6:07 PM EST, Fri November 27, 2020
Cubbies Crib 3 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Breaking down a hypothetical Javier Bàez trade proposal

A recent FanSided trade proposal for Cubs shortstop Javier Baez has fans talking. Before diving into my thoughts and opinions on the matter, it is to acknowledge the Detroit Tigers’ FanSided site Motor City Bengals and give credence to the author’s assertion at the unlikely nature of this trade offer for one of, if not, the most […] Chicago Cubs: Breaking down a hypothetical Javier Bàez trade proposal - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Bleed Cubbie Blue 4 hours ago
Cubs historical sleuthing: Stolen base champions edition

Cubs historical sleuthing: Stolen base champions edition

Photo by Hy Peskin/ Here are two men who, between them, stole over 1,500 MLB bases. supplied this information with this photo: Lou Brock #24 of the Chicago Cubs steals second base as Maury Wills #30 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is late with the tag during an MLB Spring Training game circa April, 1962 in Mesa, Arizona. “Circa” is correct. The Chicago Tribune confirms that the Cubs and Dodgers played an exhibition game in Mesa Wednesday, April 4, 1962. The Cubs won the game 6-5 with a four-run bottom of the ninth at Rendezvous Park in Mesa, which was the Cubs’ spring...
Cubbies Crib 7 hours ago

Cubs fans actually have a lot to be thankful for this year

It wasn’t a great year for the Cubs, but there are some things to be thankful for. This year didn’t end with the Chicago Cubs hoisting another Commissioner’s Trophy. They won the National League Central, only to be promptly swept away in two games by the Miami Marlins in the postseason. Still, the team showed some fight […] Cubs fans actually have a lot to be thankful for this year - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News and Fan Community
Bleed Cubbie Blue 8 hours ago
Should the Cubs go for it in 2021 or build toward 2023?

Should the Cubs go for it in 2021 or build toward 2023?

It feels like storm clouds are brewing over the Cubs franchise | Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports Is a youth movement better than one more shot at a potentially elusive division title? "It's easy", they say. "Bring Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, and Anthony Rizzo back in 2021, and trade them.at the deadline when they have better value." It's bullet-proof logic, except for the large elephant in the room. Nobody else in the National League Central figures to be aggressively adding in free agency, either. The Cubs could very well look like an 88-win team that's a...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 11 hours ago
Baseball history unpacked, November 27

Baseball history unpacked, November 27

Scenes from the rich tapestry of the game. ... on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a lighthearted Cubs-centric look at baseball’s past. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along as we review select scenes from the rich tapestry of Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball history*. Today in baseball history: 1947 - Triple Crown winner Ted Williams (.343, 32, 162) is edged out by Joe DiMaggio (.315, 20, 97) for the American League MVP by one point when a writer from the Midwest leaves the Red Sox right-fielder off the...