False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

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Forgetting that the collective bargaining agreement instituted in 2011 changed the way teams are able to build a winning team and how quickly they are able to do it, the number of false narratives surrounding the Cubs and the way Continue reading

Down On The Farm

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It’s been a while since I have had any idea of what I would like to talk/rant about. I have been leaving it up to the rest of World Series Dreaming to handle it all with their great insights and knowledge. Continue reading

Were We All Duped by Team Theo?

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I have seen several fans talking about the Chicago Cubs lately wondering if Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Tom Ricketts pulled the wool over our eyes. Many fans have been complaining that they bought into “The Plan” and now have Continue reading

Cubs Add Felix Doubront; Close to Trading Bonifacio

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The Cubs, led by Theo Epstein, have acquired another player that he knows from his time with the Red Sox. Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront http://t.co/pPr4X6VG82 — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) July 30, 2014 Felix Doubront is a left-handed pitcher who has Continue reading

Cubs Dominate Mid-Season Prospect Listings

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The last of the significant mid-season prospect lists was revealed last night, with the MLB.com list being loaded, and again, the Cubs did spectacularly well.  So well, that the prevailing wisdom is that the Cubs have the best system in Continue reading

It’s Looking Sunny at Wrigley

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For the first time since 2008, the fans of the Chicago Cubs have something to be excited about at the end of July and for the final two months of the season. No, the Cubs are not in contention for Continue reading

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 Continue reading

The Cubs and Pitching

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The fallout from the Chicago Cubs trading of both Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel continues to roll in. There are a percentage of fans who are complaining about the trade of the team’s best two pitchers; however, most of them Continue reading

Moneyball, Cubs Edition

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I was thinking about this the other day, and it’s not like I’m super original because Joe Posnanski happened upon this first.  But have you noticed that the Cubs are collecting lots of bats?  Not just any bats, but legitimate Continue reading

The Fallout continues

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Last night was filled with more than Independence Day fireworks. There were fireworks that rocked the world of baseball and the entire foundation of the Chicago Cubs and their fans. While I was enjoying my night at Arlington Park Race Continue reading