Now is the Time for Cubs to Reunite With Sammy Sosa


First things first… the elephant in the room.  Did Sammy Sosa cheat?  As far as black letter law, yes.  He was caught with a corked bat on June 3, 2003.  That violates the rules, which he was caught and punished Continue reading

False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

Image: Al Podgorski~Chicago Sun-Times

Forgetting that the collective bargaining agreement instituted in 2011 changed the way teams are able to build a winning team and how quickly they are able to do it, the number of false narratives surrounding the Cubs and the way Continue reading

Cubs Trade Jackson to Arizona, Brett Jackson That is


Late last night the Chicago Cubs traded former first round pick Brett Jackson to the Arizona DiamondBacks for Triple A pitcher, and 2014 AA All Star pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was one of those big top prospects from the Jim Hendry era that Continue reading

Possible Roster Moves with Dan Straily Coming Up


Tomorrow the Chicago Cubs will call up Dan Straily to start against the New York Mets in order to give Rick Renteria‘s starters an extra day of rest with their lengthy run of 21 games in a row without an off day. Before Continue reading

Minor League Recap: Kris Bryant Finally Loses a Crown; Teams Keep Winning


With all of the full season teams either currently in first place or holding a tie for it, the minor league season has a chance to extend across the organization.  While Daytona and Iowa had rocky or up and down Continue reading

Rooftops File Suit Over Renovations


You knew this was coming and now the day has arrived. About half of the Wrigleyville rooftops (only eight of them) filed suit to stop the planned renovations and expansion of Wrigley Field. What can be seen as interesting though, is Continue reading

Record Setting Rookies


A week ago the Chicago Cubs surprised the world by calling up Javier Baez, giving their fans a taste of the future. Unfortunately, the future has not been as great as some fans might have been hoping for. In his Continue reading

Cubs Are More Than Just Baez


I was in Kansas City this past weekend on my annual ballpark tour, and let me tell you, Kauffman Stadium is amazing. So far, this is my favorite ballpark that I have visited (not counting Wrigley Field), though there are Continue reading

Cubs Officially Trade for Jacob Turner (UPDATED)


The other day news broke that the Miami Marlins designated 2009 first round draft pick Jacob Turner for assignment. The Marlins acquired Turner in a trade which sent Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers in 2012. In his two full Continue reading

Down On The Farm

From Dylan Heuer

It’s been a while since I have had any idea of what I would like to talk/rant about. I have been leaving it up to the rest of World Series Dreaming to handle it all with their great insights and knowledge. Continue reading