Cubs Have Anti-Climactic, But Productive, Deadline

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Amid connections to the Indians for Carlos Carrasco (who has a 3.1 fWAR, 8th in the AL among starting pitchers), to the Padres for Tyson Ross (2.7 fWAR) and Craig Kimbrel (1.0 fWAR), among other or a late rumbling about being in talks with the Dodgers for Alex Wood (just Continue reading Cubs Have Anti-Climactic, But Productive, Deadline

Minor League Recap: All They Do is Win

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With 3 of the 4 full season teams above .500 and 2 of them in first place, things have gotten off to a good start down on the farm.  South Bend has been powered by great pitching, the Smokies have been powered by, well, power…from the likes of Vogelbach and Continue reading Minor League Recap: All They Do is Win

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?

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

Campana Comes Back to Bite the Hand That Once Fed Him

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We all knew this would happen. After seeing this happen time and time again, this was inevitable. Any time the Chicago Cubs let go of a player, they always come back to bite the hand that once fed them. This very situation happened for what seems like the millionth time Continue reading Campana Comes Back to Bite the Hand That Once Fed Him

Don’t Say Goodbye to Tony Campana Just Yet

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Just about every media outlet that matters, including Carrie Muskat, has reported that Tony Campana has been designated for assignment to make room for Scott Hairston.  The Cubs 40-man roster is now full up again, but just replace Campana’s name with Hairston’s.  At this point the Cubs have 10 days Continue reading Don’t Say Goodbye to Tony Campana Just Yet

New Steroid Scandal Could Affect Cubs

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Yesterday, the baseball world was rocked by yet another steroid scandal in baseball. Okay, maybe the baseball world was not rocked, as steroids have been a part of baseball since the early 1990s (if not well before) and will be for many years to come. The Miami based “anti-aging clinic”, Continue reading New Steroid Scandal Could Affect Cubs

Who is the Best Choice For the Cubs 25th Man?

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Over the past few blogs we have talked about the lack of depth in the infield for the Chicago Cubs, and how that is going to be a big problem moving forward in the 2013 season.. Ryno4ever started taking a look at how the roster currently breaks down. If you Continue reading Who is the Best Choice For the Cubs 25th Man?