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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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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

The Chicago Cubs took on the division rival Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park before coming home to Wrigley Field. A 3-1 series win in Milwaukee eased the minds of many fans, but still featured some frustrating moments with the... more

The Chicago Cubs started their 2018 season in Miami and Cincinnati. While it did not go exactly how many fans expected, it is WAY too early to hit the panic button. The opening two series of the season will be broken down as we discuss... more

Happy Opening Day Eve! The Chicago Cubs will begin their quest for the 2018 World Series in Miami tomorrow. How will the Cubs do this season? Has the leadoff situation been solved with Ian Happ? How will they start this season off... more

The Chicago Cubs are entering the homestretch of Spring Training as the season opener in Miami inches closer. Veteran pitcher Justin Grimm was released last week and was picked up by the Royals. There has been an interesting trend of... more