Posts tagged "Carlos Marmol"

With the Cubs Bullpen Lacking Any Trust, Two Pitchers Expected to be Added Tonight

With the Cubs Bullpen Lacking Any Trust, Two Pitchers Expected to be Added Tonight
There is simply no other way to say this, so I will just cut to the chase. The Chicago Cubs bullpen is an absolute disgrace. This surely comes as no surprise to anyone, as this has been a complaint from every fan on the North Side for the entire year. There were always the players... Read more »

Carlos Marmol TRADED to the Dodgers: More than meets the eye (UPDATES)

Carlos Marmol TRADED to the Dodgers: More than meets the eye (UPDATES)
Today, in what can only be described as a surprise, the Chicago Cubs were actually able to find a way to trade Carlos Marmol. The pigeon that Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer found were the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Cubs had already traded Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger away for Pedro Strop, Jake Arrieta, and... Read more »

Bullpen Narratives

Bullpen Narratives
Narrative is a powerful part of the human experience. We are bombarded with more information than it is possible to understand fully, and so we construct narratives to make sense of disparate information. Narratives are a simplification of reality by their very function, and it has become a shorthand used by many to discredit ideas.... Read more »
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Dreamcast 21.1 - Hold on I can't find the hole

Dreamcast 21.1 - Hold on I can't find the hole
For this week’s Dreamcast we talked about Carlos Marmol being DFA’d and Ian Stewart being released. We can finally say that the Cubs definitely lost the Tyler Colvin trade which is difficult since Colvin is likely being sent down to AAA. We discussed Carlos Marmol’s funky career arc and his complete loss of control. We... Read more »

Cubs Wish Carlos Marmol the Best in All His Future Endeavors

Cubs Wish Carlos Marmol the Best in All His Future Endeavors
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, Cub fans of all ages. Today is the day you have been waiting years for. Because the Cubs needed a spot on their roster for Brian Bogusevic, they were left with the decision to remove a pitcher from their roster. As we mentioned yesterday, there were limited options to... Read more »

Potential Trade Partner #1: The Washington Nationals

Potential Trade Partner #1: The Washington Nationals
We started the other day with a trade season preview and Moe set up a number of scenarios for what the Cubs may do with Matt Garza.  Since we’re still a few weeks ahead of the All-Star Break, figuring out who the trade partners might be could be useful for post-All-Star Break maneuverings.  The Cubs... Read more »
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Cubs to Add a Hitter, Cut a Pitcher

Cubs to Add a Hitter, Cut a Pitcher
Currently, with David DeJesus out of action for around a month, your Chicago Cubs have four men on the bench. Backup catcher Dioner Navarro, Cody Ransom, Julio Borbon and Scott Hairston. They also have eight pitchers in the bullpen. The Cubs, however, have announced that come Friday afternoon, by the time the Cubs series with... Read more »

Dreamcast 20.1 - The elusive dream of happiness in baseball

Dreamcast 20.1 - The elusive dream of happiness in baseball
EMAILZ: worldseriesdreaming@gmail.com Hello, this is side one to Episode 20 because our show was too big. In this episode we answer emails about #want and #rig, we answer questions about top Cubs prospects Javier Baez, Albert Almora and lineup construction on the whole. We dip a little into Kris Bryant and why Mauricio Rubio doesn’t watch... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Cubs leave New York with the swee-oh wait

Ivy's Roundup: Cubs leave New York with the swee-oh wait
The Cubs had a good series against the Mets, despite the horrible loss in the last game, let’s take a look at the recap for this series.   6/14 @ Mets: W 6-3 6/15 @ Mets: W 5-2 6/16 @ Mets: L 3-4   6/14- Edwin Jackson hasn’t been on the winning side of things... Read more »
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Marmol, Fans & an Apology

Marmol, Fans & an Apology
So, about last night… Last night we at World Series Dreaming inadvertently started a shit storm, and pissed off a number of our followers when we posted a blog that came across as defending Carlos Marmol, and telling fans of the Chicago Cubs and our blog how to be fans. If this is how you... Read more »