Minor League Recap: 2014 In Review

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2014 has been a banner year for the Cubs organization, especially in the minor league system.  Players have developed, players have been called up, players have been added, and players have emerged.  Throughout the storm of change that happened at Continue reading

Jake Arrieta has one-hit stuff

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Jake Arrieta had an almost-no-hitter tonight. Your browser does not support iframes. Unfortunately, Brandon Phillips hit a deep drive that Matt Szczur missed by inches, and that was that. This will not be the last time we see Arrieta flirt Continue reading

Fun with Twitter

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Anthony Rizzo returned to the lineup for the first time in eons and was an immediate impact.  He had his troubles, striking out twice, but did get an infield single before we headed to the ninth.   What if Villareal Continue reading

Javier Baez almost breaks the sound barrier

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The Cubs won tonight against the Pirates, and at 65-83, they have only 14 games left and must win at least 8 of those to avoid 90 losses for those of you who care about these things.  For those of Continue reading

Minor League Recap: Boise Eliminated; Kane County, Daytona Seek Titles

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While the Boise Hawks were eliminated early from the playoffs, Kane County and Daytona are still alive.  Daytona has a chance to repeat as Florida State League Champions and Kane County is chasing a Midwest League Championship after dominating the Continue reading

Rookie Dress-Up Day

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The Cubs just got swept by the Pirates (oh well) and are on their way to Toronto to play the Blue Jays starting Monday night.  It seems that this is the traditional rookie hazing day where the rookie call-ups have Continue reading

The Theo Love Mug

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Okay guys, it’s story time. So at some point, the inimitable And Counting wrote a blog on Obstructed View.  Within that blog’s comments section, a commenter posted a picture of Theo that looked like this and asked that it be Continue reading

The Team No One Wants to Face?

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I know what you are thinking. How can a team that is last in their division, and one of the worst teams in baseball be a team contenders are afraid of. With as well as the team ha been playing, Continue reading

Minor League Recap: Playoffs in the Lower Levels, Off-Season in the Upper Levels

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The Minor League Baseball season ends today, with all of the Cubs affiliates, save for Boise, finishing their regular season schedules at the time of this writing.  The Hawks, Cougars, and D-Cubs are all moving on to post-season play.  Most Continue reading

The Cubbie Cult

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Over the past few weeks, we have learned a lot about ourselves here at World Series Dreaming on Facebook. From a small group of our loyal fans (even if they disagree with us, they keep coming back) we have learned Continue reading