10:24 AM EDT, Thu August 13, 2020
Cubbies Crib 23 mins ago

Cubs Rumors: Three closers to pursue at the trade deadline

The Chicago Cubs are in desperate need of bullpen help, and there are a few teams that may look to move their closers at the deadline. Although it feels like the season just started, the trade deadline will soon be upon us. The Chicago Cubs are likely to be very active given their strong performance […] Cubs Rumors: Three closers to pursue at the trade deadline - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Bleed Cubbie Blue 24 mins ago
Willson Contreras was ejected for nothing

Willson Contreras was ejected for nothing

Willson Contreras walks away as he’s ejected for nothing | David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Chicago, we need to talk about this. I can hear my father and grandfather’s voices echoing in my head as I write this. Keep your head down.Work harder than them.Don’t lose your temper. Three innings after Willson Contreras was ejected for asking a question, tilting his head to the side, walking away and slamming his bat in the ground I was still silently fuming on my couch unable to enjoy the Cubs four run lead in the eighth. This isn’t new, I’ve seen this kind of ejection before, I’ve...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 1 hour ago
Cubs 7, Indians 2: The Professor does it again

Cubs 7, Indians 2: The Professor does it again

Photo by Ron Schwane/ Kyle Hendricks once again dominated, and a varied offense led the Cubs to victory. Kyle Hendricks has long been my favorite current Cub. He’s a throwback, in many ways, to pitchers of days gone by, winning without great velocity because he knows how to locate his pitches and induce weak contact. All together now: Six more strong innings from Kyle, where he allowed seven hits and one run with zero walks, helped lead the Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Indians and a sweep of their brief two-game series. In 26⅓ innings so far this year, Hendricks has...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 2 hours ago
Cub Tracks’ chain letters

Cub Tracks’ chain letters

Photo by Ron Schwane/ Cub, simCubs, and MLB news Wednesday night in Cleveland, oh boy. The Professor taught class, Tim Timmons taught impatience, and Kris Bryant said his wrist is all right. Javier Baez still loves Francisco Lindor. Anthony Rizzo is linked to crimes against a baseball — he murdered one. Cubs win! Cubs SWEEP!Final: #Cubs 7, Cleveland 2. pic.twitter.com/siAoJhVows— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 13, 2020 Here’s Cub Tracks News and Notes. As always, * means autoplay on, or annoying ads, or both (directions to remove for Firefox and Chrome). {$} means paywall. {$}...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 12 hours ago

Cubs beat Indians 7-2 to match their best start since 1970

Kyle Hendricks pitched six strong innings in his first appearance against Cleveland since Game 7 of the 2016 World Series and Anthony Rizzo homered, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Indians on Wednesday night to match their best start in 50 years.