5:37 PM EST, Sat November 28, 2020
37 mins ago

Cubs News: Theo Epstein will not join the Philadelphia Phillies

After stepping down from the Cubs, Theo Epstein rebuffed an offer from the Phillies. At his final press conference as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, Theo Epstein was very clear in his intentions. He felt the time was right to step aside and he was looking forward to spending time with […] Cubs News: Theo Epstein will not join the Philadelphia Phillies - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
3 hours ago

Cubs: Willson Contreras trade options are being dictated by J.T. Realmuto

The J.T. Realmuto question will impact a Willson Contreras trade by the Cubs. It’s pretty widely accepted that veteran catcher J.T. Realmuto is the prize on the free agent market this offseason. No one knows where the two-time All-Star will land, but one thing is for sure. The Chicago Cubs will be keeping a close […] Cubs: Willson Contreras trade options are being dictated by J.T. Realmuto - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
22 hours ago

Cubs News: Tom Ricketts and the direction of the franchise in 2021

Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts has no intentions of tearing anything down. My colleague Nick Blazek wrote recently about the tough decisions facing the team and I wrote a month ago when the Chicago Cubs bombed out of the 2020 postseason that owner Tom Ricketts was left with a huge headache. Apparently, though, this headache isn’t […] Cubs News: Tom Ricketts and the direction of the franchise in 2021 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 27, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Breaking down a hypothetical Javier Bàez trade proposal

A recent FanSided trade proposal for Cubs shortstop Javier Baez has fans talking. Before diving into my thoughts and opinions on the matter, it is to acknowledge the Detroit Tigers’ FanSided site Motor City Bengals and give credence to the author’s assertion at the unlikely nature of this trade offer for one of, if not, the most […] Chicago Cubs: Breaking down a hypothetical Javier Bàez trade proposal - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 27, 2020

Cubs fans actually have a lot to be thankful for this year

It wasn’t a great year for the Cubs, but there are some things to be thankful for. This year didn’t end with the Chicago Cubs hoisting another Commissioner’s Trophy. They won the National League Central, only to be promptly swept away in two games by the Miami Marlins in the postseason. Still, the team showed some fight […] Cubs fans actually have a lot to be thankful for this year - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

Cubs News: A look back at five of Theo Epstein’s worst moves

He did a lot of good. But here are Theo Epstein’s five-worst moves with the Cubs. The Chicago Cubs have a new President of Baseball Operations in Jed Hoyer, as Theo Epstein has departed. Epstein brought a championship to Chicago in 2016, and for that, we will always be grateful. We previously looked back at […] Cubs News: A look back at five of Theo Epstein’s worst moves - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

Cubs could improve in the outfield by trading for Eddie Rosario

With change promised, will the Cubs look to trade for a guy like Eddie Rosario? Jed Hoyer signed a new five-year contract as the Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations this week. He has made no secret that the offense will “look different” in 2021 and that major changes are coming to the organization. Hoyer also […] Cubs could improve in the outfield by trading for Eddie Rosario - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

Cubs: National League Central will be far less competitive in 2021

The Cubs have played in one of the best divisions in MLB for the past few years. The Cubs‘ rise to the top of baseball facilitated a new sense of competitiveness within the division. Even as teams like the Pittsburgh Pirates began to slide, the Milwaukee Brewers took their place. Chicago was one of three […] Cubs: National League Central will be far less competitive in 2021 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

Cubs can solidify the bench by signing veteran Asdrubal Cabrera

Asdrubal Cabrera would deepen the Cubs roster heading into next season. It has been said hundreds of times, but we will say it again, the Chicago Cubs will not be spending big money this offseason. Regardless of the direction the team goes, the Cubs will want to bring in guys who can fill various roles. […] Cubs can solidify the bench by signing veteran Asdrubal Cabrera - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Cubs Rumors: San Francisco Giants have interest in Jon Lester

Former Cubs lefty Jon Lester is drawing interest from the San Francisco Giants. While there was stated interest in a reunion between the Chicago Cubs and Jon Lester, that hardly precludes the three-time World Series champion from shopping around in free agency. According to Jon Morosi, the San Francisco Giants – who had intense interest […] Cubs Rumors: San Francisco Giants have interest in Jon Lester - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Kris Bryant Rumors: Cubs, Red Sox talked about a trade this summer

The latest Kris Bryant rumors connect the Cubs slugger to the Boston Red Sox. I know, it’s hot stove season – but for Cubs fans, it’s more like Kris Bryant rumors season. We’ve already seen the former National League MVP connected to multiple teams, namely the Washington Nationals, in recent weeks. If early indications are […] Kris Bryant Rumors: Cubs, Red Sox talked about a trade this summer - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Looking at the team’s non-tender candidates

The Cubs will likely non-tender several players before the December 2 deadline. As the organization looks to shed tens of millions of dollars in payroll and usher in a new era under Jed Hoyer, something like the non-tender deadline becomes far more relevant. The Chicago Cubs have until  next Wednesday, December 2, to decide whether […] Chicago Cubs: Looking at the team’s non-tender candidates - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays are a perfect fit in Willson Contreras deal

If the Chicago Cubs trade Willson Contreras the Tampa Bay Rays are a fit. From all indications, the Chicago Cubs are going to get quite a makeover this offseason. One of the team’s most valuable trade chips is All-Star catcher Willson Contreras who is likely to receive attention from other teams sooner rather than later. […] Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays are a perfect fit in Willson Contreras deal - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 24, 2020

Blake Snell Rumors: Rays are listening; will the Cubs come calling?

Blake Snell rumors are flying. It’s hard to see how the Cubs could factor in. The Chicago Cubs don’t know which way they are going. Are they going to blow it up or hang on for ‘one more’ hurrah with the core that’s fallen short in recent years. Regardless, the latest Blake Snell rumors out […] Blake Snell Rumors: Rays are listening; will the Cubs come calling? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Nov 24, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Jake Odorizzi could strengthen the starting rotation

The Cubs should pursue free agent Jake Odorizzi to strengthen the rotation. Free agency is underway during what should be a lively offseason for many ball clubs, especially the Chicago Cubs. This is a winter destined for change on the north side of Chicago and there are many weaknesses that need to be addressed in […] Chicago Cubs: Jake Odorizzi could strengthen the starting rotation - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community