1:34 PM EDT, Sun May 26, 2019
2 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Yu Darvish’s last start was his most important as a Cub

Chicago Cubs’ Yu Darvish took the mound on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field against the Reds and didn’t pitch phenomenally well, but he was able to take a bullet for his team and bullpen, an act that won’t soon be forgotten. Yu Darvish struggled through a rough 2018 that saw unproductive pitching coupled with a […] Chicago Cubs: Yu Darvish’s last start was his most important as a Cub - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
18 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: A number of players looking to get out of slumps

The recent stretch of up-and-down play by the Chicago Cubs have seen several key players hit slumps after good starts. It has been a frustrating week for the Chicago Cubs and their fans, seeing a couple of losses that could have easily been wins against the Phillies and Reds. Obviously, the biggest topic of conversation […] Chicago Cubs: A number of players looking to get out of slumps - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
21 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Kyle Schwarber leadoff experiment, Part II

The leadoff spot for the Chicago Cubs has been an area of concern since 2016.   Kyle Schwarber was given the nod in 2017 and struggled to lead off games. Joe Maddon has once again put Schwarber in the leadoff spot, and it seems to be playing out well.  Joe Maddon took some criticisms back in 2017 […] Chicago Cubs: Kyle Schwarber leadoff experiment, Part II - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 25, 2019

Chicago Cubs bullpen starting to cause concern following loss

After the Chicago Cubs rallied late to take the lead, the bullpen failed to hold the lead as they blew their 11th save in 20 chances. They still hold first place, but something is going to have to change. When you watch the Chicago Cubs offense, it’s hard to think that they’re ever out of […] Chicago Cubs bullpen starting to cause concern following loss - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 25, 2019

Chicago Cubs: The renaissance of Tyler Chatwood

The Chicago Cubs bullpen, though lacking a true closer, has been among the best in MLB.  One reason is the renaissance of Tyler Chatwood. On a warm Wednesday night on May 22, with the wind blowing out hard to center, Chicago Cubs reliever Tyler Chatwood came on in relief.  Cole Hamels had fought hard, but an […] Chicago Cubs: The renaissance of Tyler Chatwood - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Former prospect Dan Vogelbach mashing for Mariners

In 2016, the Chicago Cubs sent two minor league prospects to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for someone who would help them win a World Series. It’s always nice to see former Chicago Cubs prospects making their presence felt in the big leagues after years of growth. Over the years, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer […] Chicago Cubs: Former prospect Dan Vogelbach mashing for Mariners - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2019

Chicago Cubs: No mercy for the Reds this weekend

The Chicago Cubs head back to Wrigley this weekend to take on the Cincinnati Reds after recently losing the last road series against the NL Central Division’s Red menace team. Who’s got the edge this weekend? Why? Why is it that the Chicago Cubs can beat just about every hot team out there but can’t […] Chicago Cubs: No mercy for the Reds this weekend - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Nick Swisher misses the mark on prediction

On MLB Whiparound on Fox Sports 1, the Chicago Cubs took some heat from Nick Swisher, who hinted that this might be their last year in contention. The Chicago Cubs last year of contention? Nick Swisher is wrong on this. Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo, and Willson Contreras are all signed until at least […] Chicago Cubs: Nick Swisher misses the mark on prediction - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2019

Chicago Cubs pitching, offense can’t get on the same page in loss

The Chicago Cubs offense and pitching couldn’t work together as they dropped the finale with the Philadelphia Phillies. Jon Lester was off again and made no excuses. When the Chicago Cubs come to the spot in the rotation held by Jon Lester, they can usually figure he’ll give them six innings or more. But for […] Chicago Cubs pitching, offense can’t get on the same page in loss - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2019

Could the Chicago Cubs use Tyler Chatwood to close games?

It may have seemed outrageous and downright ridiculous one year ago, but is Tyler Chatwood a viable option for the Chicago Cubs’ closer gig? Chicago Cubs’ Tyler Chatwood has come a long way from his 2018 struggles. A year after leading MLB in walks with 95, the 29-year-old is one of many Cubs putting together […] Could the Chicago Cubs use Tyler Chatwood to close games? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Is Javier Baez ready to make another run at NL MVP?

On the heels of another walk-off winner, Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez continues his MVP-caliber start to the season. Where does he rank in the NL? Each league’s Most Valuable Player award marks the highest individual honors available to big league players. We saw Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant earn the top National League honors […] Chicago Cubs: Is Javier Baez ready to make another run at NL MVP? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Yu Darvish has been trending in the right direction

To this point, Yu Darvish has made a total of 10 starts for the Chicago Cubs. In his last five outings, he’s become a pitcher this team can rely on moving forward. Since April 27, you could almost say Yu Darvish is starting to look like the guy the Chicago Cubs thought they were getting […] Chicago Cubs: Yu Darvish has been trending in the right direction - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Marquee Sports Networks appears on schedule for 2020

The Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcasting Group appear to be on schedule to have the Marquee Sports Network ready by Spring Training of 2020. For the past few years, we’ve heard about how much money the Chicago Cubs would have to spend once they had their own network. Once it was announced, the fans hoped […] Chicago Cubs: Marquee Sports Networks appears on schedule for 2020 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2019

Chicago Cubs now indisputably belong to Javier Baez moving forward

The Chicago Cubs have endured a lot of turnover since their 2016 championship run. The biggest change? Javier Baez has taken over as the face of the franchise. Javier Baez‘s importance to this Chicago Cubs team was never more evident than on Sunday night (although Tuesday night’s walk-off was pretty great, too). Baez showcased his […] Chicago Cubs now indisputably belong to Javier Baez moving forward - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2019

Chicago Cubs are finally getting the best version of Jose Quintana

Heading into the 2019 season, it felt like the Chicago Cubs were on the losing end of the trade that brought Jose Quintana over from the South Side in 2017. After all, the two prospects the Chicago Cubs had traded for Quintana, outfielder Eloy Jimenez and pitcher Dylan Cease, appeared to be well on their way to […] Chicago Cubs are finally getting the best version of Jose Quintana - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More