12:38 PM EST, Sat January 16, 2021
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Cubs News: Some notable January happenings in team history

January is the start of a new year, deals being made, Spring Training is around the corner. We’ll look back at January in Chicago Cubs Auld Lang Syne style. I’ll start with Cubs fun first. The Cubs Convention, postponed in 2021 due to the pandemic, began in January 1986. Here are some memorable convention events […] Cubs News: Some notable January happenings in team history - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
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Cub Tracks marks the spot

Cub Tracks marks the spot

Photo by Justin Berl/ #Cubs and #MLB news you can use Our treasures are buried deep, like the ledes of most of my articles. The Cubs continue on in their seemingly shambolic fashion and we continue to document the results. Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Willson Contreras, and Zach Davies have put their X’s on a document, at press time, The 2025 lineup looks ship-shape so far, too. Ian Happ and the Cubs couldn’t agree, and he’ll be the first Cubs arb hearing since 2018. And in my opinion, only Tom Waits and Gordon Lightfoot (of living persons) should sing sea...
Cubbies Crib 16 hours ago

Cubs reach deals with Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras

In the last decade, the Chicago Cubs have been incredibly diligent when it comes to avoiding arbitration, only doing so once under Theo Epstein. His successor, Jed Hoyer, seems to be taking a similar approach. On Friday, the Cubs avoided arbitration with Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Willson Contreras. The team inked the trio to […] Cubs reach deals with Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
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Cubs and Ian Happ can’t agree on contract terms and will go to arbitration

Cubs and Ian Happ can’t agree on contract terms and will go to arbitration

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ It’ll be the first Cubs arb hearing since 2018, if it happens. Just when we thought the Cubs wouldn’t go to an arbitration hearing, they might have one with Ian Happ: Cubs and Happ unable to reach agreement and headed to arbitration hearing. Will be Cubs' first since Grimm in 2018, just third since 1993 (also Theriot in 2010).— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) January 16, 2021 Happ’s projected salary range, per MLB Trade Rumors, was between $2.5 million and $4.6 million. It is true that in the last couple of years, teams have done...
Cubbies Crib 18 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: David Bote has an uncertain role heading into 2021

It’s been a tough offseason for the Cubs and their fans. We have seen multiple players depart, not to mention the head of the front office in Theo Epstein and even an iconic broadcaster. The worst part is there may be more losses to come. There have been rumors floating about the Cubs actively listening […] Chicago Cubs: David Bote has an uncertain role heading into 2021 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community