Jul 22, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs center fielder Arismendy Alcantara (7) celebrates with first baseman Anthony Rizzo (right) after hitting a solo home run against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports


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Brandon Cain, editor

Brandon Cain joined the FanSided Sports Network in May 2013 and after two months as a staff writer for Cubbies Crib he was named the editor. ([email protected])

Jacob R Misener, editor

After spending two-plus years writing for the site, Jacob was named editor of Cubbies Crib in August 2013. He also works as the managing editor of a daily newspaper in central Illinois. He is a graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., class of 2013. During that time, he also worked as a broadcaster in Minor League Baseball.

Nicholas D. Blazek, Staff Writer

I grew up in Michigan right across the lake from Chicago. Michigan was my address, Chicago is where my sports heart lives. Now residing in Charlotte, NC, I still bleed Cubbie Blue and love being a member of the Crib.

David Miniel, Staff Writer

Born and raised in Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois. Die hard sports and WWE fan. Teams include Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Lakers. Currently a News Desk writer for FanSided and Minor League Correspondent for Cubbies Crib.

Adam Loghides, Staff Writer

I'm a lifelong Cub fan...born between games of a DH in 1971. Cubbies won the first game - I was born - they lost the nightcap...and they haven't stopped losing since. I am a proud father of two children, to whom I have passed down the pain of being a Cub fan...they'll thank me later. Enjoy my contributions to our site...GO CUBBIES!!

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Aaron Somers is the FanSided Network's Senior Personnel Director and has previously served as the Editorial Director for our MLB sites. He's been a part of the FanSided Network since October 2011. Baseball has long been his biggest passion, but he has a healthy obsession with most sports (though admittedly there are many that he's a better fan than participant). He lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts with his wonderfully understanding wife and daughter.

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