Welcome back to World Series Dreaming after the Thanksgiving holiday. We’re a week away from the Winter Meetings and finding out whether Ron Santo will finally get into the Hall of Fame (great timing right). So we’re going to try to condense all the shenanigans that have gone on Continue reading Post Turkey Coma Stuff
Happy Thanksgiving to all Cubs fans and friends of World Series Dreaming! Enjoy your time with family and friends before braving the crowds on Black Friday. Or, if you’d rather stay home and untrampled, consider getting some sweet WSD swag from our store. Today, as we scarf down turkey, stuffing Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Major League Baseball has temporarily triumphed over at least the NBA and possibly the NFL and NHL in ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement that guarantees labor peace until 2016. Once the details were released, it seemed that some of the changes wouldn’t be as palatable as originally expected. We Continue reading New Collective Bargaining Agreement represents new challenges for Cubs
Seems that Cubs fans are freaking out a bit as the Cubs haven’t actually done much other than hire a bunch of new guys. Where are all the free agent signings? Who’s going to be on the coaching staff? Will Ronnie Woo-Woo take a shower? Never mind the fact that Continue reading Things to do, people to see
Oh you know I had to do it…read below for more silliness as we sing the praises of Dale Sveum before he has even written one lineup in spring training. Heck, it’s not like he’s going to make Darwin Barney hit more homers, but two or three years down the Continue reading Come Dale Sveum…
The news has come in that Dale Sveum has been named the new Cubs manager. Anno has already blogged about his thoughts in the previous entry. As you all know, Sveum used to be bench coach/third-base coach/hitting coach/random manager for the Milwaukee Brewers before he agreed to the Cubs job. Continue reading Dale Sveum = Prince Fielder –> Cubs? Not so fast…
Theo Epstein and company have their man, and the Chicago Cubs have their manager for the 2012 season. The Theo Trio hired Dale Sveum (pronounced Swaym) to be the manager of the team as the rejuvenation of the Cubs is set to begin. This hire does not sit too well Continue reading Cubs Hire Dale Sveum as Manager!
Baseball’s General Manager meetings have begun today, and while the Chicago Cubs have not made any moves, as far as signings of players or hiring of a manager, they are still in the news for a few reasons. So I am here to just give off a few thoughts on Continue reading General Manager Meetings Day #1 Thoughts
It’s time for another parody…baseball withdrawals.
Source: FanGraphs This is cool. You can now embed the interactive Win Probability Added (WPA) graphs from FanGraphs onto blog articles. We’ll be doing this for Cub game recaps as written by our crack team of correspondants (who don’t actually smoke crack) when the Cubs take the field in 2012. Continue reading Just something to pass the time…