So the Diamondbacks want an “Ace”…(UPDATE: Rumored Extension Figures)


The latest news from Jerry Crasnick suggests that the Arizona Diamondbacks are still looking to trade for an ace.  We’ve all heard Jeff Samardzija‘s name bandied around, along with the Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price, as potential matches.  In the Continue reading

Non Tender Targets


As yesterdays non tender deadline passed, many interesting free agents were dumped into the player pool. A number of these could make sense on a Cubs team that has more holes in it than a piece of Swiss cheese. I’m Continue reading

Try a little tenderness


First, da tweetz: Donnie Murphy signed a one-year, $825K contract with incentives, first reported by Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago: Cubs avoid arbitration with Donnie Murphy. He signs a one year deal — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) December 3, 2013 Chang-Yong Continue reading

No Trade December


The Detroit Tigers have traded Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for infielder Steve Lombardozzi and left handed pitchers Robbie Ray and Ian Krol. This is an ok haul for the Tigers. Krol is a reliever and Lombardozzi is most Continue reading

Chicago Cubs Videos

Cubs Music

Here at World Series Dreaming, we have a youtube video page that has videos for the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Bulls. But for you the Cubs fan, here is your one stop place for all Continue reading

We interrupt your #handegg to bring you random baseball tidbits


In the wake of some exciting college football action (seriously, why is Duke so good this season?), there are still some offseason goings-on in the land of Major League Baseball.  Let’s take a look at a couple of scenarios… Jerome Continue reading

Can the Cubs snag a competitive balance pick?


It is true that with the Cubs seemingly out of the picture for the big time moves (except for Jeff Samardzija‘s impending trade/extension), we’re a bit bored over here.  Anno had to resort to writing about Curtis Granderson, whom I Continue reading

Free Agency and the Cubs


Jon Heyman just tweeted this about Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong:   #SFGiants have an agreement with Ryan Vogelsong on 1-year deal. @hankschulman says wincentives it could be > $6.5M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 29, 2013   Vogelsong, as you Continue reading

An Innovative Idea on What to Do With Wrigley Field


As each day this off season goes by, and the Chicago Cubs do not break ground, All I can do is shake my head. Wrigley Field is in desperate need to some serious renovations and repairs if they intend on Continue reading

Pre-Thanksgiving Samardzija Check


We are getting ready for Turkey Day, and also gearing up for the Winter Meetings.  The word on the street is that Jeff Samardzija will likely be traded before Opening Day, possibly before the Winter Meetings.  We’ve been hearing this Continue reading