Posts tagged "Jason McLeod"

Lucky Cubs

Lucky Cubs
I know that the Cubs haven’t had the best of luck over the past century or so, and especially not since World War II.  But despite the fact that the major league product has been painful to watch for most of the past few years, there is hope that the luck is changing. For one,... Read more »

What will happen to talent acquisition when the Cubs actually get good?

What will happen to talent acquisition when the Cubs actually get good?
Let’s start off with the good news in regards on top overall Cubs draft pick Kyle Schwarber:   So…Daytona? MT @kschwarb12 Thank you @KCCougars players, coaches & fans for being great to me in my stay here at Kane County! #cougs — WorldSeriesDreaming (@WSDreaming_Cubs) July 15, 2014   He seems a cool guy and this... Read more »

I Love It When a Plan Comes Together

I Love It When a Plan Comes Together
We have an entire off day from Cubs games after a Chicago sweep of the Red Sox in Boston to reflect on the progress that the new Cubs front office has made in their first not-quite-three years on the job.  Is there really any improvement?  Should we get excited about anything?  Will Wrigley Field ever... Read more »
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The Team Theo Power Hour

The Team Theo Power Hour
It seems that at several points every season, a faction of the Cubs fan base calls for the dismissal of Theo Epstein.  This has been the case since just after he was hired to oversee baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, when he failed to deliver a World Series championship during his first offseason.  It’s... Read more »

Josh Byrnes was Fired (What are the Cubs implications?) -- UPDATE: Padres ask for permission to interview McLeod

Josh Byrnes was Fired (What are the Cubs implications?) -- UPDATE: Padres ask for permission to interview McLeod
Josh Byrnes is out as the general manager of the San Diego Padres. Or as Tom Loxas put it: Shit, I knew about Byrnes yesterday. Thought everyone did? Ooops. — TomLoxas (@TomLoxas) June 22, 2014 The Padres have been a mess in terms of ownership situation for a while now. The failed attempt by Jeff... Read more »

The 2014 Chicago Cubs MLB Draft Preview

The 2014 Chicago Cubs MLB Draft Preview
Wow, this is so last minute, but that kind of stuff happens when you have one of those actual job things, and the job isn’t “to blog obsessively about the Cubs.”  I digress, I like my job.  Anyway, onward! We blogged previously about what the Cubs can spend given the CBA restrictions in this year’s... Read more »
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Fear and Loathing in Prospecting

Fear and Loathing in Prospecting
We all have fears in life.  In baseball, the big fear is that your favorite team will be terrible and miss the playoffs.  In the case of the Cubs, that fear more often than not is borne in reality.  A huge part of that fear in the current incarnation of the Cubs is that all... Read more »

Staying the Course

Staying the Course
We are closing out another year, another trip around the sun, as we look forward to 2014 for a fresh start.  It’s a time for thinking up new resolutions, planning courses of action, recharging for the journeys ahead.  So it is with all of us individually, and so it is with the Chicago Cubs. Unless... Read more »

Get to know World Series Dreaming

Get to know World Series Dreaming
The other day we put out a public service announcement that World Series Dreaming was undergoing some hiccups because of issues with our host.  We’ve since resolved that issue and you can actually visit our original branch here. Mauricio has already written a fine introduction for us.  I’d like to expand on that a bit... Read more »
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