Dreamcast 34: Signs of Spring

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The World Series Dreaming crew comes back with spring training in full swing and with the Cubs heading towards the season opener against Miami.  Here’s what’s on the docket, and forgive the random changes in volume as well as us potentially sounding like we’re recording from the inside of a Continue reading Dreamcast 34: Signs of Spring

Cubs Spring Training Finally Arrives

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With the Yu Darvish signing just getting in under the wire (hopefully official soon), we find ourselves mere hours away from the magical time when pitchers and catchers officially report to camp. Some of the players already have shown up in Mesa: https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/963166571307962368 MLB report dates have been known for Continue reading Cubs Spring Training Finally Arrives

Back from Desert: Only Thing Brighter than Sun was Future

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I’ve returned from the arid desert landscape and pleasantly returned to an unseasonably warm Midwestern March.  That has me in such a good mood that I need to share some of my sunniness with all of you.  This was my first time attending spring training in Mesa.  I had been Continue reading Back from Desert: Only Thing Brighter than Sun was Future

Cubs Sustainable Toilet Humor

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If you were on the Twitters this morning, you probably saw the steady stream of toilet humor from Cubs fans and beat reporters alike.  This is because the Chicago Cubs have partnered with Sloan Valve Company as a new legacy sponsor:   Welcome to Sloan Valve Company as our official Continue reading Cubs Sustainable Toilet Humor

Hope for 2014: Spring Training Edition

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  Well, Cub fans, it is almost that time of year again: Spring Training and the hope that 2014 will bring a better Cubs team to the Friendly Confines. I don’t know about you but there is something almost mesmerizing about this week every year and it’s not the kind Continue reading Hope for 2014: Spring Training Edition

Winds of Change, Uncertainty Blow Around 2014 Cubs Convention

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This year’s annual opportunity for adult fans to complain ask questions to the team’s leadership and for children to get autographs, pictures, and souvenirs from their favorite Cubs players (past, present and future), was held in Chicago at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers this weekend.  Not much new information was Continue reading Winds of Change, Uncertainty Blow Around 2014 Cubs Convention

Some Random Pictures of the Mesa Complex

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Jesse Rogers, the new guy who took over the Cubs beat at ESPN Chicago, is still getting his feet wet but is very active on Twitter and good with updates even if the analysis is a bit shaky at times.  You can follow him at @ESPNChiCubs and it’ll be worth Continue reading Some Random Pictures of the Mesa Complex