10:46 PM EST, Wed November 13, 2019
5 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Kris Bryant trade with San Diego Padres could work

I still think it’s a long shot the Chicago Cubs actually trade Kris Bryant this offseason, but if they do, the San Diego Padres could make sense. If I were a betting man, I’d put money on Kris Bryant being in the Opening Day lineup for first-year manager David Ross next March. Why? I don’t […] Chicago Cubs: Kris Bryant trade with San Diego Padres could work - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

Chicago Cubs fans can save big on BRXLZs at FOCO

Looking for a gift for the Chicago Cubs fan in your life this holiday season? You need to check out BRXLZs at FOCO – and we’ve got an exclusive offer for you. The holidays are nearly here. Before you know it you’ll be slipping into a turkey-induced food coma on the couch, with Black Friday […] Chicago Cubs fans can save big on BRXLZs at FOCO - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Trade rumors obscuring need for impact arm

The trade talk surrounding a number of Chicago Cubs positional stars has been impossible to ignore as of late – but masks a larger concern. Over the weekend, ESPN Baseball Insider Jeff Passan reported that opposing clubs believe that two-time All-Star and Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras is available: Kris Bryant‘s future was again called into […] Chicago Cubs: Trade rumors obscuring need for impact arm - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
10 hours ago

Chicago Cubs don’t need to trade anyone to compete in 2020

Sportswriters and fans think that a major trade of one or more key pieces is necessary for the Chicago Cubs to compete in 2020 and beyond.  But is it? Trade ideas for no less than six Chicago Cubs starting players, from Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras to Kyle Schwarber and Jason Heyward, have littered the baseball […] Chicago Cubs don’t need to trade anyone to compete in 2020 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
12 hours ago

Chicago Cubs should consider these three players untouchable

As the Chicago Cubs look to improve in 2020, there are three players in the core that shouldn’t be moved – regardless of what they could bring via trade. Entering a crucial offseason, the Chicago Cubs are looking to make changes to ensure success in 2020 – and beyond. In recent years, the clear goal […] Chicago Cubs should consider these three players untouchable - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
13 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Charcer Burks still has time to develop

The Chicago Cubs selected outfielder Charcer Burks out of William B. Travis High School way back in 2013, in the ninth round. Since then, Burks has worked his way to Double-A, where he has been for the past three seasons. Within the past year here at Cubbies Crib, we have discussed many prospects and what […] Chicago Cubs: Charcer Burks still has time to develop - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 12, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Six potential starting pitching trade targets

Will the Chicago Cubs be looking to add to their starting rotation via trade this offseason? If so, here are six names that could be available. The Chicago Cubs have several areas to address this offseason if they want to contend in 2020. One of those areas is the starting rotation. As of right now, […] Chicago Cubs: Six potential starting pitching trade targets - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 12, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Checking in on Billy Hamilton would be smart

Stealing bases were one of the things Joe Maddon did not stress and as the Chicago Cubs re-tool, checking in on Billy Hamilton would be a smart move It’s fitting that the team ranked 29th in stolen bases was also thrown out the most on the bases this past season. With more outs on the […] Chicago Cubs: Checking in on Billy Hamilton would be smart - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 12, 2019

Chicago Cubs one of three teams to exceed 2019 luxury tax threshold

The Chicago Cubs were the only National League club to exceed the luxury tax threshold in 2019, meaning they’ll have to pay an additional $8.5 million. With several glaring needs heading into the offseason, the Chicago Cubs received their final bill for the 2019 season in regards to the luxury tax. Per The Los Angeles Times, […] Chicago Cubs one of three teams to exceed 2019 luxury tax threshold - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 12, 2019

Chicago Cubs: These three young arms could be difference-makers

As the Chicago Cubs put together their pitching staff for 2020, there are some internal options worth looking at. Could these pitchers contribute next year? I wrote previously that building a bullpen will be a challenge this offseason for the Chicago Cubs. Given what we’ve heard from the front office since the season ended so […] Chicago Cubs: These three young arms could be difference-makers - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs: It is time Javier Baez won the Gold Glove

The Chicago Cubs have had the best middle infielder in the National League league, if not all of baseball, for years. It’s time Javier Baez won a Gold Glove. I know this year’s Gold Glove winners were announced last week, but I still can’t get over how voting shook out. Javier Baez, somehow, wasn’t even […] Chicago Cubs: It is time Javier Baez won the Gold Glove - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Terrance Gore needs to be a member of this team in 2020

Next season, the Chicago Cubs will boast a 26th roster spot – which gives them the flexibility to add a specialist. That specialist should be Terrance Gore. Regardless of your feelings and inclinations about how good the Chicago Cubs will be in 2020, they have the pieces in place to be successful if things break […] Chicago Cubs: Terrance Gore needs to be a member of this team in 2020 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Brandon Morrow signing team’s biggest swing-and-miss

It is no surprise that the Chicago Cubs didn’t pick up Brandon Morrow’s club option for 2020, but can the Cubs learn for the failed signing? As we all know by now, Brandon Morrow will not be back with the Chicago Cubs next season. I’m sure every Cubs fan is perfectly OK with that decision […] Chicago Cubs: Brandon Morrow signing team’s biggest swing-and-miss - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Get ready for all sorts of trade rumors

The offseason has begun and rumors have already made their way to the public, making Chicago Cubs fans uneasy. This is likely to be a theme this offseason. Over the past few offseasons the goal for the Chicago Cubs was to add to their existing core which Theo Epstein built from the ground up. After […] Chicago Cubs: Get ready for all sorts of trade rumors - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here! Make sure you’ve got all the Chicago Cubs fans in your life covered. We’re here to help with this item showcase. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Chicago Cubs fans! But before you start chugging egg nog and filling up on cookies, you need to take care of your […] Chicago Cubs 2019 Holiday Gift Guide - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More