Again With the Waiting Game

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We seem to be in a market where the best available free agent position player is lucky to sniff even one legitimate nine-figure offer, and where the best available free agent pitchers are still looking for work.  The Cubs have thrown a bunch of money at pitching this offseason, but Continue reading Again With the Waiting Game

The Pirates’ Sell-Off (UPDATE)

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Fresh off the weekend’s Gerrit Cole trade between the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cubs’ division rivals have once again set up a big trade: #SFGiants have agreed to acquire Andrew McCutchen from the #Pirates, pending a review of medical records, sources tell The Athletic. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) Continue reading The Pirates’ Sell-Off (UPDATE)

Cubs Convention Begins

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Anno is in the middle of the Cubs Convention Opening Ceremony and Friday night festivities (you can check out the archived and live Facebook feeds via the link at the bottom), while I’m at home recovering from the first week back to school.  There’s a lot of news out there, Continue reading Cubs Convention Begins

Dreamcast 31: I Also Like To Live Dangerously

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Since our last Dreamcast, we were really hoping that the Cubs could get something going on the transactions front.  Alas, not only are the Cubs not doing much, neither is the rest of MLB.  So we wait…and talk about some stuff we’d like to see before the weekend’s Cubs Convention: Continue reading Dreamcast 31: I Also Like To Live Dangerously

The Waiting Game

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In a time when the temperature here in Chicago is lower than some parts of Alaska and Greenland, we sure could use some hot stove action.  Alas, nothing has really happened for the Cubs or most other MLB clubs since before Christmas, and we can’t exactly make up news where Continue reading The Waiting Game

Cubs Resolutions For 2018

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Hey everyone! If you haven’t already, please check out our best of 2017 list. Hopefully we find the time and energy to produce something equally good or better in 2018. New Year’s Eve is the wedding anniversary for me and the wife, and unfortunately we couldn’t go frolicking outside because Continue reading Cubs Resolutions For 2018

Things You Should Read From WSD, 2017 Edition

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The big news before the New Year’s weekend was that former Chicago Cubs closer Wade Davis has decided to sign with the Colorado Rockies.  I’m not entirely sure, but I do believe the Rockies know they play on the moon, and are ready to just outslug their competition at home Continue reading Things You Should Read From WSD, 2017 Edition

The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

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The holidays have been relatively boring in the baseball world, so we continue to wait to see what teams like our Chicago Cubs will do to prepare for 2018.  In the meantime, the indispensable Ryan Thibodaux has continued his holiday tradition of tallying public Baseball Hall of Fame ballots from Continue reading The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

Happy Christmas, Cubs Edition

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I’m looking forward to two full weeks of having to do nearly nothing except spending time with my family and relaxing during the holiday season.  I suppose if you’re a big nerd like me, you will also be looking forward to the Doctor Who Christmas Special, in which Peter Capaldi Continue reading Happy Christmas, Cubs Edition

Dreamcast 30: All I Want For Christmas is Yu

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Wow!  We have just hit 3000 downloads of this latest iteration of our Dreamcast.  It’d be nifty if you guys could write in and/or rate us on iTunes, but I’m definitely glad some of you are actually listening, even if it’s just a few seconds before you realize that you’d Continue reading Dreamcast 30: All I Want For Christmas is Yu