Cubs Hire Davey Martinez to be Bench Coach

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In news that surprises really no one, the Chicago Cubs have reportedly hired Davey Martinez to be their bench coach under new Manager Joe Maddon, as Ken Rosenthal tweeted out. When Maddon left the Tampa Bay Rays for the Cubs Continue reading

The Waiting Game Sucks

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I have spent far too much time in hospital waiting rooms this year waiting for news on loved ones who are having surgery. Waiting for news of any kind is pure agony. Not knowing can be torture. The unknown will Continue reading

Thinksgiving

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Today is Thanksgiving, and with most of our extended family in California or some other foreign country (California can be pretty foreign, hehe), the family and I are just hanging back in Chicago waiting for the turkey to cook so Continue reading

A Day to Be Thankful

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Happy Thanksgiving to one and all from all of us here at World Series Dreaming. Today is the day that we are supposed to sit back and remember what we are thankful for. As a whole, we generally do not Continue reading

Want to Sign Lester? Consider Signing Ross

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The Hot Stove League continues to burn bright, and the big dominos are still on the table. Top target for the Chicago Cubs, Jon Lester, remains on the sidelines watching offers roll in. All along, Lester has said that he Continue reading

Let the Lester Bidding War Begin

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The bidding for free agent pitcher Jon Lester is underway, and now we have some numbers. We learned last week that the Boston Red Sox initial offer was for about six years and $120 Million. Today we learned that the Continue reading

Is Jon Lester Even Interested in the Cubs?

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Jon Lester is in the sights of the Chicago Cubs, and they have a strong interest. The question though, is how interested in the Cubs is Lester? Interested enough to ask a long time former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster about Continue reading

Lester is in Cubs Sights, but What if They Miss?

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Everyone knows that the Chicago Cubs really covet Jon Lester. They have not hid their desire to add a top of the rotation starter to their rotation which already boasts breakout pitcher Jake Arrieta and emerging potential talent like Kyle Continue reading

Red Sox Low Ball Lester, Leaving Cubs to Swoop In

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News has come out that the Boston Red Sox have made free agent starting pitcher Jon Lester a contract offer, which is a bit lower than I was expecting. According to a mAjor league source the Red Sox offer to Continue reading

Finally Some Good News: Cubs NOT Looking at Swisher

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Finally, the fans of the Chicago Cubs have something to celebrate. Nick Swisher is not in the plans for 2015 and beyond. Sources say #Cubs have not inquired about Nick Swisher. — Bruce Miles (@BruceMiles2112) November 19, 2014 I will Continue reading