Robel Garcia. After being completely out of the Major League system and playing in Italy for five years, the Cubs took a chance on him and signed him to a minor league contract. The Chicago Cubs Robel Garcia has raked, hitting 24 home […] Chicago Cubs: We need to pump the brakes on Robel Garcia - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 20, 2019

icago Cubs: It’s time to make a decision on Ian Happ

Former Chicago Cubs first-round pick, Ian Happ has played all year in the minor leagues. Since the start of July, he has been on fire and the team needs to make a decision on his future. Ian Happ was the Chicago Cubs first-round pick back in 2015 and expectations were high for what he could […] icago Cubs: It’s time to make a decision on Ian Happ - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2019

Chicago Cubs rookie Robel Garcia could see playing time in outfield

Chicago Cubs skipper Joe Maddon is always finding a way to utilize the talent he holds in his possession. As a ballplayer, getting out of your comfort zone by learning multiple positions is often necessary. Look out; the Chicago Cubs are red-hot having won five of their first six games to begin the second half […] Chicago Cubs rookie Robel Garcia could see playing time in outfield - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2019

Chicago Cubs: What to make of Anthony Rizzo’s home run slump

Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo has not been finding the seats in the last month or so, but it may not be something to think twice about. The last time Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit a home run was on June 15 off Kenley Jansen at Dodger Stadium. This puts his home run-less streak […] Chicago Cubs: What to make of Anthony Rizzo’s home run slump - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2019

Chicago Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber’s walk-off sets Twitter on fire

The Chicago Cubs are fighting to keep their lead in the Division; yet everyone’s lost their head because the “Mai Tai Guy” supposedly stole a kid’s ball. This happens every year.  A fan will get a home run ball and have to fight off a school of kids to get it, and then everyone in […] Chicago Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber’s walk-off sets Twitter on fire - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2019

Chicago Cubs: A long-overdue Hall of Fame induction for Lee Smith

It took far too long, but this weekend, former Chicago Cubs closer Lee Smith joins the ranks of the best players ever in the Baseball Hall of Fame. You’d be hard-pressed to find a nicer guy than former Chicago Cubs closer Lee Smith. On the multiple occasions I’ve interacted with the 61-year-old soon-to-be Hall of […] Chicago Cubs: A long-overdue Hall of Fame induction for Lee Smith - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Are the Cardinals becoming the new Lovable Losers?

A recent rant from a St. Louis sportswriter points the finger at Chicago Cubs fans, saying they’re obnoxious and unruly in wake of the team’s 2016 championship. Here we go again. Why is it when the St. Louis Cardinals start under-performing; the fans, writers and the team all attack the Chicago Cubs? Okay, we understand […] Chicago Cubs: Are the Cardinals becoming the new Lovable Losers? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 18, 2019

Cubs Rumors: These three players could be on the move soon

After the team traded Mike Montgomery late Monday, it’s likely more Cubs rumors will surface as the team looks to shore up its still-young core. There’s nothing like an off-day coming at the end of a stretch that saw the Chicago Cubs win five of six to open a nine-game homestand. Behind another dominant start […] Cubs Rumors: These three players could be on the move soon - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 18, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Yu Darvish has finally arrived, full of swagger

Yu Darvish has faced plenty of scrutiny in his short Chicago Cubs career. But now, it’s clear that he’s on the rise and pitching better than ever for the team. Don’t look now, Chicago Cubs fans, but Yu Darvish has finally arrived. While the right-hander is actually a year-and-a-half into his Cubs tenure, a completely […] Chicago Cubs: Yu Darvish has finally arrived, full of swagger - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 18, 2019

Cubs Rumors: The D-Backs’ Andrew Chafin a lefty possibility

Cubs Rumors: We are exactly two weeks away from the 2019 MLB Trade Deadline, and the Chicago Cubs find themselves chasing several potential needs. The Chicago Cubs have not gotten the kind of production that they were hoping for from the likes of Kyle Schwarber, Albert Almora and Addison Russell. And David Bote has also […] Cubs Rumors: The D-Backs’ Andrew Chafin a lefty possibility - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More