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  • • Chicago Cubs Score and Recap (10/5/22): Cubs 15, Reds 2 – Cubs Bomb Reds in Season Finale
    The Cubs wrapped up the 2022 season in Cincinnati on Wednesday afternoon. Chicago went out in style pounding the Reds en route to a blowout victory. David Bote put the Cubs ahead in the 2nd inning when he blasted a three-run home run to the opposite field in right. The Reds put up a couple … The post Chicago Cubs Score and Recap (10/5/22): Cubs 15, Reds 2 – Cubs Bomb Reds in Season Fin...2022
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  • • Can the Cubs win without a left-handed power hitter?
    I feel sorry for kids today in a number of ways. One can argue they grow up too fast – there is too much technology at too early an age, and the like. Every 10-year-old needs a smartphone? I think not. One of the joys of my youth was when the thick J.C. Penney’s and […] Can the Cubs win without a left-handed power hitter? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - Chicago Cubs News, Rumors,...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ curtains for certain
    Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. Cubs closed out the laughable season with a laugher and handed Cincinnati their 100th loss. David Bote had a day. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and th...2022
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  • • Reflections on the Cubs’ 2022 season
    Photo by @WillByington / www.willbyington.com This year, we hope, was a transition from the bad into the good. One thing I think many have forgotten about the 2022 baseball season is how close we came to losing it — all of it. When the lockout suddenly ended March 10, we were probably only a day or so away from Rob Manfred announcing that more games were going to be “removed from the ...2022
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  • • Cubs close season with drubbing of Reds
    David Bote and Zach McKinstry each hit three-run homers, and the visiting Chicago Cubs scored six times in the sixth...2022
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  • • Cubs: Willson Contreras – successor to Cardinals’ Yadier Molina?
    Back in July, when Yadier Molina was battling injuries and the Cubs were known to be actively shopping Willson Contreras ahead of the Aug. 2 trade deadline, I penned a piece calling the idea of Contreras calling St. Louis home ‘a Cubs fan’s worst nightmare’. Well, apparently it’s a nightmare we might yet see come […] Cubs: Willson Contreras – successor to Cardin...2022
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  • • An early look ahead to the 2023 Chicago Cubs schedule
    Opening Day is merely 175 days away – why wait to preview next season? Whether you are feeling sad or relieved the Chicago Cubs 2022 campaign has come to an end, the year’s metaphorical book has closed and we are on to bigger and better things (hopefully). The season ended on Wednesday with a lopsided […] An early look ahead to the 2023 Chicago Cubs schedule - Cubbies Crib - Cubb...2022
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  • • Today in White Sox History: October 6
    Robin Ventura began his five-year tenure at the helm of the White Sox on this day, 11 years ago. | Set Number: X86942 TK1 R1 F19 Three painful endings, and a new beginning 1905 The White Sox lost the pennant on the next-to-last day of the season when pitcher Doc White couldn’t beat the bottom-feeding St. Louis Browns. White and the Sox lost, 6-2, which handed the flag to the Philadelphia A...2022
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  • • Watch: Zach McKinstry Crushes Three-Run Home Run as Cubs Build Big Lead in Season Finale
    It’s here, the last day of the season for the Chicago Cubs. Thankfully, there’s plenty to look forward to if you’re a Cubs fan, like that incredible farm system with players like Matt Mervis, Brennen Davis, and Owen Caissie playing in the Arizona Fall League, and let’s not forget about Cubs Convention making its return this … The post Watch: Zach McKinstry Crushes Thr...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs Score and Recap (10/4/22): Reds 3, Cubs 2: Bullpen Falters in Cincinnati
    The Cubs took an early lead thanks to home runs by Willson Contreras (here) and Nico Hoerner (here). The bullpen couldn’t hold the lead and the Cubs lose their second straight game. (Box Score) Javier Assad pitched well, allowing only four hits in 5.1 innings. But Keeghan Thompson was uncharacteristically wild, walking two and giving … The post Chicago Cubs Score and Recap (10/4/22): R...2022
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  • • Cubs: Taking stock of the current Willson Contreras situation
    For what felt like the hundredth time, Cubs fans at Wrigley Field said goodbye to longtime catcher Willson Contreras this weekend as the offseason approaches with his future very much up in the air. We already know there are no active extensions talks between the organization and Contreras, nor has there been at any point […] Cubs: Taking stock of the current Willson Contreras situation - Cu...2022
  • • Watch: Willson Contreras Hammers 408-Foot Home Run in Cincinnati
    The Cubs were hitless in Cincinnati through three innings. Willson Contreras changed that with one swing. 22nd home run of the season for Willson Contreras! #SkylineWilly pic.twitter.com/7NBY8Bp66Z — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 4, 2022 And can we end the s     The post Watch: Willson Contreras Hammers 408-Foot Home Run in Cincinnati appeared first on Cubs Insider....2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs: 5 positive takeaways from the 2022 season
    Although the 2022 Cubs season is all but done with two games to play, it is evident that there are more solid pieces on this roster than we once believed. Before the season started, Chicago brought in Marcus Stroman in a surprising move, solidifying the rotation in a major way, while avoiding the price tag […] Chicago Cubs: 5 positive takeaways from the 2022 season - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies C...2022
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  • • David Ross proved he’s the best fit for the Cubs in the second half
    If you completely missed the first half of the season and only watched the Chicago Cubs after the All-Star break, you’d get a completely different impression of who they are. While this team is still raw and far from complete, they’ve been winning many more games down the stretch than you’d expect, whether it be […] David Ross proved he’s the best fit for the Cubs in ...2022
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  • • Reflections on the Cubs’ 2022 season
    Photo by @WillByington / www.willbyington.com This year, we hope, was a transition from the bad into the good. One thing I think many have forgotten about the 2022 baseball season is how close we came to losing it — all of it. When the lockout suddenly ended March 10, we were probably only a day or so away from Rob Manfred announcing that more games were going to be “removed from the ...2022
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  • • Cubs: Willson Contreras – successor to Cardinals’ Yadier Molina?
    Back in July, when Yadier Molina was battling injuries and the Cubs were known to be actively shopping Willson Contreras ahead of the Aug. 2 trade deadline, I penned a piece calling the idea of Contreras calling St. Louis home ‘a Cubs fan’s worst nightmare’. Well, apparently it’s a nightmare we might yet see come […] Cubs: Willson Contreras – successor to Cardin...2022
  • • The Mesa Solar Sox start the Arizona Fall League today
    Photo by Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Getty Images Six Cubs prospects will take the field with the Mesa Solar Sox in Arizona starting today. The Mesa Solar Sox start their defense of their 2021 Arizona Fall League title today as the AFL kicks off their 2022 season. The Solar Sox will play at the Scottsdale Scorpions tonight. This is the 30th anniversary of the AFL, which was founded in 19...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds – Series Preview (October 3-5): Overview, Game and Broadcast Info, Starting Pitchers, W2W4
    The Cubs (73-86) move into the final series of 2022 on fire, having won seven in a row and 11 of their last 12 games. That highlights a 38-29 second half in which the pitching especially really hit its stride in spite of a series of injuries. It provides a little bit of optimism after … The post Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds – Series Preview (October 3-5): Overview, Game and Broadcast Info,...2022
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  • • On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Reds series preview
    Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images You will be VERY familiar with the Reds by the time this series ends. The Cubs were supposed to finish the 2022 season at Wrigley Field against the Reds, but the lockout rescheduled quite a few games, including what was to have been the season-opening set in Cincinnati. Those three games will immediately follow the three at Wrigley, s...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, September 30
    Photo by Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Dale Sveum hits the road. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the cou...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies preview, Tuesday 9/27, 6:40 CT
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs open a series against a team vying for a postseason berth. Today's roster moves: Here Tuesday notes... WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY: The Cubs are 11-11 so far this September, but have won just three of their last nine home games. THE NEW GUYS: Seventeen Cubs have made their major league debuts this season, second-most among major league tea...2022
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  • • For the Chicago Cubs, at least for now, the ‘Kids Are Alright’
    The other day in my car I heard the Who’s “The Kids Are Alright,” written by the great Pete Townsend and sang by Roger Daltrey. In a Cubs season marred by injuries, the ‘kids’ have taken center stage at Wrigley Field as the club looks toward the future. Christopher Morel was ranked #21 in preseason […] For the Chicago Cubs, at least for now, the ‘Kids Are ...2022
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  • • NL Notes: Cubs, Nationals, Marlins
    Chicago Cubs veteran starter Wade Miley left yesterday’s game with left oblique tightness after fielding a bunt, according to MLB.com. Miley, who will be 36 next season, has had a frustrating, injury-filled season. The southpaw started the season on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation and dealt with an additional left shoulder strain before…...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Thursday 9/22, 5:35 CT
    Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images The Cubs open a four-game set in PNC Park. Thursday notes... SWITCH-HITTING: Ian Happ has 58 extra-base hits this season. He’s the third Cubs switch-hitter to reach 58 extra-base hits in a season and the first since Augie Galan had 64 in 1935, the franchise record for a switch-hitter. With 14 games remaining, Happ has a chance to reach that record. WHA...2022

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  • • Joe Maddon shares his one regret from time with Cubs
    Joe Maddon won a World Series with the Chicago Cubs, but the former manager endured a rocky end to his tenure that left some feeling sour. Many felt that Maddon’s teams in 2018 and 2019 underperformed relative to the talent they had. Maddon, however, didn’t voice any regrets about his time in Chicago except for one — and it relates to his restaurant. Maddon’s restaurant, Maddon’s Post, opened in W...2020
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  • • Watch: Cubs’ Randy Rosario casually makes catch of the year so far (with his hat)
    During Sunday’s Chicago Cubs game against Texas, Kyle Schwarber launched a laser-beam of a home run, which teammate Randy Rosario ever so casually hauled in with his hat. The home run itself was impressive, as Schwarber tattooed the ball. #2 on the season! And what a catch by Randy Rosario… IN THE HAT! Stream the game: https://t.co/9zmFt10TD8 pic.twitter.com/k2B5Im5YiL— Cubs Talk (@NBCSCubs) March...2019
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  • • Joe Maddon read ‘Managing Millennials for Dummies’ to connect with players
    Joe Maddon raised some eyebrows — and elicited some chuckles — by revealing at the MLB winter meetings in December that he started reading “Managing Millennials for Dummies.” The Chicago Cubs skipper, among baseball’s most eccentric personalities , has completed reading the book and now is revealing the lessons gleaned from it. “They’re no different than anyone else,” Maddon said of millennials, v...2019
  • • Wisconsin restaurant chain poised for huge burger giveaway if Brewers win 12th straight
    A decades-old giveaway tradition by a Wisconsin-based burger chain is poised to make a repeat performance if the Milwaukee Brewers can extend their current win streak in Game 1 of the NLCS on Friday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Brewers have not dropped a game since a regular-season series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Since then, the Brew Crew have rattled off 11 straight wins, including...2018
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  • • Cub Tracks’ curtains for certain
    Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. Cubs closed out the laughable season with a laugher and handed Cincinnati their 100th loss. David Bote had a day. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and th...2022
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  • • Reflections on the Cubs’ 2022 season
    Photo by @WillByington / www.willbyington.com This year, we hope, was a transition from the bad into the good. One thing I think many have forgotten about the 2022 baseball season is how close we came to losing it — all of it. When the lockout suddenly ended March 10, we were probably only a day or so away from Rob Manfred announcing that more games were going to be “removed from the ...2022
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  • • Cubs: Willson Contreras – successor to Cardinals’ Yadier Molina?
    Back in July, when Yadier Molina was battling injuries and the Cubs were known to be actively shopping Willson Contreras ahead of the Aug. 2 trade deadline, I penned a piece calling the idea of Contreras calling St. Louis home ‘a Cubs fan’s worst nightmare’. Well, apparently it’s a nightmare we might yet see come […] Cubs: Willson Contreras – successor to Cardin...2022
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  • • Today in White Sox History: October 6
    Robin Ventura began his five-year tenure at the helm of the White Sox on this day, 11 years ago. | Set Number: X86942 TK1 R1 F19 Three painful endings, and a new beginning 1905 The White Sox lost the pennant on the next-to-last day of the season when pitcher Doc White couldn’t beat the bottom-feeding St. Louis Browns. White and the Sox lost, 6-2, which handed the flag to the Philadelphia A...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, October 5
    Rey Sanchez A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Happy birthday to Rey Sanchez and more! On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the course of time....2022
  • • The Mesa Solar Sox start the Arizona Fall League today
    Photo by Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Getty Images Six Cubs prospects will take the field with the Mesa Solar Sox in Arizona starting today. The Mesa Solar Sox start their defense of their 2021 Arizona Fall League title today as the AFL kicks off their 2022 season. The Solar Sox will play at the Scottsdale Scorpions tonight. This is the 30th anniversary of the AFL, which was founded in 19...2022
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  • • Can the Chicago Cubs really make the postseason in 2023?
    With all the (justified) excitement over the possibility that Carlos Correa might sign with the Chicago Cubs in the winter in exchange for an asteroid’s worth of currency, and the (less justified) hope that a certifiable ace such as Jacob deGrom or Justin Verlander might join the club, it’s worth evaluating the depth of the […] Can the Chicago Cubs really make the postseason in 2...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ with six you get meatloaf
    Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. The Cubs streak was extended by a game as they gave themselves a chance for a home sweep in the final home game of the season. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, ...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks rolls a five, or carry on my Heyward son
    Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. The Cubs cruised to their fifth in a row over the Happless Reds. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. The Cub...2022
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  • • Jason Heyward bids farewell as his Cubs career draws to a close
    Without Jason Heyward, there’s no 2016 World Series championship. That’s all you need to know when evaluating whether or not the eight-year, $184 million contract the Cubs handed to him all those years ago. In just a couple days time, year seven of that deal will conclude – and it will be the final one […] Jason Heyward bids farewell as his Cubs career draws to a close - Cu...2022
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  • • Reflections on the Cubs’ 2022 season
    Photo by @WillByington / www.willbyington.com This year, we hope, was a transition from the bad into the good. One thing I think many have forgotten about the 2022 baseball season is how close we came to losing it — all of it. When the lockout suddenly ended March 10, we were probably only a day or so away from Rob Manfred announcing that more games were going to be “removed from the ...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies preview, Tuesday 9/27, 6:40 CT
    Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs open a series against a team vying for a postseason berth. Today's roster moves: Here Tuesday notes... WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY: The Cubs are 11-11 so far this September, but have won just three of their last nine home games. THE NEW GUYS: Seventeen Cubs have made their major league debuts this season, second-most among major league tea...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Saturday 9/24, 5:35 CT
    Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The Cubs go for their fifth consecutive win. Saturday notes: ONE-RUN GAMES: The Cubs played their fourth straight one-run game Friday, all wins. That was the team’s 50th one-run game of the year. Overall they’re 24-26 in one-run games this season, but 14-8 since July 17. It’s the 48th time in the 122 seasons since 1901 that the Cubs have played 50 or mor...2022
  • • Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/24/22) – McKinstry Leads Off, Quiroz at 2B, Miley Starting
    The Cubs have won two straight against the Pirates and four in a row overall to move all the way up to 10th in the reverse standings. That gives them a mere 1.8% chance of landing the top pick in next year’s draft, and there’s not much time left to “improve” to anything better than … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/24/22) – McKinstry Leads Off, Quiroz at 2B, Mil...2022
  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Friday 9/23, 5:35 CT
    Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images The Cubs go for their fourth straight win. Friday notes... HE’S ACTUALLY... GOOD: Mark Leiter Jr., last 18 appearances since July 30: 1.75 ERA, 0.935 WHIP, 27 strikeouts in 25⅔ innings. THE PITTSBURGH-AREA NATIVE: Ian Happ has reached base safely in each of his last 27 games against the Pirates dating to April 10, 2021. Happ has batted .353/.442/.56...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, September 23
    Charles Conlon A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. Fred Merkle memorialized. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the course of time. Here’s a h...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ scale model
    Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. Cubs cut bait, escape with win. Fish turn foul. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. The outcome of the 2022-23 ...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks has no words other than gamethread words
    Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. At least there was one highlight. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. The Cubs opened a series with one of my le...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies preview, Sunday 9/18, 1:20 CT
    Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images The Cubs go for the series win. Sunday notes... ATTENDANCE WATCH: Through Friday’s game, the Cubs have announced 2,410,709 tickets sold through 74 dates, an average of 32,577 per date. They must average 27,041 tickets sold for the seven remaining dates to reach 2.6 million for the season. The last time the Cubs announced fewer than 2.6 million tickets s...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs @ New York Mets – Series Preview (September 12-14): Overview, Game and Broadcast Info, Starting Pitchers, W2W4
    The Cubs (58-82) dropped their fifth consecutive series with a Sunday loss to the Giants and now make a quick trip to New York to face the first-place Mets. Not exactly a recipe for better results, especially with the Mets apparently forgetting they’re supposed to have fallen on their faces by now. The Mets (89-52) … The post Chicago Cubs @ New York Mets – Series Preview (September 12-...2022
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  • • Can the Cubs win without a left-handed power hitter?
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  • • Cub Tracks’ curtains for certain
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  • • Cub Tracks’ with six you get meatloaf
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  • • On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Reds series preview
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  • • Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/27/22) – McKinstry Leads Off, Contreras DH, Stroman Pitching
    The Cubs have some reinforcements as they prepare to play spoiler with the Phillies in town. Willson Contreras has been activated from the IL, where he’s been since the end of August, and Seiya Suzuki is off the restricted list after returning from Japan to be with his wife and baby. Philly is only 1.5 … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/27/22) – McKinstry Leads Off, Contreras DH, ...2022
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  • • For the Chicago Cubs, at least for now, the ‘Kids Are Alright’
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  • • Cub Tracks’ Saturday night not-so-special
    Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. The Cubs were shut out by the Pirates. Miley’s hurt (again). Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. The Cubs played ...2022
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  • • Pirates try to get back at Cubs, end losing skid
    The Chicago Cubs are finding ways to make games — or at least moments — count as they run out...2022
  • • Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/22/22): Morel at Short, Bote at Third, Wesneski on Hill in Pittsburgh
    Gather around kids while I tell you about the legend of Hayden Wesneski. That’s the phrase I conjure up in my head when I think about the potential of Wesneski and how the shocking trade of Scott Effross could play out. Sure, it was pretty surprising when the trade was announced (just listen to the … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/22/22): Morel at Short, Bote at Third, Wesneski on Hil...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ scale model
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  • Sources: Mets finalizing deal with Cubs for Baez
    The New York Mets are finalizing a trade to acquire shortstop Javier Baez from the Chicago Cubs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2021
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  • Sources: Giants reach deal for Cubs' Bryant
    • Sources: Giants reach deal for Cubs' Bryant
    The San Francisco Giants have reached a deal to acquire star third baseman Kris Bryant from the Chicago Cubs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Friday....2021
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  • • Former Cubs All-Star infielder Beckert dies at 79
    Former Chicago Cubs second baseman Glenn Beckert died Sunday, the team announced. He was 79....2020
  • • Cubs' Quintana hurt washing dishes, has surgery
    Chicago Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana needed surgery to repair a thumb laceration he suffered washing dishes....2020
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  • • Glenn Beckert, who made four All-Star teams with the Chicago Cubs, dies at 79
    The second baseman was a fixture with the Cubs throughout the 1960s...2020
  • Reports: Cubs-Reds next 'Field of Dreams' game
    • Reports: Cubs-Reds next 'Field of Dreams' game
    The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will meet in the 2022 edition of Major League Baseball's "Field of Dreams" game in Dyersville, Iowa, according to multiple reports....2021
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  • Source: 1B Rizzo back with Yanks on $32M pact
    • Source: 1B Rizzo back with Yanks on $32M pact
    First baseman Anthony Rizzo, who finished last season with the Yankees after a trade from the Chicago Cubs, agreed to a two-year contract on Tuesday night to return to New York, pending a physical, a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers....2022
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  • • Ex-Royals, Cubs manager Jim Frey dies at 88
    Former Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs manager Jim Frey died Sunday at age 88....2020
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  • Arrieta's 2nd stint with Cubs ends with release
    • Arrieta's 2nd stint with Cubs ends with release
    The Chicago Cubs released right-hander Jake Arrieta on Thursday, ending his second stint with the franchise....2021
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  • • Cubs Claim Billy Hamilton
    The Chicago Cubs claimed Billy Hamilton off waivers from the Mets today, per Jordan Bastian of MLB.com (via Twitter). The Cubs also added Ildemaro Vargas to the active roster and designated Matt Dermody for assignment. Bastian also reports that the Pedro Strop deal is official. Hamilton, in the conversation for the fastest player in baseball,…...2020
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  • • Clutch Jansen plays hero as Blue Jays earn walk-off win in series opener against Cubs
    Danny Jansen drilled a walk-off single to left field to end the Toronto Blue Jays' three-game losing streak with a 5-4 come-from-behind win against the Chicago Cubs on Monday....2022
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  • • Can David Ross Bring the Magic of 2016 Back to the Cubs?
    He was the elder statesman on the roster when the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series. Four years later, they’re counting on Ross, now the manager, to reverse their slide down the standings....2020
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  • Hoyer: Cubs will be 'really active in free agency'
    • Hoyer: Cubs will be 'really active in free agency'
    Chicago Cubs president Jed Hoyer says his team is planning to be "really active in free agency" this offseason...2021

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  • • Baez and Bryant Go Coast to Coast and Atlanta Buys an Outfield
    The Trade Deadline Spectacular! Lot's to unpack here, where do I begin? First, the Chicago Cubs continued to clean house Friday night sending their remaining superstars to opposite coasts. Kris Bryant is headed to San Francisco in exchange for Alexander Canario and Caleb Killian, and Javier Baez was sent to Queens to play shortstop for the Mets. The Mets will send outfielder Pete Crow-Armstrong ba...2021
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  • • Cub Tracks’ curtains for certain
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  • • Reflections on the Cubs’ 2022 season
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  • • An early look ahead to the 2023 Chicago Cubs schedule
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds preview, Tuesday 10/4, 5:40 CT
    David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Two games remain in the 2022 season. Tuesday notes... BUILDING A WINNING TRADITION: The Cubs are 15-5 in their last 20 games since September 12, the best record in the NL since that date and second best in the majors behind Cleveland (17-5). And, the Cubs are 38-30 since the All-Star break, a .559 winning percentage which is equivalent to a 91-win full season....2022
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  • • The Mesa Solar Sox start the Arizona Fall League today
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds preview, Monday 10/3, 5:40 CT
    David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs go for their eighth straight victory. Monday notes... ATTENDANCE WATCH: The Cubs finished the home season with 2,616,780 tickets sold, an average of 32,306 per date. The average currently ranks ninth and the total seventh, though the total ranking could drop as some teams close to the Cubs in that list (Red Sox, Astros, Mets) still have home games re...2022
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  • • Cubs have makings of a solid 2023 rotation heading into the offseason
    Though Opening Day feels like a lifetime away, it will be here sooner than we think. We know the Cubs are planning on being very active this offseason – with a chief priority of adding some power to the offense. To say the least, the current lineup is in desperate need of some ‘oomph’. But […] Cubs have makings of a solid 2023 rotation heading into the offseason - Cubbies C...2022
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  • • Chicago Cubs Lineup (10/2/22) – McKinstry Leads Off, Contreras Catching, Stroman Starting Final Home Game
    First, let me apologize for the general lack of content on the site lately. It’s been a really busy week for all of us here at CI as we deal with various non-Cubs items, so our content cycle includes little more than posting lineups and recaps. Thanks for sticking with us, we will ramp things … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup (10/2/22) – McKinstry Leads Off, Contreras Catching, Stro...2022
  • • Cub Tracks’ with six you get meatloaf
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  • • Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds preview, Saturday 10/1, 1:20 CT
    Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images The Cubs go for six in a row! Saturday notes... ATTENDANCE WATCH: The Cubs have announced 2,555,495 tickets sold through 79 dates, an average of 32,348 per date. They must have 44,505 paid admissions announced today and tomorrow to reach 2.6 million, an average of 22,253 per date. They’ll probably cross the 2.6 million mark by 20,000 or so. The Cubs h...2022
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  • • Carlos Correa joining the Cubs viewed, by some, as foregone conclusion
    If you weren’t a fan of the incessant Carlos Correa rumors last winter, I have very bad news for you. Last time around, you were largely spared months of speculation due to the lockout. This winter, though, the Chicago Cubs are going to be linked to the superstar shortstop right up until the day he […] Carlos Correa joining the Cubs viewed, by some, as foregone conclusion - Cubbies Cri...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, September 8
    Gabby Hartnett | Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. The “Homer in the Gloaming” and other Cubs legends. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plent...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, September 23
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  • • Chicago Cubs Lineup (9/22/22): Morel at Short, Bote at Third, Wesneski on Hill in Pittsburgh
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, September 2
    Happy birthday, Jason Hammel | Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. This one has a bit of everything. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to fo...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks scenes from a holdup
    Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news, four days a week. The Cubs ran out of bases. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, and cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. The Cubs are going full-court press on promoting the immediate fut...2022
  • • Cubs have a new late-inning shutdown arm in young Brandon Hughes
    Easily the most shocking move of the trade deadline for the Chicago Cubs was the surprise trade of elite setup man Scott Effross. In the heat of the moment, it was a bit of a shock to the system seeing the team’s emerging young sidearmer dealt with so many years of control left. That deal […] Cubs have a new late-inning shutdown arm in young Brandon Hughes - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, August 10
    Photo by Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. One of the biggest of the Cubs’ early stars. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow ...2022
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  • Cubs' Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo not in lineup amid trade chatter
    • Cubs' Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo not in lineup amid trade chatter
    Chicago Cubs trade buzz reached new heights on Thursday when the team announced superstars Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo would not be in the starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds.  Cubs skipper Dave Ross insisted during his pregame press conference both players needed days off and that there was no connection to recent trade rumors....2021
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