So the Diamondbacks want an “Ace”…(UPDATE: Rumored Extension Figures)

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The latest news from Jerry Crasnick suggests that the Arizona Diamondbacks are still looking to trade for an ace.  We’ve all heard Jeff Samardzija‘s name bandied around, along with the Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price, as potential matches.  In the wake of the Doug Fister trade, though, we may have Continue reading So the Diamondbacks want an “Ace”…(UPDATE: Rumored Extension Figures)

We interrupt your #handegg to bring you random baseball tidbits

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In the wake of some exciting college football action (seriously, why is Duke so good this season?), there are still some offseason goings-on in the land of Major League Baseball.  Let’s take a look at a couple of scenarios… Jerome Williams According to the interwebs, Jerome Williams is hoping that Continue reading We interrupt your #handegg to bring you random baseball tidbits

Dreamcast 18 – Meatball Cub fans

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YAOWA MUSIC BY: Lath and Plaster – https://soundcloud.com/lathandplaster/ EMAILZ: worldseriesdreaming@gmail.com iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52 Music guest Ian Miller Twitter: @IanMiller ALSO @ProductiveOuts Por favor, send us emails and iTunes reviews. INTROS EMAIL! Best Owner in Cubs history? Superfans Personal superstitions Ramon Ortiz; all of my feels bro BREAK Draft talk Appel or Gray, or Bryant? Or Continue reading Dreamcast 18 – Meatball Cub fans

Nate Schierholtz, Platoon Specialist

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At some point during today’s Cubs victory, Roobs was wondering how Nate Schierholtz did in San Francisco as a Giant because he was having a pretty good season so far.  Enter Wendy Thurm, who is a really smart lady and is a good follow on the Twitterz.  Nate was really Continue reading Nate Schierholtz, Platoon Specialist

The Ivy Files: Reds, Rangers, Cardinals recaps

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Off days are so boring and even with all the fail surrounding the Cubs, we still miss our boys when they don’t play. While they get a much needed day off, we can still talk baseball! Here’s a look back at the last few series.   5/03 vs. Reds: L Continue reading The Ivy Files: Reds, Rangers, Cardinals recaps

Does adding Julio Borbon mean the end of the southpaw lineup?

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The Cubs claimed speedy centerfielder Julio Borbon off of waivers yesterday. Borbon made himself known amongst the Cubs faithful by being caught stealing to end the game. Prior to that there was a lot of speculation about the roster move to clear a space on both the 40 man and Continue reading Does adding Julio Borbon mean the end of the southpaw lineup?

Nate Schierholtz and Hunter Pence

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Interesting matchups abound in the Giants series, but the rightfielders in today’s game could be one of the more intriguing matchups. The comparison comes naturally from the fact that Nate Schierholtz and Hunter Pence were traded for each other last trade deadline. The comparison would seem to breakdown at that Continue reading Nate Schierholtz and Hunter Pence

Theo Epstein or Dale Sveum

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Carlos Marmol is the Chicago Cubs closer; at least he was as of last night. Many people are furious with Dale Sveum for keeping him in the closers role when everyone knows that he simply is unable to do the job at any level in professional baseball. After last night, Continue reading Theo Epstein or Dale Sveum

WSD Exclusive!

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There are a lot of reasons that I write for World Series Dreaming.  Respect and adulation that comes for writing for such an esteemed blog is one perk.  The massive pay check for each blog doesn’t hurt either, but the real reason I do it is for the exclusives that Continue reading WSD Exclusive!

Happy Opening Day! Cubs Baseball is on Deck

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Today is opening day for baseball, and to kick things off baseball elected to show the world the Houston Astros hosting the Texas Rangers. While this may not be the Chicago Cubs, I will be watching this as we have not been able to see real baseball for about five Continue reading Happy Opening Day! Cubs Baseball is on Deck