Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs

  • Batting Avg
    .220 AVG
  • Runs
    265 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.99 ERA
  • WHIP
    1.22 WHIP
  • How much would you pay the Cubs' core players in contract extensions?
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    How much would you pay the Cubs' core players in contract extensions?

    Per Jordan Bastian at cubs.com, President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer is open to that: In the early portion of camp, Javier Báez, Kris Bryant, Willson Contreras and Anthony Rizzo each said publicly that they look forward to the conversation with Hoyer. And all four expressed that they would love to stick with the Cubs beyond their current contracts.

  • Baseball history unpacked, March 1
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    Baseball history unpacked, March 1

    on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a 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: 1903 - Baseball Rules Committee chairman Tom Loftus of the Washington Senators proclaims that the pitcher’s mound must not be more than 15 inches higher than the baselines or home plate.

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    'Safe ball!' cry starts Cactus League

    Feb. 28—Masks aren't just for catchers and umpires, anymore: Everyone has to wear them. While watching veterans and rookies sliding into home, Major League Baseball wants fans to be safe in stands. The tradeoff to having a Cactus League season in 2021 includes severely-reduced attendance, cashless transactions, maintenance of physical distancing and mandatory masks, all aimed at mitigating the ...