The Tao of Tanking

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Earlier today, we posted on Facebook that at 33-52, the Cubs have only 77 games left in the season and need to win just about all of them to have a chance at the playoffs.  It’s tempting to think that the Cubs might enjoy the homefield advantage in the World Continue reading The Tao of Tanking

The Cubs are probably spending money that you don’t even know about

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So we’re less than a month away from spring training and the Cubs’ roster has changed significantly, but not exactly for the better.  It seems like the plan has been to jettison dead weight, improve the defense where possible, and just tread water for now.  Some fans will complain about Continue reading The Cubs are probably spending money that you don’t even know about

Some things to think about as we head into 2012

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  The winter meetings were relatively quiet for the Cubs, much to the chagrin of Cubs fans everywhere.  Part of that is due to the changes in the MLB collective bargaining agreement, and probably the bulk of it is due to the terrible shape the franchise is in, so trades Continue reading Some things to think about as we head into 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

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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!

New Collective Bargaining Agreement represents new challenges for Cubs

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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