8:20 PM EDT, Sat April 04, 2020
20 mins ago

Chicago Cubs: Why haven’t they honored players from older eras?

The Chicago Cubs have honored six players by retiring their numbers. All of them came after WWII. There are also older players worth considering. In general, I’m not a big fan of retiring numbers. Particularly for teams like the New York Yankees, who have retired so many of them, it seems like teams should be […] Chicago Cubs: Why haven’t they honored players from older eras? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
3 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Is it worth the risk to try playing this season?

As badly as we all want to see the Chicago Cubs take the field this summer, we have to ask ourselves: is it worth the risk to push the envelope? The past few months have been very strange in the United States. With states going on lockdown, trying to contain this virus. People are going […] Chicago Cubs: Is it worth the risk to try playing this season? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
6 hours ago

Best Chicago Cubs’ first baseman I’ve seen play in my lifetime

The All-Time greats that I’ve seen play first base for the Chicago Cubs. I took the first three seen I’ve seen than more than the others Chicago Cubs and the coronavirus, am I right? It looks like the season won’t get started until July. How wonderful. Still, I’ve assembled some players–in no particular order–that stuck […] Best Chicago Cubs’ first baseman I’ve seen play in my lifetime - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
9 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Kyle Hendricks, his changeup and his ascension to ace

Riding one of the best changeups in the game, soft-tossing right-hander Kyle Hendricks has quietly become the undisputed ace of the Chicago Cubs. Years from now, when we look back on this era of Chicago Cubs baseball, maybe then we’ll realize just how reliable Kyle Hendricks has been. Since making his big league debut with […] Chicago Cubs: Kyle Hendricks, his changeup and his ascension to ace - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 3, 2020

Chicago Cubs: There’s nothing like a day in the Wrigley Field bleachers

I’ve seen countless Chicago Cubs games from the Wrigley Field bleachers. But one day stands out above the rest – for a multitude of reasons. With spring definitely in the air here in Chicagoland, I’ve officially got the itch – bad. I need baseball in my life. That being said, we all need to continue doing […] Chicago Cubs: There’s nothing like a day in the Wrigley Field bleachers - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 3, 2020

Chicago Cubs: A shortened season will impact team’s luxury tax problems

The shortened season due to the COVID-19 pandemic will cause further trouble for the Chicago Cubs as they try and get under the luxury tax. As we all know, the Chicago Cubs have been battling payroll issues the last few seasons. Some weighty contracts have hurt the team and the looming 2021-22 offseason, during which […] Chicago Cubs: A shortened season will impact team’s luxury tax problems - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 3, 2020

Chicago Cubs: What if these five things never happened in Cubs history?

Here we look at five significant events in Chicago Cubs history and think about what might have happened had they never taken place. For years, it was a symbol of Chicago Cubs’ futility: Brock-for-Broglio. On June 15, 1964, the Cubs traded 25-year-old outfielder Lou Brock to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Ernie Broglio. There […] Chicago Cubs: What if these five things never happened in Cubs history? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 3, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Ian Happ is spreading the good vibes we all need

The MLB season should be about a week in right now. But due to unforeseen circumstances, the season has been put on hold. The Chicago Cubs’ Ian Happ is trying out something new and trying to spread some good vibes as well all await baseball’s return. The Chicago Cubs’ Ian Happ has started a new […] Chicago Cubs: Ian Happ is spreading the good vibes we all need - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 2, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Once again, team looks to have impressive depth at second

At least on paper, the Chicago Cubs might have their best depth at second base in recent years, with Nico Hoerner, David Bote and Jason Kipnis in tow. Call me crazy, but I feel pretty good about the depth enjoyed by the Chicago Cubs heading into this season. Since 2016, I’ve been off the Addison […] Chicago Cubs: Once again, team looks to have impressive depth at second - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 2, 2020

Cubs’ Manuel Rodriguez endured arm troubles, MLB shutdown

The Chicago Cubs’ Manuel Rodriguez end an arm strain and MLB shutdown. Still, they view him as a ‘reckoning’ in the bullpen The Chicago Cubs’ Manuel Rodriguez stayed at camp to rehab the arm injured March 1–11 days before the MLB shut down over the coronavirus –and it takes an untrained eye not to see […] Cubs’ Manuel Rodriguez endured arm troubles, MLB shutdown - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 2, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Suspension provides opportunity for Marquee

The Chicago Cubs and Comcast SportsNet had a good relationship for a while. That ruffled the feathers of some fans For years, Chicago Cubs baseball was associated with a longstanding partnership with WGN and, eventually, Comcast SportsNet. Before the suspension of play due to the coronavirus pandemic, however, Cubs baseball was set to have a […] Chicago Cubs: Suspension provides opportunity for Marquee - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 2, 2020

Chicago Cubs will not be traveling to London to take on St. Louis Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs were embracing the opportunity to perform for thousands of fans in the United Kingdom. Unfortunately, the current pandemic has altered plans, yet again. Major League Baseball may take place within North America, but it hasn’t stopped them from taking their product to other countries over the years. In fact, this June series […] Chicago Cubs will not be traveling to London to take on St. Louis Cardinals - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 1, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Will women ever take the field in MLB?

Chicago Cubs: Major League Baseball has done everything it can for women in baseball, except getting them onto the field to play. Isn’t it about time? Did you know that today, somewhere in the world, a woman could be signed to the Chicago Cubs or a Major League Baseball contract legally? Actually, it’s been legal […] Chicago Cubs: Will women ever take the field in MLB? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 1, 2020

Chicago Cubs: Three baseball movies to watch to fill the void of no baseball

Chicago Cus: Here are three baseball movies that you can watch to fill the void of no baseball while quarantined at home due to COVID-19. Baseball and the Chicago Cubs would have been underway if it were not for the coronavirus. In fact, all sports would be underway if this deadly virus didn’t take the […] Chicago Cubs: Three baseball movies to watch to fill the void of no baseball - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Apr 1, 2020

Chicago Cubs: With no sports, outlets are turning to MLB The Show

The Chicago Cubs, alongside all of baseball, did not get to experience an opening day, but that hasn’t stopped various media outlets from covering games. Baseball season should be underway, and the Chicago Cubs should be playing in Wrigley Field right now with Len Kasper, Jim Deshaies, Pat Hughes, and Ron Coomer on the call. […] Chicago Cubs: With no sports, outlets are turning to MLB The Show - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community