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

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

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?

So about last night…

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Nobody blames you if you’ve tuned out of this Cubs season, but here’s the setup…in last night’s game against the Nationals, which ended with another beatdown and a series sweep at the hands of the best team in the majors, there was an incident. Let’s look at what transpired.

Time to Play the Young Cubs

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Yesterday, the plans of Cubs President Theo Epstein became clearer for what he has planned for the future of the Chicago Cubs. Dave Kaplan of Comcast Sports Net and WGN Radio reported the Cubs were working on a six year extension with their All Star short stop Starlin Castro which Continue reading Time to Play the Young Cubs

So Where Do The Cubs Stand Now?

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It has been a while since I last put together my thoughts on the 2012 season and man have things changed again quite dramatically. At one point after calling up Anthony Rizzo it appeared that the Cubs were going to prove the nay-sayers wrong in how bad they would be. Continue reading So Where Do The Cubs Stand Now?

Top Ten List: Things to be positive about even though the Cubs suck

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Now we know that the Cubs were going to be pretty bad in 2012, because they don’t have a true superstar (Matt Garza and Starlin Castro are good but they’re closer to B-listers, unfortunately) and they’re average at best in some categories while atrocious at others.  But take heart, Cubs Continue reading Top Ten List: Things to be positive about even though the Cubs suck

The Opening Day 25 Man Roster For Your 2012 Chicago Cubs Is All But Set

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The Chicago Cubs roster for the 2012 season is all but set, though an official announcement on the bullpen jobs will not be announced until Wednesday. Fans can finally get a look at what their team will look like on opening day and have some sort of idea just what Continue reading The Opening Day 25 Man Roster For Your 2012 Chicago Cubs Is All But Set

Cubs Practice Game #6: Cubs avenge loss to White Sox in 1906 World Series by beating them in spring training scrimmage

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Nah, I was kidding.  This is yet another meaningless game.  But any Cubs win is a good one, we just hope they pile them up when the wins actually count for something besides bragging rights.  5-1 is a pretty good score that tells you the Cubs had a decent offense Continue reading Cubs Practice Game #6: Cubs avenge loss to White Sox in 1906 World Series by beating them in spring training scrimmage

Some things to think about as we head into 2012

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  The winter meetings were relatively quiet for the Cubs, much to the chagrin of Cubs fans everywhere.  Part of that is due to the changes in the MLB collective bargaining agreement, and probably the bulk of it is due to the terrible shape the franchise is in, so trades Continue reading Some things to think about as we head into 2012