2017 Division Preview: 5th Place Cincinnati Reds

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Much like last season, the Reds are in the midst of an expansive rebuilding project.  Jay Bruce is gone.  Brandon Phillips is gone.  Zack Cozart will probably be gone soon.  Homer Bailey would be out the door soon if his elbow would stay healthy. There isn’t a lot of positive Continue reading 2017 Division Preview: 5th Place Cincinnati Reds

Cubs Disappoint Fans With Richard Deal, Waiting For a Better Deal That May Not Come

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Yesterday the Chicago Cubs made their first move of the season as they bought the contract of Clayton Richard from the Pittsburgh Pirates, he will start tonight in place of Donn Roach. This is a move that did not wow many fans, probably not any as Richard is not exactly Continue reading Cubs Disappoint Fans With Richard Deal, Waiting For a Better Deal That May Not Come

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

Cubs Need To Consider Trading Travis Wood

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The sentiment in this is going to be wildly unpopular for two reasons: 1. Because of the trade that just happened, sending Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland; and 2. Because Travis Wood is a fan favorite…but the Cubs need to seriously consider trading Travis Wood before the deadline Continue reading Cubs Need To Consider Trading Travis Wood

Dreamcast 22.1 – Shattered Mark Prior Dreams

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YAOWA This is side one to Episode 22 because our show was too big. MUSIC BY: Lath and Plaster and DJ Krav https://soundcloud.com/lathandplaster Twitter: @IanMiller ALSO @ProductiveOuts EMAILZ: worldseriesdreaming@gmail.com iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52 Guest Twitterz: @harrypav INTRO EMAIL Albert Almora is ready for High-A ball The best question ever asked James Russell is sneaky bad Hate Continue reading Dreamcast 22.1 – Shattered Mark Prior Dreams

What I Am Seeing So Far In 2013

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It has been a little while since I last wrote something about our beloved Cubbies.  However, my school year is over and things are settling down a bit which offers me more time to do other things. One thing I love to do is provide my crazy perspective on how Continue reading What I Am Seeing So Far In 2013

Ivy’s Roundup: Those Pesky Mets

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After winning their first home series vs. the Rockies, the Cubs weren’t able to do the same against the visiting Mets. Here is the recap of the Mets series.   5/17 vs. Mets: L 2-3 5/18 vs. Mets: W 8-2 5/19 vs. Mets: L 3-4   5/17- Right out of Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: Those Pesky Mets

The Cubs and the Six Man Rotation

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With Matt Garza about a week or two away from coming off the disabled list, and rejoining the Chicago Cubs starting rotation, the talk has been ongoing about who should be bumped when he returns. This is a tough decision because all five men who are currently in the rotation Continue reading The Cubs and the Six Man Rotation

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

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