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Chicago Cubs: Lester-Contreras relationship crucial to Cubs success
March 24th, 2017 at 3:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season, Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester knew that David Ross would be behind the plate for him each start. Now it'll be Willson Contreras's turn to be Lester's "security blanket". Last year, Jon Lester finished with a 19-4 record, a 2.44 ERA, and was second in NL Cy Young voting.  He...

Chicago Cubs: Team USA would have benefited from Cubs’ stars
March 24th, 2017 at 1:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Star players from the Chicago Cubs could have taken the World Baseball Classic and Team USA to a completely different level. Is it socially acceptable to critique something that recently achieved great success? Wednesday night, Team USA won the World Baseball Classic, defeating Puerto Rico handily 8-0. The title is the Americans' first...

Chicago Cubs News: Our Cubs 2017 predictions; The rise of Javier Baez
March 23rd, 2017 at 8:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's that time of year again. We here at Cubbies Crib make our predictions for the upcoming season. The Chicago Cubs are gearing up for another strong season. Maybe not as strong as we think, but we've been right a time or two. When you're making predictions for the Chicago Cubs-or...

Chicago Cubs: The meteoric rise of the Cubs’ Javier Baez
March 22nd, 2017 at 7:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs Javier Baez hasn't spent much time in Mesa this spring. He's been with the Puerto Rican team in the WBC which faces Team USA tonight for the title. And now, even more people know his name than before. There are plenty of Chicago Cubs' fans ready for baseball...

Chicago Cubs: Will Albert Almora and Jon Jay make up for the loss of Fowler?
March 22nd, 2017 at 9:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs outfielders Albert Almora and Jon Jay will both spend time patrolling center field this season, because as we know, Dexter Fowler signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in the offseason. Fowler was one of the most productive players offensively and defensively for the Cubs last season. Will these...