5:50 PM EST, Sun November 18, 2018
50 mins ago

Chicago Cubs: Just how good was that 2003 Cubs team?

Looking back at a team that surprised many, the 2003 Chicago Cubs still lie in the memories of many fans. Does that team compare to many of the recent successful Cubs teams? An amazing story that ended in heartbreak, the 2003 Chicago Cubs team is still one of the most talked about teams in franchise […] Chicago Cubs: Just how good was that 2003 Cubs team? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
2 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Addison Russell and the year it all came crashing down

Not too long ago, the Chicago Cubs added Addison Russell in a blockbuster deal. Now, the future is more uncertain than ever regarding the former top prospect. The Chicago Cubs acquired Addison Russell from the Oakland Athletics in the 2014 trade that also brought Billy Kinney and Dan Straily and sent pitchers Jason Hammel and […] Chicago Cubs: Addison Russell and the year it all came crashing down - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
6 hours ago

Chicago Cubs Rumors: Wait, so now the Cubs are in on Bryce Harper?

We’ve heard a wide range of Chicago Cubs rumors already this offseason, including multiple versions of whether or not the team is in on Bryce Harper. It was widely assumed the Chicago Cubs would pursue Bryce Harper and/or Manny Machado this winter. That is, until shortly after the season ended, when Cubs rumors circulated around […] Chicago Cubs Rumors: Wait, so now the Cubs are in on Bryce Harper? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 17, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Up, down, and all around for Kyle Hendricks in 2018

As the Chicago Cubs dealt with a bevy of injury troubles to their team, Kyle Hendricks found himself uneven through most of the season. Avoiding injury, he still came around to provide a strong finish down the stretch. Entering his fifth big league season, right-hander Kyle Hendricks turned in another quality body of work. This […] Chicago Cubs: Up, down, and all around for Kyle Hendricks in 2018 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 17, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Jose Quintana still has more to prove

With his first full season on the North Side in the books, Chicago Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana showed he’s still a wild card on the mound. In a rare trade between crosstown rivals, the Chicago Cubs acquired Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox in 2017 to add depth to the starting rotation.  While bringing […] Chicago Cubs: Jose Quintana still has more to prove - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 17, 2018

Chicago Cubs: One more big trade in the FanSided Mock Winter Meetings

On the final day of the annual FanSided Mock Winter Meetings simulation, our Chicago Cubs traded yet another young outfielder in hopes of winning it all. No one can say how it would play out, but we have another trade from this week’s FanSided Mock Winter Meetings simulation for your perusal. And, for the last […] Chicago Cubs: One more big trade in the FanSided Mock Winter Meetings - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs: What does MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s extension mean?

The owners of the Chicago Cubs and 29 other teams extended Commissioner Rob Manfred’s contract for another five years. What will that mean for the game? I wrote earlier this year about the reign of Rob Manfred as MLB Commissioner and how the league was on course to engineer a train wreck after many years of […] Chicago Cubs: What does MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s extension mean? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Talking ‘Cubs Way’ with prospect Trent Giambrone

A former 25th round pick of the Chicago Cubs, Trent Giambrone might not be a name you’re familiar with. But this is a guy who’s hungry to prove himself. Guys who aren’t taken in the first round don’t roll around in flashy sports cars or sign multi-million dollar signing bonuses to tide them over throughout […] Chicago Cubs: Talking ‘Cubs Way’ with prospect Trent Giambrone - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Pivoting to free agency in the Mock Winter Meetings

Putting the finishing touches on this week’s FanSided Mock Winter Meetings, our variation of the Chicago Cubs made a couple last-minute free agent signings. Just like that, we’re close to wrapping up another annual FanSided Mock Winter Meetings. For the last time, I’m reminding you all that the moves we’re about to talk about have […] Chicago Cubs: Pivoting to free agency in the Mock Winter Meetings - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 16, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Daniel Murphy couldn’t be the savior for a stagnant offense

In a last-ditch effort to save the offense, the Chicago Cubs traded for Daniel Murphy at the waiver deadline. His impact wasn’t enough to right the ship. Over the course of the past four seasons, Daniel Murphy has emerged as one of the top pure hitters in all of baseball. He has also established himself as […] Chicago Cubs: Daniel Murphy couldn’t be the savior for a stagnant offense - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 15, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Regardless of voting, Javier Baez made history this year

After finishing as the runner-up in the National League MVP voting, Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez should be nothing but proud of the season he turned in. We all pretty much knew how this was going to end. Given the second half he turned in, Christian Yelich deserved to win the National League MVP. It’s […] Chicago Cubs: Regardless of voting, Javier Baez made history this year - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 15, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Moving a fan favorite in the Mock Winter Meetings

Looking to fill a big need in the FanSided Mock Winter Meetings, we traded a Chicago Cubs fan favorite in an effort to fill a big need in the bullpen. Much like I made it clear yesterday, we’ll start things off with an important disclaimer. This trade we’re about to talk about did not happen. It […] Chicago Cubs: Moving a fan favorite in the Mock Winter Meetings - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 15, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora lacked consistent playing time in 2018

A Gold Glove-caliber outfield capable of hitting for average, outfielder Albert Almora was never a sure bet in the Chicago Cubs lineup on a daily basis. Albert Almora, the third-year center fielder, began the season in the starting lineup, showing all the qualities that made him the sixth overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. […] Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora lacked consistent playing time in 2018 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 15, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Could Nico Hoerner force team’s hand in 2019?

Nico Hoerner, the Chicago Cubs’ 2018 first round draft pick, could become the team’s next prospect to make his MLB debut shortly after being drafted. Since arriving in Chicago, Theo Epstein and Co. have mad a habit of drafting hitters with the Chicago Cubs top draft picks. From 2012-15, the Cubs front office selected Albert […] Chicago Cubs: Could Nico Hoerner force team’s hand in 2019? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 14, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Shoring up the bullpen in the FanSided Mock Winter Meetings

As part of FanSided’s annual Mock GM Meetings, where the editors for all 30 MLB sites take the reins of a team, the Chicago Cubs are focused on the pen. Even telling you all right here, in the first sentence of this article, won’t be enough. I know that. This is not a real trade pulled […] Chicago Cubs: Shoring up the bullpen in the FanSided Mock Winter Meetings - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More