12:29 AM EDT, Fri October 18, 2019
Cubbies Crib 6 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Greatest players of the decade – #30-21

Here we count down the greatest Chicago Cubs of the 2010s, continuing with numbers 30-21, as we work our way toward the best of the decade. The 2010s featured both the lowest of lows and the highest of highs for Chicago Cubs fans. The decade started with the end of the Jim Hendry era, in […] Chicago Cubs: Greatest players of the decade – #30-21 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue 7 hours ago
Cubs history: The time they swapped starting pitchers with the Cardinals 116 years ago

Cubs history: The time they swapped starting pitchers with the Cardinals 116 years ago

Photo by FPG/ ... and the deal helped win many pennants for the Cubs. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of an offseason series looking at past Cubs trades from the perspective of the time they were made. It is December 12, 1903, and the Chicago Cubs have just made a trade. Unless you’re new to Bleed Cubbie Blue, you’re likely quite familiar with club pitching ace Jack Taylor. Or, at least, he was the club’s ace until getting swapped down river today to the Cardinals. Memories of him tantalizing National League batsmen in 19-aught-two will be hard to forget. Take your pick. Will you...
Cubbies Crib 9 hours ago

Chicago Cubs have to address the leadoff spot if they want to win in 2020

The Chicago Cubs have plenty of items on their wish list this offseason, but none should carry more weight than finding a legitimate leadoff hitter. No matter how you slice it – whether we’re talking the first batter of the game, an inning or simply the player whose name was penciled alongside the ‘1’ on […] Chicago Cubs have to address the leadoff spot if they want to win in 2020 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue 10 hours ago
The Marquee Sports Network has acquired carriage on AT&T systems

The Marquee Sports Network has acquired carriage on AT&T systems

It’s the first step for viewers to be able to see Cubs games in 2020. One of the challenges the Cubs’ new TV channel, the Marquee Sports Network, is facing is acquiring coverage on various cable and satellite systems across the USA. The network has taken the first step toward that, according to this article from Cord Cutters News (who knew there was such a publication?), quoting a statement from Sinclair Broadcasting, a co-owner of the channel: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), and AT&T have agreed on a multi-year agreement across DIRECTV, AT&T TV and U-verse for continued...
Cubbies Crib 11 hours ago

Chicago Cubs should target a pair of Astros relievers

After struggling in high-leverage spots, the Chicago Cubs will undoubtedly look to reload their bullpen this winter as they look to compete again in 2020. Pedro Strop, Steve Cishek and Brandon Kintzler are all unrestricted free agents, and the Chicago Cubs possess a number of options on the likes of Brandon Morrow, Derek Holland, Tony […] Chicago Cubs should target a pair of Astros relievers - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More