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The official CubbiesCrib.com podcast featuring writers Alex Patt and Adam McGinnis, as well as special guests discussing all the latest Chicago Cubs news and everything else MLB-related.

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The Chicago Cubs have had a tough schedule lately, playing the Brewers, Cardinals and the red-hot Dodgers. A lot of Cubs fans are discussing the offensive inconsistency of the team the past few weeks, and some may ask if... more

The Chicago Cubs have been on a role lately, even when they are not really dominating opponents. Though many recent games have been close, the Cubs have been getting what is most important, wins. There is a long way to go,... more

The Chicago Cubs returned from a road trip in Pittsburgh and New York where they went 6-1. Now the team faces a tough June ahead as they face off with the Phillies, Brewers and Cardinals in the coming weeks. Has the recent good play... more

A lot of people are talking about Anthony Rizzo's slide into home Monday afternoon. We will break it down and discuss the rules regarding the slide. Also talking about the Cubs position in the NL central as the race continues to be... more

Manny Machado has been a hot topic in Chicago recently. Both the Cubs and White Sox have been linked to the Orioles All Star infielder as he may be traded this season before hitting free agency in the offseason. Do these talks... more

The past week for the Chicago Cubs went from winning five in a row, to losing five in a row. Getting swept by the rival St. Louis Cardinals in gut-wrenching fashion may have been one of, if not the worst regular season series for the Cubs in a... more

The Chicago Cubs took on the Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field and had a winning home stand. Pitching was the main source of succes especially against Milwaukee. The offense however was pretty quiet... more

Joe Maddon made some changes to his lineup near the end of the home stand by placing Albert Almora Jr. and Javier Baez at the top of the order. They immediately made the move pay off as they put on great performances in the... more

The Chicago Cubs finally returned to Wrigley Field last week to begin the first home stand of the season. Mother Nature was not very kind as several games had to be postponed. Alex and Adam along with special guest Erik Mauro,... more