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Cubbies Crib 13 hours ago

2 Cubs beat writers pour cold water on the idea of Carlos Correa

Look, when it comes to Cubs beat writers, Sahadev Sharma and Patrick Mooney at The Athletic are among the very best. So when they both sound off on the team’s need at shortstop and weigh in on who they believe are among the likely external candidates for the role, we should probably listen. In the latest Cubs […] 2 Cubs beat writers pour cold water on the idea of Carlos Correa - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Cubbies Crib 16 hours ago

Cubs long overdue to host another All-Star Game at Wrigley Field

The 2022 MLB All-Star Game is set to be played at Dodger Stadium this coming July. It will mark 32 years since the event was last hosted at Wrigley Field in 1990. As of right now, there are no official plans for the Midsummer Classic to be held at The Friendly Confines anytime soon, either. […] Cubs long overdue to host another All-Star Game at Wrigley Field - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Bleed Cubbie Blue 18 hours ago
2022 MLB Draft Prep: Nine names that matter for the Cubs

2022 MLB Draft Prep: Nine names that matter for the Cubs

Photo by Bob Levey/ Here are some players the Cubs could look at to choose with the No. 7 overall pick. I'm dialing back on my writing. Certainly here, and possibly elsewhere. It's a different universe out there, and I'm not as gung-ho as I used to be. While many people are trying to cut their teeth on writing through collaboration and data, I don't want to fight through hard. For some people, that's the goal. For me, I'm good with listening to a few games, and passing along what I can that might be of use to a few of you. I'm really impressed with the uptick in writing...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 20 hours ago
Cubs historical sleuthing: Ron Cey edition

Cubs historical sleuthing: Ron Cey edition

Bettmann / Contributor The Penguin! Getty says: Chicago Cubs Ron Cey is welcomed at the plate after hitting a three run homer in the fourth inning of the Cubs-Pittsburgh Pirates game. Cey is greeted by teammate Leo Durham. Ron Cey? Check. Leon Durham? Check. Cubs playing the Pirates? Yup, but when? This one was pretty simple. Once we know it’s a three-run homer in the fourth inning against the Pirates, going to Cey’s home run log at baseball-reference gives us the answer. There is only one homer of Cey’s 84 as a Cub that matches this description. It happened...
Cubbies Crib 20 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Ranking the team’s 3 worst trades of the last 50 years

No matter which team you root for, there are some trades in history that just didn’t break your way – and the Chicago Cubs are no exception. The one everyone constantly points to is the Lou Brock deal, and rightfully so. Brock went on to win a pair of World Series rings and amass over […] Chicago Cubs: Ranking the team’s 3 worst trades of the last 50 years - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors, and Fan Community