What A Ride So Far

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So far it has been a very entertaining 2015 baseball season for the Chicago Cubs.  When Tom Ricketts was able to hire Theo Epstein, I told a lot of people that by 2015 the Cubs would be starting to contend and by 2020 the Cubs would win at least 1 Continue reading What A Ride So Far

After the Top Prospects, McKinney Goes Unnoticed

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Since Theo Epstein took over the Cubs in October of 2011, the Cubs have been stockpiling assets at a startling rate.  All of it was part of building a healthy organization, starting with foundation pieces in the minor league system, working up through the major league club.  After all of Continue reading After the Top Prospects, McKinney Goes Unnoticed

Down On The Farm

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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. From Anno to Rice to the rest of the gang Continue reading Down On The Farm

Kris Bryant Goes to Iowa

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Remember when Cubs fans were flipping out because Kris Bryant was wasting away in Tennessee?  Well, looks like the Cubs had a plan all along… There’s this:   Can’t wait to join the @IowaCubs tomorrow! Thank you to @smokiesbaseball and all my teammates for so many great memories! — Kris Continue reading Kris Bryant Goes to Iowa

Minor League Recap: 5/22 – 5/28

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Starting with the important things in the minors this week… Jesus can walk on water but @KrisBryant_23 can swim through land #KrisBryantFacts — Dustin Geiger (@D_Geiger) May 29, 2014 @KrisBryant_23 shouldn't even have to walk to the plate anymore just trot around the bases straight out of the dugout #KrisBryantFacts Continue reading Minor League Recap: 5/22 – 5/28

Minor League Recap 4/18 – 4/23

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The most eventful week of the minor league season brought the return of Javier Baez from the disabled list, the debut of Pierce Johnson with the Smokes at Double A, and Corey Black taking another no-hitter to his pitch limit.  Albert Almora and Kris Bryant both brought six game hitting Continue reading Minor League Recap 4/18 – 4/23

Minor League Recap: 4/3 -4/11

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All of the Cubs’ full season minor league clubs have started their seasons in the last week, and only the Kane County Cougars have gotten out of the gate with a winning mark.  While it is still so incredibly early and there is not a lot of substance to discuss, Continue reading Minor League Recap: 4/3 -4/11

2014 NL Central Preview: 5th Place – Chicago Cubs

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As the season is primed to start in two weeks, now is a good time to preview what we might see over the course of the summer.  For the Cubs, specifically, probably another season with more losses than wins, some mid-season trades, and unlike the last two seasons, more prospects Continue reading 2014 NL Central Preview: 5th Place – Chicago Cubs

Item of the Day That May Interest Only Me

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Via MLBTR: Josh Vitters is the future at third base for the Cubs, president Theo Epstein told Ian Stewart, Stewart explained to MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat.  That means playing time will be hard to come by for Stewart at Triple-A Iowa, where he landed after being removed from the Cubs’ 40-man roster this month.  Stewart Continue reading Item of the Day That May Interest Only Me

Minor League Report: April 30-May 6th, 2013

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The Cubs are on their way to improving their record to a slightly-less bad but still very bad 12-20, a winning percentage of 0.375.  Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo have been producing as of late, including fine performances on Monday in which Castro found a way to get on base Continue reading Minor League Report: April 30-May 6th, 2013