6:58 PM EDT, Wed June 20, 2018
1 hour ago

Chicago Cubs: Justin Wilson’s role in the bullpen

Chicago Cubs reliever Justin Wilson had a real good stretch before blowing the save Tuesday. With a number of key injuries in the bullpen, roles could shift. One could only imagine what Justin Wilson was feeling Tuesday afternoon after giving up the lead in the ninth inning. Coming in for injured closer Brandon Morrow, Wilson […] Chicago Cubs: Justin Wilson’s role in the bullpen - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
4 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Why wasn’t Brandon Morrow used on Tuesday?

Monday blues resulted in the Chicago Cubs playing two against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. However, they were missing a key piece of their bullpen to begin the series. Tuesday’s afternoon contest left a bad taste in the mouth of the Chicago Cubs and us, the fans. They had themselves a one-run lead in […] Chicago Cubs: Why wasn’t Brandon Morrow used on Tuesday? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
8 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Tyler Chatwood giving the team enough as fifth starter

Yes, Tyler Chatwood has had mixed results with the Chicago Cubs. However, one has to be happy if he pitches in future starts like he did on Tuesday. It is no secret that Tyler Chatwood is in the midst of a roller coaster season with the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs signed Chatwood, 28, to a […] Chicago Cubs: Tyler Chatwood giving the team enough as fifth starter - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
22 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Current stretch of schedule key in race for NL Central

This stretch of seventeen games in seventeen days could well define the 2018 season for the Chicago Cubs as they seek another division crown. Yes, I know what you are thinking, it is early. It is far too early to pay too much attention to specific stretches. Heck, the league is still collecting All-Star votes, […] Chicago Cubs: Current stretch of schedule key in race for NL Central - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Yet another look at the current outfield situation

Over the last few years, the Chicago Cubs have mixed and matched lineups on a near-daily basis, showing the unpredictable nature of manager Joe Maddon. Besides Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Wilson Contreras, Javy Baez and Addison Russell, the rest of the positions players are up in the air in terms of who will play every […] Chicago Cubs: Yet another look at the current outfield situation - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Chicago Cubs: A return of Carl Edwards will come at a good time

Despite losing Carl Edwards Jr. to injury in late May, the Chicago Cubs bullpen has maintained a high level of success. But his absence is being felt as weeks pass. On May 30, the Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Carl Edwards Jr. on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The injury hit the brakes […] Chicago Cubs: A return of Carl Edwards will come at a good time - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Willson Contreras is having a better year than you think

Despite a decline in power numbers, Willson Contreras is providing just as much offensive value as he did a year ago – despite what many might believe. In the game today, there’s a proclivity to equate massive home run totals with being a successful hitter. Some of the biggest names in the game (Giancarlo Stanton, […] Chicago Cubs: Willson Contreras is having a better year than you think - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 18, 2018

Chicago Cubs: All-Star voting getting close as four Cubs sit in second

 Fans continue to vote for their favorite All-Stars and several members of the Chicago Cubs are in the thick of it. Last year, only one member of the North Side made the National League roster. Despite the lack of offense in Sunday’s series finale against the Cardinals, things are looking better for the Chicago Cubs. […] Chicago Cubs: All-Star voting getting close as four Cubs sit in second - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 18, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora continues to hit, provide stellar defense

As we head into the back half of June, Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora continues to do what he’s done all year: hit and rob opponents of base knocks. Out of Spring Training, Albert Almora once again found himself as the odd man out. Ian Happ, entering his first full Major League season, stole the […] Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora continues to hit, provide stellar defense - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 18, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Is Dakota Mekkes a name we need to be familiar with?

Dakota Mekkes is dominating competition with the Iowa Cubs. Could he be the next prospect that the Chicago Cubs promote to the big leagues? Dakota Mekkes is quite possibly the next great Chicago Cubs pitcher that few are currently talking about. The Cubs selected Mekkes, 23, in the 10th round of the 2016 MLB Draft […] Chicago Cubs: Is Dakota Mekkes a name we need to be familiar with? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 17, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Brandon Morrow, Jason Heyward come up big

Sometimes, the little things are all that count. Jason Heyward came up with a big swing and Brandon Morrow got the save to lead to Chicago Cubs to a possible sweep. Admit it. You had to be a little scared. Brandon Morrow hadn’t pitched for the Chicago Cubs in almost a week, and you know you […] Chicago Cubs: Brandon Morrow, Jason Heyward come up big - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Do we really have to do the DH rule?

Do we really have to do the DH rule in the National League? It’s something that comes and it goes…mostly goes. When it comes to the designated hitter rule, it’s something that has a lot of work, to say the least. To say that the National League would like to this is a little bit tricky–at least that’s […] Chicago Cubs: Do we really have to do the DH rule? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs The Mike Montgomery Trade Revisited

Do you remember how you felt when the Mike Montgomery was announced? I do. I was disappointed. Now can you imagine where this Cubs team would be without Montgomery? The 2016 trade deadline was approaching, and it was obvious that the Cubs needed bullpen help. Travis Wood was getting a ton of work as the […] Chicago Cubs The Mike Montgomery Trade Revisited - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester keeps rolling

Even in games he gives up a few runs, veteran pitcher Jon Lester continues to grind his way through. Many uneasy feelings from Chicago Cubs fans after the series in Milwaukee were settled Friday night in St. Louis with the Cubs and their 13-5 victory. While the big story was Kris Bryant and the offense […] Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester keeps rolling - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 15, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Anytime you like to be something that you’re not

The Chicago Cubs don’t like to be something their not. One thing they don’t want to be is uneventful. That’s one thing they don’t need. As we head into St. Louis, we need to take a look a what the Chicago Cubs are doing. The Cubs? They aren’t scoring. Not even a little. Now, we […] Chicago Cubs: Anytime you like to be something that you’re not - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More