As the Chicago Cubs enjoy their off day while in transit to Cincinnati to play the Mighty Reds (who as of this moment are in a bit of an offensive funk of their own), I enjoyed a very nice baseball weather day of my own. It was in the mid-60s Continue reading Things I Think About on a Cubs Off Day
You may have seen from various blogs and media outlets that the Chicago Cubs front office were guests on 670 The Score, where they answered a number of important questions leading up to the August 1 trade deadline. “Our philosophy has been you want to be aggressive in the moment, Continue reading The Invaluable Kyle Schwarber
Ben Zobrist is a very hot trade commodity, and of course we know that the Tampa Bay Rays still had Yunel Escobar and probably some other guys who could play middle infield. But Billy Beane is nuts… The #Athletics are on the verge of acquiring Ben Zobrist and Yunel Continue reading Thus Ends the Ben Zobrist Dream
We dedicate this edition of the Dreamcast to Anthony Rizzo, the All-Star, would-be Gold Glove first baseman who probably has an outside shot at 40 homers this year especially with a trip to Colorado coming up. But this podcast isn’t all about Rizzo…oh no, it’s about someone who will eventually Continue reading Dreamcast 44: August Musings
With today’s monster Robinson Cano signing, sort of proving that Jay Z isn’t completely clueless, we’ve seen a conspicuously large number of free agent signings and huge trades happen over the past week or so and the Baseball Winter Meetings haven’t even started yet. Check out the website, you can Continue reading Screw the Winter Meetings, let’s just all go to Splash Mountain until the Rule 5 Draft starts
The Detroit Tigers have traded Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for infielder Steve Lombardozzi and left handed pitchers Robbie Ray and Ian Krol. This is an ok haul for the Tigers. Krol is a reliever and Lombardozzi is most likely a utility infielder. Former Baseball Prospectus writer and current Continue reading No Trade December
Earlier this week Jon Heyman discussed the possibility of the Cubs and Marlins getting together for a prospect on prospect trade. My advice to you all is not to get too used to the idea. Trades of minor leaguers just don’t happen very much. Heyman himself acknowledges this in his Continue reading Say no to Prospect for Prospect trades!