Cub Tracks

Cub Tracks Blames The Conditions


"Tarp-gate" is certainly on our minds. We've also got unfazed rookies, the need for a veteran leader, baseball fashion issues, a spelling bee, trouble finding playing time, and an excuse to drink a...

Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down


Jake will keep throwing and Kris will get back to swinging. Others are learning on the job, we wonder if Starlin is the apple of New York's eye, and Len Kasper dismisses your predictions.

Cub Tracks Is Pitching For Options


If a link isn't about Javy, it's pretty much about the pitching. There's all sorts of comings and goings in today's edition.

Cub Tracks Has A Deep Rotation


All of a sudden the Cubs have a stockpile of rotation candidates. Kyle Hendricks is earning his keep, the Cubs are after even bigger fish, working is a theme, the Cubs play spoiler, and an awkward...

Cub Tracks Is Theme-Free


There's really no consistent theme today. But there are things. And you should click on them. There's more Baez, finishing strong, a game at Wrigley this Saturday, fun line-up decisions, and a...

Cub Tracks Is The Center Of Attention


Beyond Baez, Joe Maddon feels complete, the Cubs continue to be aggressive B-E aggressive!, there's a bear on the lawn, a second rounder is much more, Cub games are long, Manny the mentor, and...

Cub Tracks: Just Javy


Wanna guess who everyone is talking about? Plus, other stuff!

Cub Tracks Is Batty For Baez


So Cub Tracks was almost done... then Javy happened. So here's your latest batch of Javy news, plus a few leftover nuggets.

Cub Tracks Hears Opportunity Knocking


Will the Cubs leap at the chance to spend this offseason? Also today: coaches in cars predict a cross-town World Series, Felix denies a demand, lots of Javy, James Russell gives a special goodbye,...

Cub Tracks Works Late At Night


Whether it is burning up the phone lines for the hot stove or playing a whole lot of innings, following the Cubs is a late night gig. So click for trade talks, Javy up the middle, more prospecting,...


Cub Tracks Is Next In Line


Will any other Cubs be traded before Thursday's non-waiver deadline? Kyle Hendricks gets praised, more on prospect lists, and some cool animated GIFs in today's Cub Tracks.

Cub Tracks Prepares For Hall Of Fame Induction


Greg Maddux will bring a large contingent of Cubs fans to Cooperstown for Sunday's Hall of Fame induction. Plus, prospects, trade rumors and more Hall of Fame stories, and some good summer reading.

Cub Tracks Is A Diverse Collection


An amazing mix today. Sample from eleven different media outlets on: Kris, Javy, Jack, Jed, Kap, Mendy, Mad Dog, Upper Case, bye bye Barney, a military free agent, fake prospects, why the time is...

Cub Tracks Sees Trouble Mounting


The writers see doom and gloom for the rest of the season. Can we just go back to monitoring the prospects now?

Cub Tracks Is Filing A Lawsuit


There's a guy who walks around Wrigley in a bear suit, and the Cubs aren't happy about it. That and much more on top prospects Kris Bryant and Javier Baez along with some fun with Lego and maps in...

Cub Tracks Awaits The Second Half


Erik's away, so I'm filling in with post-All-Star linkage.

Cub Tracks Is An Exhibitionist


This is about baseball games that don't officially count. Two big parts of the Cubs' future played in a game of the same name, the young All-Stars have headed off to the land of 10,000 lakes, and I...

Cub Tracks Barks Back


It's all about energy as the Cubs work to finish the first half on the upswing. So the team's big dog barked at the Reds, Mendy gives a jolt, a contention plan is built, Jake takes the rotation by...

Cub Tracks Is Out Of Sorts


The big league club is floundering. Dreamy Kris gets kicked out. ADDISON IS BUST!!!! AA is promoted, but is (probably) heading back. Other players have one eye on the door. Rooftop issues linger....

Cub Tracks Adores Addison


Everyone is talking about Addison Russell. Come on in for more fawning, trade rumors, prospect reports, saying goodbye to now ex-teammates, the light at the end of the tunnel, All-Star berths, new...

Cub Tracks Feels Independent


The good news continues to flow as the front office clarifies progress, the team is on the verge of an offensive juggernaut, a couple pitchers look back on their trade experience, Rogers pitches...

Cub Tracks Is Trade Tracks: Special Edition!


Well, this is exactly what I get for finishing most of the Sunday Cub Tracks on Friday. But suffice to say, everyone is writing about "The Big Deal." So enjoy this special edition of Cub Tracks as...

Cub Tracks Thinks Of Its Legacy


A return trip to Boston has the Cubs thinking about history and legacies. There's more on the front office and Manny, why there are almost too many prospects to count, the Cubs get better, and...

Cub Tracks Had No Choice


The Cubs trip to Boston means the writers had "no choice" but to write about Theo and Boston. For his part, Epstein says a rebuild wasn't a choice. Meanwhile, Dallas Beeler puts a pair of teammates...

Cub Tracks Is The Only Game In Town?


It's Sunday and there's no Cubs' game. But Cub Tracks is here to help you fill in the gap with Manny, the Derby, pitchers in the outfield, Junior's crash, baseball vs. soccer, a long talk with...

Cub Tracks Actually Matters


And pretty soon, the games will, too. While we look to the future, some players are making the future "now," others are looking for a way out of town in the name of the next generation, a debut is...

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